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January 16, 2019 7:00 AM Mystery extrasolar object Oumuamua is HIDING secret: Harvard scientist reveals new theory

OUMUAMUA, the mysterious object which become the first object ever spotted in our solar system to have originated from outside it, is a spaceship from another world equipped with solar sail, a Harvard scientist has concluded. “What we have, then, is a thin, flat, shiny object. So I arrived at the idea of a solar sail: A solar sail is a spaceship that uses the sun for propulsion 630

January 16, 2019 5:37 AM Australian Open: Kevin Anderson knocked out by Frances Tiafoe

Fifth seed Kevin Anderson is out of the Australian Open after being beaten in four sets by American Frances Tiafoe. Anderson, who reached the final at Wimbledon in 2018, took the first set 6-4 but his 20-year-old opponent fought back to take the next three 6-4 6-4 7-5 and seal a place in the third round. World number 39 Tiafoe had never previously progressed 564

January 15, 2019 2:25 PM Adolf Hitler: Nazi leader's paintings depicting WWI Somme battlefield up for auction

A PAINTING depicting a World War 1 battle scene staged at the Somme, believed to have been the work of evil Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler has emerged as going up for auction in Shropshire. Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was known as a keen artist, having struggled to make a living from his work before he was imprisoned for five years in 1924 at Landsberg Prison 456

January 15, 2019 10:40 AM Tom Cruise Confirms TWO More New Mission: Impossible Movies

Good news for fans of Tom Cruise very nearly killing himself through ludicrously dangerous stunts: he’s going to be doing it at least twice more. That’s right, we’re getting another two entries into the Mission: Impossible franchise! The Cruiser broke the news via his Twitter account, revealing that the next two films will drop in Summer 2021 and Summer 142

January 15, 2019 2:27 AM WW3 THREAT: China develops ‘impenetrable’ system too strong for hypersonic missiles

A TOP Chinese defence strategist claims to have created an “Underground Steel Great Wall” defence to nullify the threat of future hypersonic weapons destroying their arsenal. Qian Qihu, 82, won the prestigious 2018 State Preeminent Science and Technology Award due to his contributions to national defence for the system which he described as the country's 193

January 14, 2019 10:37 PM May's deal would 'DASH Global Britain' warns Fabricant in latest blow to PM

TORY MP Michael Fabricant has lashed out at Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit withdrawal agreement, insisting the UK's future as a global trading hub would be "dashed" under her deal. Mr Fabricant said Sir Lockwood Smith, who was New Zealand’s High Commissioner until 2017, was also dismissive of Mrs May's Brexit deal. Mr Smith said it would be "difficult" 132

January 14, 2019 10:55 AM World War 3: Iran issues warning of DEATH as Poland and US host ‘anti-Iran’ summit

IRAN’S foreign ministry is furious at Poland for organising an “anti-Iranian” conference in the country alongside the US. February’s summit, to be held in Poland, was seen as a “hostile act” by Iran, with the country considering reciprocating, according to the state-run IRNA news agency. The conference was announced by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo 171

January 14, 2019 6:35 AM 'Browbeaten' Carlos Ghosn being mistreated in Japanese jail, says wife

Mr Ghosn is kept in an unheated cell, lost almost seven pounds and is given only rice and barley to eat, his wife claims. In a nine-page letter, Carole Ghosn said: "My husband's is a case study in the realities of this draconian system". Japanese authorities arrested Carlos Ghosn on 19 November and charged him with under-reporting his income by about 154

January 14, 2019 12:05 AM Royal Mint marks 50 years of the 50p

A set of coins celebrating 50 years of the seven-sided 50 pence piece has been unveiled by the Royal Mint. The commemorative coins mark events including Sir Roger Bannister running the first sub four-minute mile and the 250th anniversary of the founding of Kew Gardens in London. The founding of the Scouts and Girl Guides is also celebrated in the set. The Royal 132

January 13, 2019 8:11 PM BDO World Championships: Glen Durrant beats Scott Waites in final

Glen Durrant beat fellow Englishman Scott Waites 7-3 to win a third consecutive BDO World Championship title at the Lakeside. Durrant, 48, is the first player to win three BDO world titles in a row since Eric Bristow in 1984-86 and the fifth to win it on three or more occasions. "It means the earth and back," Durrant told Eurosport after beating 41-year-old 144