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January 14, 2019 2:38 PM Pawel Adamowicz, Gdansk mayor, dies after stabbing at charity event

The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has died in hospital a day after being stabbed at a charity event. Pawel Adamowicz, 53, was attacked on stage in front of hundreds of people on Sunday. He was hospitalised for serious abdominal injuries and underwent five hours of surgery. A 27-year-old with a criminal record has been arrested over the attack. Police 127

January 14, 2019 10:55 AM World War 3: Iran issues warning of DEATH as Poland and US host ‘anti-Iran’ summit

IRAN’S foreign ministry is furious at Poland for organising an “anti-Iranian” conference in the country alongside the US. February’s summit, to be held in Poland, was seen as a “hostile act” by Iran, with the country considering reciprocating, according to the state-run IRNA news agency. The conference was announced by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo 167

January 14, 2019 9:00 AM 'Who BELIEVES YOU?' Piers Morgan CONDEMNS Mandelson for 'apocalyptic' no deal warning

PIERS MORGAN ridiculed Peter Mandelson’s credibility - claiming that the Remainer’s warnings of a no deal catastrophe are “apocalyptic” and unrealistic. Piers Morgan took Peter Mandelson to task for his scaremongering anti-Brexit tactics, claiming that no-one believed his “apocalyptic” warnings anymore. The Good Morning Britain host ridiculed the former 131

January 13, 2019 8:33 AM Cesare Battisti: Italian ex-militant arrested in Bolivia

A former communist militant who Brazil's new president had vowed to extradite has been detained in Bolivia, a Brazilian official said. Italian Cesare Battisti is wanted for four murders in Italy during the 1970s, which he denies committing. Battisti spent years in Brazil as a refugee, backed by former left-wing President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva 141

January 13, 2019 3:08 AM Ivanka Trump ‘STORMS OUT’ of controversial Dick Cheney movie ‘Vice’ with husband Jared

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 117

January 12, 2019 7:03 PM Nigeria wants a new trade deal with Britain

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 141

January 11, 2019 3:36 PM Out Texas lawmakers form state’s first LGBT caucus

Five out Democrats in Texas have formed the first LGBT+ caucus in the state’s legislature. The five lawmakers came together to launch the first official LGBT+ caucus, which will fight for equal rights in the traditionally-conservative, Republican-controlled state. The LGBT+ caucus will be chaired by state representative Mary González, who was only the second 127

January 11, 2019 7:49 AM Passionate supporter interrupts BBC interview to declare Rees-Mogg the new Prime Minister

JACOB Rees-Mogg was greeted by a passionate supporter claiming he would like the Tory Brexiteer to be his Prime Minister during a BBC Newsnight interview. The excited Brexiteer's fan told Jacob Rees-Mogg he considers him to be the UK Prime Minister while the Tory MP told BBC Newsnight it would be a miracle if he changed his mind on Theresa May's Brexit 135

January 11, 2019 12:17 AM Theresa May heading for UNPRECEDENTED defeat when Brexit deal comes before Parliament

THERESA MAY’s Brexit deal is heading for a spectacular Parliamentary drumming by a margin of 228 according to a new report, which would be the biggest House of Commons defeat for a Government in the modern era. A BBC study suggests 433 MPs will vote against the deal, with just 206 voting in support. Those against include 111 rebel Conservative backbenchers 126

January 10, 2019 10:47 PM MACRON WARNING: Italy leader threatens EU split by DEFYING France to meet 'yellow vests'

ITALY’S deputy leader has pledged to meet with leaders of the ‘yellow vest’ movement in France despite being warned to stay out of French affairs. Luigi Di Maio said he hoped the talks would pave the way to involving the anti-establishment protestors in his vision for a populist wave in the upcoming European Parliament elections. The deputy prime minister 108