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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 133

January 11, 2019 10:05 PM Atlantis UNCOVERED? Huge '8,000-year-old ancient city' discovered on British coast

THE Lost City of Atlantis may have been uncovered by oil company divers in the North Sea, it was revealed in a new documentary. “Many are now claiming it was the heart of Europe, dating back some 8,000 years. Organised by Dr Richard Bates of the Department of Earth Sciences at St Andrew's, the Drowned Landscapes exhibit revealed the human story behind 122

January 10, 2019 7:34 PM Is Alaska at risk of a tsunami to rival 1964?

ALASKA has seen a staggering 98 earthquakes in just 10 days, but is the US state at risk of a tsunami to rival that of 1964? Earthquakes today: Alaska has had nearly 100 earthquakes since the year began (Image: GETTY/ GOOGLE MAPS) Tsunamis are likely to occur around Alaska, and one still fresh in people’s minds is the tsunami which followed a mammoth 109

January 10, 2019 3:00 PM The North Pole is moving away from Canada RAPIDLY – and scientists are baffled

THE North Pole is moving – quickly – and scientists have no idea why it is happening. Deep beneath the Earth’s surface, liquid iron is sloshing around at its core, causing the North Pole to move away from Canada and towards Siberia. This has caused global geomagnetism experts to undergo an urgent update of the World Magnetic Model where it will alter 129

January 4, 2019 1:39 AM Fat cat Friday: Top bosses' 2019 pay already matches the average annual salary

Chief executives of leading UK companies are now paid 133 times more than the average worker. A report by the High Pay Centre think tank and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) says chief executives of FTSE 100 firms have average pay packets £3.9 million, around £1,000 per hour. Published on what it calls "Fat Cat Friday", the report 103

January 3, 2019 4:05 AM Chinese spacecraft is first to land on far side of moon

The far side of the moon is relatively unexplored and the ambitious mission signals China's intention to become a space power. The lunar explorer Chang'e 4 touched down on Thursday morning Beijing time (just before 2.30am GMT), the official China Central Television said. Soon after landing, it transmitted the first "close range" images of the moon's 92

January 2, 2019 8:05 PM Yellowstone WARNING: NASA's emergency plan to slow supervolcanoes WON'T work

His conclusion is bad news for the potentially apocalyptic outcome of an eruption at Yellowstone. Dr Sparks explained that a volcanic winter would be dire for our existence as a species. He elaborated: “If there was one it would have an enormous global impact. It would have dire consequences for food security, for trade and for a short time, a few years 63

January 1, 2019 1:57 PM Blood Moon 2019: Three rare lunar events including Super Blood Moon to stun during January

THE MOON will put on a stellar show this January, with experts saying stargazers will be able to witness three spectacular lunar events to mark the New Year. Millions of people across America and western Europe will be able to see a rare super blood moon, with our satellite temporarily turning bright red, a total lunar eclipse and a Wolf Moon in January 82

December 31, 2018 3:52 AM Mike Taylor: Walk Off The Earth's 'Beard Man' dies in sleep

Walk Off The Earth found fame with a cover of Gotye's Somebody I Used To Know featuring five band members playing one guitar. His fellow band members said that Taylor died of natural causes on Saturday. He had played piano, keyboards and organ and was known as the band's "Beard Guy". The band, from Ontario, became famous in 2012 with a cover of Gotye's 92

December 28, 2018 5:29 AM New York awe-struck as sky over Queens turns blue

An explosion at an electrical power station in New York City on Thursday evening lit up the sky with an eerie blue light - and triggered a flurry of speculation on social media. Others thought something supernatural might be to blame for the ghostly glow. Others wondered if the hand of God was at work over New York. A new Pope, or the moment when Evangelicals 59