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July 22, 2018 1:26 AM Dominic Raab threatens to WITHHOLD £39billion divorce bill if EU rejects trade deal

DOMINIC Raab has declared the UK will refuse to pay the £39 billion EU divorce bill if Brussels fails to agree to a viable trade deal, in a stark warning to the bloc. The new Brexit Secretary, who made his first speech in Brussels this week, declared the UK’s payment of the huge exit fee is dependent on the EU fulfilling its obligations to the negotiations 45

July 18, 2018 9:23 AM Work anniversaries are not a thing, world informs LinkedIn

HUMANS do not celebrate the anniversary of getting their job, the world has told LinkedIn. Despite the site sending out millions of emails every day urging its users to congratulate each other on reaching another year of – usually miserable – employment, the planet has unanimously agreed that it has got to stop. A representative for the human race said: “Seriously 26

July 18, 2018 8:00 AM Expo South East 2018 will be held in Sussex for the first time at the South of England Event Centre in Ardingly

Carole Black from South East Construction Expo said: “Sussex really is leading the way with its exciting construction projects in Brighton and Hove and across East and West Sussex, so it is great to be able to hold the Construction Expo South East 2018 here. “The UK’s construction output stands at more than £110 billion per annum, accounts for ten per cent of employment 45

July 17, 2018 12:03 AM Sheeran tops charts with £80m in a year

ED Sheeran is the world’s highest-earning solo musician, taking home more than £80million in the past 12 months. The 27-year-old singer-songwriter came ninth overall in a list of the world’s best-paid celebrities. According to the Forbes Celebrity 100 list, he jumped 62 places from last year and is now ahead of solo musicians such as Taylor Swift and Beyonce 46

July 7, 2018 10:18 AM Dua Lipa celebrates one-year anniversary of breakout anthem New Rules

Dua Lipa has paid tribute to her breakout number one hit and female empowerment anthem New Rules, which was released a year ago. The singer tweeted: “New Rules honey you are one powerful bitch. We love you. Happy 1st birthday.” Responding to a tweet from a fan that said it was “one year since she became the biggest popstar in the world”, Lipa quipped 34

July 5, 2018 1:55 AM China asks European Union to form 'ANTI-US' grand ALLIANCE in SHOCK move

CHINA has asked to form an alliance with the EU against the US as the spectre of an international trade war looms and is due to start this Friday. Donald Trump is due to slap as much as $34billion (£25 billion) of Chinese exports with 25 percent tariffs. In response, China asked the EU, which is the world’s largest trading bloc, for an alliance against 52

July 2, 2018 11:35 PM World War 3 FEARS: US 'drops NUCLEAR BOMB' in SHOCKING tests to combat China and Russia

THE US has successfully completed a qualification flight test of the B61-12 gravity nuclear bomb, as part of an ambitious $1.2 trillion project project endorsed by US President Donald Trump, in order to combat the threat from “revisionist powers” such as China and Russia. The Air Force, together with the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security 90

July 1, 2018 7:38 PM Correction: Florida-Puerto Ricans story

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - In a story June 30 about Puerto Rican hurricane evacuees, The Associated Press reported erroneously that about 2,000 Puerto Ricans are using federal housing assistance vouchers to stay at Florida hotels. Nearly 1,700 Puerto Ricans are staying in hotels across the country, not just Florida. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A civil 56

June 30, 2018 2:13 PM Trump's own tariffs make it harder to rebuild infrastructure

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - President Donald Trump wants to rebuild the nation's transportation infrastructure. He also wants to strengthen the U.S. steel industry through tariffs on imports. But that second goal could make it more costly to accomplish the first. Since Trump announced the tariffs in March, prices have been rising for the American steel 74

June 29, 2018 5:07 PM 10 months of Nevada pot sales exceed year-end projection

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Tax collections on recreational marijuana sales in Nevada have exceeded projections for the entire fiscal year in just the first 10 months since they became legal last July. Nevada Department of Taxation Director Bill Anderson says the $6.5 million in pot tax revenues in April slipped a bit from the monthly high of $7 million 39