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50th anniversary of the Warminster 'Thing'

50th anniversary of the Warminster 'Thing' Credit: British Pathe

UFO experts from across the world are gathering in Wiltshire to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Warminster 'Thing'.

There were multiple sightings of UFOs in 1965 Credit: British Pathe

During the August Bank Holiday of 1965 there were multiple sightings of 'stationary cigar shapes' flashing in the sky, which led to fears the market town was being invaded and it made news around the world.

Kevin Goodman has organised today's gathering:

Police investigate "unexplained death" of man found outside pub in Clifton

Police are investigating the unexplained death of a man in the Clifton area of Bristol.

A member of the public found the body of a young man in Gordon Road, near The Richmond pub, at around 6.45 this morning.

It's thought the man may have been the victim of a hit and run.

Det Supt Carolyn Belafonte said: “We have evidence which suggests the man may have been involved in a collision and we're focussing our inquiry on locating the vehicle involved.

“I’m appealing to anyone who was in the Clifton area in the early hours of this morning, specifically the area around Gordon Road which is close to the Students’ Union building, to call us if they saw or heard anything suspicious.

“We’re still trying to inform the man’s next of kin so we’re not able to give out any more details about him at this stage.”

Six people charged with murder of 21 year old at Gloucester party

21 year old Dolton Powell died outside a community centre in Gloucester Credit: ITV News

Six people have been charged in connection with the murder of a 21-year-old man who was killed during an incident at a party at a community centre in Gloucester.

Dolton Powell died in the early hours of last Sunday near the All Nations Club in Chase Lane in Gloucester.

Mr Powell, who worked in a sports shop in Gloucester city centre, was taken to hospital by paramedics but later pronounced dead. Two others were injured in the incident.

Gloucestershire Police said five men and a youth had been charged with the murder of Mr Powell and would be appearing at Cheltenham Magistrates' Court.


Body of man found outside Bristol pub

Police are investigating the death of a man who is believed to be the victim of a hit-and-run after his body was found outside a pub.

Emergency services were called to the Richmond Pub in Clifton, Bristol, at 6.45am, just yards from the University of Bristol's student union.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: "We were called at 6.45am today by a member of the public after a man's body was find in Gordon Road, Clifton."

Police say they are treating it as unexplained.

Bank holiday getaway already grinding to a halt

A broken down lorry is causing gridlock on the M5 near Stroud after heavy traffic had already made the area of motorway very congested.

The vehicle broke down in the middle lane on the northbound carriageway near Junction 13 near for Stroud. Although the lorry has now been cleared there are still be big tailbacks as congestion builds around Gloucester.

Next ticket sale announced for Banksy's Dismaland

Not such glum news! More ticket's will be available on 2nd September Credit: Yui Mok/PA Archive/PA Images

The date for the release of the next batch of Dismaland tickets has been announced.

Last week the site crashed because of high demand, and then, when tickets were made available, they were sold out within 90 minutes.

Now, it's been confirmed that Banksy fans can purchase tickets to the Weston-super-Mare exhibition from 10am on Wednesday.

Here's a link to the website -

Discarded Glastonbury wellies donated to Calais migrants

These leftover wellies are now helping those camping outside the French port Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/PA Images

Hundreds of wellington boots, which were discarded at Glastonbury festival, have been donated to migrants in Calais.

More than 500 pairs of wellies were taken to migrants sleeping in the camp outside the French port after being sized and paired by a team of volunteers. They also distributed 2,000 unused rain ponchos and some first aid kits.

The project was the brain child of Liz Clegg who visited the migrant camp known as the Jungle. She worked closely with Association Salam, who helped hand out the recycled footwear.

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