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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" 47

September 23, 2018 2:01 PM Porsche stops making diesel cars after VW emissions scandal

The German carmaker Porsche says it will stop making diesel cars, and concentrate on petrol, electric and hybrid engines instead. It follows a 2015 scandal in which its parent company, Volkswagen, admitted it had cheated emissions tests for diesel engines. Diesel cars over a certain age have been banned in parts of some German cities in a bid to cut pollution 51

September 11, 2018 3:44 AM Drink driving, theft and more from Swindon's courts

COURT: A drink-driver OAP caught by police twice in the past six months has been banned for more than four years. Royston Collins, 68, of Ramsthorn Close, pleaded guilty to two charges of drink driving. In February, he was tested and found to have 132 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of urine. The legal limit is 107 milligrammes. Then, in July, a police 67

September 9, 2018 1:53 PM Top-secret US technology SPOTTED? Mysterious ‘triangle UFO’ linked to military experiments

A SHOCK "triangular UFO" has been spotted close to a secretive US military base, amid speculation that the aircraft is the mysterious TR-3B on a test-run in Texas. Incredible footage has captured a bizarre "triangle UFO" flying across the El Paso sky in Texas this week. The mysterious sighting has been linked to top-secret US technology developed at a nearby 39

September 9, 2018 1:23 AM That’s not cricket! Boris booed as he watches Test

BORIS JOHNSON was booed by cricket fans yesterday as he shrugged off speculation about his private life with an afternoon at the Oval. Mr Johnson, 54, and his wife Marina Wheeler, also 54, announced they were divorcing earlier this week amid claims she threw him out of their marital home after an affair. The couple, who were married for 25 years, have four children 45

September 8, 2018 2:26 AM Australia loses Folau for South Africa test

Australia loses Folau for South Africa test SYDNEY (AP) - Fullback Israel Folau has withdrawn from the Australia team to play South Africa in a Rugby Championship test on Saturday because of an ankle injury. Folau missed Australia's previous match against New Zealand but was included in the Wallaby side to play the Springboks when it was named Thursday 29

September 8, 2018 12:48 AM Folau out of Wallabies clash vs Springboks

Folau out of Wallabies clash vs Springboks Wallabies fullback Israel Folau has been ruled out of Saturday night's Rugby Championship Test against South Africa in Brisbane. Folau injured his ankle against the All Blacks in Sydney and missed the Wallabies' Auckland Test last week, but was on track to return to the side in Brisbane. However, he pulled up sore on Saturday 32

September 7, 2018 6:53 PM Hollywood actor Vince Vaughn charged with drink-driving

The Wedding Crashers actor was charged after refusing to get out of his car when he was stopped by police in Los Angeles. The Dodgeball star, 48, was pulled over in Manhattan Beach, California on 10 June by police officers, but refused repeatedly to get out of his car. Police said he failed a field sobriety test, captured on a body-worn camera. Los Angeles 92

September 6, 2018 11:39 PM England winger Chris Ashton suffers fresh blow after his ban is extended

Chris Ashton suffers fresh blow after his ban is extended... winger will not play again before Eddie Jones names England squad for Autumn fixtures Chris Ashton’s England hopes suffered another blow on Thursday after the Sale wing’s suspension was extended until October 15. Ashton, who negotiated an early release from a lucrative contract with French 98

September 5, 2018 3:40 PM Kids ‘AT RISK’ of making wrong decisions influenced by ROBOTS

University of Plymouth scientists saw that children ignored their own judgement and copied robots in a test. The boffins set up a test where young participants simply had to point out which two lines matched in length. But with robots added to the mix, children would copy their answers even when obviously wrong, resulting in scores of just 75%. When the test was repeated 101