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  • 'Browbeaten' Carlos Ghosn being mistreated in Japanese jail, says wife

    January 14, 2019 6:35 AM 24

    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

  • Ivanka Trump ‘STORMS OUT’ of controversial Dick Cheney movie ‘Vice’ with husband Jared

    January 13, 2019 3:08 AM 22

    FIRST-DAUGHTER Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner left early from a screening of the controversial movie Vice, which chronicles the rise of former Vice-President Dick Cheney, according to reports. He was joined by First Lady Melania on Christmas Eve, though she returned to Mar-a-Lago before the new year with the couple’s son, Barron, and her parents

  • Nigeria wants a new trade deal with Britain

    January 12, 2019 7:03 PM 30

    Nigerian Presidential campaign frontrunner Atiku Abubakar is expected in London next week to talk about future free trade deals with Britain after Brexit. Atiku Abubakar said trade deal with Nigeria unrealistic with country as poorest in the world (Image: getty) The Federal Government, the Nigerian Election Commission (INEC), and local and State officials

  • US REFUSES to bow to EU demands to keep their nose out of European farming

    January 12, 2019 6:12 PM 25

    THE United States is digging in its heels and refusing to omit agriculture from planned trade talks with the EU. On Friday the US signalled it would not bow to the pressure from Brussels when it published negotiating objectives that seek comprehensive EU access for American farm products. EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstron told the US trade representative

  • Jayme Closs: Man charged with kidnapping after 13-year-old escapes following 88-day ordeal

    January 11, 2019 7:33 PM 31

    A MAN has been charged with kidnapping a 13-year-old girl and murdering her parents after the teenager escaped three months of captivity. Jayme Closs had been missing since her parents were found shot dead in their rural Wisconsin home in October. Following a nationwide search, the girl managed to flee from a remote cabin where she was being held. Police

  • END OF EU: European project 'will NOT survive'

    January 11, 2019 5:28 PM 25

    THE EUROPEAN Union “will not survive as it is” and will eventually be ripped apart by deep divisions over immigration, multiculturalism and the future of the EU project, a political analyst has warned. Irreconcilable differences over these issues will provide the catalyst for a major shakeup in Brussels as voters in member states begin to back “anti-migration

  • World War 3 FEARS: Turkey REFUSES to reject deal with Russia

    January 11, 2019 5:02 PM 24

    TURKEY has ignored the ultimatum issued by the US over a deal with Russia, further stirring tensions between Ankara and Washington. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan refused to ditch the agreement struck with Moscow over the purchasing of S-400 air defence systems. Washington told Turkey in September 2018 the precondition for buying American-made

  • World War 3: Iran General vows to DESTROY US army bases and threatens Israel ANNIHILATION

    January 11, 2019 8:41 AM 19

    AN IRANIAN military chief has threatened to destroy US army bases in the Middle East in a rant in which he also vowed to “annihilate Israel”. The extraordinary outburst came from Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard’s deputy commander for cultural and social affairs. Speaking on Iraqi television network Al-Nujaba, the general

  • China to be world LARGEST economy by 2030

    January 11, 2019 3:35 AM 28

    THE US will lose its place as the world’s biggest economy by 2030, falling below China and India, according to a new report. The study was produced by UK banking firm Standard Chartered. Britain, France, Italy and Canada are all predicted to fall out of the world’s top 10 economies. They will be overtaken by Turkey, Brazil and Egypt which are forecast

  • BREAKING: Neighbours actor Craig McLachlan charged with assault and sex offences

    January 11, 2019 2:52 AM 23

    NEIGHBOURS actor Craig McLachlan has been charged with assault and sex offences in Australia. Mr McLachlan worked alongside Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan in Neighbours, but also starred in Home and Away and Doctor Blake Mysteries. He now lives in New South Wales and will have to travel to Melbourne for the court appearances. Last year, Mr Mclachlan