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January 3, 2019 4:05 AM Chinese spacecraft is first to land on far side of moon

The far side of the moon is relatively unexplored and the ambitious mission signals China's intention to become a space power. The lunar explorer Chang'e 4 touched down on Thursday morning Beijing time (just before 2.30am GMT), the official China Central Television said. Soon after landing, it transmitted the first "close range" images of the moon's 78

January 2, 2019 11:36 PM Military withdraws anti-drone equipment deployed at Gatwick following pre-Christmas chaos

More than 140,000 people had their travel plans disrupted after multiple drone sightings at the airport. The Army was called in to try to protect the airport after more than 1,000 flights were affected by multiple drone sightings between 19 and 21 December. A Ministry of Defence spokesman confirmed that military hardware had been withdrawn from Gatwick 65

January 2, 2019 5:37 PM World War 3 fears grow as tensions ERUPT between China and US-backed Taiwan

AN EXPERT has warned that armed conflict between China and Taiwan is looking increasingly unlikely - and that US-backed Taiwan is militarily outmatched by its rival. Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday the island would not accept a "one country, two systems" political arrangement with China, while stressing all cross-strait negotiations 109

January 2, 2019 11:57 AM Cuba’s Castro ATTACKS Trump and tells Cubans to prepare for ALL scenarios

CUBA’S former leader Raul Castro urged his fellow citizens to prepare for all scenarios to defend their country’s independence as he accused the US of returning to a policy of confrontation after the distention lived during the Obama administration. Mr Castro, head of the Cuban Communist Party, delivered a speech during the celebration of the 60th anniversary 109

December 27, 2018 3:40 PM Russia WAR GAMES: Putin's troops hold battle simulation against SWARM OF DRONES

VLADIMIR Putin’s Russian military has developed a new battle simulation system to help anti-aircraft gunners shoot down swarms of drones. Tor short-range surface-to-air missile systems, developed by the Soviet Union, are used to shoot down aircraft, helicopters, UAvs and missiles. But engineers found the training simulator also worked for other weapons 96

December 25, 2018 7:45 AM Abbas Edalat: British professor returns to UK after detention in Iran

A British-Iranian academic who was arrested and detained in Iran on security charges has returned to the UK, the Foreign Office has confirmed. Prof Abbas Edalat, who works at Imperial College London, was detained in Tehran in April. The Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran said he was released last week. British-Iranian charity 85

December 22, 2018 10:01 AM Army thwarts NEW drone attack at Gatwick with flights able to resume in just 80 minutes

FLIGHTS have resumed at Gatwick airport after another drone sighting grounded flights for 80 minutes as airport chiefs say the 'military measures' in place ARE working. Flights were temporarily suspended again on Friday night after another confirmed sighting of a drone over the airfield. The airport says “military measures” would ensure the safety of passengers 75

December 22, 2018 1:40 AM BREAKING: Two ARRESTED in connection with Gatwick Airport drone chaos

TWO people have been arrested in connection with the “criminal use of drones” which has caused widespread disruption to flights at Gatwick Airport in Sussex. “Anyone with information about the incident or who may have suspicions about the drone operators is asked to report online or call 101 quoting Operation Trebor. If you see anyone acting suspiciously 52

December 21, 2018 9:42 AM Jeremy Clarkson RAGES at Gatwick Airport drone operator amid chaos: 'Kill him'

JEREMY CLARKSON launched into a vicious rant about the person flying a drone over Gatwick Airport on Twitter as they continued to cause chaos and cancelled flights. Chief executive officer Chris Woodroofe told the BBC the police have not yet found whoever is operating the drones which caused the airport to shut down over a day. “Additional mitigating 75

December 20, 2018 10:10 PM Gatwick Airport news: Pilot REVEALS 'catastrophic' damage drones can cause to planes

GATWICK Airport drones could cause "catastrophic accidents" to planes and helicopters as flying at the right speed they could even "go through the windscreen" of an aircraft, warned UK Captain Dave Smith. Speaking to Sky News, the British Airline Pilots' Association spokesman claimed to have warned the Government to implement new drones regulations as 2017 research 66