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Terrifying Russian suicide drone is the ‘Kalashnikov of the skies’

Terrifying Russian suicide drone is the ‘Kalashnikov of the skies’

Russia has unveiled a new and deadly weapon with ties to the infamous Kalashnikov. However, instead of a gas operated assault rifle this new weapon is a kamikaze drone packed with explosives that can be piloted remotely. It’s been developed by...

yesterday, 10:06 in Hot News
 
Cheetah nibbles Boris Johnson’s hat as he cosies up to it in zoo

Cheetah nibbles Boris Johnson’s hat as he cosies up to it in zoo

Boris Johnson has made a new friend – a massive cheetah from a Kent zoo. The MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip met Saba at Howletts Animal Park yesterday. At first Mr Johnson seemed a bit nervous but after a few moments the two of them seemed to take...

yesterday, 09:51 in Hot News
 
Commuters face nine days of chaos after major rail route closes

Commuters face nine days of chaos after major rail route closes

Commuters are facing nine days of travel nightmares thanks to the closure of one of Britain’s busiest rail lines. There will be no trains running on the southern end of the Brighton Main Line (BML) until February 25 as Network Rail carries out...

yesterday, 09:47 in Hot News
 
Labour on brink of split with MPs expected to quit over Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership

Labour on brink of split with MPs expected to quit over Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership

The Labour party is said to be on the brink of a split with a group of MPs expected to quit in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership over Brexit. Former shadow cabinet ministers including Chuka Umunna, Chris Leslie and Owen Smith are rumoured to be...

yesterday, 09:41 in Hot News
 
Spanish warships ordered British boats out of Gibraltar’s waters

Spanish warships ordered British boats out of Gibraltar’s waters

A Spanish warship with its guns manned ordered commercial ships to leave Gibraltar’s British waters on Sunday, it has emerged. The warship’s crew can be heard in an audio recording of a radio exchange telling vessels anchored at the Rock to ‘leave...

yesterday, 09:34 in Hot News
 
As the mother of a deaf child, recent education stats make me fear for a lost generation

As the mother of a deaf child, recent education stats make me fear for a lost generation

As a parent of a deaf child, the data published by the National Deaf Children’s Society about the gap in achievement between deaf and hearing children makes for heartbreaking reading. Deafness is not a learning disability, so these figures represent a...

yesterday, 09:25 in Lifestyle
 
‘Mum and dad’ to become ‘parent 1 and 2’ under new law in France

‘Mum and dad’ to become ‘parent 1 and 2’ under new law in France

French schools are set to replace the titles ‘mum’ and ‘dad’ with ‘parent 1’ and ‘parent 2’ to avoid discrimination against same sex parents. The new law was passed through the French parliament this week to recognise parents with the same gender and...

yesterday, 09:24 in Hot News
 
Footage shows ‘space harpoon’ capture orbiting junk for the first time

Footage shows ‘space harpoon’ capture orbiting junk for the first time

This footage shows the first successful test of the ‘space harpoon’ that’s been tasked with clearing up some of the junk orbiting our planet. The RemoveDebris mission is hoping to address the issue of waste material in space left over by past rockets...

yesterday, 09:10 in Hot News
 
Firefighters find cougar after being called to ‘cat stuck up a tree’

Firefighters find cougar after being called to ‘cat stuck up a tree’

Firefighters received a little more than they expected this week when they were called to a ‘cat stuck in a tree’ – and found a cougar. A homeowner dialled 911 after spotting the huge creature outside his home in the southern California desert. San...

yesterday, 09:04 in Hot News
 
Donald Trump may have committed crime in Russia investigation, says ex-FBI deputy

Donald Trump may have committed crime in Russia investigation, says ex-FBI deputy

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe thinks the US President Donald Trump may have committed a crime when he sacked the head of the FBI two years ago. The US leader fired former FBI director James Comey in May 2017 citing several concerns he had...

yesterday, 09:04 in Hot News
 
Trick to get cheap rail tickets could be about to get a lot easier

Trick to get cheap rail tickets could be about to get a lot easier

Plans for a sweeping overhaul of rail ticketing in Britain will mean passengers will no longer have to buy split tickets to get the cheapest rail fares for some journeys. Split ticketing is currently used by savvy travellers to pay less than the price...

yesterday, 09:04 in Hot News
 
Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman speaks out on Man Utd takeover reports

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman speaks out on Man Utd takeover reports

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman is not planning to buy Manchester United, the kingdom’s government has announced. The Sun have reported that Prince Mohammad is heading a £3.8 billion takeover of United and is keen to replace the Glazer...

yesterday, 09:01 in Sport
 
Ryan Giggs joins Paul Scholes in backing Solskjaer for permanent Manchester United job

Ryan Giggs joins Paul Scholes in backing Solskjaer for permanent Manchester United job

Ryan Giggs has backed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to become permanent Manchester United manager. Red Devils legend Solskjaer was put in temporary charge of the club in December after Jose Mourinho was sacked. United were adamant Solskjaer was a short-term...

yesterday, 08:57 in Sport
 
Women have an average of six best friends in their lifetime

Women have an average of six best friends in their lifetime

Female friendships are beautiful, vital and infinitely complicated. And on the scale of friendships, some are more important than others. Right at the top of the scale is the ‘best friend’. Your ride or die. The one you can call crying at 2 am because...

yesterday, 08:46 in Lifestyle
 
Dad held hostage in ‘drug den’ after being targeted by carjackers

Dad held hostage in ‘drug den’ after being targeted by carjackers

A carjacker held a dad hostage in his own car before dragging him into a ‘drug den’ and booting him out onto a city street. The victim, 57, was kidnapped, stripped of his wallet, mocked and robbed of his Volkswagon Golf during the ordeal on Saturday...

yesterday, 08:38 in Hot News
 


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