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October 12, 2018 7:09 AM Fury as £4million British foreign aid budget used fixing POTHOLES abroad

FURIOUS campaigners have slammed the government for spending nearly £4billion of foreign aid money on improving infrastructure in countries such as Pakistan and India - including railways and potholes in roads. A new report from spending watchdog the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) revealed taxpayers have bankrolled a £265million cash injection 40

October 11, 2018 4:35 PM ALIEN proof? Mysterious fast radio bursts from deep space almost DOUBLE

Australian researchers were using some of the world’s most advanced telescopes when they made the startling discoveries. But shocking new research published in Nature reveals 20 new observations, all since the start of last year. The Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation — CSIRO — have confirmed the strange bursts come from deep space 84

October 11, 2018 10:36 AM Astronauts escape malfunctioning Soyuz rocket

A capsule carrying the two crew members of a Russian Soyuz rocket that malfunctioned on lift-off has landed safely in Kazakhstan. Russian Cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and US astronaut Nick Hague are reported to be "in good condition", both Nasa and Russian media said. The rocket had taken off for the International Space Station (ISS) when it suffered a problem 62

October 11, 2018 9:08 AM NASA rocket rescue: US and Russian astronauts in ISS emergency after Soyuz rocket failure

A RUSSIAN Soyuz rocket carrying one Russian and one US astronaut has been forced to make an emergency landing after a failure was detected shortly after take-off from Kazakhstan. Russian news agencies reported that booster rockets carrying the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft on a mission headed for the International Space Station failed mid-air, forcing the crew to abort 42

October 10, 2018 10:07 PM Life on Mars: Humans will be vegan and have NO NETFLIX in space

Sci-fi films have in turn glamorised and shot down the dream of humans living on the Red Planet, but what would it really be like? Professor Lewis Dartnell from the University of Westminster and interior designers Hillarys teamed up to explore what a Martian home would be like. The project, “Home on Mars”, shows a model home fitted out with all of the specialist 112

October 10, 2018 9:28 AM X-Men: Dark Phoenix Director Says The Movie Is Inspired By Thor: Ragnarok

“I'm sorry for X-Men 3," said Kinberg. “We tried to tell the Dark Phoenix story and we didn't do it properly. So, with this Dark Phoenix story there is no 'cure' plot, there is no other plot. It is the Dark Phoenix story, as told in comics, as told in the cartoons. Sophie [Turner] is the centre of the film, that's why she's the one person that's in the teaser 66

October 10, 2018 7:01 AM Two Britons killed in taxi during Majorca flooding

The pair died in a taxi in the town of Sant Llorenc after torrents formed following downpours on the popular holiday isle. Local officials have held an emergency meeting to coordinate their response, with rescue workers and the military sent to the area. According to the Majorca Daily Bulletin, people were rescued from roofs and trees after the flooding 43

October 9, 2018 12:24 PM NASA asteroid WARNING: Giant 490 FOOT asteroid barreling towards Earth TOMORROW

A GIANT asteroid larger than the Statue of Liberty or the London Eye will fly by the planet Earth early tomorrow, NASA revealed. The Apollo-type asteroid, dubbed Asteroid 2018 SM2 and measuring more than 490 ft (150 m) in diameter, will zip past after 2am on Wednesday, October 3. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, estimates 33

October 9, 2018 9:20 AM Virgin Galactic to reach space in 'weeks not months'

Entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has said that Virgin Galactic is "weeks" away from its first trip into space. "We should be in space within weeks, not months. And then we will be in space with myself in months and not years," the firm's founder and chief executive told news website CNBC. He said the firm would be taking people into space "not too long after" 40

October 9, 2018 5:42 AM Facebook faces backlash over £7.4m UK tax bill on sales of £1.3bn

Labour MP Margaret Hodge says it is "absolutely outrageous that Facebook's UK tax bill is 0.62% of their revenue". Documents released on Monday showed the company paid a net £7.4m in corporation tax last year after an £8.4m credit for staff share awards cut the total from £15.8m. Facebook had booked a 7.5% increase in pre-tax profits to £62.8m on revenues 101