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Incredible rare multicolour sea slug spotted for first time in UK waters

sea slug was found by a diver in British waters for the first time ever.Conservationists called the find of the Babakina anadoni "incredible" as according to the Cornwall Wildlife Trust and the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust, the slug has only been found a number of times along the west coast of Spain and elsewhere in the Atlantic, but never vefore in UK waters.The creature was found by a diver off the coast of the Isles of Scilly on July 28 and Matt Slater, marine conservation officer at Cornwall Wildlife Trust and co-ordinator of the Seasearch programme for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, spoke of his delight with the find.READ MORE:Grim parasite that enters fish's mouth, eats its tongue and then replaces itHe said: "We were extremely excited to hear about the sighting of this colourful nudibranch – a species that we believe has never been recorded in the UK before."Records like this from our Seasearch divers are vital in helping us understand and better protect our seas." He added: "It's incredible that they don’t get stung themselves when they process the stinging cells."Lucy McRobert, communications manager at Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust, said she learns something new every time she goes beyond the surface and into the ocean.She explained: "We never cease to be amazed at the wildlife turning up in Scillonian waters.To stay up to date with all the latest news, make sure you sign up to one of our newsletters here."From rare and beautiful nudibranchs to violet sea snails to great whales like humpbacks and fins, every time we dive beneath the surface we learn and see something new." Seasearch volunteer Allen Murray initially didn't recognise the species when he spotted it during the Wildlife Trust’s National Marine
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Incredible rare multicolour sea slug spotted for first time in UK waters
sea slug was found by a diver in British waters for the first time ever.Conservationists called the find of the Babakina anadoni "incredible" as according to the Cornwall Wildlife Trust and the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust, the slug has only been found a number of times along the west coast of Spain and elsewhere in the Atlantic, but never vefore in UK waters.The creature was found by a diver off the coast of the Isles of Scilly on July 28 and Matt Slater, marine conservation officer at Cornwall Wildlife Trust and co-ordinator of the Seasearch programme for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, spoke of his delight with the find.READ MORE:Grim parasite that enters fish's mouth, eats its tongue and then replaces itHe said: "We were extremely excited to hear about the sighting of this colourful nudibranch – a species that we believe has never been recorded in the UK before."Records like this from our Seasearch divers are vital in helping us understand and better protect our seas." He added: "It's incredible that they don’t get stung themselves when they process the stinging cells."Lucy McRobert, communications manager at Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust, said she learns something new every time she goes beyond the surface and into the ocean.She explained: "We never cease to be amazed at the wildlife turning up in Scillonian waters.To stay up to date with all the latest news, make sure you sign up to one of our newsletters here."From rare and beautiful nudibranchs to violet sea snails to great whales like humpbacks and fins, every time we dive beneath the surface we learn and see something new." Seasearch volunteer Allen Murray initially didn't recognise the species when he spotted it during the Wildlife Trust’s National Marine
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TUI flight circles Manchester airport for hours following emergency alert
MEN.Flight TOM5GM has been circling over the north west for hours as it looks for a way to land back on the airport runway.The plane sent a 7700 “Squawk” code signalling an emergency at 13,000ft shortly after departing at 10.30am. READ MORE: Plus size model turns down countless offers to go on holiday from swooning fans The flight was heading to Cape Verde, an island country in the Atlantic Ocean, and had already been delayed before take-off.The BOEING 767-300 sent the 7700 Squawk code, which immediately alerts Air Traffic Control to an aircraft in distress.This could indicate a technical or engineering issue with the aircraft.The flight set off shortly after 10.30am and circled for more than two hours as it looked to land back at the airport.Website FlightAware shows a flight path with multiple circling routes east of Manchester as well as West and North of the city.The plane was originally supposed to touch down at 1.30pm, but instead touched down in Manchester just after 1pm.The flight was met by ambulances and firetrucks on the tarmac.A Manchester Airport spokesperson said they were aware of a "flight that has decided to return to Manchester”.A spokesperson for TUI said: "We can confirm flight TOM216 to Boa Vista, Cape Verde, has returned to Manchester Airport this afternoon due to a technical issue.
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UK to be hit with 'Caribbean tropical' storm, set to unleash thunder and lightning
weather front.Ex-tropical Storm Alex is heading our way from Bermuda and while it will lose much of its anger as it sweeps across the Atlantic, Britain will still bear the brunt of the tailwind that will bring strong blasts and rain to these shores from tonight (June 9).It will eventually transition from a tropical storm to a deep low-pressure system, which is unusual for this time of the year, as they are normally prevalent in the autumn months.There will be gusts of around 45mph that will batter exposed coasts, with winds expected to exceed 55mph in rural northern spots.Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern said: “Alex transitions into a mid-latitude low as it pushes into the Atlantic and is carried by the jet stream for its arrival later Thursday and Friday.“In June, this is quite notable for its depth, and the most likely outcome is that it will bring an unseasonably windy period later Thursday and Friday.“The strongest winds arrive after dark on Thursday evening and on Friday as the front moves through the winds pick up further.”As the storm heads into Europe, we will se a blustery day on Saturday (June 11), although temperatures may push into the low 20s. To stay up to date with all the latest news, make sure you sign up to one of our newsletters here. Storm Alex may be followed by several hurricanes in the West and although these don’t normally reach Britain, they could still stir up some very unsettled weather across these parts.Jim Dale, meteorologist for British Weather Services, told the Daily Express: “This could be the first of a few ex-tropical storms to affect the UK weather over the next few months.
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UK to bask in 23C 'mini-heatwave' within days after miserable start to June
weather after a disappointing start to June.Barring a few hours of sunshine around the Platinum Jubilee weekend, much the nation has been treated to a less-than-ideal start to summer over the last few days.And it looks like things may get worse before they get better, as the tail-end of Tropical Storm David now threatens to throw even more wet and windy weather our way towards the end of the week.But this same weather event— which caused widespread flooding in Florida and killed at least three people in Cuba — is also likely to give the UK a lucky break just in time for the weekend.This is thanks to a pocket of warm air being brought across the Atlantic in the aftermath of the storm.BBC forecaster Darren Bett said: “There’s going to be some tropical air heading our way later this week.”He said highs would remain in the low twenties in the south throughout the coming days before peaking at 23C on Saturday (June 11) in the southeast, which will enjoy “sunshine and lighter winds”.For the latest breaking news and stories from across the globe from the Daily Star, sign up for our newsletter by clicking here.Data from WXCharts meanwhile shows a Europe-wide spell of warm weather reaching the British Isles on Friday morning (June 10) and lasting until Saturday (June 11), with the map turning red across the south and east coast of England.With temperatures seeming to be back on the up, a high-street bookies have now slashed odds on the hottest day of 2022 coming before the end of the week.Elsewhere, it remains a 6/4 shot that this month will enter the record books as the hottest day ever.Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: "Things are finally looking up on the weather front, with a record-breaking week of sunshine ahead."
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Brits braced for 'near-freezing' Platinum Jubilee weekend as temperatures set to plummet
Platinum Jubilee bank holiday may have to think again after new weather forecasts suggest temperatures are set to plummet for the big weekend.Excitement had built over recent days over suggestions of a 'heatwave' — but the mercury could now be closer to freezing than the 30C that had been promised.It comes as a massive low-pressure formation continues to keep the British Isles cold for the official meteorological start of summer while parts of continental Europe enjoy record high temperatures.Weathertrending meteorologist John Hammond told the Daily Express: “What had been flagged up as a promising run-in to the Jubilee celebrations now looks cool and unsettled.“A subtle shift to the west of high pressure in the Atlantic will allow a chilly area of low pressure to tumble in from the northeast, bringing some sharp showers, limited brightness and suppressed temperatures.”Data from the Met Office shows lows of 9C and 8C possible in parts of the UK on Thursday (2 June) and Friday (3 June), with the north of Scotland potentially seeing temperatures drop to a winter-like 7C.Met Office Deputy Chief Meteorologist Helen Caughey said that the overall picture for the Jubilee remains difficult to call, with it still possible that that the European heatwave arrives just in time.For the latest breaking news and stories from across the globe from the Daily Star, sign up for our newsletter by clicking here.In a daily update she wrote: “The main source of uncertainty for the weekend itself is to do with how far a plume of warm air, currently across the continent, encroaches over southern areas of the UK from late on Friday.
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Tipping Point contestant leaves viewers speechless after Richard Branson blunder
Tipping Point fans have been left baffled after a contestant suggested Virgin boss Richard Branson broke a world record for crossing for being the first person to cross the Atlantic ocean in a hand glider.In today's episode Oona was asked by host Ben Shephard what aerial mode of transport Branson and his partner Per Lindstrand used to make the first successful transatlantic crossing in July 1987?.She passed the question to fellow player Nkieru, who answered a "parasail" - but the correct answer was hot air balloon, Branson and Lindstrand crossing 3,075 miles of open water during their record breaking feat.Shephard aske Ooza what answer she would have given and she replied that a hand glider would have been one of her guesses - much to the astonishment of viewers who rushed to Twitter to rib her.One person said: "hang glider… 3000 miles, wow windy day."Another exclaimed: "A f***ing hang glider?!"A third wrote: "Crossing the Atlantic in a hand glider...ffs"A fourth added: "Oona though Richard Branson crossed the Atlantic Ocean on a handglider."Branson and Lindstrand set a distance record of 6,700 miles for their crossing.About 32 hours after they started their journey in Maine, U, on 2 July 1987 an, they touched down just outside Limavady, County Londonderry.This is a live TV story and is being constantly updated.
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Netflix fans disgusted as doctor impregnates unknowing victims in upcoming documentary
Netflix documentary which has been highly anticipated by subscribers. The trailer dropped last week on 14 April.The terrible real-life crimes were committed by GP Donald Cline, who he used his own sperm in a “sick experiment,” and fathered around 50 children without women’s knowledge or their consent.The evil doctor would lie to women and tell them that the sperm used came from volunteer donors before covertly inseminating patients, the investigative documentary reveals.The true story takes place in Indiana, America, and was directed by Lucie Jourdan.It retells the stories from victims and their children and will be officially released 11 May 2022.It wasn’t until the first victim realised that Cline was actually her real father in 2016 and contacted her local news station in Indianapolis about it that the story first came to light.She urged her half-siblings to come forward and tell their own harrowing stories, before the story was reported by The Atlantic in 2019.In the trailer of the show, one victim who carried Cline’s child said: “I had to tell my husband that, ‘we’re just now finding out that Julie is not yours’,” as her daughter burst into tears next to her mother.Another victim said: “I think it was some sick experiment for him, most of us have blonde hair and blue eyes it was almost like this perfect Aryan clan.
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Easter weekend heatwave thanks to 500-mile wide Canary Islands air plume
An Easter weekend heatwave with the 21C hottest days of the year is set to hit Britain.Highs will leap from a cool 11C yesterday (Sat) and 13C today (Sun) to 20C by Tuesday.The high teens are due in the run-up to Good Friday and then nudging 21C is expected during a dry and sunny long weekend for many.A 500-mile wide Canary Islands air plume is expected to blow in.But first we’ll have to battle through -5C chills and frosts on Sunday (April 10) and 50mph Storm Evelyn’s washouts on Monday (April 11).Met Office forecaster Marco Petagna said: “It looks promising for the Easter weekend, with a sustained warmer period next week and, after mixed conditions, mostly dry and settled weather by the weekend.“20C could be seen even early in the week.”Ex-BBC and Met Office forecaster John Hammond of weathertrending said: “It looks wetter to start the week – but then warmer for Easter, with balmy air expected across the UK by Good Friday.“Plenty of fine and settled spring weather is likely for the holiday weekend.”A Met Office forecaster added: “The influence of cold Arctic air across the UK will lessen and warmer air from the Atlantic will arrive and help temperatures rise.”The storm is churning in the Atlantic and affecting the UK before hitting Portugal.The grim start to the school break has seen kids stuck indoors amid strong winds and chills.Over the four-day Easter weekend, the South will be warmest, with the North more unsettled but still pushing 16C, well above average for the time of year.
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