A British-built spacecraft is about to blast off to Mercury . The BepiColombo ship will fly five billion miles to the planet that is closest to our sun. The scientists behind it hope that it can help solve some of the mysteries that hang over the distant world. It might, for instance, contain water ice, hidden in shadows on its otherwise blazing hot surface, scientists speculate – a discovery that could help shed light on the possibility of alien life in our own solar system. It will also look to explain why the planet has such as huge iron core at its centre, and unlock the history of the vast volcanic vents that shook its surface for billions of years. Nasa's most stunning pictures of space Show all 30 BepiColombo is due to blast off from the European spaceport at Kourou, French Guiana, at 2.45am UK time on Saturday October 20. The four-tonne craft will be carried into space by a heavy lift Ariane 5, the European Space … [Read more...] about BepiColombo: British spacecraft to blast off to Mercury and attempt to solve solar system’s mysteries
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Newsmax CEO and Trump associate Christopher Ruddy rebuffed claims that the Qatari government is angling to buy a stake in his conservative news outlet Tuesday, amid reports that the Gulf kingdom's royal family had been negotiating a purchase. Related: Qatar officials covered for Jared Kushner in Mueller probe, report says Officials of the Gulf state met with representatives of Newsmax, which has a website, magazine and Newsmax TV, several times this year, anonymous sources familiar with the alleged talks told Politico . The potential investment was said to be to the tune of $90 million, primarily for its television component, according to the sources. The report made waves as an apparent effort by the Qataris to mend ties with the Trump administration, which sided with Saudi Arabia in backing a blockade on the Shia monarchy. Trump supported the blockade isolating Qatar a month after the Qatari government declined to finance a troubled New York City property owned by the … [Read more...] about Will Qatar invest in the Trump-tied conservative news outlet Newsmax after falling out with Jared Kushner?
Israel on Thursday just after midnight local time reported that Iranian forces fired 20 rockets at its military bases in occupied Golan Heights. The Iron Dome defense system intercepted some of the missiles and damage to Israeli military bases was "limited," an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) spokesperson told The Times of Israel . No Israeli casualties were reported. Related: Trump's 'Madness Is a Danger to Our National Security,' Ex-CIA Director Says After Iran Nuclear Deal Withdrawal Israeli military officials are attributing the attack to members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps' Quds Forces. "The IDF sees this Iranian attack on Israel with severity," a spokesperson for the military Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said. "This event is not over." Israel's army countered the attack with artillery fire at a military base in the Quneitra border region with Syrian regime forces, according to the Syrian state media. There were reports that Israel's Air Force missiles … [Read more...] about Iran attacks Israel, Golan Heights with 20 rockets after Trump withdraws from nuclear deal: Report
Meghan Markle news: Meghan's style has come to reflect more of her own personality (Image: GETTY) Sign up for FREE now and never miss the top royal stories again SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Meghan 's style has come to reflect more of her own personality since she left the Royal Family , a fashion expert has remarked. The Duchess has ditched many of the fashion protocols expected from Royal Family members. The evolution of her style reflects her move away from the British Monarchy. Related articles 'More risque': Major contrast in Kate and Meghan's wedding dresses Kate's latest eyebrow treatment? 'Bigger' brows at Top Gun premiere Harriet Castle, buyer at Public Desire, told Express.co.uk : "Meghan … [Read more...] about How Meghan Markle’s style has changed after ‘more separation from the Royal Family’
SEAL Team: Sneak peak released ahead of season five Sign up for the big storylines FIRST , star interviews and exclusive access SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Former Clandestine Operations Officer Mandy Ellis (played by Jessica Paré) quit SEAL Team after her demotion to interrogator during the last season. After making the switch from CBS to Paramount+ , the military drama finally brought her back to Master Chief Jason Hayes (David Boreanaz), and fans couldn’t get enough of their spur-of-the-moment hookup. Related articles Miriam Margolyes horrifies This Morning fans as she breaks wind Jeremy Vine viewers slam show over Beverley Turner appearance ‘#Jandy’ soon started trending … [Read more...] about SEAL Team season 5: Fans demand Jason and Mandy romance after steamy reunion