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October 18, 2018 10:20 AM 'Mad cow disease' in Aberdeenshire farm after BSE confirmed

A case of BSE - so-called mad cow disease - has been confirmed at a farm in Aberdeenshire. Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing said a movement ban was now in place on the unnamed farm. Investigations are under way to identify the origin of the disease - the first in Scotland in 10 years - which was found after an animal died. Chief Veterinary Officer 8

October 16, 2018 9:01 PM China to launch ‘artificial moon’ into SPACE to replace STREET LIGHTS

CHINA is set to launch an artificial moon into space in 2020 with the aim to replace street lights, as the communist country’s space programme becomes increasingly more powerful. China is two years away from sending a lighting satellite to space, according to Wu Chunfeng, chairman of space contractor Chengdu Aerospace Science and Technology Microelectronics 7

October 15, 2018 1:30 PM World War 3: Russian MP boasts TERRIFYING new defence system can ‘SHUT DOWN WHOLE PLANET'

A RUSSIAN MP has boasted the country’s terrifying defence system proposal could “shut down the whole planet” and destroy “every military jet”. World War 3 fears are growing after the particularly sabre-rattling comments by nationalist lawmaker Vladimir Zhirinovsky. Mr Zhirinovsky said Russia now possessed, or was preparing, S-600 and S-700 missile defence 6

October 14, 2018 1:47 PM World War 3: Iran brands US most hostile in 40 YEARS as Trump team branded ‘SPITEFUL’

THE US government is the most hostile and “spiteful” it has been in 40 years, Iran’s president declared today. President Hassan Rouhani said the current administration is seeking a “regime change” as tensions have increased between the two countries after US President Donald Trump withdrew its nuclear deal with Iran in May. He said in a speech broadcasted 10

October 13, 2018 3:10 AM Melania Trump explains why she wore 'I don't care' jacket

FIRST Lady Melania Trump has explained why she wore a coat emblazoned with the slogan “I don’t care” when she visited migrant children at the US-Mexico border in June. The jacket caused wide-spread controversy, with some accusing her of not caring about children stuck in the US immigration system, while others believed it was a dig at her husband’s hard-stance 34

October 6, 2018 1:55 PM WW3 FEARS: 'GENUINE DANGER' of Putin launching THIS shock attack – ex-UK envoy to Russia

There is a "genuine danger" of Russia instigating a global war, according to the former UK ambassador to Russia, with Vladimir Putin on the edge of a "major confrontation". Vladimir Putin's threats to the West could quickly spiral out of control and unleash a catastrophic world war, according to the former UK ambassador to Russia. Speaking to John Humphrys 7

October 5, 2018 2:26 PM World War 3 warning as India buys RUSSIAN missile system DESPITE US sanctions

INDIA has bought a £3.8 billion shipment of missile equipment from Russia, risking US sanctions and fresh global conflict with China. Experts fear India is flexing its military muscles as Mr Modi stands up to China’s People Liberation Army and Beijing's influence around the Indian Ocean. "The S-400 range would enable India to track aircraft beyond its borders 7

October 5, 2018 9:44 AM Nobel Peace Prize for anti-rape activists Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to campaigners against rape in warfare Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege. Ms Murad is a Yazidi woman who was tortured and raped by Islamic State militants and later became the face of a campaign to free the Yazidi people. Mr Mukwege is a Congolese gynaecologist who, along with his colleagues, has treated tens of thousands 8

October 4, 2018 11:01 AM Car-chase thriller will help drive Glasgow's economy

A high-octane Hollywood car movie is about to screech into Glasgow – delivering a million-pound bonus to city businesses. Universal Pictures have chosen the city’s grid system of streets as a setting for Hobbs and Shaw, a spin-off from the Fast and the Furious series. This time, director David Leitch will oversee three days of day-time filming in more central 7

October 2, 2018 5:59 PM 'It doesn’t cut both ways!' MP warns EU over threat to expel UK from Galileo programme

BREXITEER MP Andrew Bridgen has hit out at the European Union for threatening to kick out the United Kingdom from the Galileo satellite programme after Brexit. The Tory backbencher warned the European Union “it doesn’t cut both ways” after the Brussels bloc threatened to cut Britain out of the Galileo satellite programme despite a £1billion financial 11