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December 13, 2018 3:56 AM US brands Russia ‘CORRUPT’ over Venezuela bombers, Russia HITS BACK at ‘hypocritical’ US

RUSSIA has hit back at the US over military spending, after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of corruption and of wasting public money aiding Venezuela. Mr Pompeo’s scorn came after Putin sent two nuclear-capable bombers to Caracas on Monday. He sent two Tu-160 bombers, along with an Antonov An-124 military transport aircraft and an Ilyushin 92

December 12, 2018 11:54 AM 'END OF THE EU' Salvini has serious WARNING for Brussels if they accept Macron spending

MATTEO Salvini sent a stern warning to the EU claiming the Brussels bloc would come to an end if the European Commission agreed to Emmanuel Macron's new costly budget whilst sanctioning Italy on the same issue. Speaking to the press on his visit to Israel, the Italian Deputy Prime Minister claimed his Government has come up with a solution to the ongoing 121

December 11, 2018 9:28 PM Brexiteer Peer insists UK STILL has time to trigger 'over demonised' no deal Brexit plans

FORMER Chancellor Lord Lamont has shut down claims that Britain will be unable to prepare for a no deal Brexit in time for Britain's exit from the European Union on March 29, 2019. Lord Lamont said a no deal Brexit has been “over demonised” and insisted an exit from the European Union without a deal would not be as “catastrophic” as is claimed. Speaking 43

December 10, 2018 3:34 PM Paris riots: Yellow vest POLITICAL PARTY would win SIZEABLE SUPPORT in EU elections

Named after the high-visibility safety vests that French motorists are required to keep in their cars, “yellow vest” protests erupted out of nowhere on Nov. 17, when nearly 300,000 demonstrators nationwide took to the streets to denounce higher diesel fuel prices, rising living costs and Mr Macron’s liberal economic reforms. The government last week cancelled 101

December 10, 2018 2:48 PM EUROPE'S SHAME: Terrified Jewish people facing 'no-go zones'

ANTI-SEMITISM is rampant across Europe with a shock new EU report warning of a rise in ‘no-go zones’ for Jewish people. The report by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights found a worrying rise in anti-Semitism - especially in Germany, which was highlighted as a particularly hostile environment. Out of 16,395 Jews interviewed during the study 87

December 10, 2018 12:05 AM Boris Johnson sets out new plan to SAVE BREXIT

FORMER Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has set out his plan to save Brexit ahead of tomorrow’s crunch vote on Theresa May’s EU exit agreement, insisting the UK should keep half the money we’re due to send to Brussels until a free trade deal is agreed. The prominent Brexiteer laid his alternative plan in a newspaper column. Parliament is due to vote on Mrs May’s 72

December 9, 2018 1:03 PM BREXIT COMPROMISE? Ireland ‘WILL listen’ to new border proposals

THE IRISH Government is willing to listen to new “proposals and suggestions” on Brexit from Theresa May if Parliament votes down the Prime Minister’s deal on Tuesday - but warned that "listen only means listen". Irish Taoiseach (prime minister) Leo Varadkar, who has supported Mrs May’s deal since she unveiled it in November, remains loyal to Theresa 59

December 8, 2018 8:53 AM Lockerbie bombing victim would give up millions to get father back

THE last surviving member of a family nearly wiped out by the Lockerbie bombing 30 years ago says he would swap his compensation fortune to have his dad back. Officials inspect the wreckage of Pan Am flight 103 December 21, 1988 in Lockerbie (Image: Georges De Keerle/Getty Images) Luke Nesfield inherited a trust fund, thought to be worth up to £18million 48

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 116

December 6, 2018 9:43 AM SNP plot new tax raid on Scottish families

FINANCE Secretary Derek Mackay was accused of ignoring warnings after he claimed another middle-class tax raid would not backfire. Tories highlighted concerns over the economic damage of the widening tax gap with England but said the SNP “isn’t listening”. Mr Mackay will reveal his draft Budget next week but has ruled out following Philip Hammond’s lead in raising 45