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January 13, 2018 7:30 PM 'A clear and present danger to the country and the world': Former nuclear launch officers blast President Trump's 'dangerous' judgments after his 'big and powerful nuclear button' boast

A group of former nuclear launch officers have called President Donald Trump a 'danger to the country and the world' after his recent tweet to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declaring that his nuclear button is 'much bigger & more powerful'. Members of Global Zero, an international nuclear disarmament advocacy group, sent a letter to Congress on Thursday 6

January 12, 2018 4:59 PM 'Big Brother' spacecraft launches: World's first full-colour satellite is capable of capturing high-definition videos of individual people from orbit

A British satellite could provide a full colour, high-definition video of our planet from space, even picking up objects as small as 26 inches (65cm) big on the ground. The 'Big Brother' video satellite, which is currently still a prototype can capture videos of individual people from orbit in high definition. It was one of 31 payloads sent up in the Indian 10

January 11, 2018 5:13 PM Dates announced for 2017/18 Exmoor Hedge Competition

Exmoor National Park Authority has announced the launch of the 2017/18 Exmoor Hedge Competition. The competition is aimed at the landowners, managers and contractors who actually carry out the high quality hedgelaying work for the benefit of Exmoor’s farming, wildlife and landscape. To be eligible to apply, all or part of the farm must be within Exmoor 5

January 10, 2018 11:55 AM Chinese business chiefs pay £12,000 for dinner with David Cameron

That was what was on offer recently for wealthy business figures at an event in China - as long as they stumped up about £12,000. Mr Cameron featured on social media adverts for the Shanghai International Ball and Leaders' Forum, which took place earlier this week. A photograph of the former prime minister was accompanied by a price in Chinese renminbi 8

January 9, 2018 3:05 AM U.S. spy satellite believed destroyed after failing to reach orbit -officials

WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - A U.S. spy satellite that was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, aboard a SpaceX rocket on Sunday failed to reach orbit and is assumed to be a total loss, two U.S. officials briefed on the mission said on Monday. The classified intelligence satellite, built by Northrop Grumman Corp, failed to separate from the second

January 8, 2018 1:29 PM 'Haunted' castle put up for sale by administrators

A Scottish castle dubbed one of the most haunted places in the UK has been put up for sale after the company which owned it went into administration. Birkwood Castle in Lesmahagow, South Lanarkshire, was being redeveloped ahead of its launch as a luxury hotel. The £80m development was also due to include holiday chalets and a village with more than 150 homes 11

January 8, 2018 2:33 AM SpaceX launches secretive Zuma mission

SpaceX on Sunday blasted off a secretive US government payload known as Zuma, a mission whose nature -- and the agency behind it -- remains a mystery. "Three, two, one, ignition and liftoff," said a SpaceX commentator as the Falcon 9 rocket launched under cover of darkness from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 8:00 pm (0100 GMT Monday). The launch was initially 2

January 7, 2018 11:00 AM Sky TV: MAJOR new feature could be coming to customers THIS YEAR

Sky has announced a new feature could be coming to its customers this year. The satellite broadcaster announced plans that will mean customers will be able to access its TV and streaming services without installing a dish on their properties. This means subscribers to Sky's various services will be able to enjoy a massive amount of TV and film content 12

January 5, 2018 11:45 AM North Korea: Trump will shoot down missiles over Kim's head before they EVEN reach AMERICA

DONALD TRUMP should shut down North Korea’s nuclear regime by shooting missiles down over Kim Jong-un’s head, Republican congressman Duncan Hunter has said. North Korea has ramped up its nuclear and missile development over the past few months sparking huge fears of war. President Donald Trump has pledged to “take care” of Kim Jong-un’s ruthless regime 24

January 4, 2018 6:05 AM Live Q&A with Eric Clapton at Bolton Cinema documentary premiere

A BOLTON cinema is hosting a special event to mark the launch of a new documentary about rock and blues figurehead Eric Clapton. The Light Cinema Bolton is one of a select group of picture houses across the UK and Ireland to premier the film on January 10, ahead of its release two days later. Told in Clapton’s own words, Life in 12 Bars journeys into the life and music 5