Europe


Watch Russia’s Very Own ‘F-16’ Wipe Out Some Enemy ‘Armor’

Aside from typical modernization improvements in updated avionics and increased ECM (electronic countermeasures) tools, the SMT introduces a new antenna array better suited for detecting ground targets. (This first appeared last month.) As with many of Russia’s most prolific aircraft, the MiG-29 has spawned numerous variants four decades of service. […]

Plane

China

US bombed a Chinese embassy

US bombed a Chinese embassy It was close to midnight and Vlada, a Serbian engineer, was speeding towards his apartment in Belgrade. He had taken his 20-year-old son out that evening but bombs had started to fall across the Yugoslav capital. The power grid was down and he wanted to […]


No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms

No alcohol safe to drink : Bad news for those who enjoy what they think is a healthy glass of wine a day. A large new global study published in the Lancet has confirmed previous research which has shown that there is no safe level of alcohol consumption. The researchers […]


North Korea’s Kim Jong-un ‘set on Trump summit’

It is North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s “fixed will” that a summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore should go ahead, state media say. This followed a surprise meeting on Saturday between Mr Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Mr Trump had cancelled the 12 June summit citing […]

North Korea

Russia & China will engineer bitcoin apocalypse, Saxo Bank predicts

Moscow and Beijing are going to crack down on bitcoin, resulting in the cryptocurrency’s collapse next year, predicts Saxo Bank. The bank is famous for its ‘outrageous’ predictions published each December. Saxo predicts that in 2018, bitcoin will surge to $60,000 with a market capitalization exceeding $1 trillion. After that, […]


£1bn Royal Navy destroyer aborts Gulf mission after breakdown

One of the most advanced Royal Navy warships, which cost around £1 billion, had to abort its mission in the Persian Gulf and return to the UK. This leaves the country without a seaworthy destroyer as five other vessels are already undergoing maintenance. The HMS Diamond Type 45 destroyer, which […]


Liverpool vs Man United

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says there are few managers who could have done a better job at the club than him. Klopp has yet to win major silverware two years after being appointed following Brendan Rodgers’ sacking. Defeat by Manchester United at Anfield on Saturday will leave the Reds on […]