‘Perpetual confrontation’: MI6 chief lures young Brits into espionage with Russia-bashing

The head of MI6, the UK’s intelligence service, hopes to recruit a new generation of tech-savvy spies, with a passionate speech urging graduates to protect the homeland against the arch nemesis who subverts the UK way of life. “The era of the fourth industrial revolution calls for a fourth generation of espionage,” Alex Younger will say […]

Ex-FBI chief stops challenging US House secret testimony subpoena

Former FBI director James Comey has agreed to testify at a closed-door hearing at US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, according to his lawyer. The session, to be held December 7, will focus on his handling of investigations into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server and the alleged Russian […]

Death of GRU chief sends Western media and pundits into tailspin of conspiracy theories

The death of Igor Korobov, who led Russia’s top military intelligence agency, has sent conspiracy mongers into overdrive. Unwilling to believe the 62 year-old died of cancer, they are filling in the gaps with their own theories. Korobov died “after a long and serious illness,” the Defense Ministry announced on Thursday. Various sources have informed […]

Manchester United chief Ed Woodward makes statement on Jose Mourinho's future

Mourinho has been fighting for his job in recent weeks but a slight upturn in results has seen him cling on. They won three games in a row – including a win in Turin against Juventus – before losing the derby to Manchester City on Sunday. But Woodward does admit United have suffered a ‘mixed’ […]

Man Utd chief Ed Woodward pictured at transfer meeting – did you spot who he was with?

The leading figures in the country are due to meet today to discuss whether the transfer window should be put back until August 31. They will also discuss whether VAR should be introduced next season and a £5million leaving bonus for Richard Scudamore. Woodward arrived with Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish in central London just […]

‘Brain diarrhea, gang of scum’: Ukrainian chief prosecutor loses it during parliament dressing down

A Ukrainian parliament hearing on a high-profile murder became heated after the prosecutor general lashed out, calling an MP barely printable names and reportedly saying “suck my c**k” after a vote of confidence. The Rada, the Ukraine parliament, has witnessed many heated debates and quite a few fistfights. But the Tuesday session will probably be […]

‘Veronica Mars’ Recruits Dawnn Lewis as Neptune’s New Chief of Police

Rob Thomas has recruited a member of his iZombie crew to join the Veronica Mars cast in a new role for the eight-episode Hulu revival series. Dawnn Lewis has been tapped as the new police chief of Neptune, which is a new role for the series and a new position for Neptune, which has finally gone from […]

We’re ignoring Canada’s alcohol problem, chief public health officer warns

Canada’s chief public health officer says she’s worried about the rise in heavy drinking among Canadian women. In recent weeks, Dr. Theresa Tam has tried to sound the alarm on Canada’s substance abuse problem, making it the focus of her 2018 report on the state of public health in Canada.

‘Look after your own backyard’ – WADA chief hits back at US critics amid White House summit row

World Anti-Doping Agency chief Craig Reedie has accused US critics of targeting the organization instead of “looking after their own backyard” by ignoring policy in major American domestic leagues. Reedie was speaking after athletes and sports officials from numerous countries condemned WADA at a White House meeting on Wednesday, which was organized by the US […]