Russia’s second richest oligarch faces £5billion divorce showdown with his ex-wife in London

Russia‘s second richest oligarch faces a £5billion divorce showdown with his ex-wife in London after she got ‘just’ a £65million payout from the metal tycoon. The Court of Appeal ruled Natalia Potanina, 59, can bring a financial claim against 60-year-old Vladimir Potanin in the English courts.    She is seeking around £5billion from the businessman, who is … Read more

The one lesson I’ve learned from life: Strictly’s Pasha Kovalev says stand up for your beliefs

The one lesson I’ve learned from life: Strictly’s Pasha Kovalev says stand up for your beliefs Ballroom dancer, Pasha Kovalev, 41, spent eight years on Strictly Come Dancing  He won the BBC programme in 2014 with the late TV presenter Caroline Flack  He is married to Countdown star Rachel Riley, 35, whom he met on … Read more

The CIA’s woke recruitment video gets panned

The CIA’s woke recruitment video gets panned: Recruit describes herself as ‘intersectional cisgender millennial’ diagnosed with ‘generalized anxiety disorder’ in clip ridiculed online The CIA officer, known only as Mija, 36, tells viewers she is ‘unapologetically me’ The clip has sparked a fierce reaction online with users labelling it ‘woke’   Donald Trump Jr. tweeted: ‘China … Read more

Nine US generals send memo begging spy chiefs to declassify intel on Russia and China

Nine four-star generals have sent a memo to the heads of the U.S. intelligence community, asking them to declassify evidence revealing the ‘pernicious conduct’ of China and Russia. The unclassified memo, first sent last year, has been circulating among America’s top spies, pleading with them to reveal more evidence that could help sway public opinion … Read more

Jessica Gadirova, 16, wins Great Britain’s first gold at the European Championships

Jessica Gadirova, 16, wins Great Britain’s first gold at the European Championships after taking silver and bronze in remarkable debut appearance Jessica Gadirova won Great Britain’s first gold at the European Championships  The 16-year-old took the top prize in the floor exercise in Basel on Sunday The youngster had already taken silver in the vault … Read more

Hundreds of brave Russians hit ski slopes in bikinis and underwear for annual BoogelWoogel carnival 

Snow risk of being cold? Hundreds of brave Russians hit ski slopes in bikinis and underwear for annual BoogelWoogel carnival Hundreds brave freezing temperatures to hit the slopes at the BoogelWoogel alpine festival in Sochi, Russia  The annual event, which takes place at Rosa Khutor resort, started on Wednesday and will run until Sunday Despite the … Read more

Putin’s threat to West: How Russia has surrounded Ukraine’s border with troops, tanks and missiles

Russia has surrounded Ukraine’s border with tanks, missiles and thousands of men as it threatens ‘full-scale combat operations.’ The United States is to dispatch two warships to the Black Sea next week in response to Vladimir Putin’s colossal build-up of military hardware close to the front.  Footage has emerged of tanks, missile trucks and howitzers … Read more

Russia warns ‘the beginning of the end of Ukraine’ will be imminent if it ‘has to defend citizens’

Russia warns ‘the beginning of the end of Ukraine’ will be imminent if it ‘has to defend its citizens’ – as Putin builds his forces on the border Kremlin official referred to having to defend civilians from a ‘second Srebrenica’ Moscow claims that Ukraine is inflaming tensions by beefing up border security  It comes after … Read more

Beautician and her fiance avoid jail after trying to smuggle £60,000 worth of cigarettes into UK

A beautician and her fiance have avoided jail after they were caught trying to smuggle £60,000 worth of cigarettes into Britain. Donna Jablonski, 38, and husband-to-be David Sutton, 30, were detained by Border Force Investigators at Manchester Airport after returning from a four-day ‘city break’ in Moscow, Russia. But the couple, from Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, were found to have … Read more