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December 23, 2018 12:01 AM France descends into chaos as police aim live firearms at Yellow Vest protests

FRENCH police shockingly levelled live firearms at so-called Yellow-Vest demonstrators protesting over Emmanuel Macron’s austerity measures showing just how deeply France is descending into anarchy. The nation was in the grip of a SIXTH Saturday of chaos yesterday as violence erupted around the north of the capital on a so-called ‘Act VI’ Day of rage. Riot police 108

December 22, 2018 8:33 PM Malta airlifts newborn and mother from migrant ship

Malta has airlifted a newborn and his mother from a Spanish migrant rescue ship and rejected accusations that it had refused food to more than 300 other migrants on board. The baby was born three days earlier on a beach in Libya and his life was in danger, the Proactiva charity said. Proactiva's boat was refused entry to Malta and Italy, while France 86

December 22, 2018 8:58 AM El Gordo lottery players hope for Christmas win in 'The Fat One' in Spain

Billions of euros are being given away in the annual Spanish lottery El Gordo, which produces dozens of winners. The El Gordo lottery, meaning The Fat One, is dishing out €2.4bn (£2.15bn) in prize money, with a top prize of €400,000 for a winning ticket. The number 03347 was drawn as the top prize winner, with the balls called out three hours after the gala started 91

December 21, 2018 10:59 PM British drugs kingpin JAILED in France after MASSIVE 1.3-tonne cocaine seizure

The serial drug dealer, Robert Dawes, rose through the ranks to command a widely feared global network. From Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, Dawes was convicted of drug trafficking offences. The conviction came following a 1.3-tonne cocaine seizure at a Paris Airport, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said. The NCA described the 46-year-old as “one of the most influential 74

December 21, 2018 5:41 PM Barcelona protests: Catalonians clash with police as they demand independence from Madrid

BARCELONA protesters clashed with Spanish police on Friday as they marched for Catalonia independence from Madrid ahead of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez visit. Spanish demonstrators wearing high-viz vests replicated the Gilet-Jaunes protests which swept through France and Belgium earlier this month. Around 30 police officers were injured during the violent 121

December 21, 2018 11:05 AM Barcelona PROTESTS: Spain chaos as Catalan separatists RIOT at Spanish PM’s arrival

CATALAN separatists have clashed with riot police in Barcelona with the region on high alert over fears of more violence. Officers dragged masked protesters from roads on Friday as Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez held crunch talks in the Catalan capital on the independence crisis. Demonstrators wearing high-viz vests sat on the AP7 highway, which 259

December 17, 2018 3:53 PM Europa League draw: Celtic v Valencia, Bate Borisov v Arsenal, Malmo v Chelsea

Scottish champions Celtic have been drawn to face Spanish side Valencia in the last 32 of the Europa League. Valencia are 14th in La Liga and finished third in their Champions League group, behind Juventus and Manchester United. Premier League side Arsenal play Bate Borisov of Belarus, while Chelsea - who won the competition in 2013 - take on Swedish 65

December 14, 2018 7:09 PM Pop star Shakira charged with tax evasion in Spain

The Colombian star denies the prosecutors' claim that she listed the Bahamas as her official address while living in Spain. According to the charges, the Colombian pop star allegedly listed the Bahamas as her official address for tax purposes during that period but was living in Spain with her partner, Barcelona footballer Gerard Pique. Prosecutors claim 111

December 6, 2018 8:21 AM Transfer balls: Real Madrid break rules to sign Chelsea’s Hazard

Big news for Chelsea fans is that the slowest burning seduction in football is reaching a climix: Real Madrid have agreed personal terms with Chelsea’s Eden Hazard. The BBC brings that news but supports it with no facts. Hazard is under contract at Chelsea. Do the rules permit him to agree terms with another team? Surely not. FIFA’s rules are clear 51

December 4, 2018 4:44 PM Gibraltar 'INVASION': Spanish WARSHIP arrives BLARING Spanish national anthem

A SPANISH warship has illegally sailed in UK waters blasting the Spanish anthem as it passed Gibraltar on Tuesday, following backlash between the Spanish Government and the UK over Theresa May's Brexit deal. Referring to a drive for co-sovereignty over the Rock, which has been British since the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713, he then said: “We will talk about 52