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Brexit: Theresa May says she ‘will not be derailed’

Image copyright Reuters The prime minister has said the government is “proving the doubters wrong” with its Brexit negotiations. EU leaders have agreed talks can move on to the next stage in the new year, but Theresa May also suffered her first Commons defeat on Brexit this week. Writing in ...

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Department of Defense admits to running UFO program

In a section of the Pentagon far, far away from the entrance, officials have for years quietly worked to investigate a truly out-of-this-world threat — aliens. The Defense Department has acknowledged for the first time ever the existence of a far-out program aimed at probing UFO sightings. ...

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Heinz Wolff, Great Egg Race presenter and scientist, dies

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHeinz Wolff’s show challenged scientists to create weird and wonderful gadgets Renowned scientist and TV presenter Heinz Wolff has died, aged 89. The German-born inventor and professor, famed for hosting BBC Two’s long-running science show The Great Egg Race, died of heart ...

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New NYPD unit probing high-profile sex abuse cases

A new unit will investigate the high-profile claims of sex abuse victims now coming forward, years after the attacks, the NYPD said Friday. “We have developed a team within the Special Victims Division just to look at these instances…because they’re coming up almost daily,” Chief of Detectives Robert ...

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Britvic confirms Norwich factory closure

Image caption Britvic co-owns the site with Unilever, which owns Colman’s Mustard Britvic has confirmed it will leave its Norwich site, with the loss of hundreds of jobs in the city, in 2019. The drinks manufacturer, which co-owns Carrow Works with Unilever, said it would transfer production of Robinsons and ...

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Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport: Police shoot knifeman

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionInstagram user @aapopski shared this video of police responding to the incident Dutch police say they have shot and arrested a man who wielded a knife at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. The emergency prompted the authorities to evacuate part of Schiphol, one of ...

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