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    Michael Deacon: 'Winter is here for May as pitiful drama plays out in the Commons'

    Michael Deacon: 'Winter is here for May as pitiful drama plays out in the Commons'


    Outside Parliament, a man with bagpipes was playing the theme tune from 'Game of Thrones'. You know: the long-running drama serial about politics and betrayal, in which a cast of ruthless sociopaths battle each other bloodily for...

    Outside Parliament, a man with bagpipes was playing the theme tune from 'Game of Thrones'. You know: the long-running drama serial about politics and betrayal, in which a cast of ruthless sociopaths battle each other bloodily for power.
    EU prepared for Britain to cancel Brexit: Tusk

    EU prepared for Britain to cancel Brexit: Tusk


    The EU is prepared for Britain to cancel Brexit, the president of the European Council has...

    The EU is prepared for Britain to cancel Brexit, the president of the European Council has said.

    Whale of a time: orcas are friendly just like humans


    Killer whales display personality traits similar to those of humans, such as bravery, cheerfulness and...

    Killer whales display personality traits similar to those of humans, such as bravery, cheerfulness and stubbornness.
    Thomas Harris: 'If he plays a clever game for early election, Corbyn could soon have the keys to No10'

    Thomas Harris: 'If he plays a clever game for early election, Corbyn could soon have the keys to No10'


    Jeremy Corbyn's quickest route to Downing Street is an early election, not a second referendum. It's a frustrating time to be a Labour MP. When is it not, you may respond. But as the British government gives every appearance of suffering a breakdown and...

    Jeremy Corbyn's quickest route to Downing Street is an early election, not a second referendum. It's a frustrating time to be a Labour MP. When is it not, you may respond. But as the British government gives every appearance of suffering a breakdown and Theresa May's career seems to be hanging by an ever-fraying thread, the opposition benches must surely be wondering what might have been.
    Three more ministers on the brink of resignation

    Three more ministers on the brink of resignation


    Leading Brexiteer Michael Gove was last night one of three ministers on the brink of quitting the cabinet after a day of turmoil for Theresa...

    Leading Brexiteer Michael Gove was last night one of three ministers on the brink of quitting the cabinet after a day of turmoil for Theresa May.
    Tony Blair: 'Deal is Brexit in name only - it's the worst of both worlds'

    Tony Blair: 'Deal is Brexit in name only - it's the worst of both worlds'


    I begin by praising the prime minister. She has striven hard from good intention, with a poor hand; a party divided, disputatious and dogmatic in equal degrees, which then gave her a circle impossible to square: a frictionless border in Ireland, exit of...

    I begin by praising the prime minister. She has striven hard from good intention, with a poor hand; a party divided, disputatious and dogmatic in equal degrees, which then gave her a circle impossible to square: a frictionless border in Ireland, exit of the UK from the European single market and customs union - and yet Northern Ireland in the same relationship to Europe as the rest of the UK.
    Paedophile who joined police to target victims convicted of raping girl (13)

    Paedophile who joined police to target victims convicted of raping girl (13)


    A paedophile who was suspected of child grooming offences joined the police force to target vulnerable victims and went on to rape a 13-year-old...

    A paedophile who was suspected of child grooming offences joined the police force to target vulnerable victims and went on to rape a 13-year-old girl.
    Denmark to withhold aid from Tanzania over 'unacceptable homophobic comments' by government minister

    Denmark to withhold aid from Tanzania over 'unacceptable homophobic comments' by government minister


    Tanzania's second-biggest donor Denmark said it would withhold $10 million worth of aid money, citing concerns over human rights abuses and "unacceptable homophobic comments" made by a government...

    Tanzania's second-biggest donor Denmark said it would withhold $10 million worth of aid money, citing concerns over human rights abuses and "unacceptable homophobic comments" made by a government official.
    'Delight' at calls for EU army

    'Delight' at calls for EU army


    The European Commission has said it is "delighted" that the leaders of France and Germany have backed the creation of a "real" EU...

    The European Commission has said it is "delighted" that the leaders of France and Germany have backed the creation of a "real" EU army.

    Passengers endure three days in Siberia after plane issues


    More than 250 airline passengers who endured an unexpected three-day stopover in Russia's Siberia region have finally made it to their destination in...

    More than 250 airline passengers who endured an unexpected three-day stopover in Russia's Siberia region have finally made it to their destination in China.
    Deport Syrian migrants, says would-be Merkel successor

    Deport Syrian migrants, says would-be Merkel successor


    One of the frontrunners to succeed Angela Merkel as leader of her political party has called for Germany to deport migrants to...

    One of the frontrunners to succeed Angela Merkel as leader of her political party has called for Germany to deport migrants to Syria.

    Tourist dies after contracting rabies while abroad in Morocco


    A Briton has died after contracting rabies after being bitten by a cat while abroad in Morocco, health officials have...

    A Briton has died after contracting rabies after being bitten by a cat while abroad in Morocco, health officials have said.
    Pilot sacked for fear of flying 'told to do crosswords when he felt anxious'

    Pilot sacked for fear of flying 'told to do crosswords when he felt anxious'


    A pilot sacked for being scared of flying has won an unfair dismissal claim after a tribunal heard he was told to do a crossword when he raised concerns about his...

    A pilot sacked for being scared of flying has won an unfair dismissal claim after a tribunal heard he was told to do a crossword when he raised concerns about his phobia.
    Macron vilifies nationalism at ceremony with world leaders

    Macron vilifies nationalism at ceremony with world leaders


    French President Emmanuel Macron led tributes yesterday to the millions of soldiers killed in World War I, using an emotional ceremony in Paris attended by scores of world leaders to warn against nationalism a century on from the...

    French President Emmanuel Macron led tributes yesterday to the millions of soldiers killed in World War I, using an emotional ceremony in Paris attended by scores of world leaders to warn against nationalism a century on from the conflict.
    Revered Venice cathedral 'was aged 20 years in a day by flood'

    Revered Venice cathedral 'was aged 20 years in a day by flood'


    St Mark's Basilica in Venice needs urgent funding to save its precious marble and mosaic floor after flood water did decades worth of damage in a day, officials have...

    St Mark's Basilica in Venice needs urgent funding to save its precious marble and mosaic floor after flood water did decades worth of damage in a day, officials have warned.
    Far-right among 200,000 in Poland independence march

    Far-right among 200,000 in Poland independence march


    Poland's Eurosceptic lea­ders marked a century of national independence as 200,000 people marched through the capital in a parade involving far-right groups and neo-fascist activists from...

    Poland's Eurosceptic lea­ders marked a century of national independence as 200,000 people marched through the capital in a parade involving far-right groups and neo-fascist activists from Italy.
    May urged to change tack or face defeat in key parliament vote on UK's agreement with EU

    May urged to change tack or face defeat in key parliament vote on UK's agreement with EU


    British Prime Minister Theresa May came under growing pressure yesterday to change her plan for Britain to leave the European Union to avoid defeat in a parliamentary...

    British Prime Minister Theresa May came under growing pressure yesterday to change her plan for Britain to leave the European Union to avoid defeat in a parliamentary vote.

    Murder tapes go global, as US and Saudis offer sop to Yemen


    Turkey has given recordings related to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to Saudi Arabia, the United States, Germany, France and Britain, said Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan...

    Turkey has given recordings related to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to Saudi Arabia, the United States, Germany, France and Britain, said Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan yesterday.

    Patrick Cockburn: 'A nation divided by history'


    In 1898 the state of Louisiana held a constitutional convention with the declared aim of disenfranchising black people and perpetuating white rule. "Our mission was, in the first place, to establish the supremacy of the white race in this state to the...

    In 1898 the state of Louisiana held a constitutional convention with the declared aim of disenfranchising black people and perpetuating white rule. "Our mission was, in the first place, to establish the supremacy of the white race in this state to the extent to which it could be legally and constitutionally done," reads the official journal of the convention.

    Mystery of missing girl comes back to haunt Vatican


    This is the Holy See's very own 'cold case', the one that refuses to go away. The discovery of bone fragments in the Vatican nunciature to Italy in Rome 10 days ago has prompted renewed speculation about the disappearance 35 years ago of 15-year-old...

    This is the Holy See's very own 'cold case', the one that refuses to go away. The discovery of bone fragments in the Vatican nunciature to Italy in Rome 10 days ago has prompted renewed speculation about the disappearance 35 years ago of 15-year-old Vatican citizen Emanuela Orlandi.

    EU's Tusk says Polish government are 'contemporary Bolsheviks'


    European Council President Donald Tusk, a former Polish prime minister, yesterday denounced the eurosceptic populists governing Poland as "contemporary Bolsheviks" who threaten the nation's...

    European Council President Donald Tusk, a former Polish prime minister, yesterday denounced the eurosceptic populists governing Poland as "contemporary Bolsheviks" who threaten the nation's independence.

    Criticism as rain stops Trump cemetery visit


    Donald Trump was yesterday criticised for cancelling his visit to a cemetery in France for Americans killed in...

    Donald Trump was yesterday criticised for cancelling his visit to a cemetery in France for Americans killed in WWI.
    World leaders gather to mark 100 years since the end of World War One

    World leaders gather to mark 100 years since the end of World War One


    World leaders have gathered to mark the end of World War One 100 years ago, turning Paris into the epicentre of global commemorations that drove home a powerful message: never...

    World leaders have gathered to mark the end of World War One 100 years ago, turning Paris into the epicentre of global commemorations that drove home a powerful message: never again.
    Greek police swoop on migrant traffickers

    Greek police swoop on migrant traffickers


    Greek police say they have arrested two Pakistani migrant traffickers operating from...

    Greek police say they have arrested two Pakistani migrant traffickers operating from Turkey.
    Woman paralysed in fall during sex loses claim

    Woman paralysed in fall during sex loses claim


    A woman left paralysed after being "catapulted" from her new bed during a sex act has lost her seven-figure claim for damages against the bed...

    A woman left paralysed after being "catapulted" from her new bed during a sex act has lost her seven-figure claim for damages against the bed supplier.
    Moscow honours British double agent by naming square after him

    Moscow honours British double agent by naming square after him


    Moscow has named a square after Kim Philby, the British double agent who defected to the Soviet Union in 1963, near the headquarters of Russia's Foreign Intelligence...

    Moscow has named a square after Kim Philby, the British double agent who defected to the Soviet Union in 1963, near the headquarters of Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service.
    Man (69) wants court to lower his age to 49

    Man (69) wants court to lower his age to 49


    A Dutch pensioner has begun a legal battle to be recognised as being 20 years younger than his actual age so he can go back to work and achieve greater success with women on...

    A Dutch pensioner has begun a legal battle to be recognised as being 20 years younger than his actual age so he can go back to work and achieve greater success with women on Tinder.
    Freezing pollution 'can stop it getting indoors'

    Freezing pollution 'can stop it getting indoors'


    Freezing pollution before it enters offices and homes through air conditioning units can prevent 99pc of fumes coming inside, scientists have...

    Freezing pollution before it enters offices and homes through air conditioning units can prevent 99pc of fumes coming inside, scientists have discovered.
    Flight fell 500ft in 18 seconds due to autopilot setting error

    Flight fell 500ft in 18 seconds due to autopilot setting error


    A Flybe flight plummeted 500ft in 18 seconds after an incorrect autopilot setting caused it to aim for the ground, an investigation has...

    A Flybe flight plummeted 500ft in 18 seconds after an incorrect autopilot setting caused it to aim for the ground, an investigation has found.

    Prince Charles vows not to 'meddle' as king - 'I'm not that stupid'


    Britain's Prince Charles has suggested he will not “meddle” in issues once he becomes king as he recognises the differences between being heir to the throne and head of...

    Britain's Prince Charles has suggested he will not “meddle” in issues once he becomes king as he recognises the differences between being heir to the throne and head of state.
    Merkel era is over, says 'heir'

    Merkel era is over, says 'heir'


    The woman widely seen as Angela Merkel's chosen heir launched her campaign to succeed her as party leader yesterday by pledging a new era in German...

    The woman widely seen as Angela Merkel's chosen heir launched her campaign to succeed her as party leader yesterday by pledging a new era in German politics.

    Takeaway shop bosses jailed for manslaughter of allergy teenager


    Two takeaway restaurant bosses have been jailed over the manslaughter of a 15-year-old girl who suffered an allergic reaction to a...

    Two takeaway restaurant bosses have been jailed over the manslaughter of a 15-year-old girl who suffered an allergic reaction to a meal.

    Rowling sues ex-PA over 'spending sprees'


    JK Rowling is suing her former PA for £24,000 (€27,000) over claims she went on shopping sprees with a business credit...

    JK Rowling is suing her former PA for £24,000 (€27,000) over claims she went on shopping sprees with a business credit card.
    Macron calls for 'real European army over Russia and US threat'

    Macron calls for 'real European army over Russia and US threat'


    French President Emmanuel Macron has called for a "real European army" to defend the continent against Russia, China and even the...

    French President Emmanuel Macron has called for a "real European army" to defend the continent against Russia, China and even the US.
    'Grade of your choice' essay ad is banned

    'Grade of your choice' essay ad is banned


    An ad has been banned for implying that students could submit bought essays as their own without repercussion and with the guarantee of a grade of their...

    An ad has been banned for implying that students could submit bought essays as their own without repercussion and with the guarantee of a grade of their choosing.

    Court tells Belgium's retired king to undergo DNA test


    The retired king of the Belgians has been ordered to take a DNA paternity test by a Brussels court, raising the prospect of finally resolving whether he is the real father of Delphine Boël, an aristocrat...

    The retired king of the Belgians has been ordered to take a DNA paternity test by a Brussels court, raising the prospect of finally resolving whether he is the real father of Delphine Boël, an aristocrat artist.
    Court rules King of Belgium must provide DNA in love child court case

    Court rules King of Belgium must provide DNA in love child court case


    A Belgian appeals court has ruled that King Albert must provide DNA in a court case brought by a woman who claims to be the love child of the former Belgian...

    A Belgian appeals court has ruled that King Albert must provide DNA in a court case brought by a woman who claims to be the love child of the former Belgian monarch.
    Boy (16) charged with murder of university lecturer in UK

    Boy (16) charged with murder of university lecturer in UK


    A 16-year-old boy has appeared in court accused of using a hammer, a knife and an electric drill to murder a university...

    A 16-year-old boy has appeared in court accused of using a hammer, a knife and an electric drill to murder a university lecturer.

    Man who murdered wife and stepdaughter in 'sustained and brutal episode of violence' jailed for life


    An 11-year-old girl was murdered by her stepfather after she “bravely came to the help of her mother” who was being stabbed to death in “a sustained and brutal episode of violence” at their home, a UK court has...

    An 11-year-old girl was murdered by her stepfather after she “bravely came to the help of her mother” who was being stabbed to death in “a sustained and brutal episode of violence” at their home, a UK court has heard.
    Blair warns MPs 'there is simply no answer to Irish issue'

    Blair warns MPs 'there is simply no answer to Irish issue'


    Former British prime minister Tony Blair has said "there is simply no answer to the Irish issue" around...

    Former British prime minister Tony Blair has said "there is simply no answer to the Irish issue" around Brexit.
    Italy paints dark future for theft of art treasures as it brings in new penalties

    Italy paints dark future for theft of art treasures as it brings in new penalties


    Italy's populist government is to introduce tough new penalties for art and antiquities crime as it vows to crack down on cultural theft as part of its nationalist...

    Italy's populist government is to introduce tough new penalties for art and antiquities crime as it vows to crack down on cultural theft as part of its nationalist agenda.
    Two families drown in one home due to Italy flooding

    Two families drown in one home due to Italy flooding


    Floods in Sicily have killed at least 12 people, including nine members of two families who were spending a weekend together when water from a swollen river overran their rented...

    Floods in Sicily have killed at least 12 people, including nine members of two families who were spending a weekend together when water from a swollen river overran their rented villa.
    Varoufakis: A Greek bearing a gift to challenge EU politics

    Varoufakis: A Greek bearing a gift to challenge EU politics


    In February 2015, at the height of Greece's economic meltdown, the then finance minister Yanis Varoufakis went to the Federal Ministry of Finance in Berlin to negotiate a way out of the mess. Given that Germany was Greece's main creditor, this was an...

    In February 2015, at the height of Greece's economic meltdown, the then finance minister Yanis Varoufakis went to the Federal Ministry of Finance in Berlin to negotiate a way out of the mess. Given that Germany was Greece's main creditor, this was an obvious, if awkward port of call.

    French far-right overtakes Macron in EU parliament election poll


    France's far-right Rassemblement National (RN) party jumped ahead of President Emmanuel Macron's LREM for the first time in a poll of voting intentions for May 2019 European Parliament...

    France's far-right Rassemblement National (RN) party jumped ahead of President Emmanuel Macron's LREM for the first time in a poll of voting intentions for May 2019 European Parliament elections.
    Khashoggi's body dissolved in acid, claims Turkish official

    Khashoggi's body dissolved in acid, claims Turkish official


    Saudi operatives dissolved journalist Jamal Khashoggi's body after murdering and dismembering the 59-year-old, an adviser to the Turkish president said...

    Saudi operatives dissolved journalist Jamal Khashoggi's body after murdering and dismembering the 59-year-old, an adviser to the Turkish president said yesterday.
    Brexiteer Banks to face criminal probe over campaign spending

    Brexiteer Banks to face criminal probe over campaign spending


    Leave campaigner Arron Banks is being investigated for "suspected criminal offences" over £8m (€9m) of campaign funding during the Brexit...

    Leave campaigner Arron Banks is being investigated for "suspected criminal offences" over £8m (€9m) of campaign funding during the Brexit referendum.
    Driver (16) who injured boy (3) 'was going to hand himself in after watching Love Island'

    Driver (16) who injured boy (3) 'was going to hand himself in after watching Love Island'


    A teenager who left a young boy fighting for his life after running him over in a stolen van told police, "I was going to hand myself in after watching Love Island", a court has...

    A teenager who left a young boy fighting for his life after running him over in a stolen van told police, "I was going to hand myself in after watching Love Island", a court has heard.
    Merkel's old foe favourite to take her place - poll

    Merkel's old foe favourite to take her place - poll


    A former political rival of Angela Merkel who retired from politics nine years ago has emerged as an unlikely early front-runner to succeed her as leader of Germany's Christian Democrat party...

    A former political rival of Angela Merkel who retired from politics nine years ago has emerged as an unlikely early front-runner to succeed her as leader of Germany's Christian Democrat party (CDU).

    Hungarian camerawoman who was filmed kicking migrants acquitted


    Hungary's highest court has acquitted a camerawoman who was filmed kicking and trying to trip migrants on the border with Serbia in...

    Hungary's highest court has acquitted a camerawoman who was filmed kicking and trying to trip migrants on the border with Serbia in 2015.
    John Downing: 'Exit Angela and enter Emmanuel to take the EU's centre stage'

    John Downing: 'Exit Angela and enter Emmanuel to take the EU's centre stage'


    When Donald Trump was elected US president, liberal commentators hailed Angela Merkel as "leader of the free world". She dismissed the idea as "absurd". Now that she has begun her slow exit from politics, the appraisals of her career have begun with...

    When Donald Trump was elected US president, liberal commentators hailed Angela Merkel as "leader of the free world". She dismissed the idea as "absurd". Now that she has begun her slow exit from politics, the appraisals of her career have begun with mixed results.

    Nurse confesses he killed 100 patients by lethal injection


    A German nurse has admitted to being post-war Germany's deadliest serial killer, murdering 99 patients with lethal injections so that he could play the hero by trying to revive...

    A German nurse has admitted to being post-war Germany's deadliest serial killer, murdering 99 patients with lethal injections so that he could play the hero by trying to revive them.
    Boy (3) 'critical' after being hit by stolen van

    Boy (3) 'critical' after being hit by stolen van


    The family of a three-year-old boy left "fighting for his life" after a hit-and-run has urged anyone with information to come...

    The family of a three-year-old boy left "fighting for his life" after a hit-and-run has urged anyone with information to come forward.
    Family pay tribute to 'superhero' boy (6) who died in house fire

    Family pay tribute to 'superhero' boy (6) who died in house fire


    A six-year-old boy who died in a house fire has been described by his family as a "brave warrior" who survived heart surgery as a...

    A six-year-old boy who died in a house fire has been described by his family as a "brave warrior" who survived heart surgery as a baby.
    Germany's deadliest post-war serial killer: nurse admits murdering 99 patients with lethal injections

    Germany's deadliest post-war serial killer: nurse admits murdering 99 patients with lethal injections


    A German nurse admitted in court on Tuesday to being post-war Germany's deadliest serial killer, murdering 99 patients with lethal injections so that he could play the hero by trying to revive...

    A German nurse admitted in court on Tuesday to being post-war Germany's deadliest serial killer, murdering 99 patients with lethal injections so that he could play the hero by trying to revive them.
    A century on from WW1, 100 years of work remains to clear munitions

    A century on from WW1, 100 years of work remains to clear munitions


    As the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One draws near next month, bomb disposal experts are still digging up munitions sunk in the killing fields of eastern France -- and it could be another 100 years before they are...

    As the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One draws near next month, bomb disposal experts are still digging up munitions sunk in the killing fields of eastern France -- and it could be another 100 years before they are done.
    Grenfell survivor used Google for escape tips

    Grenfell survivor used Google for escape tips


    One of two survivors to escape the 22nd floor of Grenfell Tower used Google to find out how to flee the high rise as she waited in vain for...

    One of two survivors to escape the 22nd floor of Grenfell Tower used Google to find out how to flee the high rise as she waited in vain for rescue.
    Brazil's hard turn to right 'can revive its economy'

    Brazil's hard turn to right 'can revive its economy'


    Jair Bolsonaro swept to power in Brazil's presidential election, marking a hard turn to the right that promises to open up the resource-rich economy to private investment, strengthen ties to the US and unleash an aggressive crackdown on epidemic...

    Jair Bolsonaro swept to power in Brazil's presidential election, marking a hard turn to the right that promises to open up the resource-rich economy to private investment, strengthen ties to the US and unleash an aggressive crackdown on epidemic crime.
    Venice suffers worst floods for a decade as winds raise water level

    Venice suffers worst floods for a decade as winds raise water level


    Around three-quarters of the Italian lagoon city of Venice has been flooded after strong winds raised the water level by 156cm before receding, officials said...

    Around three-quarters of the Italian lagoon city of Venice has been flooded after strong winds raised the water level by 156cm before receding, officials said yesterday.
    John Downing: Angela's 'long goodbye' will add to woes facing the EU

    John Downing: Angela's 'long goodbye' will add to woes facing the EU


    The 64-year-old low-key German woman has been a household name across the world for the past 13 years. Now she wants to begin to exit the political stage, starting with quitting her party's...

    The 64-year-old low-key German woman has been a household name across the world for the past 13 years. Now she wants to begin to exit the political stage, starting with quitting her party's chair.
    North to benefit as final budget before Brexit unveiled in London

    North to benefit as final budget before Brexit unveiled in London


    UK finance Minister Philip Hammond has declared that the "era of austerity is finally coming to an end", as he unveiled his last budget before...

    UK finance Minister Philip Hammond has declared that the "era of austerity is finally coming to an end", as he unveiled his last budget before Brexit.
    Merkel’s exit plan sparks EU uncertainty

    Merkel’s exit plan sparks EU uncertainty


    Angela Merkel finally took action to stem the growing panic within her coalition government yesterday when she announced she would step down as leader of her Christian Democrat party (CDU) in...

    Angela Merkel finally took action to stem the growing panic within her coalition government yesterday when she announced she would step down as leader of her Christian Democrat party (CDU) in December.
    Helicopter tragedy pilot had been ‘living the dream’ with girlfriend

    Helicopter tragedy pilot had been ‘living the dream’ with girlfriend


    The pilot who was killed in the helicopter crash outside Leicester City’s stadium was “living the dream” as he travelled the world with his soulmate, a friend has...

    The pilot who was killed in the helicopter crash outside Leicester City’s stadium was “living the dream” as he travelled the world with his soulmate, a friend has said.

    Leicester City owner: The Thai charmer who made a fortune and won soccer's biggest league


    Beer, pies and Buddhist prayers helped endear Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha to Leicester City fans even before the team owned by the Thai duty free billionaire became the Premier League's most unlikely...

    Beer, pies and Buddhist prayers helped endear Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha to Leicester City fans even before the team owned by the Thai duty free billionaire became the Premier League's most unlikely champions.
    Wealthy family have earned affection of city with shrewd stewardship of club

    Wealthy family have earned affection of city with shrewd stewardship of club


    The Agusta helicopter landing on the Leicester City pitch at the King Power is as regular a tradition at home matches as the pre-game Foxes bugler, one of the few obvious reminders that the Srivaddhanaprabha family who own the club are extremely...

    The Agusta helicopter landing on the Leicester City pitch at the King Power is as regular a tradition at home matches as the pre-game Foxes bugler, one of the few obvious reminders that the Srivaddhanaprabha family who own the club are extremely wealthy.
    Merkel's rule shaken by latest election blow

    Merkel's rule shaken by latest election blow


    Angela Merkel's political future looked uncertain yesterday as her coalition government looked to have suffered heavy losses in key regional elections for the second time in as many...

    Angela Merkel's political future looked uncertain yesterday as her coalition government looked to have suffered heavy losses in key regional elections for the second time in as many weeks.
    Leicester tycoon's helicopter 'dropped like a stone to ground'

    Leicester tycoon's helicopter 'dropped like a stone to ground'


    Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was among five people on board a helicopter that crashed and then exploded at his football stadium after it took off from the...

    Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was among five people on board a helicopter that crashed and then exploded at his football stadium after it took off from the pitch.

    Trouble brews as pods make a mokary of coffee


    For decades, millions of Italians at home and abroad have started their morning ritual, waiting for the tell-tale bubbling sound that signalled the moka pot was brimming with a strong brew of...

    For decades, millions of Italians at home and abroad have started their morning ritual, waiting for the tell-tale bubbling sound that signalled the moka pot was brimming with a strong brew of coffee.
    Leicester chief's helicopter in fireball horror

    Leicester chief's helicopter in fireball horror


    The helicopter of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has crashed after the Premier League game against West Ham in a major incident last...

    The helicopter of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has crashed after the Premier League game against West Ham in a major incident last night.

    Celebrity 'friends' of Philip Green now avoid man at centre of UK's #metoo scandal


    He once counted as friends the cream of the beautiful, from Kate Moss to Elizabeth Hurley and Beyonce to Cheryl Cole. But to the underlings of the fashion world, the bombastic billionaire owner of TopShop is known simply by a nickname: Sir Philip...

    He once counted as friends the cream of the beautiful, from Kate Moss to Elizabeth Hurley and Beyonce to Cheryl Cole. But to the underlings of the fashion world, the bombastic billionaire owner of TopShop is known simply by a nickname: Sir Philip Gross.
    Italy and EU are playing game of Jenga with the world's economy

    Italy and EU are playing game of Jenga with the world's economy


    It was well-flagged that once Italy formally submitted its draft budget on Monday that the EU would make the unprecedented step of requesting a reworked version within three...

    It was well-flagged that once Italy formally submitted its draft budget on Monday that the EU would make the unprecedented step of requesting a reworked version within three weeks.