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Jupiter-like planet spotted by camera featuring Canadian-built parts

A state-of-the-art camera, partly built in Canada and specially designed to see planets orbiting nearby stars, has chalked up its first discovery – a giant planet that resembles a much younger and hotter version of Jupiter.<p>The discovery could shed light on our own celestial history, researchers …

9 countries that ceased to exist in the 20th century

Whether they lost wars, were adopted by other countries, or simply got forgotten, here are nine countries that ceased to exist in the 20th century.​<p><b>Neutral Moresnet, 1816 to 1920</b><p>After Napoleon's fall in 1815, Europe had to rethink its borders.<p>This small piece of land, less than 1.5 square milesthat …

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'Legal Documents' hint Man United have landed £35m Man City target

<b>According to reports from The Daily Star this afternoon, Manchester United are on the verge of announcing a £35million deal for Valencia centre-back</b> …

Liverpool transfer rumours and news: 'Alexandre Lacazette, 27-goal target, pens new deal'

Transfers: Latest news, rumours and gossip for Liverpool FC in 2015. Rodgers is keen to bring in an attacking player before the window closes.<p><b>Liverpool transfer news and rumours</b><p>Across the channel <b>Alexandre Lacazette</b> has put pen to paper. No, not on a Liverpool deal silly, but on a new deal with Lyon.<p>…

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Matteo Darmian Is the Ideal Right-Back for Louis Van Gaal's Manchester United

Matteo Darmian spent very little time in the limelight this summer after Bastian Schweinsteiger and Morgan Schneiderlin were signed in the days following his transfer, but the Italian stood out during pre-season and again in Manchester United’s 1-0 win against Tottenham Hotspur.<p>With Antonio …

Mars Express videos the red planet from orbit

Here's something for those tired of looking at rock-and-dust photos of Mars: an entrancing video clip of the planet spinning taken by the European Space Agency's Mars Express. ESA's Mars Express mission is comprised of a lander called Beagle 2 and an orbiter, which was responsible for the video …

Manchester United Transfer News: Latest Pedro and David De Gea Rumours

Manchester United will meet the €30 million (£21.2 million) release clause of Barcelona winger Pedro and complete a deal this week, while the Red Devils stand firm on Real Madrid target David De Gea.<p>Xavi Hernandez of Spanish newspaper <i>Marca</i> has claimed the UEFA Super Cup fixture against Sevilla on …

This wand tethers to your smartphone for real-life wizard wars

<i>Wingardium leviosa!</i><p>While shouting that and zipping the Maguss Wand around in your friend's face won't quite make him levitate like it would in the Harry Potter universe, it could cause him to skip a turn and let you make your getaway.<p>The Maguss Wand is a new gizmo whose makers recently launched a …

21 rare and weird facts about World War II

EPL Results Week 1: Saturday's 2015 Premier League Scores, Top Scorers and Table

Week 1 of the 2015-16 Premier League season is finally here, and Saturday did not disappoint.<p>In the late kick-off, Chelsea drew 2-2 with Swansea City as they were reduced to 10 men, while Manchester United saw off Tottenham Hotspur.<p>New boss Claudio Ranieri enjoyed a winning start with Leicester …

Manchester United Transfer News: Latest Jasper Cillessen, Mason Holgate Rumours

David De Gea's potential exit from Manchester United this summer has led the club to Ajax's Jasper Cillessen as his targeted successor, but manager Louis van Gaal could lose out to Bournemouth in the race for Mason Holgate.<p>The <i>Daily Mail</i>'s Rob Draper reported that Real Madrid plan to make a £25 …

Jose Mourinho hits back at Everton over 'illegal' John Stones comments

Jose Mourinho struck back at Roberto Martinez's accusations that John Terry has "illegally" tapped up John Stones, accusing the Everton manager of …

Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur: match preview

Louis van Gaal does not wish to suffer a repeat of last season’s opening day defeat to Swansea City at Old Trafford yet he enters this match with unwanted headaches. David de Gea will not play because he is distracted by Real Madrid’s interest and to replace his No1 the manager has only the …

Greens grown in space are now on Space Station astronaut menu

NASA<p>Fresh veggies grown in space microgravity are on the menu for the first time for NASA astronauts on the International Space Station.<p>Crew members …

Giant Mystery Ring of Galaxies Should Not Exist

Astronomers are constantly uncovering the "most distant," "most massive" or "most energetic" objects in our universe, but today, researchers have …

Factfile of five Premier League title contenders

CHELSEA<p>Manager: Jose Mourinho (POR)<p>2014-15 position: champions; FA Cup: fourth round; League Cup: winners; Champions League: last 16<p>Transfers in: Asmir Begovic (Stoke, £8million), Nathan (Atletico Paranaense/BRA, £3m), Danilo Pantic (Partizan Belgrade/SRB, £1.2m), Radamel Falcao (Monaco/FRA, …

Stock-piling of talent in England is ruining romance across Europe | Jonathan Wilson

Cash-rich English teams continue to pilfer the continent of quality players but this imbalance could have detrimental effects in the long term<p>Last season PSV won the Dutch league by 17 points. They scored 92 goals in 34 games and won all but five matches. They were a bright young attacking side …

Infant Burials And Decapitated Men In Ancient Teotihuacan Neighborhood Reveal Diverse Origins

The ancient city of Teotihuacan, in the Valley of Mexico, is well known as a large urban center. Established around 100 BC, Teotihuacan grew to be one of the largest cities on the planet by 500 AD, with more than 100,000 people living in the center and the surrounding neighborhoods. Religious …

The 6 Most Earth-Like Alien Planets

Discovering the first true “alien Earth” is a long-held dream of astronomers—and recent exoplanet discoveries suggest that their dream will come true …

Premier League: 10 questions for the opening weekend - Telegraph

Here's what it would take to colonize the largest planet in the solar system

Just a few videos ago, I blew minds with a "How to" on terraforming the Moon. Once we've developed a Solar System spanning civilization and have claimed mastery over the laws of physics, and have common-place technology which staggers and dwarf our current comprehension of what's possible it should …

Which is Africa’s favourite Premier League team?

<b>For football fans in Africa, the UK's English Premier League (EPL) is king, the ultimate championship, their main place of their worship. The global football brand is followed by more than a billion people around the world and 260 million of these are in Africa.</b><p>As the 2015-16 season kicks off, bars …

Premier League predictions - who will win the title, who will be relegated and who will win Champions League?

Telegraph Sport's football writers deliver their verdicts on the 2015-16 campaign - and have your say on where the prizes will go<p><b>Who will finish in the top four?</b><p><b>Mark Ogden</b><p>1 Manchester City<br>2 Chelsea<br>3 Manchester United<br>4 Liverpool<p>Sergio Aguero's goals give City the edge, but Liverpool have bought well …

UEFA Champions League Play-off Round Draw Winners and Losers

The UEFA Champions League play-off round draw has been completed; all 20 clubs vying for access to the group stage know who they must overcome to reach the financial goldmine of the tournament proper.<p>Manchester United drew Club Brugge of Belgium, Bayer Leverkusen have been handed Lazio, Valencia …

UEFA Champions League Play-off Round Draw: Live Results, Highlights and Reaction

<b>UEFA Champions League Play-off Round Draw Live!</b><p>Manchester United, Valencia, Bayer Leverkusen and, for once, <i>not</i> Arsenal are set to find out whom they must play to enter the Champions League group stage in 2015-16.<p>We'll be covering the draw, which gets underway at 11 a.m. BST, so keep it locked with …

Arsenal Transfer News: Arsene Wenger Addresses Karim Benzema Rumours in Presser

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insisted the Gunners' supposed interest in Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema is nothing but "media talk" as he addressed the media on Friday.<p>ESPN FC's Miguel Delaney provided Wenger's comments ahead of Sunday's match with West Ham United:<p>The Real Madrid striker has …

MH370: Malaysian PM confirms Réunion debris is from missing flight

First official confirmation that part of wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight, which disappeared in March 2014 with 239 people on board, has been found<p>A piece of debris found washed ashore on a beach in the Indian Ocean came from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, the Malaysian prime minister …

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Liverpool transfer rumours and news: 'New Martin Odegaard agrees to join'

Transfers: Latest news, rumours and gossip for Liverpool FC in 2015. Highly-rated 14-year-old midfielder Edvard Tagseth turns down big names to move to Anfield.<p><b>Liverpool transfer news and rumours</b><p>You like wonderkids? How about <b>Edvard Tagseth</b>? The 14-year-old from Norwegian side Frosta has signed a …

Ancient Mayan tablet unearthed in Guatemalan jungle dates back 1,600 years

A 1,600 year-old Mayan tablet has been uncovered in the ancient El Achiotal ruins of a temple in Guatemala. It describes a king’s 40-year reign …