(NEWS.COM.AU) — The London Sun newspaper has apologised to aliens for linking them with the Church of Scientology.

The one-sentence mock apology, which is trending on Twitter as the “best newspaper apology ever”, is the Sun’s response to a demand by lawyers advising Scientology’s UK branch leaders.

The church – which says humans are aliens who landed on earth – took offence when the Sun published an article about flying saucers sighted over its headquarters in the English countryside.

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