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October 22, 2018 5:17 PM France cannot become ‘appeals court for migrants’ warns Macron ally

FRANCE’S Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said on Sunday that France did not want to serve as an “appeals court” for asylum seekers who have already been rejected by its European neighbours.   “We want to reinforce police presence on the France-Spain border and improve dialogue with Spanish border officials,” he said, before expressing concern over the sharp 7

October 22, 2018 11:59 AM 'Brexit fears' force O2 to postpone £10bn flotation

Parent Telefonica explored a London listing for the mobile operator in 2016, after a merger with rival operator Three collapsed. The mobile operator had been expected to list on the London Stock Exchange in this year following 4G and 5G spectrum auctions in April, but sources told the Press Association that those plans are now on hold. The decision to put off its Initial 10

October 20, 2018 2:34 PM Spain will NOT VETO final Brexit deal

SPAIN has hinted it will not veto any final Brexit deal following negotiations between Madrid and London over Gibraltar this weekend, with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez accused of "wasting" the country’s powers to veto the UK’s exit from the EU. British overseas territory Gibraltar has long been a source of contention with Spain repeatedly contesting 10

October 19, 2018 10:08 AM Nicki Minaj And Halsey To Perform At The 2018 MTV EMA

Two of the biggest pop superstars on the planet have been announced to perform at the 2018 MTV EMAs, and we’re already counting down the days until they hit the stage. That’s right, Nicki Minaj and Halsey are going to be touching down in Bilbao to perform their biggest hits, as they join Spanish sensation Rosalía who is also part of the star-studded 8

October 18, 2018 8:42 AM In pictures: 'Eye of Istanbul' photographer Ara Guler dies at 90

One of Turkey's best known photojournalists, Ara Guler, has died at the age of 90. Nicknamed The Eye of Istanbul, Ara Guler chronicled the city with melancholic black-and-white pictures taken mostly with a Leica camera. He died in hospital in Istanbul on Wednesday after suffering heart failure, Anadolu news agency said. Guler, who was born to ethnic 10

October 17, 2018 6:41 PM Boxing champion Saul Alvarez signs 'richest sports contract ever'

The mega-money deal makes Saul "Canelo" Alvarez the highest-paid athlete in the world, says his promoter. It makes the middleweight world champion the highest paid sportsperson in the world, according to his promoter Oscar De La Hoya. Alarez, 28, has agreed the five-year-deal with sports streaming service DAZN. It will offer fans a monthly subscription 4

October 14, 2018 2:43 PM Plymouth's historic Drake's Island fortress on sale for £6m

An historic island fortress has been put up for sale with a guide price of £6 million. Drake's Island in Devon includes a 16th century barracks, a pier and an underground network of tunnels. The six-acre site, which stands 600m off the coast at Plymouth, has planning permission for a luxury hotel and spa. Aidan McCauley, son of the island's owner Dan McCauley 11

October 11, 2018 7:41 PM Spain demands talks AFTER Brexit

SPAIN has demanded the status of Gibraltar to be negotiated after Brexit, with the Spanish ambassador to the United Nations (UN) stressing the case was “urgent”. Augustin Santos called for talks on the legal status of Gibraltar post-Brexit and warned a lack of negotiations on the British overseas territory would lead to “economic disaster” in the region 10

October 11, 2018 1:12 AM London Bridge attack: Skateboard hero to receive bravery award

A skateboarder who died trying to help a woman who was stabbed during the London Bridge attack is to be honoured with a posthumous bravery award. Spanish national Ignacio Echeverría, 39, used his skateboard to try and and hit one of the terrorists who killed eight people on 3 June last year. His dad Joaquín Echeverría Alonso will be presented with the George 10

October 10, 2018 7:01 AM Two Britons killed in taxi during Majorca flooding

The pair died in a taxi in the town of Sant Llorenc after torrents formed following downpours on the popular holiday isle. Local officials have held an emergency meeting to coordinate their response, with rescue workers and the military sent to the area. According to the Majorca Daily Bulletin, people were rescued from roofs and trees after the flooding 7