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January 16, 2019 5:37 AM Australian Open: Kevin Anderson knocked out by Frances Tiafoe

Fifth seed Kevin Anderson is out of the Australian Open after being beaten in four sets by American Frances Tiafoe. Anderson, who reached the final at Wimbledon in 2018, took the first set 6-4 but his 20-year-old opponent fought back to take the next three 6-4 6-4 7-5 and seal a place in the third round. World number 39 Tiafoe had never previously progressed 564

January 16, 2019 4:45 AM Trump's White House DOUBLES cost of US government shutdown as 800,000 STILL without pay

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s administration has doubled the estimated cost to the US economy caused by a partial government shutdown over the Mexico border wall funding row. The US government has been partially “shut down” for the longest period in American history. The measure came into force shortly before Christmas because Trump could not secure funding 568

January 15, 2019 5:13 PM Boreham Wood FC's 'weird' 1,400-word Brexit post

A football club's decision to post a 1,400-word article about Brexit has been called "weird", "embarrassing" and "slightly random". Non-league side Boreham Wood posted an article entitled "MPs do your duty" on its website on Tuesday ahead of a Parliamentary vote on the Brexit deal. However, others were in favour, and one said they "now support Boreham 432

January 15, 2019 4:25 AM UK weather forecast: SNOW WARNING as temperatures across Britain set to PLUMMET this week

SNOW and sleet will hit the UK by the end of the week as a cold front brings icy temperatures and blustery winds after a mild Tuesday according to the Met Office. This week's weather will be mild at the beginning before a cold front brings the risk of snow from Wednesday onwards with temperatures plummeting throughout the country by Friday. Most of the UK will see mild temperatures 130

January 15, 2019 12:21 AM FURIOUS May brands John Bercow’s behaviour ‘APPALLING’ and a ‘constitutional outrage’

THERESA May has accused John Bercow of “appalling” behaviour and a “constitutional outrage” after siding with Remainers in the Commons. In a private conversation with her allies, the Prime Minister accused Mr Bercow of “making it up as he’s going along” as pro-Brexit MPs accuse him of a pro-EU bias, according to The Sun. Mr Bercow has faced heavy criticism 134

January 14, 2019 7:59 PM Jayme Closs kidnapping: Killer blasted front door with shotgun, say investigators

Jake Thomas Patterson allegedly killed Jayme Closs' parents before taping her hands and ankles and throwing her in a car boot. Jake Thomas Patterson blasted open the family's front door with a shotgun before shooting the couple dead and then kidnapping the 13-year-old last October, investigators said. According to authorities, Jayme and her mother hid in the bathroom 154

January 14, 2019 4:47 PM BREXIT WARNING: Airlines told to URGENTLY prepare for no deal ahead of vote on May's plan

BRUSSELS has warned the remaining 27 European Union countries that they must urgently explain how their airline licenses comply with the bloc’s rules on ownership or face losing their rights to fly after Brexit. In a letter sent last week, Violeta Bulc, the EU commissioner responsible for transport, revealed not every national government had set out detailed 172

January 14, 2019 3:56 PM Donald Trump: Why president was RIGHT to downgrade EU

DONALD Trump downgraded the diplomatic status of the European Union in Washington - and Brexiteer MEP Daniel Hannan has explained why the President did exactly the right move. Conservative Party politician Mr Hannan has been widely outspoken of his views on Brexit and the European Union. He has spoken on his beliefs that that Britain’s democracy is being 175

January 14, 2019 6:35 AM 'Browbeaten' Carlos Ghosn being mistreated in Japanese jail, says wife

Mr Ghosn is kept in an unheated cell, lost almost seven pounds and is given only rice and barley to eat, his wife claims. In a nine-page letter, Carole Ghosn said: "My husband's is a case study in the realities of this draconian system". Japanese authorities arrested Carlos Ghosn on 19 November and charged him with under-reporting his income by about 153

January 13, 2019 11:34 PM Celebrity Big Brother USA confirms season two houseguests

Anthony Scaramucci, Jonathan Bennett, Dina Lohan among CBS's new line-up CBS has officially announced the famous faces taking part in Celebrity Big Brother USA season two, including Mean Girls star Jonathan Bennett and former White House staffer Anthony Scaramucci. After weeks of rumours and speculation online, the contestants were finally confirmed 173