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July 17, 2018 11:18 AM BBC BLUNDER: 'Oh my gosh I am so sorry!' Host makes awkward gaffe during Brexit interview

BBC News host Victoria Derbyshire made an embarrassing gaffe during an interview with political correspondent Alex Spence as she mistakenly thought her guest was from Australia rather than New Zealand. “And then the actual process by which we have to leave the EU under Article 50, that’s two years and you have to go through that. “So, it feels to all of us like it’s taking 6

July 16, 2018 11:01 PM Pensioner duped out of £1,000 for 'anti-ageing pills'

A vulnerable 78-year-old was scammed out of more than £1,000 by a company selling 'anti-ageing' pills. The pensioner was duped by a French firm who cold-called offering packages of vitamins and supplements. Her ordeal has prompted a charity to issue a warning about phone calls targeting the elderly. Ian Andrews, information and advice officer at Age UK Herne 7

July 15, 2018 8:00 AM Southend’s choirs are taking on the world..

IT'S all happening for Southend Boys and Girls' Choirs who are busying themselves with concerts in Southend, London and across the world! Follow Southend Girls’ Choir appearance on Tuesday, July 10 at London’s St Martin in the Fields Church in Trafalgar Square, both choirs will appear today (Friday July 13) in Southend’s Plaza Centre, when they will be presenting 5

July 13, 2018 9:24 AM Chelsea sack manager Antonio Conte after two years in charge

The former Juventus and Italy boss is expected to be replaced by former Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri, it is being reported. The 48-year-old Italian, who took pre-season training earlier this week, had a year left on his contract. "Chelsea Football Club and Antonio Conte have parted company," the club said in a statement. "During Antonio's time at the club, we won our sixth 9


: A pedestrian finds the body of popular up-and-coming comedian Eurydice Dixon, 22, in Princes Park about 2am. Ms Dixon had been walking home from a gig late that night, even messaging a friend to say 'I'm almost home safe'. Jaymes Todd, 19, of Broadmeadows, is arrested by police after handing himself in at the police station. Todd makes his first appearance 16

July 3, 2018 8:45 PM Trump attacks Harley-Davidson for leaving US as EU trade war LOOMS

US President Donald Trump has hit out at motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson for leaving the US declaring that Washington will soon be "working with other motorcycle companies", after the firm announced plans to move operations outside America, following newly imposed EU tariffs against US companies. Harley-Davidson confirmed that no operations will be shifting 17

July 2, 2018 10:33 AM New Zealander completes first solo kayak across Tasman Sea

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - A New Zealand man has become the first person to kayak solo across the Tasman Sea. Scott Donaldson looked weary and a little bedraggled when he raised his arms in jubilation Monday night. He was helped up a beach by supporters after arriving at the New Zealand town of New Plymouth, two months after leaving from Coffs Harbour 8

July 2, 2018 10:21 AM Sydney's iconic Wet 'n' Wild Water Park is bought out by a Spanish theme park operator for $40 million

Wet 'n' Wild Sydney has been sold for $40 million to a Spanish theme park operator that runs 22 water parks around the world. Village Roadshow announced it has signed an agreement to sell its iconic water park to world-renowned company Parques Reunidos. Wet 'n' Wild Sydney, in west Sydney, opened in December 2013 under the same brand as the entertainment 11

July 2, 2018 10:18 AM The sneaky (and illegal) tactic Australians are using to avoid fines: How you can buy 'stealth number plates' online for under $50 which hide the plates at the press of a button

In New South Wales number plates must be permanently fitted to vehicles in an upright position and should be completely visible from 20 metres away. They can't be obscured, defaced or illegible in any way. It is against the law to obscure licence plates in New South Wales. Drivers could be fined $425 for a light vehicle or $637 for a heavy vehicle with a loss of up to three 8

July 2, 2018 10:10 AM 'First class flights, five-star hotels, chauffeurs and a personal stylist': Love Island's '$1 million' host Sophie Monk has 'racked up a $300,000 bill in two months' during Spanish sojourn

Now an insider has revealed the reality TV host has 'racked up a $300,000 bill' during her two month Spanish sojourn. '$30,000 first class return flights from Australian to Spain, a $70,000 chauffeur and security and a $70,000 personal stylist,' are among the list of extravagant expenses, according to New Idea. Sophie has reportedly enlisted high-profile 7