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March 15, 2018 1:49 AM World War 3: Theresa May sends WARSHIPS to combat ‘Russia THREAT’ in MILITARY DRILLS

THERESA MAY has sent Navy warships to take part in a large-scale military drill in a desperate effort to combat “increasingly aggressive military activity”, it has been revealed. The military exercise is being led by NATO forces and will be conducted off the coast of Sicily. Dubbed “Dynamic Manta 2018”, the operation will involve the US and the UK along 10

March 15, 2018 12:01 AM ‘UK has chosen CONFRONTATION’ Putin issues WW3 warning over Russian spy attack row

VLADIMIR Putin's foreign ministry in Russia has hit back at Theresa May's decision to expel Russian diplomats from the UK warning that Prime Minister has chosen "confrontation" with Moscow as tensions soar. Russia's foreign ministry said Theresa May's statement was "flagrant provocation" and the UK Government had chosen "confrontation" with Vladimir 14

March 15, 2018 12:01 AM EU civil war: United front CRUMBLES as Tusk SHUTS DOWN European Parliament Brexit plan

EUROPEAN Council boss Donald Tusk shut down European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt after he set out plans for an "association agreement" to keep Britain closer to the bloc as the EU's united front crumbles. Arch-federalist Guy Verhofstadt unveiled splits in the European Union with his proposals for a much softer Brexit arrangement between 8

March 10, 2018 8:45 PM Black Panther passes one billion US dollars at box office

Marvel’s Black Panther movie has surpassed one billion US dollars (£794 million) at the global box office. The film starring British actors Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright and Martin Freeman is the fifth in Disney’s Marvel Universe to reach the milestone. It is based on Disney’s estimate of ticket sales and comes on the 26th day of its release 11

March 9, 2018 4:03 AM Trump and North Korea talks: The political gamble of the 21st Century

South Korean leader Moon Jae-in is either a diplomatic genius or a communist set on destroying his country and US President Donald Trump is either a master of brinkmanship or a pawn in a more devious game - depending on who you speak to. But it is the other actor in this saga, Kim Jong-un, the only one who has yet to make a direct statement, who may just be the most significant 15

March 8, 2018 2:45 PM Hand grenade found at park

BOMB disposal experts were called to Royal Wootton Bassett today after a hand grenade was discovered at a popular park. The Second World War bomb was found at Jubilee Lake, which is currently undergoing work to combat erosion. Sgt Louis McCoy tweeted: “Thankfully inert, but all the right precautions put in place.” Royal Wootton Bassett Town Clerk Johnathan 17

March 8, 2018 1:42 PM 'They CHANGED their minds' BBC host SHUTS DOWN Clegg over Gibraltar remaining in EU claim

BBC host Nick Robinson shut down Remoaner Nick Clegg as he claimed voters in Gibraltar continued to overwhelmingly oppose Britain's decision to leave the European Union. "Stamping your foot and saying ‘we’ll be tough’ is fine, everyone will do that. Actually protecting the rights of Gibraltarians is going to be a lot harder. By the way, that’s the reason 13

March 8, 2018 12:39 PM Help Highworth Historical Society complete its First World War archives

THE Highworth Historical Society is looking for relatives of First World War soldiers to help complete its archives. The society has collected details about most of the men from Highworth who were killed during WW1. Now, they are also trying to find photos for each of these brave Highworthians. They would also like to know more about a Mr F Humphrey 15

March 8, 2018 12:22 AM International Women's Day: The 93-year-old spy still keeping war secrets

Helen Taylor Thompson sent coded messages to spies in occupied France during World War II. Ms Taylor Thompson signed the Official Secrets Act aged 19 and was part of what was known as then Prime Minister Winston Churchill's "secret army". She went on to set up Europe's first Aids hospice and is still working today with her education charity. BBC 100 Women 10

March 7, 2018 9:29 PM US metal tariffs: Mexico and Canada may be exempt, White House says

Canada and Mexico may be exempt from US plans to impose tariffs on metal imports, the White House says. Other countries may also see "carve-outs" on national security grounds, press secretary Sarah Sanders said. US President Donald Trump has said steel products will face a 25% tariff, with 10% on aluminium goods. But there are fears the plans could spark 16