Britain hits new one-day record as 1,295 asylum-seekers cross the channel

Another 700 Albanian migrants cross the Channel as data shows 1,295 asylum-seekers reached Britain in new one-day record Official figures show 1,295 migrants reached Britain by small boats on Monday Around 60 per cent of the total arriving on the UK’s shores were from Albania  The total number of migrants who have crossed the channel … Read more

Anthony Albanese fires up at his trip to Ukraine being compared with Scott Morrison:

Anthony Albanese has blasted critics who have questioned his series of overseas trips after he was branded ‘Airbus Albo’ for spending one-third of his time in power overseas since winning the election. He returned on Monday from a nine-day trip to Europe where he was invited to the NATO summit followed by meetings with French President … Read more

Boris Johnson compares Ukraine conflict to Falklands war in dig at Argentina

Boris Johnson compares Ukraine conflict to Falklands war in dig at Argentina PM said he was ‘disappointed’ issue was raised as he met Argentinian president  He met Alberto Fernandez on Monday at G7 summit on response to Russia’s war  PM said sacrifice of lives ‘vindicated’ Falklanders’ right to choose their future Reportedly Mr Fernandez responded ‘we … Read more

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace: ‘Vladimir Putin is a lunatic with small man syndrome’

‘Vladimir Putin is a lunatic with small man syndrome’: Defence Secretary Ben Wallace launches broadside at Russian leader and says the country is not winning war in Ukraine The UK Defence Secretary says he doesn’t believe Russia is winning the war Ben Wallace said the Russian leader has suffered the loss of 25,000 troops  He … Read more

Theresa May’s bid for Nato secretary general job sparks fears of by-election in Maidenhead

Theresa May’s bid for Nato secretary general job sparks fears of by-election in Maidenhead as Tory insiders admit they are ‘very worried’ of a repeat of the loss in Chesham and Amersham Talk of the ex-PM going for job of Nato secretary general has prompted concerns They fear voters in Maidenhead may replicate loss in … Read more

Russia unveils footage of parachuting tank

Russia has unveiled footage of a new amphibious ‘flying and swimming tank’ which can be parachuted into battle.  The Sprut-SDM1 can be dropped into combat zones from a cargo aircraft with a crew of three inside, while designers claim it can also function in 4ft waves at sea.  The Kremlin sees the state-of-the-art invention as … Read more

Boris Johnson calls Trump ‘previous president’ after Joe Biden chat

Boris Johnson distanced himself from Donald Trump‘s attempts to cling on to power in the US today as he branded him the ‘previous president’.  In a comment that suggests he believes Mr Trump should cede to his victorious opponent, the Prime Minister praised a ‘refreshing’ discussion he had with president-elect Joe Biden last night. Mr … Read more

Nato experts building ‘space hub’ amid fears China and Russia may try to ‘shoot down satellites’

Nato experts are building a ‘space hub’ to track Chinese and Russian weapons amid fears the countries may try to ‘shoot down satellites’ Jens Stoltenberg warned two countries were developing anti-satellite systems  General Sir Patrick Sanders said the UK was not ‘fit for information age warfare’  Space centre, at the Ramstein air base, Germany, will … Read more

Experts start attempt to move pod of whales out of loch before military exercise begins

Operation whale! Military and marine experts start audacious attempt to move pod of northern bottlenose whales out of a Scottish loch before Europe’s largest military exercise begins Whales have been in firth of Clyde for weeks and have attracted local attention Major Nato war games – Exercise Joint Warrior – is due to start there … Read more

Russia’s new Skyfall missile that will be able to fly around Earth for YEARS

Russia‘s new Skyfall missile that will be able to fly around Earth for years and launch a nuclear strike at any moment, Britain’s defence intelligence chief has warned.  The 9M730 Burevestnik missile, also known as Skyfall by Nato, has been linked to the deaths of at least five scientists in an accident in Nyonoksa, north eastern … Read more

Donald Trump is nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

President Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, just weeks after helping to broker peace between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. He was nominated by Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a member of the Norwegian Parliament, who praised Trump for his efforts towards resolving conflicts worldwide. ‘For his merit, I think he has … Read more