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December 24, 2018 2:13 PM Kick in the teeth! 100 UK jobs lost in Galileo block despite Brit brains developing system

THE EU’s decision to shut the UK out of Europe’s satellite navigation programme Galileo has already cost the country 100 jobs, despite Britain’s experts having a vital role in developing the technology. To date the UK has committed £1.26billion (€1.4bn) to Galileo and has been closely involved in the development since its launch in 2003. But Britain 78

December 21, 2018 1:22 PM Mars: Pictures reveal 'winter wonderland' on the red planet

Earth's North Pole is famous for its snowy climes - and for hosting Santa's workshop, of course. But as these pictures reveal, it's not the only planet with snow scenes this holiday season. This is the Korolev crater, near the north pole of Mars, as captured by the European Space Agency (ESA)'s Mars Express mission. The crater is 82km (50 miles) across 69

December 20, 2018 9:07 PM Debbie McGee: Strictly star recalls the first time Paul Daniels’ death hit her ‘Felt lost’

DEBBIE MCGEE recalled the first time her late husband Paul Daniel’s death became a reality as she opened up about him during an emotional conversation with a caller on Channel 4’s Celebrity Call Centre at Christmas last night. Debbie McGee, whose late husband, Paul Daniels, died at the age of 77 in 2016, helped a bereaved caller on Channel 4’s Celebrity 65

December 18, 2018 10:31 AM Man would be meditating every day if wanking didn’t exist

A 28-YEAR-OLD man would be meditating on a daily basis if only masturbation did not exist, he has confirmed. Nurse Wayne Hayes said: “With a demanding job and all the mind-cluttering distractions of modern technology, I realised it was important to clear space in my morning for a meditation session. “I’ve tried meditating on how I can stop wanking, but that just makes 54

December 14, 2018 8:20 AM Russia to launch military satellite IN WEEKS

RUSSIAN defence chiefs are preparing to boost their military capabilities with the launch of the new-generation Meridian satellite in the New Year. Officials said the satellite would be taken into orbit on a Soyuz-2 carrier rocket from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in the first quarter of 2019. A source said: "The spacecraft is expected to be brought to Plesetsk 98

December 12, 2018 9:19 AM Samples cut around Soyuz hole in spacewalk

Two Russian cosmonauts have used knives and shears to cut samples from around a hole in the Soyuz spacecraft, which Moscow says may have been caused by a drill. Roscosmos space agency says it wants to find out whether the 2mm puncture was made on Earth or in space. It has ruled out a manufacturing defect and says it may have been deliberate sabotage 35

December 11, 2018 2:35 PM Billion-mile-wide SUPERMASSIVE black hole poised to swallow Earth WHOLE, scientist warns

A SUPERMASSIVE black hole could swallow our entire planet in years to come, a scientist has warned.  Fabio Pacucci detailed how the huge structure is growing in size by swallowing matter and merging with other black holes that it comes in contact with. Currently, Earth is orbiting it at a safe distance, 25,000 light-years away. However, that could change 52

December 8, 2018 8:27 AM Lights, camera, action for Scotland's first film studio

A WAREHOUSE in Leith has been earmarked to become Scotland’s first dedicated film studio. The world-class complex will be based on the eastern harbour at the former Pelamis Building (Image: Ryan McVay/ Getty) The world-class complex will be based on the eastern harbour at the former Pelamis Building where Marvel Studios made Avengers: Infinity War. The site has shooting 37

December 7, 2018 11:20 AM ‘We’re ON MARS’ NASA releases most high quality pictures of Red Planet EVER

NASA has released the clearest ever pictures of Mars, giving us Earthlings an unprecedented view of the Red Planet. After a seven-month and 300million mile journey, NASA’s InSight lander finally arrived at Mars on November 26. It is only now however that the space agency is releasing some of the most outstanding images of Mars that have ever been seen. NASA released 51

December 4, 2018 7:00 PM Russia's secret weapon: Moscow risks US fury launching FIVE orbits instead of agreed four

RUSSIA has fuelled suspicions the nation has sent a secret weapon onto orbit after security concerns were raised when they launched five orbital bodies into space instead of the agreed four. According to a report, the US military raised concerns about the mysterious Russian launch when they found five orbital objects leaving the rocket instead of the four that had previously 91