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 4
January 16, 2019 4:45 AM Trump's White House DOUBLES cost of US government shutdown as 800,000 STILL without pay
US PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s administration has doubled the estimated cost to the US economy caused by a partial government shutdown over the Mexico border wall funding row. The US government has been partially “shut down” for the longest period in American history. The measure came into force shortly before Christmas because Trump could not secure funding 6
January 15, 2019 4:01 PM Gemma Collins: Dancing On Ice co-star speaks out on 'diva demands'
GEMMA COLLINS’ eliminated Dancing On Ice 2019 co-star Mark Little took aim at the TOWIE star as he spoke out on reports of her “diva” behaviour behind-the-scenes. She received a total of 16 points out of a possible 40 from the judges, revealing she nearly fell over because she added in a hair flick which wasn’t part of the choreography. Jason Gardiner 5
January 15, 2019 1:17 PM When is the vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal?
After five days of debate on Theresa May's Brexit agreement, MPs will finally vote on the deal later. The final day of debate will end with a speech from the prime minister at about 18:20 GMT. But before the vote on the Brexit agreement happens, MPs will get a chance to reshape, or reject, the deal by voting on a series of amendments to it, from about 5
January 14, 2019 12:05 AM Royal Mint marks 50 years of the 50p
A set of coins celebrating 50 years of the seven-sided 50 pence piece has been unveiled by the Royal Mint. The commemorative coins mark events including Sir Roger Bannister running the first sub four-minute mile and the 250th anniversary of the founding of Kew Gardens in London. The founding of the Scouts and Girl Guides is also celebrated in the set. The Royal 8
January 11, 2019 10:30 AM Arsenal v Man Utd FA Cup fourth-round tie live on BBC One
The FA Cup fourth-round tie between Arsenal and Manchester United will be live on BBC One on Friday, 25 January. It is one of three games being broadcast on the BBC that weekend, with Millwall v Everton (Saturday, 17:30 GMT) and Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday or Luton (Sunday, 18:00) also live. The fifth-round draw will be on The One Show on Monday, 28 January 9
January 10, 2019 7:45 PM Manchester Pride adopts Pride flag with black and brown stripes
Manchester Pride has chosen an official flag which includes black and brown stripes alongside the original rainbow. The 2019 Manchester Pride Festival will use a design with eight stripes which was originally flown outside Philadelphia’s City Hall in 2017, instead of Gilbert Baker‘s classic flag. Mark Fletcher, the chief executive of Manchester Pride 8
January 9, 2019 9:58 PM Nigel Farage launches SCATHING attack on John Bercow – 'He was nearly sacked MONTHS ago!'
NIGEL Farage hit out at Speaker John Bercow for “breaking parliamentary precedent” and “ignoring legal advice” by allowing an amendment tabled by Tory rebels to be put through to the House of Commons. John Bercow is a “twister” who is “abusing the integrity” of his position as House of Commons Speaker, claims Nigel Farage. The former Ukip leader also believes 8
January 9, 2019 2:44 PM Macron MUST ‘LISTEN’ French humiliation as GERMANY makes shock yellow vests intervention
SENIOR German conservative Manfred Weber has urged French President Emmanuel Macron to “listen” to anti-establishment protesters, stressing that European citizens should play a key role in shaping government policy. The yellow vest crisis – which started as a protest against fuel tax hikes and morphed into an anti-Macron rebellion – could mark a shift 7
January 8, 2019 7:35 PM Margot Robbie to play Barbie in new live-action film
The Wolf Of Wall Street and Suicide Squad star replaces comedian Amy Schumer, who dropped out of the project in 2017. The Wolf Of Wall Street and Suicide Squad star will also serve as a producer on the project, which is a joint venture between Hollywood studio Warner Bros and toy manufacturer Mattel. Robbie, 28, said she was "honoured" to take on the role of Barbie 12