Friday, November 16, 2018
Successful test flight for Virgin Galactic’s space tourism rocket It was the third such voyage for VSS Unity. Handout photo issued by Virgin Galactic of the Virgin Spaceship Unity (VSS Unity) (Virgin Galactic/PA) Virgin Galactic’s space tourism rocket plane VSS Unity has...
Explainer: The world is on fire - and here's why The Sierra Hotshots, from the Sierra National Forest, are responding on the front lines of the Ferguson Fire in Yosemite in this US Forest Service photo from California Photo: USDA/US...
Two super fluffy cygnets have been born at Newquay Zoo Black-necked swans at Newquay Zoo have bred for the first time. Keepers at the zoo have given the cygnets a quick health check (Newquay Zoo) The black-necked swans at Newquay Zoo have...
This guy’s parents couldn’t come to his graduation so his friends stepped in Ronan and Corey surprised their friend Chris with an ‘alternative’ family photo on graduation day. (u/zoomer1997) Some say your close friends can become like family… but this group of...
11 of the best ‘anti-jokes’ that definitely won’t make you laugh You’ve heard of regular jokes, but what about making up some ‘anti-jokes’? (Ranta Images/Getty Images) “Anti-jokes” are reverse gags that will either have you laughing or rolling your eyes. Reddit user MayTheCurveBeWithYou...
Pence: Turkey faces US sanctions unless pastor is freed Andrew Craig Brunson has been held on terrorism and spying charges. Andrew Craig Brunson, an evangelical pastor, has been detained in Turkey (Emre Tazegul/AP)) Vice President Mike Pence has threatened Nato ally Turkey...
In Video: Rookie policeman saves man on train tracks The man was apparently oblivious to the oncoming danger. The man fled the path of the train with just seconds to spare (AP) A rookie police officer saved a man from being hit...
Two killed and dozens hurt in blaze at Tokyo construction site The three-storey building in Tama city was near completion before the blaze. Workers fled from the site of a fire in Tokyo (Kyodo News/AP) Two people have been killed and dozens...
Facebook takes a beating on Wall Street in its worst trading day A 19% loss saw 119 billion dollars sliced from the company’s market value. The logo for Facebook (Dominic Lipinski/PA) A 19% loss in Facebook’s stock has chopped 119 billion US...
A poem inspired by Manchester’s bee art trail is designed to cheer everyone up One hundred colourful 6ft sculptures of bees have been added to the city’s streets and the artwork is inspiring more creativity. (Paul Jenkins) Poet Paul Jenkins was so...

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