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November 17, 2018 5:24 PM Flu jabs shortage: Tens of thousands vulnerable people are missing out

FLU jabs are still not available on the NHS for tens of thousands who need them, a survey claims. This year's main version of the jab, adjuvanted trivalent vaccine (aTIV), is heralded as the best protection yet. The flu vaccine is available on the NHS to everyone over 65, pregnant women and those with related medical conditions. But aTIV - trade name FLUAD 5

November 17, 2018 9:37 AM Brexit battle kills democracy as EU’s imperial army wages war

Congratulations Theresa May for stopping Brexit. The big problem for her is that people noticed, chiefly the millions who voted for Brexit and secondly a few of the public servants whose job was to make it happen, notably members of her Cabinet who saw the binary choice on offer and resigned. You are either in the EU or out of it. May’s withdrawal Bill is a deal to stay in. Over 17 million 8

November 17, 2018 4:53 AM Xi Jinping: US-China trade war will produce no winners

Countries which embrace protectionism are "doomed to failure", China's Xi Jinping has warned in a veiled swipe at the US's America First policy. Mr Xi was speaking at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit, where US-Chinese tensions are likely to be centre stage. US Vice-President Mike Pence later said he was prepared to "more than double" 6

November 16, 2018 3:30 PM William Goldman: Butch Cassidy and All The President's Men screenwriter dies aged 87

William Goldman won Oscars for Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid and All the President's Men, and adapted Misery and The Chamber. The American, who won Academy awards for the classic western movie Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969) and political thriller All The President's Men (1976), had been suffering from colon cancer, his daughter confirmed 6

November 16, 2018 2:58 PM Brexit: What do Theresa May’s Tory enemies object to in the deal?

Theresa May's draft Brexit agreement has left some of her fellow Conservative MPs seething. There's a broad range of objection, but these are some of their key complaints. For the Brexit faithful, it all comes down to control. Esther McVey, one of two senior members of the UK government to quit because of the proposed deal, did so because it fails to "regain 6

November 16, 2018 5:16 AM US-China tensions BOIL as Pence claims contested South China Sea does NOT belong to anyone

US VICE President Mike Pence has lashed out at Beijing, saying the South China Sea does not belong to any one nation and the US will continue to sail and fly where international law permits. Mr Pence made the remarks on Friday. His searing intervention is likely to infuriate China. The Asian superpower claims ownership of the disputed strategic sea route 6

November 15, 2018 5:13 PM The Welsh town hoping to avoid a 'no-deal' Brexit

Many people in Port Talbot, which is home to a Tata steelworks, are anxious Theresa May's draft Brexit deal will be voted down. It is a town where 13,000 people were once employed at the steelworks. Now, it is less than half that. Despite receiving millions of pounds in EU development money over the years, 52% of people who voted in the referendum opted 6

November 14, 2018 11:27 AM World War 3 WARNING: Iran leader Rouhani vows to DEFEAT Trump as tensions peak

IRAN President Hassan Rouhani has vowed to “defeat” Donald Trump after the US unleashed fresh sanctions on Tehran. The White House reimposed biting economic restrictions after hauling the US out of a key 2015 global deal that limited Iran’s nuclear abilities. A fresh wave of US sanctions launched at the start of November are targeting Iran’s oil sector 6

November 13, 2018 9:30 AM Brexit WARNING for EU: Tory MP has threat for Brussels as talks FAIL to break deadlock

FORMER Brexit minister David Jones has issued a stern warning to the European Union and said Britain’s “patience is not indefinite” as there shows no sign of a thaw in the frozen Brexit talks. The Tory Brexiteer warned Britain will walk away from Brexit talks with the European Union if it continues to refuse to compromise on key issues. Speaking to Express 8

November 12, 2018 9:21 AM Ramsgate on stand-by as new Channel crossing if France ‘makes life difficult’ after Brexit

RAMSGATE is poised to become a key British port post-Brexit if French plans to trip-up cross-Channel trade go-ahead. And £200m has been ear-marked for a massive expansion which would revolutionise the town. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has earmarked a development fund in order to bypass the Dover-Calais crossing route in the case of a no-deal scenario 8