‘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 […]

A top NFL prospect and his University of Houston coach got into a bizarre sideline confrontation over a coat

CBS Sports Network Ed Oliver and Major Applewhite had to be separated after the coach told his injured player he was not allowed to wear a heavy coat. The coats were reserved for players who were participating in the game. Oliver, one of the top prospects in the 2019 NFL Draft, was sitting out his fourth […]

‘Solo’ is Star Wars’ toothless confrontation of robot rights

Major spoilers for Solo ahead. The most interesting character in Solo is a robot. L3-37, voiced by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag), is a free-thinking, loud-mouthed Droid who introduces an entirely new concept into the Star Wars universe: robot rights. From the beginning, Droids like R2-D2 and C-3PO were presented as beings with thoughts and personalities of […]

'We categorically want to avoid confrontation with Russia' – NATO deputy chief

Deputy Secretary General of NATO Rose Gottemoeller says that the Alliance does not wish to face military conflict with Russia, but still blames it for a “troubling pattern of behavior,” from Ukraine to Salisbury. “We would categorically want to avoid a situation where confrontation with Russia is inevitable. And that’s exactly what our decision-making is […]

How Jim Mattis defused a White House confrontation that left Reince Priebus saying ‘WTF’

How Jim Mattis defused a White House confrontation that left Reince Priebus saying ‘WTF’ NOW WATCH: Here’s what we know about Trump’s pick for Defense Secretary: Gen. James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis See Also: How Jim Mattis defused a White House confrontation that left Reince Priebus saying ‘WTF’ The Trump administration is exploring options for a […]

NTAs 2018: Dermot O'Leary forced to fight off stage invader in unaired confrontation

Dermot O’Leary was on stage with Bruce Forsyth’s widow Wilnelia to present an award when an unknown man rushed on.  The incident took place during the VT which listed the nominations for the Bruce Forsyth Entertainment award, which Ant and Dec went on to win.  In snaps taken at the ceremony held at the O2 […]

Giants suspend Eli Apple after ugly affair that included a confrontation with coaches and a teammate calling him a ‘cancer’

Matt Ludtke/AP The New York Giants suspended second-year cornerback Eli Apple for conduct detrimental to the team after he reportedly got into a confrontation with coaches. The confrontation came after safety Landon Collins called Apple a “cancer” during a radio interview. One report said Apple, who has struggled this year, will not be on the […]

Moscow not seeking confrontation but won’t cede own interests – Putin

Published time: 23 Dec, 2017 12:51 Russia does not seek confrontation with anyone, keeping the door open for dialogue with both East and West, but will never sacrifice its vital interests and security of its people, President Vladimir Putin said. Read more “Our strength is aimed at protecting against outside threats [and] terrorism,” President Putin […]

Emmerdale spoilers: Fans spot disastrous gaffe during Jai Sharma confrontation 'Faux pas'

The ITV soap took the drama down a notch following the horrifying events of last week, but that didn’t stop viewers from being shocked at an awkward technical gaffe. During a scene between Jai (played by Chris Bisson) and Rishi (Bhasker Patel), some eagle-eyed viewers spotted the tell-tale appearance of a badly-placed boom microphone.  The […]