Wednesday, 13 December, 2017

Tag: UK

A MANHUNT is underway for an alleged British fraudster who ‘conned’ English holidaymakers out of thousands of euros. The alleged conwoman, who uses seven different names, is accused of placing dozens of fake holiday rental...

2017 has not been the best year for low-cost travel. The Ryanair mass cancellation debacle and the collapse of Monarch sent prices soaring as remaining heavyweights took adavantage of the lack of competition. As Ryanair gets...

THE EU admire the Brits’ ability to keep calm and carry on, by putting the kettle on, when asked what their favourite trait about British people was. Almost half of Germans, nearly a third of...

The deal means there will be no 'hard border' in Northern Ireland and EU citizens in the UK, and UK citizens in the EU, will see their rights protected and a financial settlement to cover existing debts has been agreed, thought to be in the ballpark of £50 billion, though no official figure has been released. 

THE festive period is here again, with a full diary of Christmas events and office parties. The time of year when you can let your hair down and speak freely and simply blame the...

DAVE Mahon has lost his appeal to have the sentence he received for killing his partner's son reduced.  The 46-year-old was given seven years behind bars for the manslaughter of 23-year-old Dean Fitzpatrick, his stepson,...

LONDON, Scotland and Wales have all demanded the same Brexit deal purportedly being offered to Northern Ireland.  As Theresa May meets with chief EU negotiators in Brussels, rumours are swirling that Northern Ireland could remain...

Missing Spanish masterpiece thought lost forever turns up in British castle,

THE UK will tell the EU it wants to stay in a key aviation safety body, under the indirect jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice, in order to keep planes flying after Brexit. According...

A BRITISH mother has been jailed after she abandoned her three kids to see a bodybuilding competition in Spain.  The woman, 37, left the youngest children, aged 6 and 8, with their brother, 16, in...

THE Muslim population in countries across Europe could triple by 2050, a report has suggested. Finland's Muslim population could increase by more than four times, while the UK could see an increase of 2.65 times in...

There has been no final agreement on a final figure and senior officials think its share of unpaid bills, loans, pensions and other EU liabilities could total between €55bn to €60bn. 

THERE will be another royal wedding next year. It comes after Britain's Prince Harry proposed to his US actress girlfriend Meghan Markle in London earlier this month. Clarence House announced this morning that the pair will...

AN expat wrongly jailed for rapes committed by Brit Mark Dixie has told of his agony after the killer was given two more life sentences. Hotel receptionist and Dutch national Romano van der Dussen, 43,...

SPAIN has said it will have a backup aviation deal with the UK in case of widespread disruption to air travel post-Brexit. Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jorge Toledo said if an EU-UK aviation deal...

A KINAHAN cartel member has been arrested in Spain in relation to the seizure of 1.2 tonnes of cocaine in Granada and San Sebastian earlier this month. The suspect was cuffed during follow-up investigations in...

THE happiest countries in the EU have been revealed in a huge EU-wide poll. A survey by the European Commission asked people to agree or disagree with the statement: ‘You are happy living in the...

A SPANISH source close to the Brexit negotiations has said Gibraltar is heading towards and abrupt exit from the single market. According to the senior government source, the British government has failed to offer any...

AN expat family have slammed slack emergency services after reporting a wildfire near their home. Jo Wright, 51, and son Alex, 16, were shocked when a local police car arrived with three officers and a...

THE EU has signed a pact agreeing to integrate military funding, weapons development and deployment of European defenses. The move has been spurred by US Donald Trump's accusations that EU states don't pay enough into...

RUSSIAN hackers are stealing Brits’ air miles to fund a black market in luxury holidays, a report has found. A report by Flashpoint found that flights, hotels and car-hire are sold at discounts of up...
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GUARDIA Civil have arrested 40 suspects in an anti-drug and money laundering operation covering Girona, Pontevedra, Madrid, Melilla, Malaga and Morocco. Footage released shows cops raiding properties and uncovering 18 cars and 1.2 tonnes of...

THE British public are more divided than ever. And nowhere is this more apparent than in the Brexit debate, which has divided families and opinion across the nation. And thanks to a series of YouGov surveys,...

BRITISH pet owners are growing concerned that if Brexit negotiations fail they will no longer be able to travel to the EU with their pets. If there is no deal then it will indeed be...

FRENCH air traffic controllers have announced they will be joining the nationwide general strike in France on November 16. The strike will begin at 1am on Thursday to protest president Emmanuel Macron's changes to the...
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THE UK Parliament will get to vote on the final Brexit deal before the country leaves the EU, minister David Davis has told MPs. He said the terms of the divorce, including any transition deal...

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