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January 16, 2019 6:06 AM REVEALED: How Iran uses SECRET ‘tunnels and underground sites’ to conceal NUCLEAR missiles

IRAN is “digging tunnels and building underground facilities for sensitive security and military initiatives in the pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles”, a chilling document has claimed. The explosive claim was made in an official Iranian Resistance paper, produced by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI). The NCRI document 527

January 15, 2019 2:27 AM WW3 THREAT: China develops ‘impenetrable’ system too strong for hypersonic missiles

A TOP Chinese defence strategist claims to have created an “Underground Steel Great Wall” defence to nullify the threat of future hypersonic weapons destroying their arsenal. Qian Qihu, 82, won the prestigious 2018 State Preeminent Science and Technology Award due to his contributions to national defence for the system which he described as the country's 176

December 21, 2018 1:56 PM Christmas traffic: Where to avoid on the roads and rail

The Christmas getaway means congested roads and cancelled trains. Drivers have been warned of possible delays of nearly two hours as millions of cars take to the motorways. But where should you avoid and at what times will traffic be busiest? Traffic experts expect Friday afternoon to be busy as shoppers, commuters and people trying to go away for Christmas 89

December 17, 2018 8:43 AM Christmas travel news: Experts reveal drivers face CHAOS on THESE major roads

MILLIONS of travellers face a Christmas getaway hell on Britain’s road and rail networks. Motorists face "significant congestion on major roads" with the M25, M6 and M40 likely to be very busy. An estimated 20 million journeys are set to be made on UK roads this week. And on the railways, commuters’ festive misery will deepen with replacement bus services 62

November 8, 2018 9:41 AM Dyson wins ruling over vacuum cleaner tests

Dyson, the household appliance maker, has won a legal battle over energy labelling laws for its vacuum cleaners in the European courts. The UK engineering firm claimed tests to assess the efficiency of vacuum cleaners favoured rivals' models. The company, which has been pursuing legal action over the issue since 2013, said the ruling was "a win for consumers" 40

October 29, 2018 6:05 PM Virgin Money owner CYBG‎ faces new salvo in SME loans fight

All Square Finance and RGL Management will say that they have joined forces in a fight over loan mis-selling, Sky News learns. Sky News understands that CYBG, which owns the Clydesdale and Yorkshire banking networks, is being targeted by a group comprising two specialist claims management firms which plan to seek hundreds of millions of pounds in compensation 117

October 18, 2018 4:09 PM ‘No British jobs at risk’ says Jaguar Land Rover despite row over Slovakia factory

BOSSES at Jaguar Land Rover have reaffirmed their commitment to the British economy after it was reported the car firm was opening a plant in Slovakia at the same time their Solihull factory faced a temporary shut-down. A number of politicians reacted angrily yesterday after the European Union agreed to give Britain’s biggest carmaker more than £100million 36

October 9, 2018 5:42 AM Facebook faces backlash over £7.4m UK tax bill on sales of £1.3bn

Labour MP Margaret Hodge says it is "absolutely outrageous that Facebook's UK tax bill is 0.62% of their revenue". Documents released on Monday showed the company paid a net £7.4m in corporation tax last year after an £8.4m credit for staff share awards cut the total from £15.8m. Facebook had booked a 7.5% increase in pre-tax profits to £62.8m on revenues 106

October 2, 2018 3:26 PM After 50 years, New York fixes typo in bridge's name

It was an engineering marvel when it opened in the 1960s, but the Verrazzano-Narrows bridge has been spelt wrong ever since. The Verrazzano-Narrows bridge was named after Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano, the first European explorer to sail into New York Harbor in 1524. The bridge, which connects Brooklyn with Staten Island, was opened in the 1960s and was the world's 52

September 18, 2018 8:20 AM Celia Barquín: European golf champion murdered in Iowa

A man has been charged with murder, hours after prominent Spanish golfer Celia Barquín Arozamena was found dead on an Iowa golf course. Barquín, 22, won the European Ladies' Amateur championship in July and was a leading student athlete at Iowa State University. Golfers at the Coldwater Golf Links in Ames discovered an unattended golf bag on the course 54