Swedish king axes grandchildren from royal household to save taxpayer millions every year

THE Swedish king has removed five of his grandchildren from the royal household in a bid to save his nation’s taxpayers millions. King Carl Gustaf XVI’s decision means the children no longer have the title of royal highness and are not expected to perform official royal duties. Princess Madeleine’s children Leonore, 5, Nicolas, 4, and […]

Turkey strikes 181 Syria targets as Donald Trump defends ‘invasion’ by saying Kurds ‘didn’t help us with Normandy’ in WW2

TURKISH troops hit more than 181 militant targets yesterday after launching a deadly ground and air assault in northern Syria. Donald Trump hit back at claims he had abandoned the Kurds – a longtime US ally – to the Turkish invasion, saying they “didn’t help” in World War Two. The US President had been accused […]

Putin deploys secret GRU death squad to assassinate targets and ‘spread turmoil in Europe’

VLADIMIR Putin has deployed a secret GRU death squad to assassinate targets and “spread turmoil in Europe”, reports say. The formerly-secret team of killers, known as Unit 29155, are believed to have been behind four major missions. Those include the Salisbury poisonings of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in March last year. […]

Turkish troops ‘cross Syria border’ as Donald Trump brands invasion ‘a bad idea’ and Kurdish commanders warn of humanitarian disaster

TURKISH troops have reportedly crossed the border into Syria as Donald Trump blasted President Erodgan’s military assault in the region as “a bad idea”. Ground troops crossed the border close to the towns of Tell Abaid and Sari Kani overnight, according to Kurdish officials. Turkey has denied crossing the border but said preparations are underway […]

Brit ISIS terrorists known as ‘The Beatles’ face death penalty as pair set to be extradited to US to face court

TWO British ISIS fighters from a cell dubbed ‘The Beatles’ are set to be extradited to the US to face trial in the United States. London-born Alexanda Kotey, 35, and British national El Shafee Elsheikh, 31, have been in custody since being seized in Syria in February last year. The pair were captured by Kurdish-led […]