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Thursday 26 January 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Armageddon

This week
22nd January 2023 - 26th January 2023
# Armageddon
Doomsday clock moves to 90 seconds to midnight – the closest in history
The clock, a symbolic timepiece showing how close the world is to ending, has been moved forward by 10 seconds
Last year
2022
# Ukraine
Biden says that Putin 'miscalculated' Russia's ability to occupy Ukraine
Biden said that while he believed Putin himself was rational, he had underestimated the ferocity of Ukrainian defiance
All time
# don't wanna miss a thing
Video: An asteroid the size of a cruise ship passed over Ireland last night
But it was never going to hit earth, thankfully.
# too many comets
8 decent reactions to the comet landing (nowhere near as great as the comet landing)
What a time to be alive!
# no way michael bay
9 things Michael Bay needs to say sorry for
Michael Bay, you have a lot of explaining to do.
# flashdance
14 moments to remind you how amazing movie soundtracks used to be
Anyone for a bar of Take My Breath Away?
# doomsday
French police arrest men with machetes at 'doomsday' village
Some believe the Pic de Bugarach mountain will open on the last day… and aliens will emerge with spaceships to save nearby humans.
# Armageddon
Could a nuclear bomb save us from a giant asteroid?
Erm…
# Unearthed
Archaeologists unearth treasures at Bible's Armageddon site
The jewellery was discovered in a jug at the city the New Testament predicts will stage the final battle of Armageddon.
# Look out below!
What do you mean you missed it? An asteroid just flew past Earth
An asteroid measuring 11m in diameter came five times closer than the moon at around 4pm – but that’s still 60,000km away.