Why the fundamentals of war haven’t changed

The reality, of course, is that ‘tactical’ nuclear weapons do not exist – they are all strategic weapons – and, as such, come under the doctrine of Mutually Assured Destruction which ably governed the nuclear relationship between the superpowers during the Cold War. Putin won’t use a nuclear weapon, because he can’t be sure that … Read more

Man is caught PEEING on grave of ex-wife he divorced 48 years ago by woman’s stunned children

A man has been caught urinating on the grave of his ex-wife whom he divorced 48 years ago by the woman’s horrified children.  In shocking footage captured by a hidden camera set up by family members, the man can be seen pulling up in his SUV only to get out while leaving the engine running … Read more

Islamist preacher accused of ‘stirring up hatred’ in Leicester

While there, he targeted Jewish passers-by, asking them for their views on Israel and giving speeches about “the killing of children” while standing in front of a billboard with the words: “Did we not learn from the Holocaust?” Allegations of anti-Semitism by Mr Hijab were reported to the Metropolitan Police by the Community Security Trust, … Read more

Armed Forces to grow thanks to £52bn spending boost

Mr Wallace continued: “Without the change, we were heading to below 2 per cent. But on current forecast, that’s roughly a defence budget of £100 billion in 2029-30. We’re currently on £48 billion. So that’s the difference. In eight years, that’s a huge amount. “What we have to work through is how we get there. … Read more

British boy, 17, is charged with hacking Uber and Grand Theft Auto developer Rockstar

A 17-year-old boy from Oxfordshire in England has been arrested in relation to recent high-profile hackings of Uber and Grand Theft Auto developer Rockstar.  According to reporting from Matthew Keys’ The Desk, the unnamed teen is being held on charges that include conspiracy to attack at least two computing systems.  A brief statement from the City of … Read more

Russia’s mobilisation will only make Putin’s problems worse

Diners gasped as the riot police thudded the man’s head against the windows of the chic Moscow restaurant. Arrested for demonstrating against mobilisation, it is very likely he will now be sent to fight in Ukraine. Just 12 hours earlier, Vladimir Putin had taken to the podium with a pre-recorded speech to announce partial mobilisation … Read more

Britain faces future with ‘white, privileged male’ as head of state, says Labour pressure group

Britain faces a “future with a white privileged male” as head of state for the next century, a Labour pressure group said on Saturday night. Labour for a Republic proceeded with a fringe event on the eve of the annual party conference in Liverpool, defying calls for them to cancel it after the death of … Read more

The best advertisement for Brexit is the nightmarish city of Brussels itself

Last week, as Putin once more threw around the prospect of nuclear war, Liz Truss stood before the UN in New York and said that the West would not be rattled by his thuggery, adding: “Unless democratic societies deliver on the economy and security our citizens expect, we will fall behind.” It was generous, but … Read more

Liz Truss plans to cut taxes further in the new year

Those familiar with discussions say the Treasury believes lifting the lifetime allowance on pension pots could encourage doctors, police officers and highly paid nurses to remain in work. Under the current system, savers are forced into paying 55 per cent tax on pension pots valued at more than £1 million, prompting many to retire instead in … Read more

Tories to rebel against Liz Truss if pound falls below the dollar

“This Budget will live or die not on what the electorate think, not on what Opposition politicians think, not even what Conservative politicians think,” they said. “It is the global markets’ response to what looks like very risky behaviour from our Government.” They added: “The Bank of England is being backed into a corner. “If … Read more