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December 3, 2018 10:22 AM Qatar QUITS OPEC after 57 years in HUGE SWIPE at Saudi Arabia as Middle East FURY rises

TENSIONS between Qatar and Saudi Arabia were ratcheted up today as Qatar took a HUGE swipe at its Middle Eastern rivals. Qatar said today it was quitting OPEC from January to focus on its gas ambitions, taking a swipe at the group's de facto leader Saudi Arabia and marring efforts to show unity before this week's meeting of exporters to tackle an oil price 107

December 2, 2018 9:23 PM Macron and Merkel in EU power-grab with latest plot to strengthen Brussels

FRANCE and Germany will unveil plans for a joint financial transaction tax for the European Union as French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel strengthen their partnership to further expand their influence on the bloc. Revenues from the new tax would help fund a euro zone budget and participating countries would be allowed 100

November 30, 2018 6:58 PM Alaska earthquake TODAY: Where is Anchorage

ALASKA was struck by a massive magnitude 7.0 earthquake today, sparking tsunami warnings, but where is Anchorage? Anchorage in Alaska was struck by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 8.29am local time (5.29pm GMT) on Friday. It was followed by a large 5.8 magnitude earthquake shortly afterwards. The US Tsunami Warning System has put a tsunami warning in place 88

November 30, 2018 12:48 PM US, Mexico and Canada sign new trade deal

As the G20 summit began in Argentina on Friday, Donald Trump said the deal "changes the trade landscape forever". The deal is intended to replace the 24-year-old North American trade pact, which Mr Trump had described as a "disaster". As the G20 summit began in Argentina on Friday, the US president told reporters that the deal "changes the trade landscape 72

November 26, 2018 4:02 PM Oprah Winfrey’s mother dead: Vernita Lee dies aged 83

OPRAH WINFREY’S mother, Vernita Lee, has died at the age of 83. Oprah Winfrey’s mother died last Thursday on Thanksgiving Day at her home in Wisconsin, United States, a spokesperson has confirmed to Express.co.uk. A spokesperson told Express.co.uk: “The family of Vernita Lee are saddened to share of her passing on November 22, 2018 at her home in Milwaukee 47

November 25, 2018 9:40 PM Why European Parliament President Tajani wore red lipstick for Brexit press conference

ANTONIO Tajani, the President of the European Parliament, raised eyebrows when he wore a red stripe of make up under his eye during a crucial Brexit press conference. The campaign backed by Tajani was set up by the Italian humanitarian organisation WeWorld Onlus, the players' association and the Lega Serie A - Italy's top football league. United Nations 81

November 25, 2018 8:33 PM Trump CLOSES US border checkpoint at Tijuana as migrant caravan BREAKS THROUGH fence

THE US border has been closed between San Diego and Tijuana with riot police swooping after the migrant caravan saw scores of people rush to the checkpoint. “In addition, northbound vehicle traffic processing at San Ysidro is currently suspended. “Pedestrian crossings at the San Ysidro port of entry are also suspended at both the East and West facility 40

November 25, 2018 5:50 AM BREAKING: HUGE 6.1 magnitude EARTHQUAKE strikes Colombia

A MASSIVE magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck near the Colombian coast on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has reported. The quake was located 36km (22 miles) south-east of Mountain, Colombia, and at a depth of 10km. The European earthquake monitoring agency (EMSC) and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said there is a possibility of tsunamis 72

November 23, 2018 3:21 PM EU ARMY: Merkel ‘tone deaf’ as she UNDERMINES 70 years of peace with push for EU army

PLEDGE host Maajid Nawaz has criticised French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel for their “tone deaf” attitude to an EU army as a centralist European army is a “scary idea.” Earlier this month Emmanuel Macon announced that France’s need for a European army stemmed from the need to protect themselves from China, Russia and the United 81

November 23, 2018 5:01 AM Vladimir Putin reveals he WILL fire nuclear weapon 'sparking global catastrophe'

VLADIMIR Putin says he will be ready and prepared to fire a nuclear weapon, if Russia is subject to an incoming missile attack. It is no secret that Putin feels a world without Russia "will not be the same". In a personal interview with the Russian leader on Amazon Prime documentary “World Order”, Mr Putin discusses the controversial topic of Russia’s 63