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January 16, 2018 12:56 AM The moment RAF Typhoon fighter jets intercept two Russian supersonic 'Blackjack' bombers after being scrambled when the aircraft approached UK airspace

Footage shows the moment two RAF Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled to intercept Russian planes approaching UK airspace this morning. The planes took off from RAF Lossiemouth in Moray on the coast of Scotland just before 9.30am today in Britain's latest military stand-off with Moscow. They were said to have been flying towards two Russian Tu-160 Blackjack 9

January 13, 2018 8:53 PM White House: Trump gets 'in-depth' China trade briefing

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The White House says President Donald Trump has received an "in-depth" briefing on trade with China and its economy. Trump met Saturday in Florida with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Spokeswoman Lindsay Walters says also discussed ongoing talks with Canada and Mexico to renegotiate the North American Free Trade 4

January 13, 2018 7:30 PM 'A clear and present danger to the country and the world': Former nuclear launch officers blast President Trump's 'dangerous' judgments after his 'big and powerful nuclear button' boast

A group of former nuclear launch officers have called President Donald Trump a 'danger to the country and the world' after his recent tweet to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declaring that his nuclear button is 'much bigger & more powerful'. Members of Global Zero, an international nuclear disarmament advocacy group, sent a letter to Congress on Thursday 6

January 12, 2018 10:36 PM North Korea SHOCK warning: Kim 'OUTSMARTS' Trump in latest move, says former US official

NORTH KOREA has “outsmarted” Donald Trump and left America “dangling” following Kim Jong-un’s decision to have diplomatic talks with South Korea, former Pentagon official Michael Maloof has said. North Korea and America have been involved in a war of words in recent months, with Kim Jong-un threatening to attack the US with his nuclear programme 17

January 12, 2018 6:11 PM Pakistan army chief says nation felt "betrayed" by U.S. criticism

ISLAMABAD, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Pakistan's army chief told a top U.S. general the nation "felt betrayed" by criticism that it was not doing enough to fight terrorism, the Pakistani military said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump accused Pakistan of "lies and deceit". U.S. Central Command chief General Joseph Votel told General Qamar Javed Bajwa 7

January 9, 2018 10:59 AM South Korea could CAVE to North Korea after talks to allow Winter Olympics team

NORTH Korea’s proposed entry to South Korea’s Winter Olympics could see Seoul to cave in to Pyongyang with concessions for Kim Jong-un’s warmongering state. South Korea previously banned several North Korean officials from entering the country in response to Pyongyang's ramped-up missile and nuclear tests, conducted despite international pressure 10

January 6, 2018 7:17 AM Twitter will not mute world leaders

Twitter has said it will not block world leaders or remove their “controversial tweets” amid calls to remove US president Donald Trump from the platform. In a blog on Friday, the company said Twitter exists to “serve and help advance the global, public conversation” and therefore would not remove content from elected world leaders. It comes after Mr Trump 6

January 6, 2018 6:02 AM National Nuclear Laboratory employee gets MBE for his services

A Worsley resident has been awarded an MBE for helping the public understand nuclear research. Adrian Bull, external relations director at the National Nuclear Laboratory has been handed an MBE in the 2018 New Year's Honours List. He said: "I was speechless when I heard I was to receive an MBE. It is a tremendous honour and I feel hugely privileged to have had the opportunity 4

January 5, 2018 11:45 AM North Korea: Trump will shoot down missiles over Kim's head before they EVEN reach AMERICA

DONALD TRUMP should shut down North Korea’s nuclear regime by shooting missiles down over Kim Jong-un’s head, Republican congressman Duncan Hunter has said. North Korea has ramped up its nuclear and missile development over the past few months sparking huge fears of war. President Donald Trump has pledged to “take care” of Kim Jong-un’s ruthless regime 24

January 4, 2018 6:26 AM US about to meet 'sudden, CATACLYSMIC end' says Republican Senator in SHOCK claim

THE US is about to meet a “sudden, cataclysmic end” a Senator has claimed in a damning verdict on the American political-economic system. Republican Ron Paul, who ran for President in 2012, has compared the US to the final days of the Soviet Union. In an outburst live on TV the Texas representative argued the years of US dominance on the international 15