December 24, 2018 4:49 PM World War 3: Iran says it’s ready for offensive against US as navy ship enters Gulf
IRAN has said Tehran is prepared to respond to any hostile US action after a navy ship entered the Gulf and fears of World War Three heighten. The USS John C. Stennis entered the Gulf on Friday as tensions continue to rise and reach unprecedented levels between Tehran and Washington. A war of words began between the two countries after President Donald 118
December 23, 2018 5:04 PM Indonesia tsunami: Is it safe to travel to Indonesia and Bali? Which areas are affected?
INDONESIA was devastated by a deadly tsunami which struck overnight without warning – but is it safe to travel to Indonesia and Bali and which areas are affected? The tsunami is believed to have been caused by the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano, officials said today. Anak Krakatau is a volcanic island located in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra 118
December 23, 2018 4:16 PM Indonesia volcano eruption map: Where is the volcano erupting? Is Bali affected?
INDONESIA’s latest tsunami is believed to have occurred following an eruption from the Anak Krakatau volcano. But where is the volcano erupting and is Bali affected? At least 222 people have been killed and 843 are injured after the tsunami occurred at at around 9.30pm local time (2.30pm GMT) o Saturday, December 22, government officials confirmed. Members 110
December 23, 2018 1:36 PM Indonesia tsunami 2018 MAPPED: Where did tsunami hit, where is the Ring of Fire?
INDONESIA was hit by a tsunami last night, which has injured at least 843 people and killed 222, including members of the popular Indonesian rock band, Seventeen. But where did the tsunami hit and where is the Ring of Fire? The tsunami wave destroyed hundreds of buildings and homes without any warning overnight. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman at Indonesia's 121
December 23, 2018 7:05 AM Indonesia tsunami: HORRIFYING pictures show destruction caused by freak natural disaster
AT LEAST 168 people have been killed and hundreds injured after a tidal wave smashed into the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java last night, following a powerful volcanic eruption. Authorities are warning the death toll is likely to rise. The tsunami struck yesterday at around 9:30pm local time (2:30am GMT). Pictures taken from the region reveal 108
December 22, 2018 3:53 AM World War 3: Russia tests 'unstoppable' HYPERSONIC missile capable of outpacing US systems
FEARS about the defence of western nations are growing after Russia tested a new hypersonic missile which is too fast to be stopped by any defence measure in the world. A total of ten of the 3M22 Tsirkon anti-ship missiles were tested by the Russian Navy. The news was reported by the state-run Tass Russian News Agency. They were fired at targets several 75
December 21, 2018 10:59 PM British drugs kingpin JAILED in France after MASSIVE 1.3-tonne cocaine seizure
The serial drug dealer, Robert Dawes, rose through the ranks to command a widely feared global network. From Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, Dawes was convicted of drug trafficking offences. The conviction came following a 1.3-tonne cocaine seizure at a Paris Airport, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said. The NCA described the 46-year-old as “one of the most influential 80
December 21, 2018 1:22 PM Mars: Pictures reveal 'winter wonderland' on the red planet
Earth's North Pole is famous for its snowy climes - and for hosting Santa's workshop, of course. But as these pictures reveal, it's not the only planet with snow scenes this holiday season. This is the Korolev crater, near the north pole of Mars, as captured by the European Space Agency (ESA)'s Mars Express mission. The crater is 82km (50 miles) across 87
December 18, 2018 7:56 AM Russia ship crash: Huge Russian cargo boat runs aground at Cornwall
A HUGE Russian cargo ship has run aground off a beach in Cornwall. "The vessel has 18 Russian crew on board. There is no cargo on board. She currently has a list of 5 degrees but there is no report of any pollution. "Tugs are on their way to the vessel and a lifeboat is standing by at the scene. The Falmouth Coastguard Rescue Team have cordoned off an area around 85
December 17, 2018 2:56 AM Workplace reforms 'will protect gig economy workers'
Workers on zero-hour contracts, agency employees or "gig economy" workers are to be better protected by a package of workplace reforms, the government says. Under new legislation to be introduced on Monday, staff would have to be told details of their rights from their first day in a job, including eligibility for paid and sick leave. Workers would also be given 81