Russia becomes the world’s second largest arms producer

Russia overtakes UK to become the world’s second-largest arms producer (although the U.S. is safe in the top spot) Russia now produces 9.5 per cent of the world’s arms, annual report shows  The United States remains at the top with 57 per cent of the world’s sales  Russia overtook Britain, which is now in third […]

Spain threatens to send national police to Catalonia after protests

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s interior minister said he would send national police to Catalonia if local authorities did not do more to stop protests like the one that shut down major highways over the weekend. Fernando Grande-Marlaska accused the local Catalan police of doing nothing to prevent pro-independence protesters blocking the AP-7 toll road, which […]

Poppi Worthington’s father LOSES judicial review bid

Poppi Worthington’s father LOSES bid to scratch from the record that he sexually assaulted his 13-month-old daughter before her death after accusing coroner of ‘overstepping the mark’ Poppi Worthington’s father has lost a High Court challenge to a coroner’s ruling that he abused the toddler before her death. Paul Worthington was previously found to have […]

Mother’s agony as partner of 12 years dies after their daughter, 6

Mother’s agony as loving partner of 12 years becomes third in family to die in nine months after death of their six-year-old daughter and her older sister Joey Ayres and Mark Barfoot’s lives shattered when daughter Lyla died in March Youngster rushed to hospital complaining of headache before death from sepsis  Last month, Mark had […]

5 remaining Marines from aviation mishap declared dead, search ends

Marine crash marks 21st non-combat aviation crash this year The five missing crew members of warplanes that crashed off the coast of Japan last week have been declared dead and the search for them has ended. The U.S. Marines made the announcement late Monday. One Marine was rescued last Wednesday, and the body of another was […]

The Trump Administration Is Putting A Price On Free Speech [Opinion]

Freedom of speech? Not anymore. The right to assemble and the right to freedom of speech is guaranteed under the First Amendment. But under Trump, it’s no longer going to be free. The National Park Service has a proposal that will prevent people from protesting for free on the National Mall. This is a famous […]

Balangiga bells returned to Philippines by US more than a century later

Three war-trophy church bells seized by U.S. troops more than a century ago were returned to the Philippines Tuesday morning. Two of the Bells of Balangiga, pictured, were at F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and the third was with the U.S. Army in South Korea. (Blaine McCartney/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP) Three […]

Adding 'activity equivalent' information to labels ends Christmas ballooning as it encourages people to exercise during the festive period

A study found adding “activity equivalent” calorie information to labels makes people think twice. An average adult eats 6,000 calories on Christmas Day alone, three times the recommended daily allowance — often causing their weight to balloon. But showing people how much running or walking they must do to burn off these calories helps to […]