Aliens

Inside the first public US hearing on UFOs in half a century
Scott Bray
Why we’re talking about . . .

Inside the first public US hearing on UFOs in half a century

Reports of unidentified aerial phenomena have doubled in the last year, say intelligence officials
18 May 2022
Kayakers to be told to stop getting naked in public
Kayakers at sunset
Tall Tales

Kayakers to be told to stop getting naked in public

And other stories from the stranger side of life
16 May 2022
Six-hour jog needed to burn off Christmas dinner
A cartoon representation of Xmas dinner
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Six-hour jog needed to burn off Christmas dinner

And other stories from the stranger side of life
23 Dec 2021
Headteacher says handwriting is ‘tiring and antiquated’
A pupil writing
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Headteacher says handwriting is ‘tiring and antiquated’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
14 Dec 2021
Aliens ‘to invade amid meteor shower’
Aliens seen in the woods
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Aliens ‘to invade amid meteor shower’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
18 Nov 2021
Penguin arrives in New Zealand after epic journey
penguin
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Penguin arrives in New Zealand after epic journey

And other stories from the stranger side of life
12 Nov 2021
Pop star says ‘alien’ is derogatory term for extraterrestrial life
Aliens seen in the woods
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Pop star says ‘alien’ is derogatory term for extraterrestrial life

And other stories from the stranger side of life
13 Oct 2021

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Woman bombarded with calls after number appears in Squid Game
Squid Game
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Woman bombarded with calls after number appears in Squid Game

And other stories from the stranger side of life
7 Oct 2021
Penguins ‘might be aliens’
Penguins
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Penguins ‘might be aliens’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
13 Sep 2021
Doctor says we should not sleep naked because of flatulent spraying
The feet of a person sleeping in a bed
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Doctor says we should not sleep naked because of flatulent spraying

And other stories from the stranger side of life
7 Sep 2021
What are Hycean planets?
Artist’s impression of Hycean planet ocean
Fact file

What are Hycean planets?

Planets ‘hiding in plain sight’ could provide habitable conditions for life
26 Aug 2021
Woman lactates from armpit after giving birth
Bottles of breast milk
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Woman lactates from armpit after giving birth

And other stories from the stranger side of life
6 Aug 2021
Aliens ‘use stars to communicate’
Night sky
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Aliens ‘use stars to communicate’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
4 Aug 2021
Woman with biggest mouth named
Sam Ramsdell
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Woman with biggest mouth named

And other stories from the stranger side of life
2 Aug 2021
Contact with aliens could kill us all
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Contact with aliens could kill us all

And other stories from the stranger side of life
15 Jun 2021
Radio bursts in space ‘could be from military aliens’
Aliens seen in the woods.
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Radio bursts in space ‘could be from military aliens’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
10 Jun 2021
Brian Cox says universe could have 200bn alien civilisations
Brian Cox
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Brian Cox says universe could have 200bn alien civilisations

And other stories from the stranger side of life
8 Jun 2021
Could microbes communicate with alien species?
Sky at night
Expert’s view

Could microbes communicate with alien species?

Experts argue that we should be searching for microbial life rather than human-like aliens
17 May 2021
Elon Musk has proof aliens don’t exist
Elon Musk
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Elon Musk has proof aliens don’t exist

And other stories from the stranger side of life
25 Mar 2021
Aliens blamed as car keys stop working outside Tesco
A Tesco store pictured from the car park.
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Aliens blamed as car keys stop working outside Tesco

And other stories from the stranger side of life
2 Mar 2021
New theory says we will all turn into crabs
crab
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New theory says we will all turn into crabs

And other stories from the stranger side of life
25 Jan 2021
Aliens ‘have struck a deal with Donald Trump’
Aliens seen in the woods.
Tall Tales

Aliens ‘have struck a deal with Donald Trump’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
10 Dec 2020
Jeffrey Epstein is ‘alive and plotting’
Jeffrey Epstein
In Brief

Jeffrey Epstein is ‘alive and plotting’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
7 Dec 2020
Man dies after pot plant liquifies his brain
plant-paprika-pepper-grow-82728.jpg
In Brief

Man dies after pot plant liquifies his brain

And other stories from the stranger side of life
28 Sep 2020
Scientists find no sign of alien life in 10m solar systems
ET
In Brief

Scientists find no sign of alien life in 10m solar systems

And other stories from the stranger side of life
10 Sep 2020
UFO expert says ‘woke’ aliens have already dealt with racism
Aliens seen in the woods.
In Brief

UFO expert says ‘woke’ aliens have already dealt with racism

And other stories from the stranger side of life
15 Jul 2020
‘Did I miss anything?’ asks man after 75-day retreat
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In Brief

‘Did I miss anything?’ asks man after 75-day retreat

And other stories from the stranger side of life
16 Jun 2020
Pentagon reveals new details after UFO video release
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In Brief

Pentagon reveals new details after UFO video release

‘Suitcase-sized and silver in colour’ - military pilots’ encounters with ‘unexplained aerial phenomena’
14 May 2020
Could invisible aliens really exist on Earth?
Aliens seen in the woods.
In Depth

Could invisible aliens really exist on Earth?

Astrobiologist responds to claim by Britain’s first astronaut that extraterrestrials may live among us
13 Jan 2020
Area 51: what is inside the secret military base?
Area 51, Nevada
In Brief

Area 51: what is inside the secret military base?

Conspiracists and party-goers on rural Nevada for ‘Storm Area 51’ event
20 Sep 2019
Are radio bursts from deep space signs of alien life?
Chime radio telescope
In Brief

Are radio bursts from deep space signs of alien life?

Repeating bursts of radio waves detected for second time in history
10 Jan 2019
What happened to conspiracy theorist Max Spiers?
Max Spiers
In Brief

What happened to conspiracy theorist Max Spiers?

British man died in Poland after telling mother his life was in danger
8 Jan 2019
The War of the Worlds: what to expect from new BBC drama
The War of the Worlds
In Depth

The War of the Worlds: what to expect from new BBC drama

Edwardian-era retelling of HG Wells’s classic 1898 novel stars Eleanor Tomlinson, Rafe Spall and Robert Carlyle
31 Oct 2018
British spies spent 50 years trying to catch UFO
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In Brief

British spies spent 50 years trying to catch UFO

Government hoped to harvest alien technology in order to develop superweapons
2 Jul 2018
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