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August 10, 2018 12:08 AM US Vice President announces new SPACE FORCE launch

ALIENS will need to prepare for the full force of the US military following US Vice President Mike Pence’s announcement of plans to build a new, separate Space Force as a sixth US military service. Speaking at the Pentagon, Mr Pence said he hoped to secure the new service by 2020. The 59-year-old US Vice President claimed a space force was required to ensure 9

August 8, 2018 10:38 PM HOW CAN YOU SEE THE PERSEID METEOR SHOWER THIS YEAR?

Shooting stars will be visible north and south of the equator, though observers in mid-northern latitudes will have the best views, according to NASA. The Perseid meteor shower will reach the beginning of its peak at 4pm (ET) on Sunday the 12th. This will last until 4am on the 13th. As the event coincides with the new moon this year, observers will be treated 8

August 8, 2018 5:03 PM Yellowstone Volcano latest: Big One fears as 153 EARTHQUAKES strike Yellowstone in July

YELLOWSTONE National Park has been struck by a shocking 153 earthquakes during the month of July, sparking fears the ‘Big One’ earthquake or a super volcano could be due. The University of Utah Seismograph Station, which is responsible for the operation and analysis of the Yellowstone Seismic Network, revealed 153 earthquakes hit the Yellowstone National 11

August 8, 2018 4:39 PM Ebola outbreak latest: Health workers receive vaccinations as Congo death toll RISES to 36

AN EBOLA virus outbreak has killed at least 36 people in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and aid agencies have rush to vaccinated health workers as the African nation attempts to halt the deadly virus spreading further. The World Health Organisation (WHO) today confirmed the vaccination process of health workers had begun, after the outbreak 14

August 8, 2018 4:54 AM Iran news: Trump could be FORCED to reconsider Iran sanctions if Europe ‘has backbone’

THE US might be forced to reconsider its trade sanctions policies if Europe can hold its nerve in response to President Donald Trump as he comes down hard on Iran amid trade war fears, a former US politician has stated. Yesterday, President Trump warned that any countries trading with Iran will “not be doing business with the United States” after trade 10

August 7, 2018 5:19 PM RUNNING SCARED: EU officials hold SECRET MEETING on Trump trade war

DONALD Trump’s economic rivals have held a secret meeting in Geneva where they discussed their planned response to US tariffs introduced in the ongoing trade war. The meeting in Geneva was attended by representatives from the EU, Canada, Japan, Mexico and South Korea, with a response to car tariffs high on the agenda and the prospect of launching a lawsuit 10

August 7, 2018 9:58 AM Donald Trump FIRES WARNING to EU: Do trade with Iran and you will NOT do business with US

DONALD Trump has piled pressure on EU leaders by warning them that if they ignore newly imposed sanctions and do business with Iran, they can forget about trading with the United States. Mr Trump has said he would “fully enforce” the measures being reimposed as a result of the US withdrawal from the 2015 JPCA deal aimed at preventing Iran from developing 10

August 6, 2018 12:15 AM You ‘BREAK YOUR OWN RULES’ if you fail to compromise on Brexit

UK MINISTERS have sent an unequivocal message to EU bosses, warning Brussels they will be breaking their own rules if they refuse to come to a compromise in the Brexit negotiations. Senior Whitehall sources said on Saturday night if the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal “we will make clear whose fault it was”. They point to Article 8 of the treaty 11

August 5, 2018 6:58 AM Actor Steven Seagal made special US-Russia envoy

Russia has appointed the US actor Steven Seagal as a special envoy to improve ties with the United States. Born in the US, the martial arts star gained international fame for roles in the 1980s and '90s like Under Siege. He is also one of the Hollywood stars accused by several women of sexual misconduct in the wake of the #MeToo campaign, which he has denied 8

August 3, 2018 4:46 AM Newspaper headlines: More rate rises and Amazon's tax bill

The rise in interest rates is the lead story on the Metro, which also carries a warning from Bank of England governor Mark Carney. The rate has risen by a quarter of a percentage point, from 0.5% to 0.75% - the highest level since March 2009 - and Mr Carney has said there will be further "gradual" and "limited" rate rises to come. The i also leads on the interest 18