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September 21, 2018 1:18 AM Only WAR can stop China in the South China Sea

ONLY war can stop China controlling the South China Sea, where it is currently building up bases on artificial reefs, according to a shocking warning from a top US Admiral. The assessment was made by Admiral Davidson who currently leads the US Indo-Pacific Command, putting him in charge of US armed forces in the region. Speaking to the Senate Armed Services 6

September 20, 2018 11:47 PM Glasgow panto wars for stars of Two Doors Down

ELAINE C SMITH has fired the first salvo in her panto war with friendly rival Jonathan Watson. The old pals, who work together on BBC Two sitcom Two Doors Down, are vying for a slice of the Glasgow box office. While Smith stars in Aladdin at the King’s Theatre, Watson teams up with Still Game’s Gavin Mitchell for Cinderella, playing the Ugly Sisters 7

September 20, 2018 12:35 PM Gooners delight: Jeremy Corbyn vows to boycott Arsenal matches

More on Jeremy Corbyn’s obsession with the world’s one Jewish state. The story goes that the Labour leader mired in accusations of antisemitism was so upset by Arsenal FC’s 2006 deal with the Israeli tourist board he wanted fans to boycott the club. Corbyn is, of course, an Arsenal fan. So did he boycott any matches? Corbyn has voiced his support for BDS – the movement 9

September 20, 2018 11:15 AM McDonald's, Wetherspoon and TGI Fridays workers plan strike

Staff will simultaneously walk out from the three restaurant chains on 4 October before a rally in London's Leicester Square. Staff from McDonald's, JD Wetherspoon and TGI Fridays will simultaneously walk out of their restaurants and pubs on 4 October, and gather for a rally at London's Leicester Square. They are also protesting against the lack of trade 8

September 18, 2018 5:31 PM Trump's trade war with China 'could last 20 YEARS' warns China's second-richest man

THE escalating trade war between the United States and China, which yesterday saw President Donald Trump unveil a fresh tariff package totalling more than £150billion ($200billion), could last another 20 years, Jack Ma, China’s second-richest man and the founder of the Alibaba multinational conglomerate has said. But he warned Mr Trump while he might 10

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 10

September 18, 2018 7:37 AM US imposes new tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

The US is imposing new tariffs on $200bn (£150bn) worth of Chinese goods as it escalates its trade war with Beijing. These will apply to almost 6,000 items, marking the biggest round of US tariffs so far. Handbags, rice and textiles will be included, but some items expected to be targeted such as smart watches and high chairs have been excluded 12

September 18, 2018 5:27 AM Russia blames Israel after plane shot down in Syria 'friendly-fire' incident

The aircraft was coming into land at a base in Syria when it is said to have been downed by air defence missiles. It said Israeli jets attacking targets nearby had "used the Russian plane as a cover, exposing it to fire from Syrian air defences". Russia's defence ministry said the aircraft, carrying 15 servicemen, disappeared from radar 22 miles (35km) off Syria 12

September 17, 2018 2:01 PM D-Day veteran Harry Read, 94, skydives for first time since WW2

A 94-year-old D-Day veteran has completed his first parachute jump since 1944. Harry Read, from Bournemouth, was a wireless operator in the 6th Airborne Division when he jumped into Normandy in the early hours of 6 June 1944. Now 74 years on and the war veteran has completed a training jump from Old Sarum airfield in Wiltshire to raise money for the Salvation 8

September 16, 2018 8:06 AM Protestor who mocked Rees-Mogg’s children SHAMED as own daughter CONDEMNS ‘harmful’ stunt

THE daughter of the protestor who launched a hateful tirade against Jacob Rees-Moggs children this week has accused the Class War activist of ignoring his own kids. Josephine Bone has utterly condemned her father Ian Bone’s actions, lambasting him for having no real political beliefs and just loving confrontation. Ms Bone, a mother-of-two, told The Mail on Sunday 6