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January 13, 2019 1:08 PM Mayor of Cambridge dies during scuba-diving holiday

The mayor of Cambridge has died suddenly while on a scuba-diving holiday with his wife in South Africa. Nigel Gawthrope, 61, collapsed on Friday after surfacing from a dive and feeling unwell. The exact cause of his death is unknown. The city councillor was a popular local figure and had been eight months into his term of office. Council leader Lewis 116

January 11, 2019 10:05 PM Atlantis UNCOVERED? Huge '8,000-year-old ancient city' discovered on British coast

THE Lost City of Atlantis may have been uncovered by oil company divers in the North Sea, it was revealed in a new documentary. “Many are now claiming it was the heart of Europe, dating back some 8,000 years. Organised by Dr Richard Bates of the Department of Earth Sciences at St Andrew's, the Drowned Landscapes exhibit revealed the human story behind 102

January 10, 2019 7:34 PM Is Alaska at risk of a tsunami to rival 1964?

ALASKA has seen a staggering 98 earthquakes in just 10 days, but is the US state at risk of a tsunami to rival that of 1964? Earthquakes today: Alaska has had nearly 100 earthquakes since the year began (Image: GETTY/ GOOGLE MAPS) Tsunamis are likely to occur around Alaska, and one still fresh in people’s minds is the tsunami which followed a mammoth 91

January 10, 2019 3:00 PM The North Pole is moving away from Canada RAPIDLY – and scientists are baffled

THE North Pole is moving – quickly – and scientists have no idea why it is happening. Deep beneath the Earth’s surface, liquid iron is sloshing around at its core, causing the North Pole to move away from Canada and towards Siberia. This has caused global geomagnetism experts to undergo an urgent update of the World Magnetic Model where it will alter 111

January 9, 2019 10:16 PM Oops! Meghan Markle named to take over THIS patronage from Queen in huge blunder

MEGHAN Markle has been named as patron of the National Theatre in a press release that was quickly taken down - it comes after royal insiders revealed the Duchess of Sussex would be taking over the role from the Queen. Meghan Markle is set to take over from the Queen as patron of the National Theatre, in a press release that was published by mistake 115

January 9, 2019 7:19 PM Mystery repeating energy bursts in deep space 'could be aliens'

Most believe the signals come from black holes or neutron stars, but some scientists argue they could be evidence of alien life. The fast radio bursts (FRBs) are millisecond-long flashes of radio waves of unknown origin, and scientists have formulated several different theories as to how they might be generated. Most believe the signals come from powerful 118

January 6, 2019 5:41 PM Viva La Revolution! Fidel Castro’s grandson flaunts wealth on VERY flashy Instagram page

FIDEL Castros’ grandson has taken to social media to flaunt his ridiculous wealth and lavish lifestyle in a communist country where the vast majority of families rely on food rations to survive. Tony Castro’s Instagram account shows him jet-setting around the globe, partying with friends and relaxing in Cuidad del Carmen, a hip resort in Mexico. In one snap, the aspiring 128

January 4, 2019 2:58 PM Japanese lesbian couple to wed in all 26 countries with marriage equality

A Japanese lesbian couple is planning to hold weddings in all 26 countries where same-sex marriage is legal to protest their nation’s lack of marriage equality. University students Misato Kawasaki, 21, and Mayu Otaki, 22, will post pictures of the ceremonies on their blog during their six-month journey in an effort to convince readers that same-sex couples 68

January 4, 2019 12:12 PM Suspected Ebola patient treated in isolation at Swedish hospital

The emergency clinic at the hospital has been closed and staff who have been in contact with the patient are being looked after. The patient was admitted to a hospital in Enkoping before being transferred to nearby Uppsala University Hospital, where the emergency clinic has been closed. Staff who have been in contact with the patient - whose recent travel 98

January 4, 2019 5:06 AM Januhairy: Why women are growing out their body hair

A month-long campaign encouraging women to grow out their body hair is happening for the first time. Januhairy wants ladies to "love and accept" their natural hair while raising money for charity. Founder Laura Jackson, 21, said she has had a "great response" and women from all over the world have now signed up to take part. The Exeter University student 59