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Iran threatens Britain for defending Israel in April attack

Iran threatens Britain for defending Israel in April attack

Tehran’s attack came in retaliation after a suspected Israeli strike on Iran’s Damascus consulate on April 1 killed seven high-ranking members of the IRGC. They were with members of Islamic Jihad, the Palestinian terror group, at the compound when the attack occurred, sources with knowledge of the meeting told The Telegraph. As soon as Iran...

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Watch: Moment armed gunmen ambush prison van and free ‘France’s most wanted man’

Watch: Moment armed gunmen ambush prison van and free ‘France’s most wanted man’

French justice minister Eric Dupond-Moretti has just confirmed that two officers have died and three others are seriously injured – two in a critical condition. Earlier local police had said three officers had died. “Our country is in mourning,” said the minister. “This morning, during a judicial extraction between the Evreux judicial court and Rouen prison,...

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3 men charged in the UK with assisting the Hong Kong intelligence service

3 men charged in the UK with assisting the Hong Kong intelligence service

LONDON (AP) — The office manager of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in London and two other men appeared in court Monday on charges that they helped Hong Kong’s intelligence service gather information in Britain, amid growing concern hostile states are trying to interfere with democracy and economic activity in the U.K. Chi...

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Chinese and Hong Kong students at British universities silenced by Beijing

Chinese and Hong Kong students at British universities silenced by Beijing

Hong Kong and Chinese students at British universities are being secretly photographed and filmed as part of a global pattern of harassment and intimidation by Beijing, according to Amnesty International. In a new 63-page report released by the human rights group on Monday, students describe being followed at protests in their host cities, with many...

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Russia finds massive oil and gas reserves in British Antarctic territory

Russia finds massive oil and gas reserves in British Antarctic territory

Russia has reportedly discovered billions of barrels worth of oil and gas reserves in the British Antarctic territory, prompting fears it could lead to drilling in the protected region. The vast reserves equate to around 10 times the entire North Sea’s oil production for the last half century. According to documents discussed in Parliament last...

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British paratroopers practise high readiness with allies in Estonia

British paratroopers practise high readiness with allies in Estonia

One of the hallmarks of a gold-standard drop, achieved on Saturday, is the ability to drop groups of soldiers, referred to as “sticks”, from both port and starboard doors simultaneously. However, unlike this drill, part of Nato’s massive Swift Response exercise, the transport aircraft would be likely to approach a real battle wingtip to wingtip,...