Schiff discusses ‘halting’ Mueller testimony in new book

House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff won’t say whether former Special Counsel Robert Mueller should have been taken off the Russia probe due to ‘cognitive decline.’  But in his new book and an interview promoting it, he recalled how horrified he was when Mueller began his testimony before Congress in July 2019.   ‘The hearing began, … Read more

Russia unleashes its ‘unstoppable’ 6,670mph Zircon hypersonic missile from a nuclear submarine

Russia today announced it has successfully test-fired its new lethal Zircon – or Tsirkon –  hypersonic missile from a nuclear submarine for the first time. The 6,670mph weapon hit a target in the Barents Sea according to the Moscow defence ministry, who claims the missile is capable of Mach-9 speeds and able to evade all … Read more

Photobook shows post-Soviet lands at their most extreme – and fascinating

Russian photographer Arseniy Kotov has gone to extreme lengths to document some of the most extreme – and fascinating – places in Russia and the post-Soviet lands that surround it. And you can see the mesmerising fruits of his labour in new book Soviet Seasons (Fuel Design & Publishing). Arseniy, who has also published a … Read more

Lewis Hamilton could start at the BACK of the grid for the Turkish Grand Prix this weekend

Lewis Hamilton could start at the BACK of the grid for the Turkish Grand Prix this weekend as Toto Wolff admits Mercedes are considering changing his power unit – just a fortnight after rival Max Verstappen did the same Lewis Hamilton currently leads the F1 drivers’ championship by just two points He could start from … Read more

US vows to support European countries facing soaring energy prices and ‘stand up’ to market players

US vows to back European countries as blame for soaring energy prices shifts to Russia The US energy secretary vowed that America would ‘stand up’ to market players  This comes as blame for the crisis shifted to supply restrictions from Russia Russia is the biggest supplier of gas to Europe, accounting for 40% of imports  … Read more

Lewis Hamilton claims rival Max Verstappen will be struggling with ‘difficult, intense pressure’

Lewis Hamilton claims rival Max Verstappen will be struggling with ‘difficult, intense pressure’ as their F1 title race heats up… but the Dutchman hits back and says the British driver ‘really doesn’t know me’ Lewis Hamilton has ramped up the war of words with rival Max Verstappen  He insists the Dutchman will be enduring ‘intense … Read more

Government watchdog calls for review of foreign CCTV technology in Whitehall after Matt Hancock leak

Government watchdog calls for review of the use of foreign CCTV technology in Whitehall after a video of Matt Hancock clinch with Gina Coladangelo was leaked Requested in letter from the Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner Fraser Sampson said ‘risks and considerations are complex and multi-faceted’ False claims blamed leak of Hancock clip on hostile … Read more

Ready for their closeup! Astonishing drone footage shows a close encounter with a family of orcas

Ready for their closeup! Astonishing drone footage shows the moment a Russian expedition has a close encounter with a curious family of orcas Divers off the coast of Sakhalin Island in Russia spotted a pod of seven orca whales swimming together Expedition leader Mike Korostelev, 39, located the whales using a drone after six days of … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Team GB’s men’s gymnastics team finish fourth at the Games

Team GB’s men’s gymnastics team finish fourth at the Tokyo Olympics as Max Whitlock and Co just miss out on a bronze medal after being pipped to a podium place by China with Russia claiming gold Team GB have finished fourth in the men’s gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympics  Max Whitlock, Joe Fraser, James Hall … Read more

Russian woman’s bear companion loves going fishing with her in Russian forest’s lakes

Do bears fish in the woods? Russian woman’s giant animal companion she rescued from a safari park loves going fishing with her in Russian forest’s lakes Russian Veronika Dichka adopted Archie, a brown bear, from a safari park that was running out of business The pair have been pictured together fishing on a lake in their … Read more

Russia successfully tests hypersonic Zircon missile that Putin boasted is ‘without equal’

Russia said on Monday it had successfully tested a Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile, a weapon President Vladimir Putin has touted as part of a new generation of missile systems without equal in the world. The defence ministry said in a statement that the missile had been fired from the Admiral Gorshkov, a warship located … Read more

Gareth Southgate double escorted away from rowdy football fans convinced he’s England manager

Pilot claims he looks so much like Gareth Southgate he’s been ‘escorted by police away from wild football fans’ – but This Morning viewers aren’t convinced Neil Rowe, 51, from Surrey, is the double for England manager Gareth Southgate British Airways Pilot has been inundated by fans wanting photos and autographs In 2016 he was … Read more