Stargazers capture first picture of a planet with two suns – just like Luke Skywalker’s home planet of Tatooine in Star Wars French astronomy team find object orbiting binary stars SMASS103(AB)b could be a so-called Tatooine worldDistance from suns suggest it is a planet formed from solar dust )” class=”blkBorder” /> Discovery: The binary stars appear to have a large object orbiting them (the circle and green arrow demonstrate the planets movement between 2002 and 2012) However, it is so massive that researchers are not sure yet if it is a failed star or an enormous planet. They say deciding its identity could teach us more about how stars and planets form
Monty Python and the Holy Sale: John Cleese sells off TV and movie props to fund multi-million-pound divorce Python star John Cleese, 73, married fourth wife Jennifer Wade last yearDivorced Alyce Faye Eichelberger in 2008 and ordered to pay her 12.5mSelling fibre-glass helmet from Monty Python and the Holy Grail for 999Also selling photos of silly walks and Fawlty Towers car thrashing scene By Simon Cable PUBLISHED: 01:55 GMT, 21 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:53 GMT, 21 January 2013 Comedy legend: John Cleese last year married his fourth wife, Jennifer Wade, who is 31 years his junior The crippling cost of divorce has already forced John Cleese into crisis measures, such as launching his stand-up comedy ‘Alimony Tour’, and even moving to another country. But it would seem he is still looking for ways to keep his finances afloat. The Monty Python star has embarked on a sale of film props and signed photos he accumulated during his career
I was almost killed by unborn baby's fingernail: Mother was left in coma and needed 22 blood transfusionsAngela Cottom almost died after a nail or hair passed into her bloodstreamThe rare condition only affects one in 80,000 birthsIt caused Mrs Cottom to suffer internal bleeding and her lungs collapsedDoctors told husband she could be in a coma for days or even weeksBut she woke up 12 hours later and went home a week later By Liz Hull PUBLISHED: 22:31 GMT, 6 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:51 GMT, 7 January 2013 Born five weeks premature, twins Amelie and Ava only just made it into this world after being resuscitated with oxygen. But they’re not the only ones who are lucky to be alive. Their mother Angela Cottam almost died after a suspected fingernail or hair from one of them passed into her bloodstream during their birth
Using Twitter hurts athletes' performance, says Lord Coe as he attacks Olympic failuresLord Coe said he found a 'high correlation' between tweeting and underperformanceThinly veiled attack against Olympic diver and keen tweeter Tom Daley By Hannah Roberts PUBLISHED: 01:23 GMT, 31 December 2012 | UPDATED: 01:52 GMT, 31 December 2012 Lord Coe has attacked sports stars who use Twitter too much, saying it is linked to ‘underperformance’. The Olympics organiser, who has been made a Companion of Honour in the New Year honours list, said he found it ‘bizarre’ that athletes spent their time writing banal comments online during competitions instead of concentrating on winning medals.
My great, gentle father, friend of popes, princes… and pop stars: As ex-MoS writer William Rees-Mogg dies at 84, his MP son pays tribute | UPDATED: 02:35 GMT, 30 December 2012 David Cameron last night led the tributes to Fleet Street legend William Rees-Mogg, who has died at 84 after a short illness. Lord Rees-Mogg edited The Times from 1967 to 1981, earning fame for his ‘Who breaks a butterfly upon a wheel’ editorial condemning a jail term handed to Mick Jagger for drugs offences in 1967.
Now that's a Skyfall: The waterfall which looks like it starts off on the Milky Way | UPDATED: 03:28 GMT, 21 December 2012 Now we know how the Skyfall team came up with the title. The waterfall, located near the picturesque Hardangerfjord in Norway, appears to be flowing straight from the stars above. This particular twinkling cluster across the dark sky is nothing other than the Milky Way, and its reflection in the waterfall below makes the water appear bright white.
Towie sister Sam and Billie Faiers plead with judge as their stepfather is sentenced to four years in prison for 1.1m bullion heistDavid Chatwood, stepfather to the TV stars, was said to be the ringleader in the plot They begged for leniency for the 58-year-old saying he 'was helpful in their shop' He has served seven-and-a-half months on remand and could be released by April 2014 | UPDATED: 18:30 GMT, 7 December 2012 TOWIE stars Sam and Billie Faiers wrote to an Old Bailey judge pleading for leniency for their stepfather, jailed for four years today for his part in a 1.1 million bullion robbery. The pair said that David Chatwood was 'helpful in their shop' in a letter to the judge ahead of sentencing. The reality TV stars along with Sam's boyfriend Joey Essex sat in the public gallery and waved to Chatwood, 58, as he was led from the dock at the Old Bailey today.
Premier League star William Gallas in police probe after row with wife who 'fell into bushes' and was taken to hospitalNadege Gallas, 31, was taken to local hospital by ambulance after incident outside their homePolice confirm inquiries continue but no arrests have been made | UPDATED: 14:37 GMT, 7 December 2012 Police are investigating allegations that Premier League star William Gallas was involved in a public spat with his wife, who ended up in a hedge. A witness has told the Metropolitan Police that the couple were having a bust-up outside their Hampstead home.
'Sacked', the Tweeting policeman after Chief Constable loses sense of humour over PC's jokey messagesPC Andy Hall, 38, posted humorous and bizarre comments on Greater Manchester Police Twitter feedThe officer is understood to have voluntarily stood down from the dutiesSenior officers thought to have stood in after a lighthearted tweet posted hours after fatal police pursuit on his beatFans described random postings as 'brilliant' and said PC was a 'legend' | UPDATED: 21:02 GMT, 5 December 2012 Random: PC Andy Hall, left, from Greater Manchester Police's Radcliffe policing team has stopped tweeting from the force's official account. His bizarre and comic comments are thought to have upset police bosses A popular police officer has stopped using his force's social networking account after being accused of posting too many humourous and bizarre comments on Twitter. PC Andy Hall, 38, had been assigned to pen his own messages on the social networking site, dubbed Tweets from the Beat, to encourage more locals to report crime