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July 19, 2018 1:31 AM China launches five-day MILITARY drills to showcase ability to INVADE Taiwan

CHINA has launched a five-day set of drills to showcase the ability to invade and retake the island of Taiwan, which one local expert believes is a message to the self-ruling island. China’s People's Liberation Army (PLA) announced the manoeuvres through a notice published by the Zhejiang Maritime Safety Administration to warn vessels to avoid a stretch 6

July 18, 2018 2:29 AM Spitfire ace’s remains found in field 75 years after mid-air collision

A SECOND World War pilot’s remains have been found and returned to his family – 75 years after his death. Squadron Leader Daniel Cremin died in a midair smash with another pilot as they tested new Spitfires on a clear moonlit night, an inquest heard. His family were sent a sealed coffin with what were thought to be the remains of the 25-year-old and believed 8

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 9

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 7

July 14, 2018 7:49 AM Barnier brags about EU army as he claims Brexit WON'T SLOW DOWN Brussels' military dream

EU BREXIT chief negotiator Michel Barnier vowed Brexit will not "slow down" the European army dream as he announced members states will give a massive boost to the EU defence fund. Speaking from Washington, the EU negotiator claimed member states will increase their contribution to the EU defence fund, arguing it will automatically benefit NATO efforts 8

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 23

July 13, 2018 6:30 AM Spectacular RAF centenary celebrations at RIAT today

RIAT returns today with a spectacular celebration of the RAF’s centenary. The air show’s regular RAF Experience attraction has been expanded to coincide with the anniversary. More than 300 military and civilian aircraft will be on display and 40 aircraft from RAF stations on show. This will include the Phenom Trainer, the Voyager, used for air-to-air 7

July 9, 2018 7:50 AM Trump to welcome Red Arrows to the US as they fly to America to promote Brexit Britain

DONALD Trump is set to welcome the Red Arrows to the United States as the British daredevils travel across the pond to promote post-Brexit Britain. The iconic red airplanes and their pilots can perfectly showcase British excellence around the world, UK officials believe. A source told the Sun: “The Red Arrows embodies everything that is great about Britain 11

July 8, 2018 3:47 PM 100 aircraft to fly over Buckingham Palace

ONE hundred RAF aircraft will fly across England to celebrate the Royal Air Force’s 100th anniversary, with Buckingham Palace before being the centrepiece of the celebrations on Tuesday. A formation of 100 aeroplanes, one for each year of the RAF, will fly over the palace at exactly 1pm on Tuesday, July 10. The spectacular show will see a range of planes 18

July 8, 2018 5:38 AM The PLAYLIST chosen to impress Trump at Theresa May’s dinner during UK visit REVEALED

THE UK will welcome Donald Trump with a selection of sweet tunes at the black-tie dinner hosted by Theresa May this Thursday as a military band will play him a golden playlist, it has been reported. The songs, which have been drawn up especially for the US President’s dinner with the Prime Minister at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, include music from both the US and the UK. The Prime 17