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The so-called ‘Doomsday Asteroid’ Apophis is 20 per cent bigger than astronomers first thought.

The European Space Agency has discovered that it is about 325 metres across.

Apophis earned its nickname in 2004 when scientists predicted that it might hit the Earth with devastating consequences.

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