David Cameron is on borrowed time – even his backbenchers want him out

David Cameron is on borrowed time – even his backbenchers want him out

John Prescott says the Tory Party is tearing itself apart over the EU referendum, and isn’t ruling out a snap election Britain is now run by a Zombie Government . You could have written the Queen’s Speech on the back of one of her stamps. Time was a Queen’s Speech would indicate a Government’s policy […]

McDonald’s French HQ raided in tax probe

McDonald’s French HQ raided in tax probe

French police said Thursday they had raided the French headquarters of McDonald’s last week as part of a tax fraud probe. Agents of a special corruption, financial and tax crime unit searched the premises west of Paris on May 18, seizing documents, a police source said. French authorities suspect McDonald’s has been illegally lowering its […]

Taiwan swears in Tsai Ing-wen as first female president

Taiwan swears in Tsai Ing-wen as first female president

Tsai Ing-wen was sworn in as Taiwan’s first woman president on Friday, with the export-driven economy on the ropes and wary Communist Party rulers in China watching for any move towards independence by an island it considers its own. Tsai’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) won parliamentary and presidential elections by a landslide in January on […]

WHO rejects call for Olympics to be moved due to Zika

WHO rejects call for Olympics to be moved due to Zika

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday rejected a call for the Rio Olympic Games to be moved or postponed due to the threat posed by a large outbreak of the Zika virus in Brazil. Responding to a call from more than 100 leading scientists, who said it would be unethical for the Games to […]

Top Tory suspended after ‘saying Sadiq Khan would treat white people like dirt’

Top Tory suspended after ‘saying Sadiq Khan would treat white people like dirt’

Tory London candidate David Dean has been suspended over claims he was recorded making the comments while canvassing A senior Tory has been suspended from the party for allegedly claiming London Mayor Sadiq Khan would treat people “like dirt”. David Dean, a Conservative candidate in the London Assembly elections last month, faces a party investigation […]

Tony Bellew wants to write his name in Everton’s history books by winning world title at Goodison Park

Tony Bellew wants to write his name in Everton’s history books by winning world title at Goodison Park

Bellew faces Ilunga Makabu at the home of his beloved Blues on Saturday night – after being too fat to make it as a footballer ony Bellew claims he can write his name in Everton’s history books by becoming world champion at Goodison Park on Sunday. Bellew faces Ilunga Makabu for the vacant WBC cruiserweight […]

Turkey criticises US ‘hypocrisy’ for backing Kurdish militia in Syria

Turkey criticises US ‘hypocrisy’ for backing Kurdish militia in Syria

Turkey on Friday accused the United States of hypocrisy after US commandos in Syria were pictured supporting a major ground offensive led by a Kurdish militia branded a terror group by Ankara. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said it was “unacceptable” that US troops had been seen in images taken by an AFP photographer wearing insignia […]

Obama visits Hiroshima to ponder ‘terrible force unleashed’

Obama visits Hiroshima to ponder ‘terrible force unleashed’

  Barack Obama became the first incumbent US president to visit Hiroshima on Friday, laying a wreath at the site of the world’s first atomic bombing. Tokyo and Washington hope the gesture will showcase their alliance and invigorate nuclear disarmament efforts. Even before it occurred, though, the visit stirred debate, with critics accusing both sides […]

Hollande stands firm as unions vow to step up labour reform strikes

Hollande stands firm as unions vow to step up labour reform strikes

  He said the government’s top priority was to ensure the “normal functioning of the economy” in the face of the most severe industrial action in two decades, including blockades of oil refineries and fuel depots that have left petrol pumps running dry. While there were still long queues at filling stations in some parts […]

Roger Federer pulls out of French Open

Roger Federer pulls out of French Open

Former champion Roger Federer withdrew from the French Open on Thursday, citing fitness issues, as his record run of appearing at 65 consecutive grand slam tournaments came to an end. The 34-year-old world number three’s appearance at Roland Garros had been in doubt after he missed the Madrid Open with back problems and suffered an […]

David and Victoria Beckham enjoy a rare night out together following rumours they could be trying for another baby

David and Victoria Beckham enjoy a rare night out together following rumours they could be trying for another baby

Couple put on a romantic display in Paris last night as they partied at a private event David and Victoria Beckham enjoyed a rare night out together in Paris last night. The gorgeous couple joined the likes of David Furnish, Elle Macpherson and Eva Herzigova as they stepped out in the French capital to party […]

Pensioners will take TRIPLE hit if Britain leaves the EU, David Cameron warns

Pensioners will take TRIPLE hit if Britain leaves the EU, David Cameron warns

The Prime Minister, who is in Japan for the G7 summit, will say that pension funds would be damaged by the economic ‘shock’ of Brexit Pensioners will take a triple hit if Britain quits the EU, David Cameron warns today. Pension funds would be damaged by the economic “shock” of Brexit, the Prime Minister, who […]

Six months after Paris terror attacks, victims’ families want answers

Six months after Paris terror attacks, victims’ families want answers

    Investigating judges are scheduled to field questions from around 1,000 people over three days in the French capital as the government tackles the complicated task of distributing financial compensations and revealing victims’ autopsies. On Tuesday, they will meet with the families of those killed near the Stade de France sporting arena and outside […]

Axa to stop investing in tobacco industry

Axa to stop investing in tobacco industry

The firm, which has more than 10 million customers in the UK, has also pledged to sell investments worth more than £1.7bn (£1.3bn). Incoming chief executive Thomas Buberl told the BBC it “makes no sense” for the company to continue investing in the industry. Last week, tobacco companies started selling cigarettes in standardised green packaging […]

Gigi and Bella Hadid: the sisters taking over the world

Gigi and Bella Hadid: the sisters taking over the world

The Hadid sisters are back in the news. Why? Because in the same week, Gigi, 21, revealed she keeps milk in her fridge and Bella, 19, stunned in a sheer skirt at Cannes. To be fair, these models are never out of the news. At our last Google, they threw up 46m searches each. Not […]

Liverpool close in on £4.7million Loris Karius as 22-year-old undergoes medical

Liverpool close in on £4.7million Loris Karius as 22-year-old undergoes medical

Loris Karius is a step closer to completing his £4.7million move from Mainz to Liverpool after he arrived on Merseyside to complete his medical. The German goalkeeper, who spent part of his youth career with Manchester City, will arrive to put pressure on current No 1 Simon Mignolet. Karius started all 34 Bundesliga games for […]