Turkey launches ground offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria

Turkey launches ground offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria

By AFPMore by this Author Turkey has launched a broad assault on Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria, with intensive bombardment followed by a ground offensive made possible by the withdrawal of US troops. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Wednesday the start of the attack on Twitter and soon after jets and artillery targeted Kurdish positions […]

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UK Government breaks court ruling banning new arms sale licences to Saudi Arabia

UK Government breaks court ruling banning new arms sale licences to Saudi Arabia

The Government has broken a court ruling banning them from granting licences to export weapons and equipment to Saudi Arabia. Trade Secretary Liz Truss has apologised, saying her department had “inadvertently” granted two licences in breach of a High Court ruling in June. The Government believes more than £250,000 worth of radio spares had been […]

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Donald Trump 'cancels secret Taliban peace talks after they kill US serviceman'

Donald Trump ‘cancels secret Taliban peace talks after they kill US serviceman’

Donald Trump says he’s canceled peace talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders after the insurgent group said it was behind an attack in Kabul that killed an American soldier. The US President said he had planned a secret meeting with the Taliban’s “major leaders” on Sunday at a presidential compound in Camp David, Maryland. Trump said […]

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Is Boris Johnson set to be the shortest serving Prime Minister ever?

Is Boris Johnson set to be the shortest serving Prime Minister ever?

Why are the Tories so angry with Johnson? More than 100 Tory MPs have written to the PM to criticise his decision to expel 21 colleagues for voting against a no-deal Brexit . Many believe he did it at the behest of his controversial chief aide Dominic Cummings. Others fear he will destroy the party […]

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No, you really don't want to prorogue Parliament - Fleet Street Fox

No, you really don’t want to prorogue Parliament – Fleet Street Fox

Brexit is a big idea that has always lacked a big solution. All it’s ever had is a football chant. “Sov-rin-TY! D’moc-ras-SY! British borders and trading FREE!” And those currently vieing to be in charge of the Tories – a team which believes itself in the Champions League, but is in reality languishing somewhere at […]

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Theresa May delivered crushing blow by EU leaders in bid to win over Tory rebels

Theresa May was delivered a devastating blow by EU leaders last night after seeking help to win over Tory rebels as her party descended into civil war. The Prime Minister had begged them to give ground on the Irish backstop as she faces a battle to get her Brexit deal through Parliament. But European Commission […]

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Celebrating 75 years of animal bravery from heroic horses, daring dogs to plucky pigeons

A dog, pigeon, horse and cat all proudly wear PDSA Dickin Medals alongside members of the RAF, Army and Royal Navy. To mark the milestone 75th anniversary of the PDSA Dickin Medal – the animals’ Victoria Cross – vet charity PDSA gathered the animal heroes together at the Imperial War Museum. At the height of […]

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Saudi pilots trained by the RAF as more than 100 learn how to fly in the UK

Tory ministers have been accused of having “blood on their hands” after admitting the RAF has trained more than 100 Saudi pilots in the UK. Royal Saudi Air Force chiefs enjoyed the honour despite allegations their regime is breaching human rights in Yemen’s brutal civil war. The revelation came as Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt demanded […]

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Here’s how to explain climate change to Donald Trump and all the other idiots – Fleet Street Fox

Donald Trump seems to change his mind about the weather every time he changes his socks. In 2009 he signed a letter with other business leaders demanding “meaningful and effective measures” to tackle climate change. In 2011 he tweeted: “It snowed over 4 inches this past weekend in New York City. It is still October. […]

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Voice of the Sunday Mirror: Rescue us from more bloodshed – Voice of the Mirror

It used to be called The Troubles – as if what was happening in Northern Ireland was no more than a spot of anti-social behaviour. That was to minimise what was in reality a bloody civil war which lasted three decades. The courage of Prime Ministers John Major and Tony Blair eventually brought relative peace […]

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