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Queen Asked To Suspend UK Parliament

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked the Queen to suspend Parliament in a bid to thwart a coalition of remain MPs from undermining his Brexit threat to leave the EU without a deal on October 31. The suspension - or...

All Smiles As Boris Woos EU With A Charm Offensive

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s charm offensive to persuade European leaders to renegotiate the Brexit withdrawal agreement looks a waste of time. Irish premier Leo Varadkar and French leader Emmanuel Macron have already poured cold water on the idea and...

Mystery As Iran Claims Missing Oil Tanker Was In Distress

An oil tanker has mysteriously disappeared from international waters close to the coast of Iran. Iran says rescuers aided the foreign tanker MT Riah in the powder keg Strait of Hormuz after receiving a distress signal. The tanker was seen to...

Yes, Man Flu Is Real, Claim Doctors

Man flu is real and men really do get pole-axed by the symptoms, according to medical researchers. For decades, women have railed against the idea that men suffer from a worse bout of the flu than they do. But Canadian scientists...

Boaty McBoatface Comes Up Trumps On First Mission

The world’s favourite exploration submarine Boaty McBoatface has made a significant discovery on its maiden scientific voyage. The autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) has mapped the freezing ocean waters off Antarctica in 3D to reveal to scientists that seas are warming...

What The World’s Been Searching For Online In 2017

With millions of searches every day and a huge slice of the world’s available information and knowledge available, just what were the most popular searches on Google in 2017? The everyday queries show our obsession with celebrities, technology and the...

Bentley’s $250,000 Books Celebrates 100 Years Of Motoring

What do you buy a wealthy friend who already has a stable of prestige cars lining their driveway? Even if you could afford to fork out for a top of the range Bentley, they’ve probably already got one. But Bentley have...

Decades Of Poaching Mean End Of The Line For White Rhino

The death of the last northern white rhino male Sudan is the end of the line for a gracious species now facing extinction. Two northern white females remain, but their days are numbered unless one can get pregnant from artificial...

Britain Blamed For $500bn Tax Dodging By Multinationals

Britain is blamed for enabling most of the world’s $500 billion a year corporate tax dodging, following a probe by financial experts. The Tax Justice Network places Britain at the heart of the Corporate Tax Haven Index. In the report, the...

Trump Bangs His Head Against Building The Wall

US president Donald Trump has spent another week banging his head against that infamous wall between America and Mexico. In a hectic week defending his reputation as president against accusations that he is unprincipled, impetuous, adversarial, petty and ineffective, these...

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If you’re looking forward to enjoying a Christmas dinner with all the trimmings and other seasonal food delights over the holidays, then stop to...