Trump would carry secret records in his jacket pocket, risking them being seen by staffers without clearance, former press secretary says

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham with then-President Donald Trump in August 2019. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images Stephanie Grisham said she often saw former President Donald Trump "mishandle" secret records. Classified documents are meant to be rigorously guarded, with secure rooms and safes. Grisham said Trump was unconcerned by those rules and risks people […]

The not-quite-aircraft-carriers that the US Navy and other militaries use to carry jets, tanks, and troops into battle

South Korean navy amphibious assault ship ROKS Dokdo, foreground, with US Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard. US Navy/MCS2 Michael Achterling Aircraft carriers are usually the centerpiece of a fleet, but only a few navies have them. Many more navies have amphibious assault ships or helicopter carriers, which carry aircraft, troops, and gear. Amphibs […]

Rachel Riley speaks out on stepping down from Countdown after 11 years: ‘Carry me out’

Rachel Riley, 34, is best known for being a presenter on Countdown, starring alongside several hosts over the past 11 years. The television personality also appeared on Strictly Come Dancing back in 2013 as her role on the Channel 4 quiz show launched her popularity. It was from taking part on the BBC dance show […]

UK passport: The reason why Queen Elizabeth II doesn't ever carry the travel document

Queen Elizabeth II has travelled far and wide as part of her royal duties – she’s the best travelled head of state the world has ever known. From Canada to Kenya there are few places the monarch hasn’t visited. But what may surprise you is Her Majesty never carries a passport with her when she […]

Staggering photos show what life is like in the northernmost town in the world, where it’s dark 4 months of the year and you’re told to carry a rifle because of polar bears The world’s northernmost town is Longyearbyen, which is located in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard and has 2,100 citizens. It is around three hours by plane from Oslo and 650 miles from the North Pole, making it one of the most remote human settlements on Earth. It’s dark for four months a year and […]

Carry on films: Angela Douglas loved every minute on comedy classics

BUBBLY: Angela in 1965’s Carry On Cowboy (Image: ITV/REX/Shutterstock) ANGELA DOUGLAS is best remembered as the glamorous, often upper-crust young leading lady in a series of Carry On films.  But she gained a different sort of fame when she shocked 1960s Britain by falling passionately in love with the actor Kenneth More, who was a […]

Healthy tissues in older people carry a lot of cancer-promoting mutations

Enlarge / No, not that kind of tissue (though this is “healthy usage of tissue” in a vacuum). (credit: George Marks/Retrofile/Getty Images) We know that mutations in DNA occur in all of our cells as they divide over the course of our lives. Some of these mutations cause cancers though most do not. But we […]

Florida issued 1000s of concealed carry permits without background checks for more than a year

A Florida agency in charge of vetting applicants for concealed gun carry permits didn’t run tens of thousands of them against an FBI database, as an employee could not log in. The state saw a spike of applications at the time. Read more The news, which has sent shockwaves across Twitter, is now being leveraged […]

Ryanair hand luggage: New rules could see passengers fork out £7 for two CARRY ON items

Ryanair has been accused of increasing hand luggage fares again, just months after first introducing them, by consumer site Which?. The budget airline announced in January hand luggage was only permitted for passengers who purchased priority boarding for a flat-rate fee of £5. Passengers who pay the priority fee are allowed two pieces of hand […]