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December 27, 2018 5:54 PM Viktor Orban HITS OUT at Brussels

HUNGARY’S Prime Minister Viktor Orbán believes fears over migration will make “nations vote together” in next year’s European elections. The far-right leader swept to power in 2003 as head of the Fidesz party and won a landslide general election victory in April. But Orbán’s anti-immigration stance has seen him accused of mistreating asylum seekers and refugees 131

December 27, 2018 3:31 PM High Street boost: Free parking to help traders

SHOPPERS should be allowed to park for free to help revive the fortunes of the High Street. Two hours free parking would encourage more people to head to town centres instead of retail parks, according to communities minister Jake Berry. He said: "It has been tried in a number of places. Where I have seen it succeed, the free parking lasts for two hours 89

December 27, 2018 11:18 AM Sicily earthquake: Watch aerial footage of dramatic aftermath of quake near Etna volcano

ITALIAN Police has released a shocking aerial footage of the dramatic aftermath of a 4.8 magnitude earthquake in Catania, Sicily, close to the volcano Mount Etna which continues to erupt. The terrifying video released by Italian Police forces shows Catania, the second largest city in Sicily, Italy, completely destroyed after a 4.8 magnitude earthquake 160

December 27, 2018 12:01 AM Sweden CRISIS: EU state preparing for chaos in 2019 as mainstream parties shun populists

The country’s centre-left Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven was once again rejected by parliament just before Christmas when 200 MPs voted against him becoming prime minister while 116 voted in favour and 28 abstained. The Scandinavian EU member state is now pinning its hopes on resolving the crisis in the New Year when MPs return after a three-week 143

December 24, 2018 2:13 PM Kick in the teeth! 100 UK jobs lost in Galileo block despite Brit brains developing system

THE EU’s decision to shut the UK out of Europe’s satellite navigation programme Galileo has already cost the country 100 jobs, despite Britain’s experts having a vital role in developing the technology. To date the UK has committed £1.26billion (€1.4bn) to Galileo and has been closely involved in the development since its launch in 2003. But Britain 91

December 23, 2018 4:16 PM Indonesia volcano eruption map: Where is the volcano erupting? Is Bali affected?

INDONESIA’s latest tsunami is believed to have occurred following an eruption from the Anak Krakatau volcano. But where is the volcano erupting and is Bali affected? At least 222 people have been killed and 843 are injured after the tsunami occurred at at around 9.30pm local time (2.30pm GMT) o Saturday, December 22, government officials confirmed. Members 110

December 23, 2018 1:36 PM Indonesia tsunami 2018 MAPPED: Where did tsunami hit, where is the Ring of Fire?

INDONESIA was hit by a tsunami last night, which has injured at least 843 people and killed 222, including members of the popular Indonesian rock band, Seventeen. But where did the tsunami hit and where is the Ring of Fire? The tsunami wave destroyed hundreds of buildings and homes without any warning overnight. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman at Indonesia's 121

December 22, 2018 8:50 PM Ex-Lib Dem leader Paddy Ashdown dies aged 77

Ex-Liberal Democrats leader Paddy Ashdown has died aged 77 after a short illness, a party spokesperson has said. The former MP for Yeovil, who "made an immeasurable contribution to furthering the cause of liberalism", passed away on Saturday evening, a statement said. Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable said Lord Ashdown had "made a real mark" on Parliament 96

December 22, 2018 8:33 PM Malta airlifts newborn and mother from migrant ship

Malta has airlifted a newborn and his mother from a Spanish migrant rescue ship and rejected accusations that it had refused food to more than 300 other migrants on board. The baby was born three days earlier on a beach in Libya and his life was in danger, the Proactiva charity said. Proactiva's boat was refused entry to Malta and Italy, while France 90

December 22, 2018 10:01 AM Army thwarts NEW drone attack at Gatwick with flights able to resume in just 80 minutes

FLIGHTS have resumed at Gatwick airport after another drone sighting grounded flights for 80 minutes as airport chiefs say the 'military measures' in place ARE working. Flights were temporarily suspended again on Friday night after another confirmed sighting of a drone over the airfield. The airport says “military measures” would ensure the safety of passengers 89