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January 04, 2018

French foreign ministry webpage hacked

Hackers have stolen data from a French foreign ministry website created for citizens travelling abroad.

May in talks with other EU leaders

A weakened Theresa May is asking European leaders for help.

China say Canadian being probed for state security harming

Canadian businessman Michael Spavor, who worked with North Korea, is being investigated on suspicion of harming China’s security.

BBC criticised after Eastenders overspending

A National Audit Office report has been published on the BBCs programme to replace and enlarge the EastEnders set..

United blow the chance to clinch top spot

Manchester United endured an undignified end to their topsy-turvy Champions League group stage campaign by losing 2-1 at already-eliminated Valencia..

Several dead in Turkish train crash

A Turkish high speed train collided with another locomotive and crashed into an overpass at a train station in Ankara, killing four people and injuring 43..

Theresa May wins confidence vote

Theresa May survived a confidence vote from her Conservative party, but more than a third of her MPs said she was no longer the right leader to implement Britains exit from the European Union..

How will the leadership challenge to Theresa May work

Below is an explanation of how the leadership challenge works under the ruling Conservative Partys rules:.

Salah strike helps Liverpool reach last 16

Mohamed Salahs delightful first-half strike gave Liverpool a 1-0 win over Napoli that sent them into the Champions Leagues last 16..

Late Spurs goal seals Champions League progress

Tottenham spirited performance coming from behind to grab a 1-1 draw at Barcelona which saw them finish second in Champions League Group B..

Three killed in Strasbourg Christmas Market shooting

A gunman on a security watchlist killed three people and wounded a dozen others near the Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg..

Pressure mounts on May amid talk of a plot to oust her

An attempt to oust Theresa May has appeared to have gathered pace a day after her decision to delay a vote in parliament on her Brexit deal .

Conservative MPs trigger no confidence vote in Mays leadership

MPs in Theresa Mays Conservative Party have triggered a vote of no confidence in her leadership as Britains planned divorce from the European Union was plunged into chaos..

No room for Brexit re negotiation Juncker

The European Union is willing to give Britain further clarifications on its Brexit deal but will not renegotiate the treaty or its protocol on the Irish border..

May seeking concessions from EU leaders to save her Brexit plan

Theresa May will seek more concessions on her Brexit plan but the European Union has refused to renegotiate..

Everton leave it late to rescue a point against Watford

Evertons France defender Lucas Digne scored with a superb free kick deep into added time to salvage a 2-2 draw with Watford in a frenetic Premier League clash..

May pulls vote on her divorce deal thrusting Brexit into the unknown

British Prime Minister Theresa May abruptly postponed a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal .

Itoje fitness gives England Six Nations boost

Maro Itoje is expected to be fit for the start of the Six Nations in February.

Protests slow French economy

The anti-government protests convulsing France will slow growth to close to a standstill in the final quarter.

Ghosn Nissan formally charged in financial misconduct scandal

Tokyo prosecutors indicted ousted Nissan Motor (7201.T) chairman Carlos Ghosn for under-reporting his income and also officially charged the car maker.

EU court ruling will allow Britain to cancel Brexit

The European Unions top court ruled that the British government may reverse its decision to leave the EU without consulting other member states..

May pushes on with Brexit plan despite calls for vote delay

Theresa May will push ahead with a crucial vote on her European Union exit deal ahead of a crucial House of Commons vote on Tuesday. .

River Plate claim victory in rearranged Copa Libertadores final

River Plate battled back to beat arch Argentine rivals Boca Juniors 3-1 in extra-time in an unforgettable and unique Copa Libertadores final second leg..

New Zealand PM apologises to British family

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern fought back tears as she apologised to the family of a 22-year-old British woman killed while backpacking..

Frances yellow vests continue to clash with police in Paris

More than 130 people have been injured during the protests, and more than 1000 arrested, as the French police used tear gas and water cannons to break up demonstrators..

MPs warn that deadline for Brexit will be missed

A group of MPs in a select committee have warned that the Brexit process "will not be concluded by March 2019", ahead of a vote on the Prime-Ministers withdrawal text..

Body found in search for British tourist in New Zealand

New Zealand police said on Sunday that they believe they found the body of a missing 22-year-old British woman after charging a 26-year-old man with her murder..

Man to be charged with murder of Grace Millane

A 26-year-old man is to be charged with the murder of missing British backpacker Grace Millane..

Asylum order will not be restored after US appeals court verdict

A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a defeat .

China launches probe to dark side of moon

China launched a first probe ever to explore the dark side of the Moon.

Corbyn urges Europe to tackle fake populists

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn urged Europe’s Socialists to challenge the political establishment.

Chinas Xi tell North Korea and United States to meet halfway

Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korea’s foreign minister that he hoped North Korea and the United States could meet each other halfway.

UK inflation expectations at a five year high

The British public’s expectations for inflation in a year’s time have risen to a five-year high.

Labour say they cant rule out Scottish independence vote again

Britain’s opposition Labour party does not rule out allowing another Scottish independence referendum should it be voted into power..

Police in New Zealand have grave concerns for missing British backpacker

Police are releasing a CCTV image as our investigation into the disappearance of 22-year-old English tourist Grace Millane continues..

Etuhu found not guilty of match fixing by Swedish court

Former Premier League soccer player Dickson Etuhu was found not guilty by a Swedish court on of attempting to fix the result of a 2017 .

Britain suspends golden visas

Britain will suspend its top tier investor visas, which require 2 million pounds in investment.

French police expect more violence this weekend

French authorities are worried that another wave of great violence and rioting will be unleashed in Paris this weekend.

O2 confirms technical teams are investigating reports of issues when using data

The mobile company has received several tweets from users struggling to access data.

Economy expected to dominate day three of Brexit debate

A Brexit outcome that left a large segment of the British people feeling betrayed would damage the country more than the small economic cost of Theresa Mays preferred Brexit plan, according to Philip Hammond .

Theresa May says shes listening to concerns about the Irish Backstop

The Prime Minster has battled through another day of Brexit discussions in Parliament.

Southampton announce new manager at the helm

Southampton have appointed Austrian Ralph Hasenhuttl on a 2-1/2 year contract to replace the sacked Mark Hughes as manager, .

CAA to take legal action against Ryanair

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has started enforcement action against Ryanair after strike action this summer..

Earthquake strikes off New Caledonia

A powerful undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 struck off the east coast of New Caledonia in the South Pacific..

City march on after win at Watford

Manchester City were forced to defend deep in the final stages at Watford but ensured their juggernaut kept rolling on with a 2-1 victory..

PM suffers a series of defeats on day one of her Brexit debate

Theresa May suffered defeats at the start of five days of debate over her plans to leave the European Union that could determine the future of Brexit..

Ryanair reaches a deal with German pilots union

Ryanair has reached an agreement on wages and benefits with the main German pilot union that will ensure there is no repeat of strikes..

Britain given chance to remain in the EU

Britain should be allowed to unilaterally revoke its departure notice from the EU, the European Court of Justice has ruled. .

Modric wins Ballon DOr award

Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was named winner of the 2018 Ballon dOr..

Arsenal and Spurs could face non league FA Cup trips

Arsenal could play non-league side Solihull Moors in the FA Cup third round while Tottenham may face fellow minnows Southport..