Astronauts SURVIVE dramatic emergency landing after rocket fails during aborted mission to International Space Station

A ROCKET carrying two astronauts have to the International Space Station had to abort the mission after the boosters malfunctioned. Russian Alexey Ovchinin and Tyler Hague from the US blasted off successfully from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan this morning. Getty – Contributor This rocket carrying two astronauts to the International Space Station had to abort …

Manhunt for smiling axe-wielding casino robber who has escaped from prison

COPS are hunting a smirking convict who fled from prison after robbing a casino in Walsall. Grant Walker, who smiled remorselessly in his mugshot, absconded from HMP Sudbury, in Derbyshire, on Tuesday. Derbyshire Police An armed robber who grinned in his police mugshot has gone on the run after fleeing prison He was serving a sentence …

Cop’s fury after thug who spat blood into his face as he gave first aid walks free from court with £50 fine

A BRACE officer has slammed the court system for letting a suspect who spat blood in his face walk free. PC Rhys Linge launched the withering attack after he was covered in bloody spit during an emergency call out to a man who was smashing up a home. East News Press Agency PC Rhys Linge was …

Storm Florence leaves 12 dead as flooding sweeps East Coast of US

STORM Florence has left 12 people dead and experts have warned the next few days could bring the most destructive round of flooding in North Carolina history. The deadly storm made landfall on the east coast of the US on Friday bringing with it “biblical” flooding on what’s been described as a “thousand-year rain event”. AFP …

T.I. claims Bob Marley was assassinated by the CIA who deliberately gave him cancer under his toenail

A WILD conspiracy theory claiming the CIA killed Bob Marley has resurfaced online thanks to US rapper T.I. He took to Instagram to share a debunked news article quoting ex-CIA agent Bill Oxley who alleged he “infected Marley with cancer”. US rapper shared a screenshot of this debunked story about Bob Marley to his 8.9million …

Russia slams US sanctions over Skripal novichok poisoning slamming the West for acting as ‘prosecutor, judge and hangman’

RUSSIA has slammed the West for playing “prosecutor, judge and executioner” after the US slapped new sanctions on them over the Salisbury spy poisoning saga. It furiously opposed what it branded the “draconian” new measures, imposed after Washington concluded the Kremlin behind the attack on ex-double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. Getty – …

Chilling look inside Putin’s feared GRU spy unit accused of Salisbury Novichok poisonings and US election hacking

TWELVE Russian intelligence officers were indicted over claims they meddled in the US presidential election to swing it in Donald Trump’s favour. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, tasked with uncovering any collusion between the Trump administration and the Kremlin, alleged these agents belonged to Russian military intelligence agency, the GRU. AFP Russian intelligence agency the GRU, …

George Clooney ‘injured in car accident after his scooter collided with pick-up truck in Sardinia’

GEORGE Clooney was involved in a car accident on the Italian island of Sardinia today, reports claim. The Hollywood superstar, 57, was rushed to a local hospital after his scooter collided with a pick-up truck, according to local media. BackGrid George Clooney was injured in a car crash in Sardinia. Here is arriving in the …

What is the England flag, when was the St George’s Cross first used and why is it red and white?

ENGLAND flags are out in force as the World Cup nears the knock-out stage – so you may find yourself wondering what the famous red cross means. After The Sun won victory in our campaign to fly the flag over Downing Street, here’s all you need to know about “dragon slayer” knight St George, and why …

Rebekah Vardy bashes cruel Russian trolls who branded England World Cup WAGs ‘ugly’ and ‘hags’

ENGLAND star Jamie Vardy’s wife has hit back at cruel Russian trolls who branded English WAGs at the World Cup “ugly”. Rebekah Vardy, 36, posted a feisty message on Instagram captioned: “Seeing as I’m being called a ‘hag’ by the delightful trolls I thought I would adopt this approach.” Darren Fletcher – The Sun Rebekah …