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December 8, 2018 8:23 PM ‘I will not LIE DOWN!’ Farage lines up SENSATIONAL return to politics with NEW party

NIGEL Farage could be set for a sensational return to politics after revealing plans to launch a new party so he can fight the 2019 European Parliament elections if Brexit is delayed. The former Ukip leader - who only announced his decision to quit the party on Tuesday - said he was “thinking about vehicles” to contest the election on May 23 if the UK still 5

December 8, 2018 8:27 AM Lights, camera, action for Scotland's first film studio

A WAREHOUSE in Leith has been earmarked to become Scotland’s first dedicated film studio. The world-class complex will be based on the eastern harbour at the former Pelamis Building (Image: Ryan McVay/ Getty) The world-class complex will be based on the eastern harbour at the former Pelamis Building where Marvel Studios made Avengers: Infinity War. The site has shooting 7

December 7, 2018 11:21 AM Jordan Nobbs: Arsenal and England midfielder ruled out of Women's World Cup

Arsenal and England midfielder Jordan Nobbs will miss the 2019 Women's World Cup after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee. Nobbs, who had surgery on Monday, will miss the rest of the season with the World Cup starting in France on 7 June. "We are all wishing Jordan a speedy recovery," said Lionesses head coach Phil Neville 6

December 7, 2018 12:04 AM STRONG magnitude 6.2 earthquake ROCKS New Caledonia on Ring of Fire off Australian coast

A POWERFUL magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck close to the French territory of New Caledonia, causing tremors to ricochet across the volatile Ring of Fire region, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). It is where many earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions occur, making it one of the most volatile areas on the planet in terms 5

December 6, 2018 9:00 PM Buzzcocks singer Pete Shelley dies aged 63

Shelley formed the group in 1976 and they achieved commercial success with hits including Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've). His brother, Gary John McNeish, posted on Facebook: "This is the hardest thing I have ever had to do, is tell you my brother Pete Shelley had a heart attack this morning and passed away." Fans and friends are paying 4

December 6, 2018 4:43 PM New York school paints over student’s pride flag mural

Officials at Oakfield-Alabama Middle High School in New York state have painted over the mural of a Pride flag citing issues with its size. An art student had painted part of the wall in the colours of the Pride flag. He was also planning on adding the words “love is love” on top of the flag as well as handprints of some of the other LGBT+ students 6

December 6, 2018 4:30 PM Joe Gomez: Liverpool defender out for up to six weeks with fractured leg

Liverpool defender Joe Gomez could be out for six weeks after fracturing his left leg during Wednesday's victory over Burnley. The 21-year-old England international was taken off after 23 minutes following a challenge with Clarets captain Ben Mee. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp complained about Burnley's tackling during the 3-1 Premier League win at Turf Moor. A Liverpool 5

December 6, 2018 3:32 PM Lauren Steadman: Strictly Come Dancing has 'normalised' disability

Paralympic medallist Lauren Steadman says people's perceptions of her disability have changed since appearing on television show Strictly Come Dancing. The double world champion paratriathlete, 25, was born missing her lower right arm. She has reached the Strictly semi-final alongside dance partner AJ Pritchard. "Before, kids and adults would look at me and see my arm first 4

December 6, 2018 2:09 PM Luxembourg to make public transport FREE for everyone across the whole country

LUXEMBOURG is set to become the first country in the world to make all of its public transport free. The small European country will lift fares for trains, trams and buses from next summer, under the ambitious new proposals by Xavier Bettel’s administration. The recently elected Prime Minister has pledged to prioritise environmental issues in his liberal-led 6

December 6, 2018 11:14 AM Brexit SOLUTION: Sammy Wilson promotes WTO trade as 'no deal NOT a catastrophe'

SAMMY Wilson of the Democratic Unionist Party said the UK should not be fear a no deal Brexit because the UK has a great opportunity to continue trading off WTO trade rules while speaking to Julia Hartley-Brewer. The DUP's Sammy Wilson said that the UK should not be fearful of a no deal Brexit as the UK has a great opportunity to continue trading off WTO trade 8