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UFO Files I have loved and lost

The media feeding frenzy that greeted the release of the final tranche of British UFO files was a fitting end to my involvement in one of the most successful Freedom of Information projects in recent years. #UFO files began trending … Continue reading

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UFO Files make waves

The release of the ninth collection of MoD UFO files by The National Archives continues to make news across the world.  On the first day of the launch (Thursday, 12 July) the website received almost 60,000 visitors – an uplift … Continue reading

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Emails from the dead

Supernatural folklore is a dynamic force. It adapts to new technology but incorporates traditional beliefs that date back thousands of years. Soon after the invention of photography in the 1850s, the first photographs of spirits appeared. Following the invention of … Continue reading

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More UFOlogy in a pond

Sightings of an underwater ‘saucer’ that resembles the legendary Loch Ness Monster are creating waves in the Lake District. It’s not the first time that a mysterious creature – dubbed ‘Bownessie’ – has been sighted in the waters of Windermere. … Continue reading

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