Tag Archives: Winston Churchill

Churchill’s Secret War

Winston Churchill’s interest in strange phenomena and UFOs makes the cover story in the November 2018 issue of Fortean Times magazine. Top Secret War chronicles the British Prime Minister’s curiosity about a range of unexplained phenomena during his long career … Continue reading

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Why Britain’s MoD closed the UFO files: exclusive new evidence

Newly-released British intelligence files reveal the hidden agenda behind the MoD’s decision to close down their 50 year investigation of UFOs. The last three UFO files produced by the UK’s defence intelligence branch DI55 were originally with-held from the records earmarked … Continue reading

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Top 10 UFO documents at The National Archives

The spring of 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of my first visit to The National Archives in Kew, southwest London – the guardian of some of the UK’s most iconic national documents. It also marks ten years since I began … Continue reading

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Alien Art: 70 years of UFO sightings

70 years ago Kenneth Arnold reported nine strange ‘saucer-like’ flying objects in the sky – and launched the modern UFO mystery. On landing his plane in Oregon on the afternoon of 24 June 1947 the businessman and private pilot became world … Continue reading

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British Army tried to harness ‘supernormal’ powers in WW2

Records I discovered at The National Archives show the British Army’s top brass tried to harness ‘supernormal‘ powers during the war against Hitler – and may still be conducting experiments on a range of special powers. An article by Mark … Continue reading

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You Can’t Tell the People?: Margaret Thatcher and UFO secrets

The death of ‘Iron Lady’ Margaret Thatcher has deprived UFOlogists of an answer to an enduring question: what did she really know about Britain’s Roswell incident? Thatcher, who died on 8 April aged 87, was 19 months into her first … 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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Saucer Sam – the UFO story that convinced a Government minister

The second edition of my book The UFO Files – based on the latest documents released by The National Archives – will be published by Bloomsbury in September. One of the most interesting stories from the book was previewed in … Continue reading

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Churchill did not ‘order a UFO cover-up’

In Bad Science this week Ben Goldacre asked “Why don’t journalists link to primary sources?”. He opined that if readers were directed to the original sources of headlines like ‘wind farms blamed for the stranding of whales’ (Daily Telegraph), they … Continue reading

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