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December 25, 2018 10:46 PM Pensioner wins $1m a day after his wife beats cancer

Harold McDowell said that he was "dumbfounded" by the win but that his wife's health meant more than the money. On Friday, doctors confirmed that his wife was cancer free, after multiple surgeries for liver cancer and hospital stays for colon cancer. Then on Saturday afternoon he won $1m (£790,000) at a casino in Atlantic City. Mr McDowell, 85, bet just $5 in a game of poker 26

December 14, 2018 12:37 PM India BOMBSHELL: How Britain 'STOLE £36TRILLION from India and LIED about it'

INDIA produced over £36trillion in goods and trade to fund the British Empire which was ultimately "stolen" by the Westminster elite, according to academics. The British Raj in India lasted from 1858 to 1947, when the country gained independence when Lord Louis Mountbatten partitioned the country and Pakistan was established as a nation state. Before 70

December 10, 2018 3:34 PM Paris riots: Yellow vest POLITICAL PARTY would win SIZEABLE SUPPORT in EU elections

Named after the high-visibility safety vests that French motorists are required to keep in their cars, “yellow vest” protests erupted out of nowhere on Nov. 17, when nearly 300,000 demonstrators nationwide took to the streets to denounce higher diesel fuel prices, rising living costs and Mr Macron’s liberal economic reforms. The government last week cancelled 32

December 10, 2018 6:52 AM Socialists hatch RADICAL plan to TAKE DOWN European populism and enforce ENORMOUS taxes

A RADICAL new blueprint for Europe, spearheaded by former Jeremy Corbyn aide Thomas Piketty, has called for €800billion (roughly £717billion) of levies to challenge the rise of populism across the continent. The left-wing manifesto aims to address division, disillusionment and inequality. The plan has been created in collaboration with several prominent 118

November 7, 2018 9:16 AM Meat tax could save thousands of lives and slash healthcare costs

Although the tax would push up the price of burgers, sausages and mince, scientists are calling on governments to consider it. A study has found meat taxes could save an estimated 220,000 lives globally by 2020 and reduce healthcare costs by £30.7bn. Consumption of red meat such as beef, lamb and pork has been linked to an increased risk of heart disease 31

October 30, 2018 1:00 PM Budget 2018: A bit of a gamble, says IFS

The Budget has been branded "a bit of a gamble" by a respected economic research group. The chancellor was able to promise more spending in his budget after forecasts for tax collection were raised, the Institute for Fiscal Studies said. But those forecasts could easily change for the worse, leaving the chancellor in a tight spot, the IFS said. The IFS also warned 30

October 30, 2018 12:53 PM Budget spending hike 'a bit of a gamble' warns IFS

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said the Chancellor would be "thanking his lucky stars" that improved forecasts from the independent fiscal watchdog had delivered the additional firepower needed to deliver the boost - mainly focused on the NHS - without having to raise taxes. But the think-tank's director Paul Johnson warned that if this deteriorated 47

October 26, 2018 11:26 PM Comic Con: Cosplayers explain how they support their art

This weekend, the Excel Centre in London will be packed with superheroes, Disney princesses and anime heroes for the latest MCM London Comic Con. The event has grown significantly, with an estimated 133,000 attendees at the three-day version in October 2016, compared with a more modest 47,000 attendees only six years earlier. For those not in the know, cosplay 107

October 19, 2018 3:39 PM 'Closer to NO DEAL Brexit than ever before!' Ex-EU negotiator has warning to Barnier

BREXIT negotiations are as close to the prospect of a no deal as they have ever been, claims the UK’s former negotiator to the EU, Steve Bullock. Speaking on Sky News about whether the UK will secure an agreement over Brexit, the UK’s former negotiator to the EU, Steve Bullock, said: “We’re as close to the prospect of a no deal as we’ve ever been. Mr Bullock 19

October 17, 2018 2:46 AM 'Trump from Pahrump': Most famous US pimp found dead

Dennis Hof ran five brothels and was running as a Republican for state elections in November - supported by Trump allies. Dennis Hof was found dead by porn star Ron Jeremy and a friend who went to wake him for a meeting on Tuesday, hours after his weekend-long 72nd birthday party, his campaign manager Chuck Muth said on Twitter. He appeared to have died in his sleep 34