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Steve the Purple Ribbon

A mysterious aurora has been seen in Scotland after the mini Beast from the East cleared.  The remarkable phenomenon has been dubbed, ‘Steve’ – a Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement. Scientists are trying to learn more about the rare sight. Steve was seen along with the Aurora Borealis and could be identified [...]

Purple Reign

Purple Reign
Purple Reign is a popular headline in the media following the premature and sudden death of the pop artist formerly known as Prince at the age of just 57.  The slogan is play on the title of his hit album and song, Purple Rain. Released in 1984, the album is regularly ranked as one of the best albums in music history. It included the son [...]

Foxes on the Run

Foxes on the Run
Unfancied Leicester City FC are five points clear at the top of the English Premier League for Christmas.  Nicknamed ‘The Foxes’, the team have experienced a miraculous rise to the summit for last Christmas they were bottom of the division! The Foxes are led by former Chelsea FC manager, Claudio Ranieri, a man renowned for using the term [...]

Blue is the Colour

Blue is the Colour
Mid-season Chelsea FC were in turmoil yet against all odds they won the UEFA Champions League for the first time.  They recovered from 3-1 down to beat Napoli, overturned Benfica, the much fancied Barcelona with 10 men from 2-0 down, and beat Bayern Munich on penalties in the final on the German’s home ground. In the semi [...]

Mysterious Sky Spiral

Mysterious Sky Spiral
A mysterious giant spiral of light span in the sky for 12 minutes above Tromso, Norway on the edge of the Arctic Circle. It was accompanied by twisted beams of blue light from the centre of the spiral to the ground, rather like Maypole ribbons.  When the spiral stopped spinning it ‘went into itself’ and a blac [...]

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