The UK has a black hole in its defence budget whilst the Russia is developing "eye-watering" military capabilities. In a rare political intervention, Britain's army chief has called for additional defence funding.
A magnitude-7.9 earthquake struck the Gulf of Alaska early on Tuesday, prompting authorities to warn of a possible tsunami in the area and all the way down the US west coast, where the alert was later lifted.
Sunday evening saw protests in Brussels over government plans to arrest migrants and refugees sleeping in a local park.
Belgian lawmakers are now debating measures that would allow police to search private homes suspected of sheltering unauthorised migrants.