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December 20, 2018 8:45 PM Gatwick drone chaos: IT'S BACK! Airport could remain CLOSED TOMORROW as drone returns

GATWICK Airport will remain closed for the foreseeable future “including tomorrow”, its chief executive has warned as the drone chaos shows no sign of abating. Gatwick Airport’s Stewart Wingate said this evening no flights were possible for the time being due to the drone, or drones, being periodically being flown over the airfield. He said: “Regrettably 51

December 19, 2018 6:03 PM Loch Ness Monster mystery SOLVED? Historian’s NEW photo APPROVED by sightings register

A GRAINY image of a bird-like creature with a four-foot long neck has led a top military historian to announce the mystery of the Loch Ness Monster has finally been solved. Ricky D Phillips was in the middle of conducting a tour of the famous Scottish loch when a beast with a long neck matching the description of the mystical creature emerged out of the freezing 63

December 15, 2018 12:08 AM Nigerian military lifts Unicef ban after 'spy' row

Nigeria's military has revoked its earlier decision to suspend activities of the UN children's agency Unicef in the north-east of the country. The military said this came after "extensive deliberations" during emergency talks with Unicef officials. Earlier on Friday, the army had accused the agency of spying for Islamist militants in the restive region 55

December 14, 2018 12:31 PM British Army CRIPPLED by recruitment problems as private firm Capita comes under fire

BRITISH Army outsourcing firm Capita is crippling the military by missing targets by 30 percent - despite hiking the cost of its contract with the Ministry of Defence by an eye-watering £182million. It was supposed to deliver savings of £267million annually, and of that the Army estimates Capita has achieved a minuscule £25million over a six-year period 71

December 14, 2018 8:20 AM Russia to launch military satellite IN WEEKS

RUSSIAN defence chiefs are preparing to boost their military capabilities with the launch of the new-generation Meridian satellite in the New Year. Officials said the satellite would be taken into orbit on a Soyuz-2 carrier rocket from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in the first quarter of 2019. A source said: "The spacecraft is expected to be brought to Plesetsk 98

December 13, 2018 6:54 PM Emily Atack: Inbetweeners star goes braless in boob-baring dress for red carpet RETURN

EMILY ATACK has only been home for a matter of hours after reaching the final of I’m A Celebrity 2018, but tonight The Inbetweeners star turned heads for all the right reasons at The Sun Military Awards. Emily Atack risked flashing too much as she went for a sexy black dress for The Sun Military Awards 2018 in London this evening, following the final 44

December 13, 2018 6:43 PM World War 3 fears as Turkey begins MILITARY OPERATIONS against US-backed Kurdish fighters

TURKEY will launch a new military operation in Syria against the US-backed Kurdish militia, according to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, sparking fresh fears of World War 3. “Our partners in the US led coalition are well aware of these Turkish moves because a Turkish attack against us can also impact the US efforts to defeat terrorists.” Turkey and the United 79

December 13, 2018 3:56 AM US brands Russia ‘CORRUPT’ over Venezuela bombers, Russia HITS BACK at ‘hypocritical’ US

RUSSIA has hit back at the US over military spending, after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of corruption and of wasting public money aiding Venezuela. Mr Pompeo’s scorn came after Putin sent two nuclear-capable bombers to Caracas on Monday. He sent two Tu-160 bombers, along with an Antonov An-124 military transport aircraft and an Ilyushin 78

December 11, 2018 10:40 AM Russia knocks UK into third place of worldwide arms sales

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said the US topped the list, with 57% of total arms sales in 2017. The SIPRI Top 100, an index of the largest arms-producing and military services companies in the world, placed France fourth, with 5.3%. The size of China's arms industry is not included in the report as the data is not available 38

December 10, 2018 9:52 AM Russia OVERTAKES the UK in global arms sales showcasing military power

RUSSIA has overtaken the UK as the world’s second largest arms producer demonstrating its increased military capabilities, a leading research group has found. Britain has slipped to third place for the first time since 2002 after Moscow “experienced significant growth” in recent years. The US comfortably maintained top spot with sales worth $226.6bn (£178bn) in 2017 according 89