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September 25, 2018 6:00 PM British artist’s Maldives gallery destroyed after being deemed as ‘offensive to Islam’

A BRITISH artist’s unique gallery in the Maldives was destroyed by police with pickaxes because it was deemed offensive to Islam. The tidal gallery belonged to artist Jason deCaires Taylor and featured semi-submerged art that appeared and disappeared when the tide went in and out. But former Maldives president Abdulla Yameen ordered the piece, called 60

September 24, 2018 3:49 PM BIG FREEZE WARNING: Earth braced for DECADE OF COLD WEATHER as solar activity plummets

COLD weather could hit Britain for the next decade as scientists warn the solar minimum is now in full swing. The Earth could be moving in for a prolonged period of cold temperatures as experts confirm that the Sun is heading in to a period of inactivity. Space scientists have stated that the Sun has been without sunspots for 153 days of 2018 – a big sign that a solar 54

September 21, 2018 2:50 PM ‘Ticking time bomb!’ UK warning as nuclear bases ‘NOT FIT for purpose’

THE INFRASTRUCTURE for supporting the Royal Navy's fleet of nuclear submarines is no longer "fit for purpose", MPs have warned. However, the committee warned "incorrect" assumptions in the past about the infrastructure that would be needed meant it did not have the berthing space it needed at the Devonport naval base where maintenance and "defuelling" 32

September 19, 2018 3:45 PM NASA asteroid WARNING: Giant asteroid RB4 to skim Earth in ONE HOUR

AN ASTEROID twice the size of a London double-decker bus is en route to zip past the Earth this afternoon, NASA has revealed. The giant space rock, dubbed Asteroid RB4, will reach a nominal distance from the planet just before 6pm UK time today. NASA’s Pasadena-based Jet Propulsion Laboratory predicts the asteroid will fly by at 5.50pm BTS (4.50pm UT). If NASA’s 50

September 18, 2018 9:29 AM Greece earthquake ALERT: TWO earthquakes hit in FOUR minutes

THE GREEK island of Crete was hit by two earthquakes in the space of four minutes, just days after a landslide injured seven people on the island of Zakynthos. Two earthquakes have struck off the coast of the Greek island of Crete, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quakes measuring 4.5 and 4.4 in magnitude struck at around 6am BST (8am local 57

September 18, 2018 1:39 AM Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to become moon space tourist

It is not yet clear how much he has paid for the trip on SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket or when it is likely to take place. Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa declared "I choose to go the the Moon" after being introduced by SpaceX's chief executive Elon Musk at the company's headquarters in California. The ex punk band drummer made his money in online fashion with his company 120

September 15, 2018 11:43 AM Pluto IS a planet: Scientists in major space U-turn with shock claim

The definition which demoted Pluto is “sloppy” according to University of Central Florida planetary scientist Philip Metzger. • Has cleared debris from the area around its orbit (i.e. is the largest gravitational field in its orbit) This last criteria saw Pluto be reclassified to a dwarf planet because it is circled by objects which together have a greater 93

September 11, 2018 5:04 PM Blackpool monkeypox case confirmed as second in UK

A second case of monkeypox has been identified in the UK, just days after the first was discovered. The patient tested positive at Blackpool Victoria Hospital and had recently travelled to Nigeria where they are believed to have contracted it, Public Health England said. They have been transferred to Liverpool University Hospital for treatment. The rare viral 64

September 10, 2018 11:24 AM Facebook users should sue over 1.3billion fake accounts

When you busy ad space on Facebook, be warned: robots are not brand loyal unless programmed to be so and they’ve got no cash. When Facebook’s chief executive noted in July 2017,  “As of this morning, the Facebook community is now officially two billion people! We’re making progress connecting the world, and now let’s bring the world closer together 35

September 10, 2018 7:00 AM Extra parking spaces needed near Southend Hospital

MAJOR changes are being proposed to parking charges surrounding Southend Hospital - and residents in neighbouring roads fear they may lose their resident spaces. A comprehensive change to the parking scheme surrounding Southend Hospital is set to be discussed by Southend Council’s traffic and working party on Thursday. The council has stated that due to an increase 58