Nuclear escalation warning after drone strikes ‘bring war to Russia’

Russia alleges the Kremlin has been hit by drone strike Ukraine’s barrage of drone strikes, hitting targets deep in the heart of Moscow, “bring the war home” to Vladimir Putin’s Russia – but also increases the risk of a dangerous escalation with the West, an award-winning journalist has warned. Owen Matthews also warned the attacks … Read more

Rail services in parts of England grind to halt in first of three train strikes this week

Rail services in parts of England have ground to a halt with the first of three train strikes this week taking place as the long-running dispute between the unions and the government over pay, jobs and conditions continues. A 24-hour strike by members of the driver’s union Aslef is under way and a further day … Read more

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 strikes New Zealand’s Auckland Islands

The US Geological Survey on Wednesday reported a strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake off New Zealand’s southern coast, near the mostly uninhabited Auckland Islands. The quake was at a depth of 10 km (6.21 miles), the EMSC said. (Representative Image) New Zealand’s GeoNet monitoring agency said the epicentre was 33 kilometres (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. … Read more

Russia Says 1 Killed, 2 Injured In Ukrainian Strikes In Belgorod

The two people injured are in intensive care in a “serious condition”, Governor said. Moscow: One person was killed and two others injured on Tuesday in a Ukrainian bombardment on a centre for displaced people in the border region of Belgorod, the regional governor said. “Ukrainian armed forces fired artillery at a centre for displaced … Read more

Train drivers to hold first of three rail strikes in England this week

Passengers are bracing for the first of three rail strikes this week as services in England come to a standstill amid a long-running dispute over pay and conditions. Members of the drivers’ union Aslef will embark on a 24-hour strike on Wednesday. The union also plans to strike on Saturday. On these days, no trains … Read more

Kyiv: Russia strikes Ukraine military unit; Kyiv sees rare day attack – Times of India

KYIV: Russia said on Monday its military had hit Ukrainian air bases in overnight strikes and Ukrainian forces had shelled industrial facilities inside Russia as both sides sought the upper hand ahead of what Kyiv hopes will be a decisive counter-offensive.The Ukrainian capital also came under attack for the 16th time this month in the … Read more

Russia Strikes Kyiv In Daylight After Hitting Ukrainian Capital With Nighttime Barrage

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Explosions rattled Kyiv during daylight Monday as Russian ballistic missiles took aim at the Ukrainian capital, hours after a more common nighttime barrage of the city by drones and cruise missiles. Russian forces fired 11 ballistic and cruise missiles at Kyiv at about 11:30 a.m. (0830 GMT; 4:30 a.m. EDT), according … Read more

Russian Lawmaker Andrey Gurulyov Threatens Missile Strikes On Alaska: “It Doesn’t Take Much”

The Russia-Ukraine war has caused considerable damage in many bordering cities on Ukraine. A Russian lawmaker recently threatened to attack Alaska with a string of missiles, according to a report in Newsweek. Duma Deputy Andrey Gurulyov said there were missiles stationed near the US, which are “quite capable of scouring Alaska to the ground,” and … Read more

Half-term train strikes to wreak havoc on FA cup final as walkouts to cost £100m

Half-term rail strikes are set to cost the hospitality up to £100million in lost sales, with the walkout wreaking havoc on the FA Cup final. The thousands of fans heading to Manchester this Saturday to watch the final will be hit with major disruption, as rail workers walk out across the country. Pubs have already … Read more

Russian air strikes terrorises Kyiv citizens in night

The attacks come at night, when most in Kyiv are sound asleep. The sirens wail across the Ukrainian capital, rousing bleary-eyed residents, who, after 15 months of war, have customized individual routines to cope with Russia’s latest air campaign. Ukrainian servicemen use a searchlight as they search for drones in the sky over the city … Read more

Final-day disaster strikes Socceroo as one goal decides drop

Leicester were relegated from the Premier League just seven years after a spectacular title triumph as Everton prolonged their 69-year stay in the English top flight by beating Bournemouth 1-0 on Sunday. Leeds will also return to the Championship after three seasons in the Premier League as their relegation was confirmed by a 4-1 defeat … Read more