Western allies appear to have retreated from supplying F-16 and other western fighter jets to Ukraine over the past 24 hours, with the UK joining the US in quashing Kyiv’s hopes it could obtain the jets soon after the west agreed to send it tanks.

Joe Biden, US president, when asked at the White House late on Monday if his country would provide F-16s, answered simply “no”, although he emphasised on Tuesday morning he would remain in discussions with Ukraine about its weapons requests.

Grocery price inflation hits a record 16.7% high leaving cash-strapped families facing an extra 788 on their annual food shopping bill malterwitty Tue, 01/31/2023 - 14:00
British mercenaries who trained Kievs forces in maritime sabotage eliminated in Ochakov MikeRivero Tue, 01/31/2023 - 09:53

British mercenaries who provided Ukrainian forces with special training in sabotage in the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, have been eliminated by a Russian strike at the Ukrainian Navy base in Ochakov, a security agency representative told reporters Monday.

Online shoppers who used websites for JD Sports, Size? or Black and Millets between November 2018 and October 2020 may have had their personal data hacked.

The firm today confirmed home addresses, phone numbers and emails were stolen as part of the major data breach, although card details and passwords are not believed to be at risk.

JD Sports warned customers to remain vigilant to the risk of fraudulent activity as its chief financial officer today apologised to those affected by the data breach.

Letter to Alister Jack, MP: UK government cares more for Ukraine regime than the health and welfare of our own people redress Sun, 01/29/2023 - 10:20

Stuart Littlewood asks his member of Parliament to explain why the UK government has pumped or pledged billions of pounds for Ukrainian President Zelensky while millions of British people are destitute and their health service is collapsing.>>

London Is Recruiting Functionally Illiterate Nonwhites to be Bobbies MikeRivero Sun, 01/29/2023 - 08:29

Applicants to the police who can barely write in English are being accepted by the Met in an attempt to improve diversity, one of His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary has warned.

HMI Matt Parr said that while it was entirely “noble and right” that Scotland Yard was aiming to be more representative of the community it policed, it should not be at the expense of standards.

In 2021, Dame Cressida Dick, the then Met Commissioner, declared it was the force’s aspiration to recruit 40 per cent of its officers from the black and ethnic minority communities by 2023.

Army spied on lockdown critics: Sceptics, including our own Peter Hitchens, long suspected they were under surveillance. Now we've obtained official records that prove they were right all along malterwitty Sun, 01/29/2023 - 07:47

A shadowy Army unit secretly spied on British citizens who criticised the Government's Covid lockdown policies, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.

Military operatives in the UK's 'information warfare' brigade were part of a sinister operation that targeted politicians and high-profile journalists who raised doubts about the official pandemic response.

NATO simulates cyberattacks on Kaliningrad, Moscow facilities Russian Foreign Ministry MikeRivero Sat, 01/28/2023 - 06:41

Cyberattacks on state institutions in the Kaliningrad region and Moscow's energy infrastructure are simulated during NATO exercises that the UK conducts on a regular basis, Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov said in an interview with TASS.