Tag Archives: Rendlesham

Ten Years of Saucery

Happy birthday to us! April 2013 marks the 10th anniversary of the Flying Saucery gossip column I co-write with sidekick Andy Roberts for our favourite monthly ‘zine, Fortean Times, that celebrates its 300th issue this month. Since 2003 we have provided FT readers with an eclectic … Continue reading

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UFOlogy: Dead Again?

On 4 November The Sunday Telegraph posed the question that has been asked many times before: What is the point of UFOlogy (the ‘study of UFOs’). “Having failed to establish any evidence for the existence of extraterrestrial life, Britain’s UFO watchers are … Continue reading

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The UFO Files Rebooted

The second edition of The UFO files was published by Bloomsbury on 13 September 2012. You can order the book from Amazon here or via the publisher’s website here. The National Archives press release on the book can be found … Continue reading

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Fireball lights up northern sky

Hundreds of people reported seeing a fireball meteor that lit up the night sky across parts of northern England at 9.40 p.m. on Saturday, 3 March. Some excellent footage of the fireball has been posted on YouTube and can be … Continue reading

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If you go down to the woods (again)

The Rendlesham forest UFO mystery is back in the headlines, after the Sunday Telegraph published a summary of my exclusive interview with the former Bentwaters Base Commander, Ted Conrad. Col Conrad, now retired to his native Texas, has broken a quarter … Continue reading

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Lost in the land of Oz

The idea that UFO files have gone missing because governments are desperate to conceal evidence of alien contact has re-emerged as a cause celebre for conspiracy theorists. The controversy was stoked earlier this year when it emerged the British government … Continue reading

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UFO Files break records

The release of the seventh collection of MoD UFO files has broken records for the The National Archives website. The number of hits on the UFO page has now reached 8.5 million, with almost 60 hits per second on the … Continue reading

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