Britain is to fight a shock extra £1.7 billion demand towards the EU budget. The bill would add almost a fifth to the UK's annual contribution of £8.6 billion.
A woman who alleges Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli threatened her has spoken out about the incident.
It is claimed the Italian accused her of taking photos of his Ferrari while visiting his biological mother in Wythenshawe, Manchester.
“I hadn’t even taken any pictures. He came and looked through the front window, he was wearing a black beanie hat and he gave me a bit of a fright," the woman told the Manchester Evening News.
“Then when I came to the door he was getting right near me and pointing in my face saying ‘you took pictures of my car’ and I kept telling him ‘I didn’t, I didn’t’.
“Then he said, ‘if you do anything with them, I’ll come back, I’m warning you’, which to me was a direct threat. I don’t care who he is I won’t be threatened like that by anyone, he’s a big guy and it was very frightening.”
The alleged victim's mum added: “When he was at City he’d come round all the time and sit with us, so for him to be so nasty is a shock.”
“We used to cook him eggs, bacon and tomato and now he treats us like this. It’s not on.”
Patrick O'Flynn, MEP for the Eurosceptic Ukip, said: "The EU's budget surcharge is effectively asking UK taxpayers to fork out for the disaster of the eurozone. Totally outrageous."
European Commission spokesperson Patrizio Fiorilli said: "Britain's contribution reflects an increase in wealth, just as in Britain you pay more to the Inland Revenue if your earnings go up."
A Downing Street source made clear the UK will challenge the demand.
The source said: "It's not acceptable to just change the fees for previous years and demand them back at a moment's notice."
David Cameron held talks this evening with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte, who also faces an extra 642 million euro bill, on what steps they can take next.
Ched Evans' aunt has attacked the footballer for not apologising to the victim of the rape for which he was convicted.
Nina Evans, 56, told the Sun: “Ched won’t grasp or listen. He won’t admit he’s done wrong. He’ll never show remorse.”
Ms Evans, who works as an addiction counsellor and sometimes treats rape victims, said she was very disappointed in a video apology her nephew made.
In the video Evans apologised to girlfriend Natasha Massey but did not mention his victim.
“It cut me like a knife. I hoped he’d come to his senses and say the right thing. What about his poor victim? It’s a massive insult to her," Ms Evans said.
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A 26-year-old man from Portsmouth has been charged with the preparation of terrorism acts.
Tuhin Shanesha, from Hudson Road, Southsea, was charged under Section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006 and is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London today.
He was one of four people arrested on suspicion of terror offences across Hampshire and London on October 14.
A 23-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman remain in police custody, while a 29-year-old woman from Greenwich was released without charge.