PARTY'S OVER: IRELAND THREATENS REVELERS WITH FINES AND JAIL TIME

DUBLIN - People who host house parties in breach of Ireland's national lockdown face potential fines of up to €2,500 and six months...

VATICAN REBUTS US PROTESTS OVER CHINA DEAL

ROME - The Vatican has renewed a controversial agreement with China despite intense opposition from the U.S. government. In a climate...

 
 
 

SCOTLAND TO INTRODUCE FIVE-LEVEL CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS

Scotland will introduce a new five-level system of restrictions to help contain the coronavirus, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced...

SLOVENIAN PM: GO TRUMP!

The prime minister of Slovenia has tweeted his endorsement for Donald Trump ahead of November's election. On Friday, the day after...

 
 
 

MEPS KEEP VEGGIE BURGERS ON MENU BUT DAIRY SUBSTITUTES FACE RESTRICTIONS

The “veggie burger” has survived - but “cheese substitutes” aren't as lucky. EU lawmakers decided not to ban the use of meat-related...

FRENCH MINISTER ACCUSES MAYORS OF GIVING IN TO ‘POLITICAL ISLAM' OVER SWIMMING POOLS

PARIS - France's finance minister on Friday accused some mayors of giving in to “political Islam” because they allow women-only hours...

 
 
 

MARCUS RASHFORD'S ALTERNATIVE GOVERNMENT

LONDON - Is Marcus Rashford Boris Johnson's most dangerous political rival? While the British prime minister has faced accusations...

VEGGIE BURGERS SURVIVE EU VOTE

EU lawmakers voted Friday not to prohibit the use of meat-related names for plant-based meat subsitutes such as “veggie burgers” and...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS ‘CIRCUIT-BREAKER' MODEL TESTS POLITICAL NERVE

Governments grappling with soaring infection rates are gambling on short, sharp lockdowns to regain control of COVID-19 and avoid open-ended...

CZECH PM CALLS ON HEALTH MINISTER TO RESIGN OVER CORONAVIRUS RULES BREACH

PRAGUE - Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš on Friday asked his health minister, Roman Prymula, to resign after the head of the country's...

 
 
 

BELGIUM IMPOSES NEW CORONAVIRUS CURBS ON SPORTS, LEISURE AND STUDENTS

Belgium will cancel non-urgent operations and impose a ban on spectators at professional sporting events, as well as curbs on university...

BERNIE SANDERS MAKES A PLAY FOR BIDEN LABOR SECRETARY

Sen. Bernie Sanders is hoping to be a part of Joe Biden's potential administration and has expressed a particular interest in becoming...

 
 
 

CHEESE SEALS THE DEAL AS UK AND JAPAN SIGN ‘HISTORIC' TRADE PACT

Trade Secretary Liz Truss will present Japanese foreign minister Toshimitsu Motegi with a jar of British Stilton cheese to go along...

TRUMP COMES OUT STRONG. BUT IS IT TOO LATE?

Had Donald Trump debated three weeks ago the way he did Thursday, he might be in a better place. His defense of his handling of the...

 
 
 

LABOR UNIONS SET OUT UK STATE AID DEMANDS

LONDON - The government must stop “pointing the finger at the EU” over state aid and invest in industries in need of help amid the...

UK CONSERVATIVES PONDER GLOBAL TRADE REBOOT

LONDON - Post-Brexit Britain must soon decide how active to be in shaping global trade - and it won't be short of advice about how...

 
 
 

ITALY'S WASTED SUMMER

Alberto Mingardi is director general of Istituto Bruno Leoni in Milan, an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, an associate professor...

When dogs are more powerful than politicians

WHEN DOGS ARE MORE POWERFUL THAN POLITICIANS

Welcome to Declassified, a weekly column looking at the lighter side of politics. Now we know the most powerful lobby group in Belgium....

 
 
 

VON DER LEYEN FACES UNREST IN OWN PARTY RANKS

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is facing growing discontent within her own political family, accused of being too...

TOP COUNCIL OFFICIAL TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

Council Secretary-General Jeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen, the top civil servant who huddles with EU leaders during their highest-level summit...

 
 
 



Presidential debate: Joe Biden calls the Proud Boys 'the poor boys'

Presidential debate: Joe Biden calls the Proud Boys 'the poor boys'

Joe Biden suffered yet another verbal gaffe during the second presidential debate Thursday night when he wrongly referred to far-right group the Proud Boys as 'the poor boys.' Read more ...

Renault warned after Ricciardo tyre mix-up

Renault warned after Ricciardo tyre mix-up

Renault have received a warning after using an erroneous tyre on Daniel Ricciardo 's car during the FP2 Pirelli 2021 prototype test at the Portuguese Grand Prix. The first 30... Read more ...

Manchester City's flight to London REROUTED after problem with plane's...

Manchester City's flight to London REROUTED after problem with plane's anti-skid braking system

Sportsmail understands an issue with the anti-skid braking system on board meant Manchester City's plane - carrying the squad and backroom staff - had to divert on Friday evening. Read more ...

Strictly's Neil Jones' 'cheating' girlfriend poses nude to mark birthday

Strictly's Neil Jones' 'cheating' girlfriend poses nude to mark birthday

Luisa - who allegedly cheated on Neil days after he entered the Strictly 'bubble' ahead of the new BBC series - was treated to a luxe hotel stay by her beau for her birthday Read more ...

Boogaloo Bois member charged over Minneapolis police precinct shooting

Boogaloo Bois member charged over Minneapolis police precinct shooting

Ivan Harrison Hunter, 26, was charged by federal prosecutors on Friday for traveling across state lines on May 28 in what authorities have described as a coordinated attack to... Read more ...

First murder hornet nest in US is found in Washington state after trackers...

First murder hornet nest in US is found in Washington state after trackers were attached to bugs 

Washington State Department of Agriculture said entomologists discovered the Asian giant hornet nest in Blaine, Whatcom County, near the US-Canada border. Read more ...

Stroll, Verstappen ‘clear air' after Portimao clash

Stroll, Verstappen ‘clear air' after Portimao clash

Lance Stroll revealed he and Max Verstappen had “cleared the air” following their collision during FP2 for the Portuguese Grand Prix. The incident brought out the red flags for... Read more ...

Schools reminded to provide ‘nutritious' food after MPs reject free meal plan

Schools reminded to provide ‘nutritious' food after MPs reject free meal plan

The Government sent headteachers a letter reminding them about the importance of hot school meals Headteachers were left ‘fuming' when the Department of Education sent them a... Read more ...

100 groups giving kids free meals as cruel Tories reject Marcus Rashford's call

100 groups giving kids free meals as cruel Tories reject Marcus Rashford's call

Hundreds of businesses, many who are struggling themselves, have pledged to help feed hungry children this half term after the government rejected the footballer's call for... Read more ...

What channel is Aston Villa v Leeds on? Kick off time, live stream and...

What channel is Aston Villa v Leeds on? Kick off time, live stream and latest team news

Aston Villa are seeking a fifth straight league win of the season when they welcome Leeds United to Villa Park on Friday night. Villa have romped through their opening Premier... Read more ...