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June 20, 2018 6:19 AM Yet another reason not to use your phone while driving: Drivers to be hit with higher fines as police use new technology to catch you breaking the law behind the wheel

Motorists caught using their mobile phones behind the wheel could be fined up to $439 from July 1 as new technology is introduced to target guilty drivers. Police will hand down higher fines and mobile phone offences will be subject to double demerits penalties. An update to the Road Transport Legislation Amendment (Road Safety) Act will allow for the use of speed 6

June 20, 2018 12:46 AM Wake Forest adds 2 grad transfer kickers

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Wake Forest has added two graduate transfer kickers, including one who has spent five years serving a military tour of duty. Coach Dave Clawson added Darren Ford and Eric Osteen to the team Tuesday. Ford kicked and punted at Division III Hope College while Osteen completed his military service after graduating from West Point 5

June 20, 2018 12:05 AM Met seizes record £94.6m haul from criminals

Money linked to an organised Chinese crime gang and millions in virtual currencies are included in the total. New figures show that Metropolitan Police investigators made effective use of legal measures known as confiscation orders, which allow cash to be taken after a conviction, with £55.5m coming from those alone. The Hatton Garden heist was one such case, with four of the men convicted 1

June 19, 2018 10:24 PM I don’t use Spotify or Apple Music to discover new music – Ed Sheeran

Dermot O’Leary, a patron of the cultural centre, sat down with the Grammy award-winning artist to discuss their heritage and love of music of Irish origin. Sheeran told the BBC Radio 2 presenter: “I don’t use Spotify or Apple Music, I literally go on what people give me, like CDs, or if they recommend something on iTunes. “Or I listen to the radio. I listen 6

June 19, 2018 6:10 PM XXXTentacion dead: Why are confused fans asking if XXXTentacion has died?

RAPPER XXXTentacion, 20, died after being shot in a suspected robbery in Florida on Monday, police said - but why are some fans questioning his death and what has led to the confusion? The Florida hip-hop star, real name Jahesh Dwayne Onfroy, was gunned down at Miami motorbike store on Monday afternoon in an apparent drive-by shooting. His death was confirmed 12

June 19, 2018 5:44 PM UN say record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide

A record 68.5 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the UN said today. By the end of 2017, the number was nearly three million higher than the previous year and showed a 50-percent increase from the 42.7 million uprooted from their homes a decade ago, according 6

June 19, 2018 12:52 PM TOO CUTE: See Ferne McCann’s most ADORABLE snaps of baby Sunday

2017 was a tough year for former TOWIE star Ferne McCann to say the least. After revealing she was expecting her first child, her ex and baby father Arthur Collins was imprisoned for an acid attack in London, which took place last year May. But one year on since the ordeal, and the 27-year-old seems to have picked herself up – and it’s all thanks to her seven-month-old 6

June 19, 2018 12:07 PM Town mayor, 56, faces years in prison after being convicted of rape and sexual assault involving two girls aged under nine

A former Welsh Tory mayor is facing a jail sentence after being convicted of raping a young girl. David Boswell, who was the Conservative mayor of Pembroke, West Wales, was found guilty of raping a young girl. The 56-year-old, who is still a Pembrokeshire county councillor, was also found guilty of three indecent assaults against her and another girl by a jury at Swansea 8

June 19, 2018 2:45 AM Apple fined $9million for misleading hundreds of Australians by telling them their iPhones and iPads couldn't be fixed if they had previously been repaired by a third party

Apple has been slapped with a $9 million fine by the Federal Court for making false or misleading claims to hundreds of customers who had faulty iPhones and iPads repaired by a third party. The competition watchdog took Apple to court after investigating complaints about how the tech giant told customers they weren't entitled to a repair or replacement 3

June 18, 2018 9:54 PM Rapper XXXTentacion, 20, 'pronounced dead' after being shot in Miami

Revenge rapper XXXTentacion was pronounced dead around 2PM PST on Monday after being shot while leaving a Miami motorcycle dealership. Broward Co. Sheriff's Department confirmed the grave news about the 20-year-old Florida native (born Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy) to TMZ. RIP: Revenge rapper XXXTentacion was pronounced dead around 2PM PST on Monday after being 5