The nuke close calls that nearly sparked doomsday – from drunk presidents to planes spilling bombs that didn’t explode

NUCLEAR weapons possess the power to destroy all life on the planet – but some people responsible for world-ending warheads don't always take the task seriously. The Sun exclusively revealed this week that a Royal Navy officer in charge of 16 nuclear missiles had to be hauled off HMS Vigilant when he turned up drunk. Lt Commander Len Louw was […]

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UK coronavirus death toll nears 42,000 as 233 more fatalities in England hospitals recorded

THE UK coronavirus death toll has today neared 42,000 as another 233 fatalities were recorded. The increase comes after just 38 more coronavirus deaths were reported yesterday in a sign the deadly bug is loosening its grip on the UK. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates Health authorities today confirmed 41,969 people have so […]

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UK airline Flybe near collapse amid coronavirus-linked fall in demand: source

London: British regional airline Flybe is due to go into administration within hours, a source told Reuters on Wednesday, as the already struggling carrier failed to withstand the plunge in travel demand caused by coronavirus. Travel has taken a hit from the coronavirus outbreak.Credit:[email protected] Accounting firm EY will be called in to handle the administration, once Flybe's aircraft are all […]

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National Grid had THREE ‘near-misses’ in the run-up to blackout

National Grid had THREE ‘near-misses’ in the run-up to blackout that caused rush-hour chaos in Britain National Grid is being investigated by the energy watchdog after blackouts The operator blamed last week’s ‘incredibly rare’ outage on offline generators Ofgem will look at the National Grid’s handling of the energy system afterwards  Britain had three blackout ‘near-misses’ in the three months […]

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