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July 16, 2018 11:20 PM I was not a Darth Vader bully insists police chief

ONE of Britain’s most senior police officers has stressed his force was with him after a hearing was told staff branded him “Darth Vader”. Simon Byrne – suspended as Cheshire Chief Constable last year – is accused of being “volatile” and a “bully”. It is claimed he “displayed a short temper and engaged in angry outbursts and aggressive attacks upon subordinate 6

July 16, 2018 5:41 PM WHO WAS TSAR NICHOLAS II?

He ruled from 1 November 1894 to 15 March 1915, when he was forced to leave his position and abdicate. His reign coincided with the demise of the once great powers of the world, resulting in economic and military collapse. Many Soviet historians portray Nicholas as a weak and incompetent leader whose decisions led to military defeats and the deaths of millions 8

July 16, 2018 9:44 AM Amesbury novichok victim's brother says nerve agent was 'found in perfume bottle'

Charlie Rowley, who is recovering in hospital, is said to have told his sibling he picked up the container before falling ill. Matthew Rowley said his brother Charlie, who is conscious but seriously ill after he was exposed to the poison, told him he picked up the container. Salisbury MP John Glen told BBC radio the couple may have come into contact 5

July 16, 2018 8:54 AM EU immigration to Britain falls to five-year low, say ONS figures

According to the first data for a full calendar year since the Brexit vote an estimated 101,000 more people arrived in the UK from the bloc than left in 2017. It is the lowest for any 12-month period since the year to March 2013, when it stood at 95,000. Overall net long-term migration, including arrivals and departures of non-EU nationals, was about 6

July 16, 2018 1:56 AM Syria accuses 'ENEMY' Israel of launching 'MISSILE ATTACK' on military outpost in Aleppo

SYRAIN STATE media has accused Israel of bombing a military position in Aleppo province on Sunday evening, in what would be a rare Israeli attack so far north in Bashar al Assad’s war-torn nation. State news agency SANA, citing a military source, said the missile hit near a strategic air base. They said in a statement missiles struck near Neirab military 6

July 15, 2018 2:44 PM Wimbledon 2018: GB's Jack Draper beaten by Tseng Chun-hsin in boys' final

Britain's Jack Draper lost to Taiwanese top seed Tseng Chun-hsin in a gripping boys' singles final at Wimbledon. Draper, hoping to become the first British boys' champion since 1962, was beaten 6-1 6-7 (2-7) 6-4 by fellow 16-year-old Tseng. Watched by a packed Court One, who were vocal in support for the young Briton, Draper gave himself hope by taking 9

July 13, 2018 6:11 PM COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF: Donald Trump inspects UK military during Sandhurst visit

DONALD Trump met the cream of Britain’s military when he was taken on a tour of the UK’s officer training college Sandhurst. Theresa May introduced the US President to members of Britain’s elite service the SAS and cadets training to be the next generation of army officers. The two also were treated to a military display of training exercises and Chinook 20

July 13, 2018 11:28 AM Richard Bacon pneumonia: Star been in induced coma for over a WEEK, sister confirms

RICHARD BACON has been in an induced coma since last Thursday following a diagnosis of pneumonia, his sister, Juliet, revealed in an Instagram post today. The former Blue Peter star has been in hospital for more than a week after he said he was diagnosed with pneumonia. The 42-year-old was taken to hospital eight days ago after becoming ill on a flight 8

July 13, 2018 9:32 AM Lucy Verasamy Instagram: ITV weather star flaunts toned pins in thigh-skimming dress

LUCY VERASAMY put on a very leggy display on Instagram as she revealed she’s a fan of Love Island by showing off her new water bottle. The weather presenter uploaded a picture to her Instagram story behind the scenes at ITV news. The beauty looked sensational in a red summery dress which featured a stunning floral design. Lucy, 37, showed off her toned 8

July 12, 2018 4:47 AM Donald Trump has a 'distaste for German-run EU' giving BOOST to HARD-Brexit case

BREXITEERS are still hopeful for a hard Brexit as Donald Trump could show support for a clean break from the "German-run EU" when he visits Britain this week, according to sources. Close allies of Donald Trump claim the President holds positive thoughts towards a hard Brexit deal and he may break his silence on the matter if the opportunity arises 11