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January 16, 2019 7:00 AM Mystery extrasolar object Oumuamua is HIDING secret: Harvard scientist reveals new theory

OUMUAMUA, the mysterious object which become the first object ever spotted in our solar system to have originated from outside it, is a spaceship from another world equipped with solar sail, a Harvard scientist has concluded. “What we have, then, is a thin, flat, shiny object. So I arrived at the idea of a solar sail: A solar sail is a spaceship that uses the sun for propulsion 530

January 14, 2019 12:05 AM Toby Nye: Leeds United pay tribute after sick boy dies

A six-year-old boy who had been suffering from cancer and developed a special relationship with Leeds United has died just days after his birthday. Toby Nye had high-risk neuroblastoma, a rare form of cancer, which spreads rapidly across the body. Stars from the club have paid tribute to the youngster and said they were "heartbroken". Chairman Andrea 115

January 13, 2019 8:11 PM BDO World Championships: Glen Durrant beats Scott Waites in final

Glen Durrant beat fellow Englishman Scott Waites 7-3 to win a third consecutive BDO World Championship title at the Lakeside. Durrant, 48, is the first player to win three BDO world titles in a row since Eric Bristow in 1984-86 and the fifth to win it on three or more occasions. "It means the earth and back," Durrant told Eurosport after beating 41-year-old 115

January 13, 2019 1:08 PM Mayor of Cambridge dies during scuba-diving holiday

The mayor of Cambridge has died suddenly while on a scuba-diving holiday with his wife in South Africa. Nigel Gawthrope, 61, collapsed on Friday after surfacing from a dive and feeling unwell. The exact cause of his death is unknown. The city councillor was a popular local figure and had been eight months into his term of office. Council leader Lewis 125

January 13, 2019 11:38 AM Airlander 10: World's longest aircraft gets full-production go-ahead

The world's longest aircraft is set to go into full production with the model designed to take its first passengers. It comes after the prototype £32m Airlander 10 - a combined plane and airship - was formally retired following successful final testing. As a result, Bedford firm Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has been given Production Organisation Approval 118

January 12, 2019 6:12 PM US REFUSES to bow to EU demands to keep their nose out of European farming

THE United States is digging in its heels and refusing to omit agriculture from planned trade talks with the EU. On Friday the US signalled it would not bow to the pressure from Brussels when it published negotiating objectives that seek comprehensive EU access for American farm products. EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstron told the US trade representative 109

January 12, 2019 12:00 PM Tom Jones secret fling REVEALED: Mistress claims three year affair with the Sex Bomb star

TOM Jones remained devoted to his wife for 63 years until her death but now an American woman has lifted the lid on her three-year secret fling with the Sex Bomb singer. Tom Jones is currently a judge on The Voice UK and recently opened up about his heartbreak after his wife Linda died of lung cancer in 2016. At the time the couple had been married for more than 60 years 105

January 9, 2019 2:13 PM EU tricks EXPOSED? Brexiteer reveals REAL reason big business supported Remain

DURING the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, senior executives at big businesses strongly favoured remaining in the EU but the real reason why they backed Remain was not what people might think, Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan claimed in his bombshell book. Ahead of the Brexit vote on June 23, 2016, a YouGov poll showed small business owners were more eurosceptic 106

January 8, 2019 11:20 AM Brexit The Uncivil War: How Dominic Cummings was targeted in Vote Leave COUP

DOMINIC Cummings, who is played by Benedict Cumberbatch in Brexit: The Uncivil War, was very nearly dismissed from the Vote Leave campaign prior to the EU referendum, a book reveals. Created by James Graham and broadcast on Channel 4 last night, the two-hour film provides a close look at the Vote Leave campaign team during the 2016 referendum 102

January 7, 2019 5:27 PM Kevin Spacey denies groping teenage barman as he appears in court for first time

Spacey had tried to avoid appearing at the hearing but a judge refused and he was forced to face the world's media. It is the first case against him to be prosecuted since a number of sex assault and harassment claims were made at the end of 2017. The actor lost high-profile roles, including his leading part in House of Cards, and disappeared from public 96