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 …

Who is Arkady Babchenko’s wife Olechka, did she think he was murdered and do they have children?

OLECHKA Babchenko was as surprised as anyone when her husband turned up to a press conference in Kiev a day after he was reported dead. Here’s what we know about both of them and why Olechka had to be kept in the dark over the Russian journalist’s fake death… AP:Associated Press It is unclear whether …