Tech-savvy teens 'should be conscripted into armed forces to boost our defences'

Tech-savvy teens ‘should be conscripted into armed forces to boost our defences’

Tech-savvy teens should be ­conscripted into the armed forces and security services to boost our defences, a report urges. Think-tank the Royal United Services Institute is calling for a “highly targeted” Scandinavian-style scheme to tackle a recruitment crisis in the Army. And it said the process – from blue-sky thinking rather than a report ordered […]

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Kate Middleton shakes off flight horror as she pets hero dogs on Pakistan tour

Kate Middleton shakes off flight horror as she pets hero dogs on Pakistan tour

Kate Middleton beamed as she played with hero military dogs just hours after being caught up in a terrifying mid-air ordeal. The Duchess was pictured kneeling to stroke the bomb-sniffing puppies in training after commenting on last night’s lightning storm during their flight from Lahore to Islamabad. After multiple attempts to land the plane, they […]

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SAS 'kill or capture' raids to stop jihadis as 800 ISIS brides and kids escape

SAS ‘kill or capture’ raids to stop jihadis as 800 ISIS brides and kids escape

The SAS is prepared to conduct “kill or capture” missions to stop British jihadis escaping jail cells in Syria, reports have claimed. As tensions mount amid the Turkish invasion on Kurdish militia in northern Syria, 785 foreigners affliated with ISIS are said to have escaped the Ain Issa camp near Raqqa. The Special Air Service […]

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Why is it called Black Friday and what is the meaning of it?

Why is it called Black Friday and what is the meaning of it?

Over the years Black Friday has snowballed into one of the nation’s biggest sales bonanzas on the calendar. If last year is anything to go by, crazed shoppers will stick to browsing online from home during the early hours to snap up coveted bargains. A stark contrast to the early years when shoppers expected long […]

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Woman holding baby threatens to blow up church in front of horrified worshippers

Woman holding baby threatens to blow up church in front of horrified worshippers

Horrifying footage shows a woman carrying a baby in one arm brandish a gun as she stormed a church. Minutes before it happened, Anna Conkey had threatened to ‘blow up’ the place of worship. The clip, showing the woman carrying her 10-month-old baby, was released by the San Diego Police Department in California. Conkey is […]

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Hypersonic weapons drive an arms race with China, the US, Russia

Hypersonic weapons drive an arms race with China, the US, Russia

Hypersonic weapons travel more than five times the speed of sound and can evade traditional missile defense systems. It’s no wonder why Russia, China and the United States all want them as part of their military arsenals. It’s also an arms race among American defense contractors. Currently, the Pentagon has nearly a dozen programs tasked with […]

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Cold-blooded double execution left police stunned by level of 'pure evil'

Cold-blooded double execution left police stunned by level of ‘pure evil’

A cold-blooded double execution left police stunned by the of ‘pure evil’ involved just days before Christmas. A gangland-style hit just days before Christmas saw Patricia Price and Ian Clark shot dead in an unassuming house on a quiet street. Ms Price lay dead in an upstairs bedroom of her home while Mr Clark lay […]

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Army bosses discipline 270 soldiers over sex scandals in last five years

Army bosses discipline 270 soldiers over sex scandals in last five years

Army chiefs have disciplined 270 soldiers over sex scandals in the past five years. Ten majors and 30 warrant officers are among those punished for having “the wrong sort of relationship”. This could include a fling with a comrade’s other half or an affair with a subordinate – offences under the forces code of conduct. […]

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PM should keep his promise and retain free TV licences say betrayed pensioners

PM should keep his promise and retain free TV licences say betrayed pensioners

Pensioners and veterans have warned Boris Johnson that they will never forgive him or his party for the Tories’ TV licence betrayal. OAPs at an Age UK day centre told the Mirror about the vital lifeline a television offers many of the 3.7 million over 75s across the UK as the Prime Minister prepares to […]

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Rachel Bletchly: Poser Prince Harry is fair game with 'do as I say, not as I do' attitude - Rachael Bletchly

Rachel Bletchly: Poser Prince Harry is fair game with ‘do as I say, not as I do’ attitude – Rachael Bletchly

Seven years ago Prince Harry got into hot water at a boozy pool party in Sin City. Days before starting a tour of duty in Afghanistan as a lieutenant in the Blues and Royals he was snapped playing strip billiards with a mystery woman in a Vegas hotel suite. And we loved him for it. […]

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