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January 11, 2019 5:28 PM END OF EU: European project 'will NOT survive'

THE EUROPEAN Union “will not survive as it is” and will eventually be ripped apart by deep divisions over immigration, multiculturalism and the future of the EU project, a political analyst has warned. Irreconcilable differences over these issues will provide the catalyst for a major shakeup in Brussels as voters in member states begin to back “anti-migration 119

January 10, 2019 1:43 PM EU SHOWDOWN: Italy promises to unite with Poland to instigate ‘European SPRING’

ITALY’S firebrand deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini is trying to create a populist alliance to take on the Brussels establishment in a showdown over the future of the European Union. Mr Salvini, who leads the nationalist, anti-immigrant League party, pledged to create a “new European spring” ahead of the European Parliament elections in May and to work with Poland’s 142

January 9, 2019 10:16 PM Oops! Meghan Markle named to take over THIS patronage from Queen in huge blunder

MEGHAN Markle has been named as patron of the National Theatre in a press release that was quickly taken down - it comes after royal insiders revealed the Duchess of Sussex would be taking over the role from the Queen. Meghan Markle is set to take over from the Queen as patron of the National Theatre, in a press release that was published by mistake 131

January 7, 2019 8:53 AM Billionaire overtakes chicken nugget boy for most-retweeted tweet

Yusaku Maezawa's promise to giveaway 100m yen has become the most retweeted-tweet of all time. The record now belongs to Yusaku Maezawa, who has pledged to give away 100m yen (£725,000) to his followers. Mr Maezawa is a Japanese billionaire and the founder of Zozotown, the country's largest retailer. His social media success means Carter Wilkerson, who was retweeted 115

January 2, 2019 9:36 AM Gay bar could open up for first time on EastEnders

The soap's new executive producer has said she is "really interested in bringing some more LGBTQ characters" into the show. Kate Oates recently joined the soap from its rival Coronation Street and said "hopefully" her plans "will be something exciting for the new year". In a video posted on the EastEnders Twitter page, she said: "I am really interested 109

December 31, 2018 7:33 PM New Year celebrations: UK gets ready to welcome 2019

The UK is gearing up to welcome in the New Year as the countdown to 2019 begins. Fireworks will be going off on the stroke of midnight across the land as thousands celebrate. In London, Big Ben will spring back into action with its customary bongs to mark the moment, as 100,000 people are expected on the banks of the Thames. In Edinburgh, Franz Ferdinand 77

December 26, 2018 1:12 PM 'Meghan's bump' caught by amateur Norfolk photographer

An amateur photographer who caught smiling Royals leaving church on Christmas Day 2017 has struck again - with a snap of the Duchess of Sussex. Karen Anvil, 40, took the picture of Meghan Markle stroking her bump at Sandringham where last year she captured Princes Harry and William with Kate and Meghan greeting wellwishers. She said she planned to avoid 57

December 25, 2018 11:10 AM Meghan Markle shows baby bump as she and Harry attend Christmas Day church service

MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry have joined the royals on Christmas morning to attend church in Sandringham. But they exchanged smiles and were seen talking to each other in the walk to the church gates, and appeared in good spirits. Kate wore a maroon double-breasted coast with velvet cuffs and collar. She finished off the look with burgundy suede gloves 91

December 25, 2018 7:45 AM Abbas Edalat: British professor returns to UK after detention in Iran

A British-Iranian academic who was arrested and detained in Iran on security charges has returned to the UK, the Foreign Office has confirmed. Prof Abbas Edalat, who works at Imperial College London, was detained in Tehran in April. The Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran said he was released last week. British-Iranian charity 92

December 25, 2018 12:01 AM Meghan Markle wins Queen’s heart as she appears in top spot of monarch’s pictures

MEGHAN Markle takes centre stage in the Queen’s collection of pictures as the monarch recorded her Christmas Day message. Prince Charles’s 70th birthday picture, which features the Duchess of Sussex, was set on the Queen’s desk for her Christmas broadcast. The stunning picture of Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall, his children, their wives and his grandchildren 79