Now - they've intrigued star gazers and conspiracy theorists for years, but are there really unidentified flying objects out there carrying extra terrestrials?
Today the Ministry of Defence released its last ever UFO files, and naturally our region figures highly in the number of sightings. They're now being investigated by a former West Yorkshire police officer.. Here's Victoria Whittam.
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A cold front out in the North Sea is sitting across parts of the region and giving lots of cloud and some patchy rain, especially in the SE
Rotherham United's ground will be known as 'The New York AESSEAL Stadium' from 26 December. Fans have posted their opinions on Twitter
Not the best of weather this weekend but most will see at least a little sunshine.