UFO 'spotted near Blackpool Pier'

UFOs were claimed to have been spotted near several major UK landmarks, including the Houses of Parliament, Stonehenge and Blackpool Pier, according to previously classified Ministry of Defence files released today.

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Government release files on reports of UFOs

It's one of the great unanswered questions......are we alone or is there life elsewhere in the universe?

Well it's been a big day today for the many people who think aliens DO exist - as the Government released its files on reports of UFOs for the final time.

The files contain a letter from a child in Altrincham asking the Prime Minister if he believes in life beyond earth.

Our correspondent Andy Bonner's been looking at the files and talking to an expert.

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