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  • ‘Sex is a gift from God’ Pope speaks frankly to young worshippers

    September 19, 2018 7:48 PM 6

    SEX is a gift from God and should not be treated as a taboo, according to Pope Francis. He continued: “Love between a man and a woman, when it is passionate, it leads you to give your life forever. Forever. And to give it with your body and soul. “God made in his image and likeness both male and female together and when they join in marriage they become

  • Salzburg summit: Austria BACKS Britain

    September 19, 2018 5:41 PM 5

    AUSTRIAN leader Sebastian Kurz has insisted the European Union “stands ready” to compromise on the UK’s demands to avoid a hard Brexit - but only if Theresa May is willing to do the same. Mr Kurz said a hard Brexit would be “especially damaging for us in Europe” and insisted Brussels and EU leaders are doing “everything possible” to avoid the UK leaving

  • Farmer unearths £31,000 DIAMOND while digging up his allotment

    September 19, 2018 4:10 PM 5

    A LOCAL farmer has unearthed a £31,000 diamond while digging up his allotment. The incident took place in the village of Janakpur in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The stone has been confirmed as 12.5-carat and will be sold at auction in the coming weeks, according to reports. A local diamond expert told local media that they have the farmer's

  • British girl is jailed by Dubai over pals’ brawl she ‘merely witnessed’

    September 19, 2018 3:09 AM 8

    A YOUNG British woman has been jailed for three months in Dubai over an assault on a Swedish businessman after a champagne-fuelled lunch. Asa Hutchinson, 22, was found guilty of assault over a drama in April 2016. A court heard that a fight broke out after a group of her friends took selfies with the businessman, who was asleep on a sofa in a lobby outside

  • Trump's trade war with China 'could last 20 YEARS' warns China's second-richest man

    September 18, 2018 5:31 PM 6

    THE escalating trade war between the United States and China, which yesterday saw President Donald Trump unveil a fresh tariff package totalling more than £150billion ($200billion), could last another 20 years, Jack Ma, China’s second-richest man and the founder of the Alibaba multinational conglomerate has said. But he warned Mr Trump while he might

  • Madrid Hotel Ritz scaffolding COLLAPSES – 1 person dead and 8 injured in Spain capital

    September 18, 2018 4:14 PM 7

    ONE man has died and at least eight people have been injured after a scaffolding collapsed at the Hotel Ritz in Madrid. Multi-million pound renovation work was going on at the hotel, which was closed at the end of February and was due to reopen at the end of next year. The drama happened around 4pm this afternoon after a concrete deck fell and dragged

  • Greece earthquake ALERT: TWO earthquakes hit in FOUR minutes

    September 18, 2018 9:29 AM 7

    THE GREEK island of Crete was hit by two earthquakes in the space of four minutes, just days after a landslide injured seven people on the island of Zakynthos. Two earthquakes have struck off the coast of the Greek island of Crete, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quakes measuring 4.5 and 4.4 in magnitude struck at around 6am BST (8am local

  • BREAKING: Russian military aircraft 'SHOT DOWN' over Mediterranean during assault in Syria

    September 18, 2018 1:02 AM 6

    A RUSSIAN il-20 aircraft carrying 14 Russian soldiers has gone off radar in Syria during an attack by Israel in the Latakia province, the Russian Defence Ministry has claimed. The Russian MOD confirmed in a report that air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane on Monday evening. It stated: "On September 17, at about 11 pm Moscow time (9pm BST), the communication

  • Hurricane tracker LIVE map: Latest satellite images of storms in the ocean right now

    September 17, 2018 10:56 PM 6

    Last week saw up to six tropical weather systems battering through the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean at the same time as the 2018 hurricane season is well underway. Depending on meteorological conditions such as ocean temperatures and wind shear, the strength and severity of the storms can change rapidly. Tropical storm Helene, tropical storm Joyce, Hurricane

  • US sanctions on Iran are 'unproductive' and 'wrong', Russia's energy minister says

    September 17, 2018 8:58 PM 8

    THE reimposition of punitive sanctions of Iran’s oil industry will be unproductive, while the consequences of such a move are unpredictable, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak has warned United States President Donald Trump. Sanctions are set to be re-imposed on Iran's oil industry on November 4 after Mr Trump decided to withdraw the US from international