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Top Secret Plans To Move AlienStock From Area 51

What’s happening at under the wraps at the AlienStock festival is just as much a mystery as what goes on behind the barbed wire and closed doors of the US air force base at the infamous Area 51. AlienStock was...

It Could Be Life On Distant Planet, But Not As We Know It

Excited scientists have announced a big first for space exploration - the first planet that may have a watery atmosphere that could support life like that of Earth. The catchy named K2-18b may be the first world outside the Solar...

On The Front Line Of The Modern Boar Wars

Barcelona may be famous for architecture, the Catalan lifestyle and culture that attracts tens of millions of visitors a year but there’s another more unwelcome guest. The Spanish city is the unwilling and sometimes unwitting front line in a war...

A Decade Of Faith In Lego Ends In Success For Blind Matthew

Blind Lego fan Matthew Shifrin has completed a 17 year labour of love that has seen the building bricks giant reach out to help visually impaired children use the toy. But along the way, his success was blighted with tragedy...

Brexit – What’s Happened So Far This Week?

Brexit is moving so fast that by the time you have read this article, the circumstance will have changed again. The latest moves are Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lost his first major vote in Parliament as a cross-party coalition...

Poland Marks The 80th Anniversary Of World War 2

The first of September marked another sad milestone in the history of Europe - the outbreak of the Second World War and the march of fascism across the continent. The scars are still fresh for many families as the 80thanniversary...

Queen Asked To Suspend UK Parliament

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked the Queen to suspend Parliament in a bid to thwart a coalition of remain MPs from undermining his Brexit threat to leave the EU without a deal on October 31. The suspension - or...

All Smiles As Boris Woos EU With A Charm Offensive

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s charm offensive to persuade European leaders to renegotiate the Brexit withdrawal agreement looks a waste of time. Irish premier Leo Varadkar and French leader Emmanuel Macron have already poured cold water on the idea and...

Mystery As Iran Claims Missing Oil Tanker Was In Distress

An oil tanker has mysteriously disappeared from international waters close to the coast of Iran. Iran says rescuers aided the foreign tanker MT Riah in the powder keg Strait of Hormuz after receiving a distress signal. The tanker was seen to...

Yes, Man Flu Is Real, Claim Doctors

Man flu is real and men really do get pole-axed by the symptoms, according to medical researchers. For decades, women have railed against the idea that men suffer from a worse bout of the flu than they do. But Canadian scientists...

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As 11,000 scientists from around the world unite to declare a global climate emergency, a terrifying warning from the past predicts sea levels could...

Internet Music Service Out Of Tune With Copyright Law

The internet dilemma of who owns the rights to content has just taken a new twist with a ruling by the High Court in...

And The Word Of The Year For 2019 Is…

English is changing all the time as new words fall in and out of fashion, and the latest in vogue phrase is ‘climate strike’,...

Wildfires – How Science Is Helping To Dampen The Flames

Wild fires raging in some corner of the world seem to be hot off the press and in the news a lot. Huge fires have...