North Korea fires nuclear-capable missile with range to target ENTIRE United States, Japan says

North Korea fires nuclear-capable missile with range to target ENTIRE United States, Japan says

North Korea launched another long-range ballistic missile on Monday with the potential capability of striking the United States, Seoul and Tokyo officials said, extending the record-breaking number of weapons tests this year. The firing followed the test of a shorter-range missile on Sunday night, with the back-to-back launches coming immediately in the wake of another … Read more

Extraordinary amount MPs have charged Aussie taxpayers – as Anthony Albanese joins high roller club with his huge VIP flight bill

Extraordinary amount MPs have charged Aussie taxpayers – as Anthony Albanese joins high roller club with his huge VIP flight bill

The extraordinary costs being passed down to Australians by high-rolling politicians has been revealed as Anthony Albanese splashes $4million on VIP flights.  It was revealed this week the Prime Minister has spent almost $4million on special purpose military flights in the first 13 months of being in office.  The eye-watering amount spent by the Albanese government on … Read more

American comedian Tou Ger Xiong posted photos of Colombian girlfriends before he was lured to his death and kidnapped by gang of men who left his body in ravine

American comedian Tou Ger Xiong posted photos of Colombian girlfriends before he was lured to his death and kidnapped by gang of men who left his body in ravine

The American activist and comedian who was kidnapped and killed after having dinner with a woman in Colombia often shared photos of women he met during his visits to the country. Tou Ger Xiong traveled to Medellín with friends on November 29 and attended a Karol G concert on December 3 with a woman who … Read more

Man spots a ‘UFO’ from his balcony in Chicago resembling an alien FACE – and experts are baffled

Man spots a ‘UFO’ from his balcony in Chicago resembling an alien FACE – and experts are baffled

As we know from official Pentagon documents, UFOs are usually circular, triangular or even a white oblong like a ‘Tic Tac’. Now, the US government can add another shape to its list – and it’s like nothing we’ve ever seen. A photographer in Chicago has shared his stunning shot of a spooky object that was changing colour … Read more

Season’s eatings: Ten VERY different Christmas meals from around the world, from KFC in Japan to pickled herring in Sweden and prawns in Australia

Season’s eatings: Ten VERY different Christmas meals from around the world, from KFC in Japan to pickled herring in Sweden and prawns in Australia

KFC. Beetroot soup. Prawns. Christmas meals can vary enormously from country to country.   Here we reveal ten popular Christmas treats around the world. We think you’ll find it Claus-itively fascinating…  KFC – Japan Forget carving the Turkey, in Japan millions of people tuck into KFC fried chicken at Christmas Instead of feasting on turkey, many … Read more

Ten Christmas traditions… you’ve probably never heard of

Ten Christmas traditions… you’ve probably never heard of

From a penny in the black pudding to kissing under the mistletoe, Christmas traditions are not just about Santa in the UK. But what about traditions celebrated in countries across the globe?  Whether it’s chocolate filled shoes, an evening roller skating or eating KFC, other nations have their own peculiar ways of celebrating the festive period. … Read more

Last survivor of Pearl Harbor’s USS Arizona remembers the ‘awful devastation’ of Japanese attack that killed 1,177 of his shipmates as battleship went up in flames

Last survivor of Pearl Harbor’s USS Arizona remembers the ‘awful devastation’ of Japanese attack that killed 1,177 of his shipmates as battleship went up in flames

The last remaining survivor of Pearl Harbor’s USS Arizona has recalled the ‘awful destruction’ inflicted by the Japanese attack that killed 1,177 of his shipmates. Louis A. Conter, now aged 102, was just 20 years old when Japan‘s warplanes entered the sky above the US naval base in Hawaii on December 7, 1941.  ‘Aloha. There’s one thing … Read more

Where the world wants to spend Christmas: Fascinating map reveals it’s LONDON that’s No.1 overall (though Americans would prefer a festive break in Vienna)

Where the world wants to spend Christmas: Fascinating map reveals it’s LONDON that’s No.1 overall (though Americans would prefer a festive break in Vienna)

A fascinating festive map reveals the cities where people most want to spend Christmas 2023 around the world – and London is number one. On the map, generated using Google search data for common Christmas travel-related keywords, countries are named followed by the city where their residents most want to spend the festive period. Searches such … Read more

American 15-year-olds’ math scores plunge to ‘among lowest ever’ in wake of pandemic – with students seeing 13-point drop in results and US ranked 28th behind peers across the globe

American 15-year-olds’ math scores plunge to ‘among lowest ever’ in wake of pandemic – with students seeing 13-point drop in results and US ranked 28th behind peers across the globe

American teens’ math scores are lagging behind their peers across the world as students continue to be held back by pandemic learning loss. Results recorded for US 15-year-olds were ‘among the lowest ever’ in the 2022 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA). Math scores plummeted by 13 percentage points compared to 2018, and fell below … Read more

PICTURED: US Air Force Osprey crew members killed in crash off the coast of Japan – as troops recover parts of plane but two bodies missing

PICTURED: US Air Force Osprey crew members killed in crash off the coast of Japan – as troops recover parts of plane but two bodies missing

The identities of eight crew members killed when a US Air Force Osprey aircraft crashed last week off southwestern Japan have been revealed.  A search team recovered three members and located the remains of three others, while still searching for the two missing bodies, authorities said Tuesday. ‘The depth of sorrow is immeasurable,’ Lt. Gen. Tony … Read more