Government watchdog calls for review of foreign CCTV technology in Whitehall after Matt Hancock leak

Government watchdog calls for review of the use of foreign CCTV technology in Whitehall after a video of Matt Hancock clinch with Gina Coladangelo was leaked Requested in letter from the Biometrics and Surveillance Camera CommissionerFraser Sampson said ‘risks and considerations are complex and multi-faceted’False claims blamed leak of Hancock clip on hostile foreign power … Read more

Team GB wins two golds on Super Saturday

Team GB enjoyed more Olympic success in Tokyo overnight, scooping two more gold medals and a bronze on what is already being dubbed a ‘Super Saturday’. Adam Peaty and James Guy secured their second and Great Britain’s fourth gold in the pool with an incredible win in the inaugural Olympic mixed 4x100metres medley relay, while an incredible … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Adam Peaty helps Team GB storm to gold in the mixed 4×100 medley relay

Adam Peaty helps Team GB storm to gold in the mixed 4×100 medley relay after magnificent effort to catch up the USA and set a world record in the process as Britain earns a FOURTH Olympic title in the pool Team GB secured another gold with victory in the mixed 4x100m medley relay Adam Peaty and … Read more

US to offer British soldiers ‘combat cloud’ access should war break out with China in the future

US to offer British soldiers ‘combat cloud’ access should war break out in the future with China after dismal war games showing The Pentagon wants to finish an overhaul of its warfighting strategy by 2030 Part of the plan includes sharing information with the UK during conflictsThe change comes after a recent simulation in which the … Read more

Kim Jong Un marks 68th anniversary of Korean War as North and South reopen communications

Kim Jong Un has marked the 68th anniversary of the end of the Korean War with a military ceremony as North and South Korea exchanged messages for the first time in a year. Thousands of veterans and and supporters gathered in Pygongyang for the celebrations with a big firework display in front of the Monument … Read more

Chinese city of Dunhuang vanishes as it is swallowed by gigantic wall of sand hundreds of feet high

The vanishing city! Dunhuang in China ‘disappears’ as it is swallowed by gigantic wall of sand more than 300 feet high The ancient city of Dunhuang was engulfed by an enormous wall of sand SundayFootage shows high rise buildings disappearing beneath the cloud of dust Police were forced to shut down major roads and ask motorists … Read more

US water polo captain Maggie Steffens returns from bloody cut on nose in dramatic win over China

A deep, bloody facial cut wasn’t enough to keep United States water polo captain Maggie Steffens out of the pool as the two-time Olympic gold medalist returned for a dramatic, 12-7, comeback win over China in Olympic group play.     In all, nine US players scored, including Steffens, who caught a blow to the face early … Read more

Inserting gene from an animal made potato, rice crops 50 percent bigger and more drought-resistant

Introducing animal genes into common crops has enabled scientists to massively increase their yield and make them more resistant to drought, according to a new study. A consortium of researchers from the US and China manipulated the ribonucleic acid, or RNA, of potato and rice plants by adding a gene called FTO. In humans, FTO has been … Read more