Tag: london

Recreation of destroyed Palmyra arch unveiled in London

A meticulous recreation of the 1,800-year-old Arch of Triumph in Palmyra, Syria, destroyed by Islamic State militants last year, has been erected in Trafalgar Square in what London Mayor Boris Johnson called an act of defiance. The 5.5-metre (20ft) model, two-thirds the size of the original, was made using […]

Very large fireball observed over London, UK

A very large fireball was observed over London, UK at 03:16 UTC on March 17, 2016. The event was first observed by UKMON’s Church Crookham station, northeast Hampshire, England. According to the United Kingdom Meteor Observation Network (UKMON), the fireball momentarily overloaded the camera with light. “Preliminary calculations estimate the […]

How To Overthrow A Martian Dictatorship

Two short blocks from the London headquarters of Britain’s security service, MI6, a group of 30 men and women is plotting to overthrow the government. Not – and I should make this abundantly clear for any spooks reading this – the British government, nor any government on Earth, but […]