Sandy Hook parents sue radio host Alex Jones for defamation

Three parents whose young children were killed in a school shooting in 2012 have sued right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for defamation. Mr Jones has long claimed on his radio show and InfoWars website that the Sandy Hook Elementary school attack was “completely fake” and a “giant hoax”. Twenty children – all under the age […]

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Space diamonds ‘came from lost planet’

  A diamond-bearing space rock that exploded in Earth’s atmosphere in 2008 was part of a lost planet from the early Solar System, a study suggests. The parent “proto-planet” existed billions of years ago before breaking up in a collision and would have been about as large as Mercury or Mars. A team has published […]

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Brighton edged closer to Premier League safety with a hard-earned point against a much-changed Tottenham side.

Harry Kane’s 26th league goal of the season, following Gaetan Bong’s error, put Spurs in sight of an 11th away win. But Brighton were behind for just two minutes, Pascal Gross levelling with an excellent penalty after Serge Aurier had caught Jose Izquierdo. The Seagulls are without a win in six games but are eight […]

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