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November 14, 2018 2:20 PM Russia ‘blocked crucial transmissions during NATO exercise’ in Europe

RUSSIAN hackers jammed vital satellite transmissions in a bid to disrupt extensive NATO wargames in Northern Europe, according to security officials from Finland and Norway. The Finnish region of Lapland and northern parts of Norway close to the Russian border were affected by the blackouts with the Norwegian regional airline Widerøe confirming its pilots 63

November 13, 2018 10:06 AM UFOs spotted off Irish coast under investigation

The Irish Aviation Authority is investigating reports of bright lights and UFOs off the south-west coast of Ireland. It began at 06:47 local time on Friday 9 November when a British Airways pilot contacted Shannon air traffic control. She wanted to know if there were military exercises in the area because there was something "moving so fast". The pilot 43

November 13, 2018 2:14 AM World War 3: Russia INTERFERED with GPS during NATO war games, Finland warns

RUSSIA has been accused by the Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä of deliberately interfering with GPS signals during a large-scale NATO military exercise held in Norway in October and November. Moscow was infuriated by the NATO war games, which involved 50,000 troops from 29 NATO countries, as well as Sweden and Finland. Finnish authorities noticed 62

November 12, 2018 9:09 PM Mysterious 'high speed' UFO spooks THREE pilots

A mysterious unidentified flying object - described as a "bright light" and moving at "astronomical speeds" - has baffled officials and sparked alien conspiracy theories. The Irish Aviation Authority have launched an official investigation into the event, after several sightings of the same unexplained object. Incredible audio has been released of the moment 63

November 12, 2018 12:48 PM Russia denies claim it meddled with Finnish GPS during NATO war games

The so-called Trident Juncture was the largest NATO exercise in decades and involved 31 countries - including non-member allies. Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila revealed on Sunday that air navigation services across the country had to issue traffic warnings due to the interruption last week, which is believed to have been deliberate. Norway posted 89

November 12, 2018 4:51 AM UK to sell ‘UNLIMITED’ amount of military equipment to China in MASSIVE rebuke to Trump

A UK DEFENCE company is preparing to sell an “unlimited quantity of goods” to the Chinese military according to reports, including advanced radar technology and tracking systems, in a possible challenge to the Trump administration which has imposed massive sanctions on the country. The revelation was made by the South China Morning Post, based on information 60

November 12, 2018 2:02 AM US economic CRISIS: US will spend more on debt than the MILITARY by 2023, report reveals

THE US will spend more on interest payments for its colossal debt than the military by 2023, according to shocking new figures, raising questions about the long-term stability of the American economy. The worrying figures were released by the Congressional Budget Office which tracks spending by the US government. Last year the US spent $263billion (£203billion) 61

November 11, 2018 8:56 AM 'A II II 18': Franz Ferdinand's prophetic number plate

The number plate of the car carrying Franz Ferdinand when he was shot bears a strange coincidence to the end of the Great War. The prince was shot in his car in Sarajevo on 28 June 1914, which in turn triggered a series of events leading to the First World War. Ferdinand had survived an assassination attempt earlier that same day, escaping a bomb, but was shot when he went to visit 50

November 9, 2018 12:58 PM Theresa May convoy in car crash in Belgium as Prime Minister attends Remembrance memorial

THERESA May’s convoy has been involved in a car crash in Belgium which has left two police officers injured. Beligan Prime Minister Charles Michel was also in the convoy which was involved in the crash. The incident happened on a Belgian motorway as Mrs May and Mr Michel were travelling from a Remembrance event at St Symphorien Military Cemetery in Mons. Two police 26

November 3, 2018 2:35 PM Army to introduce zero-tolerance drugs policy

The Army is introducing a zero-tolerance drugs policy in an effort to ensure "high standards" are maintained, the defence secretary has announced. Gavin Williamson said the use of drugs was "incompatible" with military service, as he announced there would be no more readmissions of former users. Previous rules allowed soldiers sacked for taking illegal 58