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September 18, 2018 11:52 PM Project Fear’ claim as police chiefs ring alarms over no-deal

POLICE chiefs were accused of Project Fear tactics yesterday by claiming Britain will be less safe after a no-deal Brexit. The top brass warn it will be “much harder to protect” the public if they lose 40 European Union policing systems. Policing will be set back to before 2004 when the EAW system was launched, the police chiefs said. Instead, forces 7

September 18, 2018 3:29 PM Israel blames Syria for Russian aircrew deaths but 'expresses sorrow'

Israel says Syria is to blame for the deaths of 15 Russian aircrew shot down by Syrian forces after Israel launched an air raid on the city of Latakia. Israel "expressed sorrow" for the deaths but blamed "extensive and inaccurate" Syrian anti-aircraft fire. The Il-20 plane was downed over the Mediterranean Sea on Monday evening. Russia initially blamed 7

September 18, 2018 8:25 AM Russia blames Israel after military plane shot down off Syria

Russia has said Syria shot down one its military planes - but laid the blame for the deaths of the 15 personnel on board with Israel. The defence ministry said Israeli jets forced the Il-20 plane into the path of Syrian air defence systems on Monday after failing to give Moscow enough warning of a strike on Syrian targets. The Il-20 disappeared off the radar 8

September 6, 2018 2:07 PM M&S holding World's Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan

LOCAL branches of M&S have joined forces with Macmillan Cancer Support for the World's Biggest Coffee Morning. M&S stores across North Yorkshire are partnering with Macmillan for the ninth year to support local people living with cancer and help them live life as fully as they can. Customers are invited for a coffee and a slice of cake throughout September 11

September 4, 2018 11:57 AM India bridge collapse: Many feared dead as major Kolkata bridge collapses during rush hour

SEVERAL people are feared dead after the Majerhat Bridge in Kolkata, India collapsed during rush hour traffic. According to local reports, five people have died and 17 are injured after the bidge collapsed at around 4pm local time when a number of vehicles were passing over it. Eight people have been rushed to CMRI Hospital and nine have been rushed 23

September 4, 2018 9:12 AM Nick Ferrari questions Met police chief Cressida Dick while wearing SPITHOOD

Nick Ferrari dons a SPITHOOD to ask Met police chief Cressida Dick why they are not being issued to officers on the beat Radio host Nick Ferrari put on a spithood while questioning the Met Police commissioner over why frontline officers cannot use them. Cressida Dick was answering call-in questions from Londoners when a former officer rang in and questioned 8

August 30, 2018 7:19 PM SpaceX installs bridge that lets astronauts walk to its Crew Dragon rocket

The walkway to orbit: SpaceX installs the bridge astronauts will walk down before blasting off to the International Space Station in its Crew Dragon capsule Elon Musk's rocket company has completed the installation of a Crew Access Arm that will serve as a walkway for astronauts boarding the Crew Dragon capsule. Four astronauts will walk across the futuristic 12 1

August 25, 2018 11:01 PM Hitler's hit list: Nazi plot to execute thousands of Britons

A BOOK containing the names of people to be executed if Hitler conquered Britain was riddled with errors. According to the hit list, a welder from Hull and an enemy of the Third Reich known only as “Kenny” would have been lined up for the firing squad. The Fuhrer’s notorious book had 2,820 names. Some were leading British public figures but new research 7

August 23, 2018 4:11 AM Vandals deface Old Steine war memorial by attempting to remove Palestine

The memorial is dedicated to the service men and woman of Brighton who gave their lives in the two world wars and features war heroes’ home countries. A spokesman for The Royal British Legion said: “We are shocked and saddened to hear of this incident. “War memorials and graves honour the memory of our Armed Forces and deserve to be treated with the utmost 9

August 18, 2018 11:01 PM UK's fearsome Apache helicopters could help London in terror operations

BRITAIN’S fearsome Apache helicopters could assist in counter-terror operations in London under plans being discussed by military chiefs. ● The Apache is 50ft long, has a blade span of 42ft and flies at up to 12,000 feet. ● A tank hunter, it carries rockets, Hellfire missiles and a 30mm chain gun. ● It can operate in any weather, day or night, and classify 14