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October 8, 2018 12:13 AM RSPCA 'troubled' by Cardiff council dog ban on pitches

An animal charity has said it is "troubled" by plans which could see dogs banned from sports pitches. RSPCA Cymru has criticised Cardiff Council's plans to bring in a public space protection order (PSPO) against dog owners using marked pitches. The proposals aim to tackle dog fouling in the city but more than 2,500 people have signed a petition against 43

October 6, 2018 10:45 AM Space warning as solar storm on DIRECT HIT with Earth TOMORROW

The event has just been upgraded from a G1 to a G2 class geomagnetic storm and could mess with spacecraft navigation, damage transformers, and wreak havoc with migrating birds’ sense of direction. Solar wind escaping from a hole in the sun’s atmosphere will travel through space to reach Earth tomorrow and build in intensity on October 8. A NASA observatory 106

October 5, 2018 11:01 PM WHAT ON EARTH! Mysterious COSMIC RAYS erupting from Antartica could BREAK RULES OF PHYSICS

STRANGE cosmic rays observed shooting out of Antarctica may be a never-before-seen particle which would defy the laws of physics, scientists have predicted. Possible explanations for the bizarre phenomenon, which was first recorded in 2006, include that they are a completely new particle or potentially the product of dark matter. But a third theory 46

October 3, 2018 11:02 PM The Black Girl Gamers fighting misogynoir

Misogynoir... it's the combination of sexism and racism that affects black women in everyday life. Jay-Ann Lopez set up the Black Girl Gamers to try to tackle misogynoir after she experienced a series of abusive messages while gaming. The community is a safe space online where women can connect and play together. Jay is also a vocal influencer in the black 48

October 2, 2018 7:51 AM I will never give up, vows dog on 78th attempt to get stick through door

A DOG struggling to get a big stick through a front door will neither leave it outside nor change his strategy, he has confirmed. Small brown dog Martin Bishop has tried several hundred times to fit the stick into a space that it is clearly much smaller than, with no success. Bishop said: “My owner was annoying that I picked it up and kept muttering 26

October 1, 2018 4:08 PM Cold weather warning: Atmosphere SHRINKS as sun cools down for solar minimum

PART of the Earth’s atmosphere is shrinking and cooling as the sun gives off less heat as our host star enters the solar minimum. The sun has now entered a “deep solar minimum” now and Earth could be in for a very long period of cold temperatures. The sun follows cycles of roughly 11 years where it reaches a solar maximum and then a solar minimum 38

October 1, 2018 4:07 PM Indonesia tsunami: Before and after the earthquake

Pictures taken of sites hit by Friday's tremor and the huge wave that engulfed Palu in Sulawesi show the extent of the damage. Among the buildings flattened by the shallow 7.5 magnitude earthquake was the Roa Roa Hotel, a cheap hotel that was popular with Indonesian travellers. The Palu River Bridge was at the entrance to the Palu River, a major watercourse 55

September 27, 2018 10:41 AM Hayabusa 2 rovers send new images from Ryugu surface

Japan's space agency (Jaxa) has released new images from the robot rovers it has deployed to the surface of an asteroid. The photos reveal new details of the surface of the space rock, which is known as Ryugu. On 21 September, the rovers were released on to the surface by the "mothership", Hayabusa 2. Hayabusa 2 reached Ryugu in June after a three-and-a-half-year 70

September 26, 2018 9:47 PM 'We WILL respond' May fires warning shot at Russia in chemical weapons row

THERESA May has warned Russia the international community will take tough action against Vladimir Putin’s regime and its allies if they continue to use weapons of mass destruction. In a uncompromising speech to the UN Security Council chaired by US President Donald Trump, Mrs May attacked Russia’s use of a nerve agent in Salisbury against former spy Sergei 39

September 26, 2018 7:05 AM Frank Parker dead: Days of Our Lives star dies aged 79 following Parkinson's battle

FRANK PARKER, who was widely known for starring as Grandpa Shawn Brady on Days of Our Lives, has died aged 79, following a battle with Parkinson’s and Dementia. According to his obituary on Legacy.com, he suffered with Parkinson’s and Dementia. Today, a rosary will be held at Saint Mary's Catholic Church in Vacaville, California in his memory 37