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January 15, 2019 2:27 AM WW3 THREAT: China develops ‘impenetrable’ system too strong for hypersonic missiles

A TOP Chinese defence strategist claims to have created an “Underground Steel Great Wall” defence to nullify the threat of future hypersonic weapons destroying their arsenal. Qian Qihu, 82, won the prestigious 2018 State Preeminent Science and Technology Award due to his contributions to national defence for the system which he described as the country's 192

January 13, 2019 5:06 PM Elise Christie wins European 1000m bronze a day after claiming short track skating silver

Britain's Elise Christie won her second European Short Track Championship medal in as many days with 1000m bronze. Christie won 1500m silver on Saturday on her solo racing comeback following the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, where she injured ankle ligaments. Russia's Sofia Prosvirnova won 1000m gold as France's Tifany Huot Marchand took silver 128

January 11, 2019 5:02 PM World War 3 FEARS: Turkey REFUSES to reject deal with Russia

TURKEY has ignored the ultimatum issued by the US over a deal with Russia, further stirring tensions between Ankara and Washington. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan refused to ditch the agreement struck with Moscow over the purchasing of S-400 air defence systems. Washington told Turkey in September 2018 the precondition for buying American-made 123

January 11, 2019 3:35 AM China to be world LARGEST economy by 2030

THE US will lose its place as the world’s biggest economy by 2030, falling below China and India, according to a new report. The study was produced by UK banking firm Standard Chartered. Britain, France, Italy and Canada are all predicted to fall out of the world’s top 10 economies. They will be overtaken by Turkey, Brazil and Egypt which are forecast 139

January 10, 2019 2:38 PM Turkey FURY at US over bid to block Russian fighter jets purchase

TURKEY has reacted with outrage after the US tried to stop it from buying a high-tech missile system from Russia. Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had threatened to launch another operation in Syria targeting the US-backed Syrian Kurdish militia, which Turkey regards as a terrorist group. Turkish officials had a tense meeting this week with Trump’s 158

January 8, 2019 5:10 PM World War 3: Russia invasion? Putin's troops begin military patrols to 'secure' Syria

VLADIMIR Putin has seemingly increased his presence in Syria and instructed soldiers to routinely patrol specific areas following Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw American troops, video footage shows. “Our task is to ensure security in the one and control the position and movements of armed groups.” The civil war in Syria has been a prevalent topic 119

January 7, 2019 10:46 PM Orthodox Christmas 2019: When do Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas?

ORTHODOX Christians celebrate Christmas on a different day compared to other Christians, but when is the celebration of Christ’s birthday in Orthodox countries? While many Christians celebrate Christmas on December 25, there are some Orthodox Christians who celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ in January. Orthodox Christians in central and eastern Europe 125

January 7, 2019 3:25 AM World War 3 fears SURGE as China tests MASSIVE 'mother of ALL bombs' in challenge to US

CHINA has tested its largest non-nuclear bomb, nicknamed the ‘Mother of All Bombs’, which is designed to obliterate fortified targets and could be up to 20 feet long. According to Afghan officials, between 32 and 92 Isis fighters were killed, though as they were buried an official casualty count was not conducted. According to Mr Wei’s analysis the Chinese 150

January 6, 2019 4:03 PM World War 3: Iran and Russia join forces for joint war games in Caspian Sea

IRAN and Russia are preparing to hold joint naval exercises in the Caspian Sea for “peace and stability”, says the commander of the Iranian navy. Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi has been quoted by semi-official news agency Mehr as saying the two countries are planning “war games” that will be implemented in the “near future”. Iran and Russia have held several 133

January 4, 2019 3:56 PM Neil Jones: ‘Why do you always blame me?’ Katya Jones HITS OUT at Strictly star

NEIL JONES and his wife Katya Jones have been enjoying the festive period with family but things certainly came to head in a recent video clip. She said: "Now it's all fun and that for him, and now I'm left to do the dishes and the cleaning up. Of course, of course, that's what housewives do." However, in a third clip the couple revealed the results 87