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November 6, 2018 5:41 PM Midterm elections: Do you have to vote for your party? Can a Democrat vote Republican?

MIDTERM elections are currently underway as voters across the USA are taking to the polls. But do you have to vote for your party or can a Democrat vote Republican? The House of Representatives is the lower chamber of Congress, while the Senate is the upper chamber. Smaller states like Delaware and Vermont will only have one representative, but bigger 54

November 6, 2018 1:21 PM Midterm elections Illinois polls 2018: Who will win in Illinois?

MIDTERM ELECTION day is today and voters across the US will be preparing to go to the polls. Who will win in Illinois? After months of both Democrats and Republicans canvassing for votes across the United States, voters will today take to the polls for the Midterm Elections. This means that when polls close tonight, results will begin to materialise 70

November 6, 2018 12:00 PM EU CIVIL WAR: Brussels chief threatens Italy with SANCTIONS in punishment for budget

ITALY has been threatened with sanctions from the European Union if it fails to budge on its planned 2019 budget. Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said Rome must realise it cannot break the EU’s fiscal rules, which it is in breach of with its bumper spending plan. The EU is concerned the budget proposals would increase Italy’s public debt burden 76

November 6, 2018 4:54 AM Midterm elections New York polls 2018: Who will win in NY?

THE Midterm elections are nearly here - but who will win in the New York races for the Senate, House and state governor? New York has a population of 19.85 million people and it is viewed as one of the most important states in the midterm elections. It is largely considered to be a Democratic stronghold as Democrats have won all 19 elections to statewide 74

November 4, 2018 10:49 AM Wayne Rooney: England's record goalscorer set for farewell appearance

Wayne Rooney is set to come out of international retirement to make a farewell appearance for England against the United States next month. The 33-year-old - England's record goalscorer with 53 - has not played for the Three Lions since a 3-0 victory over Scotland in November 2016. But Rooney, who plays for DC United, is expected to earn his 120th cap in the friendly 45

November 2, 2018 9:42 PM Day of the Dead 2018 in pictures: Mexico parade and celebration for Dia de los Muertos

MEXICO CITY’S Day of the Dead parade blended colourful costumes with a hard-hitting political message - here are the best pictures from the event. The third annual Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations were watched by tens of thousands of people in Mexico City. This year’s parade was held in memory of migrants who have died while journeying from Mexico 70

November 2, 2018 4:42 PM EU risk ‘DESTROYING’ trade with the US as sanctions on Iran edge closer

LEADING economists have warned the European Union faces “destroying” business with the United States if they continue to trade with Iran despite Washington’s impending sanctions. The SPV is hardly promising. European companies know that if they trade with Iran, potential business in the US will be destroyed, because they will be sanctioned there 90

November 2, 2018 2:38 PM ‘Devoid of moral foundation’ Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancé condemns Donald Trump

THE fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi, Hatice Cengiz, has criticised Donald Trump and branded the US government’s response to his “ruthless” killing as new details of the journalist’s death emerge.  Ms Cengiz said President Donald Trump’s administration has taken a position that is “devoid of moral foundation” and based on national interest. In an op-ed published 60

November 1, 2018 12:10 PM BREXIT FURY: Portugal prepares to SIDELINE Barnier and negotiate OWN deal with Britain

PORTUGAL has begged the European Union to seal a Brexit deal with the United Kingdom as Lisbon fears the country’s economy would be devastated by a no-deal divorce. Portuguese foreign minister Augusto Santos Silva accused the EU of leaving his country in limbo because negotiators have failed to secure a timely Brexit deal. He suggests the lengthy negotiations 80

November 1, 2018 10:50 AM Sexual abuse support group barraged with hate after inviting transgender survivor to speak

A sexual assault support group in New Zealand has been barraged with abuse from anti-transgender campaigners. The Wellington Sexual Abuse HELP group, which has been running since 1985, came under attack online after convening a panel to speak about the #MeToo movement at their annual general meeting on Wednesday. The group had invited scientist Sally 64