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The first satellite launch from British soil has failed, after the Virgin Orbit rocket suffered an unspecified “anomaly” while travelling at more than 11,000 miles per hour. The spacecraft, released by a repurposed jumbo jet which took off from Newquay in Cornwall, didn’t reach orbit, and its satellite cargo broke up in the atmosphere. With his tell-all memoir Spare released today, Prince Harry’s popularity “has hit a record low”, says Metro: 64% of Brits have a negative view of him. The country “Haz had enough”. Noma, the Copenhagen restaurant feted as the best in the world, will close by 2025. Founder and chef René Redzepi says that producing its boundary-pushing dishes – including edible pine cones and reindeer heart – has become “financially and emotionally” unsustainable.