Category: The Sun Newspaper

Ukraine braces for mega-blitz as Russia tries to force victory before US aid arrives

UKRAINE is braced for a mega-blitz as Russia tries to force victory in its war before US weapons arrive. A Kyiv spy chief warned Moscow was planning a huge assault starting next month. Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky is grateful for US weapons – but Russia is now planning a huge assault before the shipments can arriveAlamy It came as a Russian missile tore down a…

Israel slams US crackdown as top IDF battalion faces sanctions over claims of human rights abuse

ISRAELI leaders were today said to be “aghast” at an unprecedented US crackdown on one of its key army units over human rights abuses. America is set to sanction the Israeli Defence Force’s notorious Netzah Yehuda battalion over allegations of killing, persecution and torture of Palestinians. Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu was furious to learn that the IDF Netzah Yehuda battalion was facing sanctionsAFP – Getty…

US politicians approve crucial £49billion military aid package for Ukraine after months of delays

US politicians tonight approved a crucial £49billion military aid package for Ukraine. After months of delays, the House of Representatives agreed to the funds which will help Kyiv’s forces fight Russia. After months of delays, the US House of Representatives finally agreed to a military aid package that will help Kyiv’s forces fight RussiaAlamy Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky expressed his gratitude to the United States…

BA crew slam airline after being forced to fly to war-torn Tel Aviv despite easyJet cancelling flights from UK to...

BRITISH Airways crew hit out at being forced to fly to war-torn Tel Aviv despite easyJet cancelling all flights from the UK to Israel for six months due to rising tensions in the Middle East. Lufthansa, KLM, Air France, United Airlines and Wizz Air were among 10 carriers who stopped services after Iran blitzed Israel. Alamy British Airways crew fear for their lives as they…

My husband’s secret nuclear work meant he wouldn’t tell GP cause of fatal cancer… now my son has died &...

WIDOW Jean Brogan was glad to be sitting down when she opened the cheap plastic box that had arrived through the post. In it was a silver medal, with King Charles on one side and an atomic symbol between two olive branches on the other. Handout Tony Brogan witnessed four nuclear blasts at Maralinga — such as the one above — and suffered ill health…

If Israel strikes inside Iran it would be walking into a Hamas trap and could come to regret it

FOR the first time in Israel’s history, it has been attacked inside its own territory by missiles fired from Iran. It caused minimal damage but, symbolically, it was important. Even the patience of allies such as the US could seriously start to run out if Israel miscalculated and turned the current crisis into a much larger warGetty A map showing how the RAF helped intercept…

Brits stuck in Middle East could be plucked from beaches in ‘Dunkirk-style’ evacuation amid Iran-Israel crisis

BRITS stuck in the Middle East could be plucked from beaches in a “Dunkirk-style” evacuation. Royal Marines have earmarked potential locations should Iran launch a major attack on Israel. A plan to rescue Brits from the Middle East has been unveiled – after MSC Aries was seized by Iranian special forces in the Strait of HormuzAP Defence Secretary Grant Shapps ‘stands ready’ to help stranded…

Iran v Israel is no tit-for-tat squabble – hated rivals could spark World War 3 and Putin will be rubbing...

ARE we on the brink of a devastating war in the Middle East — one that could spiral in to World War Three? Israel and Iran seem to be about to go head-to-head. AFP Tensions are climbing with Israel and its neighbours, above Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu[/caption] AFP Iran has frequently denied Israel’s right to exist, above Ali Khamenei[/caption] Israel v Iran weapons and tactics For…

If Israeli message intended to scare Iranians off doesn’t work, things could be a lot more dangerous this time next...

WHEN the Israelis attacked the Iran consulate in Damascus, they must have known there would be a reaction to it. In a sense they were almost taunting the Iranians — testing how far they could push them on the assumption that they didn’t think the Iranians would react very strongly. EPA Iran is threateaning to attack Israel in retaliation for a deadly strike on their…

Skiing fan bride gets hitched at top of mountain – then glides down with her groom

A SKIING fan got hitched at the top of a mountain — then glided down with her groom. Laura Norcott started planning their peak nuptials when Robert proposed on the slopes a year ago. Kennedy Newsand Media Laura Norcott got married at the top of a mountain then skied down with her groom Robert[/caption] Laura Norcott started planning their peak nuptials when Robert proposed on…

Thousands of Gaza families return to destroyed homes in blitzed city of Khan Younis after Israeli troops pull out

THOUSANDS returned to their homes in the blitzed Gaza city of Khan Younis yesterday — only to find them reduced to rubble. Palestinians headed back hoping they could pick up their lives after Israeli troops pulled out. AFP Palestinians returned to their homes in the blitzed Gaza city of Khan Younis[/caption] AFP Families ride on the back of carriages next to damaged buildings[/caption] AFP Apartment…

BA stewardess flown home in disgrace after boozy fight at £2,000-a-night hotel in the Maldives

A BRITISH Airways stewardess was flown home in disgrace after being involved in a boozy fight at a £2,000-a-night hotel in the Maldives. The airline worker was ordered back by bosses after resort staff and guests were left appalled by the loutish behaviour of her group. Getty A BA stewardess has flown home in disgrace after being involved in a boozy fight at £2,000-a-night hotel…

I was kidnapped by machete-wielding tribesman in middle of jungle but it didn’t stop me running the length of Africa

HE used to claim he was the “Hardest Geezer” in the Sussex seaside town of Worthing. Now Russ Cook has proved he is the hardest geezer in the world — by becoming the first man in history to run the entire length of Africa. Russ Cook has become the first man in history to run the entire length of Africa – and vowed not to…

British firm denies it supplied engines that power Israeli drone which killed aid workers

A BRITISH firm has denied it supplies engines that power the type of Israeli drone which killed seven aid workers in Gaza on Monday. UAV Engines Ltd in Lichfield, Staffs, is owned by Israeli company Elbit Systems and supplies motors to the Middle East country. UAV Engines Ltd has denied it supplies engines that power the type of Israeli drone which killed seven aid workersGetty…

Royal Navy drafted in to transport aid to Gaza — as David Cameron warns of famine in war-torn region

THE Royal Navy is to be drafted in to transport aid to the near-starving thousands in Gaza — as David Cameron today warns of famine in the war-torn region. The Foreign Secretary announced a £9.7million package of military and civilian support to set up a maritime corridor to the Strip from Cyprus, beginning early next month. AP Palestinians wait for food supplies at Rafah in…

Madeleine McCann cops have failed to search property of Christian Brueckner’s former lover

MADELEINE McCann cops have still not searched the property of chief suspect Christian Brueckner’s lover. That is even despite the rapist calling the woman on the night the three-year-old was taken. Madeline McCann cops have still not searched the property of chief suspect Christian Brueckner’s loverOlive Press Dan Charity Brueckner rang his ex the night Madeleine disappeared[/caption] The woman’s father and the German prosecutor urged…

Israel reveal details of drone strike which killed seven aid workers in Gaza and called it ‘a serious mistake’

ISRAEL yesterday revealed details of the drone strike which killed seven aid workers in Gaza and called it “a serious mistake and violation of orders”. An initial inquiry concluded commanders broke their own rules of engagement — and that an officer mistook an aid worker carrying a bag for a gunman. AFP Some survivors of the first two vehicles hit managed to reach the third…

Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brueckner ‘called woman in paedo ring on night toddler vanished’

A WOMAN called by the chief suspect in the Madeleine McCann case just hours after she vanished was part of a paedophile ring, it was claimed in court. In sensational evidence, a witness said the woman supplied teenage girls to convicted rapist Christian Brueckner. Dan Charity Christian Brueckner is the key suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann[/caption] AFP Madeleine vanished 16 years ago on…

Was Emile’s body buried by wolves or was he snatched into a car? We look at clues which could reveal...

SCANNING the stark Alpine landscape, Christian Moller grimly shakes his head as he ponders the mystery of tragic two-year-old Emile Soleil’s last moments. The tot’s tiny skull was ­discovered in a forested ravine last Saturday around a mile from his grandfather’s home — eight months after he ­disappeared. Two-year-old Emile Soleil vanished in the French Alpine hamlet of Le Vernet last JulyEnterprise Emile’s remains were…

Putin crony Valeriy Chaika killed by car bomb in Ukraine’s Russian-occupied Luhansk region

A PUTIN crony has been blown up by a bomb planted in his car in the Ukrainian breakaway region of Luhansk. Cossack leader Valeriy Chaika, 74, was head of an educational centre pumping out Russian propaganda to children. Valeriy Chaika was killed when his Mitsubishi Pajero SUV exploded in StarobilskEast2west Cossack leader Chaika, 74, was boss of an educational centre pumping out Russian propaganda to…

Ex-Special Forces hero killed in Gaza air strike revealed as married dad of 2 described by comrades as ‘brilliant bloke’

A SPECIAL Forces hero was among three Brits killed in an air strike while delivering aid in Gaza yesterday. Dad-of-two John Chapman, formerly of the Special Boat Service, was in a three-car convoy “unintentionally” hit by Israeli drone missiles. Getty Dad-of-two John Chapman, former SBS hero, was among three Brits killed in an air strike while delivering aid in Gaza[/caption] Getty World Central Kitchen signs…

England fans heading to Euros will be able to smoke cannabis after Germany legalises drug

ENGLAND fans heading to the Euros will be able to smoke cannabis after Germany legalised the drug today. Adults can now possess up to 25 grams for recreational purposes — enough for around 75 joints. Cannabis enthusiasts celebrated outside the landmark Brandenburg Gate in Berlin after recreational cannabis was officially legalised at midnightGetty The German Cannabis Association celebrated the news with a “smoke-in” at Berlin’s…

Ex-CIA psychic claims he identified area where missing toddler Emile Soleil’s body was found & immediately told police

AN ex-CIA psychic has told The Sun how he identified the area where the body of a two-year-old was found — in a mysterious case that is gripping France. Major Ed Dames, who was in a secret project that inspired the movie The Men Who Stare At Goats, said it took him two days to trace the spot using “remote viewing”. AFP A former CIA…

Thousands of Brits who fled Rhodes wildfires last July offered free seven-night stay this year

THOUSANDS of Brits who fled wildfires in Rhodes last July have been offered a free seven-night stay this year. Terrified holidaymakers had to be repatriated on mercy flights. AFP Brits who fled wildfires in Rhodes last July have been offered a free seven-night stay[/caption] But from today they can enjoy free sunshine breaks after the Greek government agreed a £4million giveaway. The trips are for…

Ruthless ‘King of the Houthis’ holding world’s trade to ransom with threats to hit ships carrying cargo from cars to...

HE is the ruthless religious maniac whose face is never seen in his brutal desert fiefdom 3,500 miles from Britain’s shores. But Islamist Abdul-Malik al-Houthi is the reason why UK consumers may soon pay more for everything from cars and condoms to the Great British cuppa. Wikipedia Ruthless Houthi leader Abdul-Malik al-Houthi[/caption] Getty Fired up Houthi fighters in Sanaa, Yemen, lift rifles in a rally…

Agriculture students asked to wear bizarrely-shaped giant hats by university to stop them from cheating in exams

A STUDENT hopes to be a cut above in an exam — wearing an anti-cheating hat in the shape of a chainsaw. He was one of dozens of agriculture students who were asked to put on daft headwear to stop them peeking at classmates’ answers during a test. A university has found a way to stop students cheating in exams – getting them to wear…

Albanian gang war to control drugs market that’s spilling onto UK’s streets with killings & 50kg of stolen cocaine

WITH two bodyguards on patrol permanently outside his office, chief prosecutor Kreshnik Ajazi sums up why the Albanian drug gangs he targets are so ruthless. “In Albania, we have a tradition — revenge.” Alamy In 2018, a shipment of 50 kilos of cocaine went missing in England[/caption] Chris Eades The theft triggered a string of revenge attacks back in Albania, including three men being gunned…

United Nations Security Council passes resolution demanding an immediate ceasefire in Gaza for the rest of Ramadan

THE United Nations Security Council passed a resolution yesterday demanding an immediate ceasefire in Gaza for the rest of Ramadan. It led to Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu cancelling a planned visit to Washington by a delegation, accusing the US of withdrawing from “its consistent position”. EPA The UN demanding an immediate ceasefire has led to Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu cancelling a planned visit to Washington[/caption]…

Arrogant Vladimir Putin ignored British and US warnings of major terror attack

SNEERING Vladimir Putin ignored British and US warnings of a terror attack — on the day jihadists staked out the venue where they would kill at least 137 people. Western intelligence agencies told Russia of an imminent IS threat two weeks before Friday’s horror at Crocus City Hall. AFP Vladimir Putin ignored British and US warnings before the Crocus City Hall terror attack[/caption] Footage showed…

World War 3 fears spiral after Vladimir Putin’s missile roar into Polish airspace during Ukraine blitz

WORLD WAR Three fears spiralled after a Russian missile roared into Polish airspace during a blitz of Ukraine. Vladimir Putin’s 57-missile onslaught plus a drone attack hammered critical infrastructure in Kyiv and the western Ukrainian region of Lviv. Alamy WW3 fears spiralled after a Russian missile roared into Polish airspace during a blitz of Ukraine – pictured President Zelensky[/caption] Reuters Vladimir Putin’s 57-missile onslaught plus…