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January 20, 2018 4:25 AM Two days left to vote for the best city restaurant

YOU have just two days left to vote for the best restaurant in Brighton and Hove. Brighton’s Best Restaurants awards takes place next month at The Komedia in Gardner Street. More than 200 experts vote for the Top 20 list but this year they are being joined by a group of amateur restaurant critics. Awards co-founder and food journalist Patrick McGuigan 7

January 18, 2018 6:54 PM Unpublished civil servant shortlisted for book award

A civil servant who has never been published before could scoop the Costa Short Story Award. The shortlist for the £3,500 award was judged anonymously, without the names of the authors being known. Civil servant Chris Hunter, 32, from London, is shortlisted for When The Bell Tolls. Luan Goldie, a primary school teacher, is also shortlisted for her story 4

January 18, 2018 4:59 PM Strictly Come Dancing vote to be swayed by EastEnders fans? 'It will be interesting'

EASTENDERS fans could be set to alter the outcome of Strictly Come Dancing dramatically, Davood Ghadami has revealed. The 35-year-old actor, who plays Kush Kazemi on the long-running BBC soap, is about to embark on Strictly Come Dancing Live!, which kicks off in Birmingham tomorrow. The tour will see Davood, six of his fellow celebrities from series 9

January 17, 2018 8:08 AM Brussels SHOCK: Switzerland preparing to END EU free movement with Brexit-style referendum

SWITZERLAND has sent shockwaves through the European Union by edging closer to a referendum on ending its agreement on the free movement of people across its borders, sparking fresh uncertainty about its relations with Brussels. The nationalist Swiss People’s party (SVP) has received the go-ahead to collect signatures for a vote on a constitutional change 13

January 15, 2018 9:29 PM 'I've had so many ghostly experiences': Katie Price enlists the help of professional ghostbuster Lee Roberts to ward off spirits in her mansion... after claiming she has been tormented by paranormal beings for years

She recently left fans astonished with an awkward sex joke about transgender Celebrity Big Brother's India Willoughby. And Katie Price has taken another controversial measure as she has called in ghosthunter Lee Roberts to ward off spirits from her mansion, after claiming she has been tormented with ghosts for years. Bringing the Mindscape TV presenter

January 14, 2018 11:19 AM 'You can't stop it!' Andrew Marr SHUTS DOWN Nicola Sturgeon's threat to block Brexit bill

BBC host Andrew Marr shut down First Minister Nicola Sturgeon after she suggested the Scottish Parliament could stop the Brexit Bill coming into effect. The Brexit bill – officially the EU (Withdrawal) Bill – is a key part of the British Government's strategy to leave the European Union smoothly. Mr Marr shut down the First Minister after she suggested 10

January 13, 2018 8:37 PM Labour Party in `huge agreement´ over outcome of Brexit, claims Sir Keir Starmer

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has tried to play down divisions in Labour on remaining in the single market after EU withdrawal. Sir Keir said he wanted the same trade outcomes as backbench critics calling for the party to campaign to stay in the single market and customs union, regardless of “labels”. “If you were to ask the vast majority 5

January 12, 2018 11:10 PM Spain 'breaks EU ranks' to DEFY Angela Merkel and back minimum tariff Brexit deal with UK

SPAIN has backed minimum tariffs for a post-Brexit agreement with the UK, despite Angela Merkel taking a much harder line against Theresa May as the PM seeks to unshackle Britain from the Brussels bloc. Both Spain and the Netherlands have agreed to push for a Brexit deal “that keeps Britain as close to the EU as possible”, it has been reported 14

January 12, 2018 6:03 PM Donations back name changes for schools honoring Confederacy

PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia school officials have received a $20,000 donation to cover the costs of changing the names of three Petersburg elementary schools that now bear the names of Confederate leaders. The school board plans to vote next month on a proposal to change the names of the A.P. Hill, J.E.B. Stuart and Robert E. Lee elementary schools 5

January 11, 2018 10:53 PM Czech election: Could liberal centrist claim shock president win?

AS VOTING opens in the presidential election, Czechia is split between the pro-Russian views of president Miloš Zeman and more centrist views. Mr Zeman also has vehement anti-Muslim views, and has referred to the 2015 refugee crisis as an “organised invasion of Europe”. He also claims it is “impossible to integrate” Muslims into Czech society 13