It’s going to be a Halloween Brexit – literally

European Union leaders have come to a consensus to grant the UK a six-month extension to Brexit, after five hours of discussions in Brussels. The new deadline – 31st October – liberates everyone from the prospect of the UK having to leave the EU without a deal on Friday, as MPs are to this day […]

Storm Gareth batters UK with heavy rain and gales

Storm Gareth’s strong winds and heavy rain have been causing disruption, with rail and road links across the country affected. The British Met Office issued two yellow warnings for high winds covering Northern Ireland, Wales, most of England and the west coast of Scotland. Winds of over 120kmph were seen widely across western parts of […]

Maltese conman jailed over €100m shipping scam

A Maltese conman who posed as a multi-millionaire with links to the Vatican to defraud €100 million from an international shipping company has been jailed for eight years. Paul Sultana, 51, claimed his uncle was the Pope’s secretary and promised annual returns of 1,200 per cent by using the pontiff’s secret trading platform. Southwark Crown […]