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March 9, 2018 4:03 AM Trump and North Korea talks: The political gamble of the 21st Century

South Korean leader Moon Jae-in is either a diplomatic genius or a communist set on destroying his country and US President Donald Trump is either a master of brinkmanship or a pawn in a more devious game - depending on who you speak to. But it is the other actor in this saga, Kim Jong-un, the only one who has yet to make a direct statement, who may just be the most significant 15

March 6, 2018 2:40 PM SpaceX launches its 50th Falcon 9 rocket, carrying a 'bus-sized' Spanish communications satellite into orbit (and it weighs a record six tonnes!)

SpaceX carried out the 50th launch of its signature Falcon 9 rocket early today, a swift ascent to a milestone which many aerospace firms take far longer to attain. It was carrying to orbit a Hispasat Spanish-language communications satellite 'almost the size of a city bus,' according to tweet from CEO Elon Musk. The craft weighs six tonnes (6.6 tons) 17

February 28, 2018 5:33 PM HMP Peterborough jailbreak inmate scaled wall 'like Spiderman'

A convicted child sex offender scaled a prison wall “like Spiderman” to make his escape from HMP Peterborough. CCTV footage shows Gintautas Urbonas, 52, escaping on 26 January by climbing up against a gate and scaling the high wall using a light, a pipe, a satellite dish – and a rope made of face towels. He was recaptured in Peterborough two days later 15

February 19, 2018 10:47 PM The coastline that goes on and on and on: Mesmerising looped video of a beach leaves the internet baffled

A clip which has been doing the rounds on the internet is leaving viewers with complaints of headaches and nausea. The video, which is a satellite photograph of a stretch of coast, plays on around a two second loop and makes you feel as if you are falling into a repetitive abyss. The clip seems to be the work of Feliks Konczakowski, who describes himself 10

February 18, 2018 5:13 AM Satellite launch from California is delayed

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) - A SpaceX satellite launch from California that could create a spectacular aerial display has been delayed. The Falcon 9 rocket carrying an Earth observation satellite for Spain had been scheduled to lift off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Sunday, nearly 20 minutes before sunrise. But the launch was pushed back to early 8

February 14, 2018 11:44 PM Google hikes the price of YouTube TV to $40 a month as it adds a slew of new channels

Alphabet Inc's Google is raising the price of its YouTube TV online service for new customers as it adds channels from Time Warner Inc's Turner, National Basketball League and Major League Baseball, the company said Wednesday. Less than one year after launching YouTube TV, the company is increasing its pricing to $40 per month from $35 per month as it adds Turner's 23

February 7, 2018 3:41 AM China's 'island fortresses': Surveillance photos reveal how the communist country has built a belt of military installations across the South China Sea in 'unrestrained' show of power

Beijing's militarisation of the South China Sea has been revealed in new photos obtained by a newspaper in the Philippines. In what the news organisation described as an 'unrestrained' show of power China has apparently transformed seven reefs in the Spratly islands into military island fortresses featuring runways and observation towers. The military 12

February 1, 2018 12:06 PM Stargazers capture Super Blue Blood Moon above York and North Yorkshire

STARGAZERS were out in force to view last night's Super Blue Blood Moon. Among those were members of The Press Camera Club Facebook page who captured these stunning images, featured in our picture gallery. It was the first time in more than 150 years people around the world were able to see the spectacular sight. The last time three rare lunar conditions 14

January 20, 2018 3:45 PM We CAN'T work it out! Holidaymaker is locked in a row with Liverpool's John Lennon airport after getting a ticket for parking in an UNOFFICIAL space

When is a car parking space at a major British airport not a car parking space? According to Steven Rowlands, of North Wales, it is when the vehicle is parked at Liverpool's John Lennon Airport. Mr Rowlands is currently involved in a protracted row with the airport authorities over whether a space in the car park is actually a genuine parking space and not - as the airport 14

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 27