Tag Archives: Roswell

Apocalypse then…The Met’s X-Files

In May the tabloids revealed that detectives from Scotland Yard ‘kept dossiers on The X-Files and Star Trek, fearing the television series could cause riots and mass suicide’. The story emerged from two briefing documents I obtained from the Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Roswell slides ‘mystery’ debunked

The so-called ‘Roswell slides‘ have been exposed as having nothing to do with aliens and everything to do with the will to believe that underpins the UFO syndrome. What Nick Redfern calls ‘the biggest soap opera since Dallas‘ came crashing … Continue reading

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Sliding towards Roswell

The Roswell incident is UFOlogy’s Holy Grail and the industry that has grown up around it never sleeps. On Tuesday, 5 May the world may, or may not, be rocked to its foundations when the showmen behind the latest chapter … Continue reading

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The Scottish Roswell

The Sunday Express and Metro have today published a preview of a chapter from How UFOs Conquered the World that exposes the truth behind ‘the Scottish Roswell’. Journalist Mark Branagan says the Ardgay mystery has ‘intrigued UFO hunters since it was … Continue reading

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‘I have some stuff you might be interested in…’: Edward Snowden and the ultimate secret

When four years ago Wikileaks published 250,000 US state department cables dating back to the 1960s, a believer in ET visitations asked why, in the great mass of data, there was not one major UFO secret. Soon afterwards, during a … Continue reading

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Mirage Men premiers at DocFest

Sheffield’s annual DocFest is one of the highlights of the year for documentary film-makers and investigative journalists. 2013 marks the festival’s 20th anniversary and many of the movers and shakers from the industry will be gathering at venues in the city centre, based in … Continue reading

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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 Scottish Roswell?

Picture the scene: A shepherd visiting a remote area stumbles upon strange wreckage strewn across the ground which could be the remains of a crashed spaceship. The debris consists of pieces of unusual metal and strange drawings. On reporting his find … Continue reading

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FBI ‘not interested’ in UFOs, shock revelation

“News organizations across the world were taken in — once again — by a hoax that was perpetrated more than 50 years ago….” Jesse Emspak, International Business Times The silly season has arrived early this year. Either that or news … Continue reading

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