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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 13

October 29, 2018 2:11 AM Lion Air flight crashes into the sea after taking off from Indonesian capital Jakarta

A search and rescue effort has been launched after the passenger jet lost contact 13 minutes after takeoff on Monday morning. The Boeing 737-800 left the Indonesian capital at 6.20am and was headed north to arrive in Pangkal Pinang, on the island of Bangka, at around 7.20am. It is not clear how many crew and passengers were on board the flight, but Boeing 17

October 21, 2018 11:04 PM Battle of Britain II – David Davis THREATENS EU with NO-FLY zone in MILITANT Brexit attack

DAVID Davis has sparked another “Battle of Britain” as he threatens a no-fly zone for EU planes in UK airspace in a shock move. The former-Brexit Secretary is set to adopt an even more militant attitude towards Brussels as he lashed out at Theresa May and called for a change in tactics to a more uncompromising approach in Brexit negotiations. He hit out for Mrs May’s 13

October 15, 2018 7:01 PM MH370: Man to search 'new Bermuda Triangle' where plane spotted on Google Earth

A MAN is to trek a Cambodian jungle in search of the missing MH370 after a plane was spotted on Google Maps in a mysterious zone home to downed planes - dubbed the new Bermuda Triangle. London-based Ian Wilson believes he spotted the plane on his Google App stranded 60 miles west of Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh. He will embark on the journey through 14

October 15, 2018 12:32 PM Navy F-35 jet trials 'rolling' landing on aircraft carrier

A Royal Navy F-35 fighter jet has conducted the first "rolling" landing on board its newest aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth. The new method of landing differs from the aircraft's usual vertical descent and means the planes can land with a heavier load. BAE Systems test pilot Peter Wilson flew the manoeuvre more than 2,000 times in a simulator before 13

September 26, 2018 1:45 PM Pilot banned after UNBELIEVABLE sex exploits of cabin crew laid bare in diary

A PILOT has been banned from flying for five years after he leaked a secret diary outlining his air hostess wife’s salacious affairs. A scorned husband has been banned from flying by Dutch budget airline Transavia, owned by KLM/Air France, after leaking secrets from his wife’s private diary. The intimate diary was on the 48-year-old mother of two’s computer 17

September 18, 2018 3:29 PM Israel blames Syria for Russian aircrew deaths but 'expresses sorrow'

Israel says Syria is to blame for the deaths of 15 Russian aircrew shot down by Syrian forces after Israel launched an air raid on the city of Latakia. Israel "expressed sorrow" for the deaths but blamed "extensive and inaccurate" Syrian anti-aircraft fire. The Il-20 plane was downed over the Mediterranean Sea on Monday evening. Russia initially blamed 20

September 18, 2018 8:25 AM Russia blames Israel after military plane shot down off Syria

Russia has said Syria shot down one its military planes - but laid the blame for the deaths of the 15 personnel on board with Israel. The defence ministry said Israeli jets forced the Il-20 plane into the path of Syrian air defence systems on Monday after failing to give Moscow enough warning of a strike on Syrian targets. The Il-20 disappeared off the radar 26

September 12, 2018 3:45 AM Libya's Tripoli airport diverts flights after rocket attack

The only working airport in Libya's capital, Tripoli, has diverted flights after it came under rocket fire. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties at Mitiga International Airport after the attack on Tuesday night. The airport had only reopened on Friday following clashes between rival militias. A UN-backed government is nominally in power 11

September 9, 2018 2:47 PM 9/11 attack: New York City subway station reopens after 17 years

A New York City subway station has reopened for the first time since it was destroyed 17 years ago in the 11 September 2001 terrorist attack. Cortlandt Street on the 1 line was buried under debris when the two World Trade Center towers collapsed after hijackers crashed planes into them. On Saturday, people were welcomed into the newly renamed WTC Cortlandt 20