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January 12, 2019 5:56 PM Brit nominations revealed: Anne-Marie and Dua Lipa lead the way

Anne-Marie and Dua Lipa are up for four awards each while George Ezra and Jorja Smith are just behind with three nods. And there were two nominations each for Calvin Harris, The 1975, Little Mix, Tom Walker, Jess Glynne, Rita Ora, Clean Bandit, Florence And The Machine and Rudimental. Anne-Marie is up for British female, British single and British artist 126

January 11, 2019 10:05 PM Atlantis UNCOVERED? Huge '8,000-year-old ancient city' discovered on British coast

THE Lost City of Atlantis may have been uncovered by oil company divers in the North Sea, it was revealed in a new documentary. “Many are now claiming it was the heart of Europe, dating back some 8,000 years. Organised by Dr Richard Bates of the Department of Earth Sciences at St Andrew's, the Drowned Landscapes exhibit revealed the human story behind 122

January 11, 2019 10:55 AM British economy hit by 'steep decline' in manufacturing

The biggest brake on growth comes from a drop in car production, amid factory shutdowns, weak demand and falling diesel sales. The nation's GDP grew by 0.3% in the three months to November, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). This is compared to growth of 0.4% recorded in the three months to October. The data reveals that on a rolling 134

January 10, 2019 2:46 PM Fears for Britons: Two dead in plane crash in Spain were flying in UK plane

A PILOT and passenger who lost their lives after an aeroplane crashed on a mountain in northern Spain could be from the UK. The British-registered Piper plane was flying from Cascais in Portugal and was heading to the airport in Hondarribia, which is close to Spain’s border with France. Spanish news outlet El Diario Vasco said the plane was carrying 142

January 9, 2019 9:40 PM Let's go WTO! Brexiteer Jenkyns urges MPs to EMBRACE no deal Brexit

PROMINENT Brexiteer MP Andrea Jenkyns defiantly urged MPs on Wednesday to “stand up for democracy” and “embrace a clean Brexit”. Ms Jenkyns told the Commons it is time Britain puts “the ball firmly in our court” and takes the “upper hand” in the Brexit process with the European Union by leaving on World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules and “triumphing 133

January 9, 2019 7:19 PM Mystery repeating energy bursts in deep space 'could be aliens'

Most believe the signals come from black holes or neutron stars, but some scientists argue they could be evidence of alien life. The fast radio bursts (FRBs) are millisecond-long flashes of radio waves of unknown origin, and scientists have formulated several different theories as to how they might be generated. Most believe the signals come from powerful 134

January 9, 2019 10:01 AM BREXIT WARNING: British Airways owner's no-deal plans DO NOT WORK, says Brussels

EUROPEAN Union officials have warned British Airways’ owner IAG that plans to keep planes flying in the event of a no-deal Brexit do not work and risk seriously impacting the firm. IAG, which also owns Spanish carrier Iberia, is yet to carry out changes recommended by Brussels in order to navigate the challenges of Brexit which could see their planes 147

January 9, 2019 6:59 AM ASB Classic: Cameron Norrie beats Joao Sousa to reach Auckland quarter-finals

British number two Cameron Norrie reached the ASB Classic quarter-finals with a straight-set victory over Joao Sousa in Auckland. World number 93 Norrie beat the Portuguese, who is ranked 49 places above him, 7-6 (7-4) 6-4. The 23-year-old saved all six break points he faced as he closed out the match in 95 minutes. He will face 50th-ranked Taylor Fritz 112

January 9, 2019 4:06 AM Melbourne, Australia ON ALERT after ‘suspicious package’ sent to UK consulate and others

THE BRITISH consulate in Melbourne, Australia has been sent a “suspicious package”, along with multiple other foreign embassies it has been confirmed. The packages are being investigated after “hazardous material” was reported. Emergency services are at the scene on St Kilda Road and the city. Those believed to be targeted include the US, Italian, German 135

January 8, 2019 5:25 PM ‘Dead as a DODO!’ Gibraltar DESTROYS Spain's Brexit bid for joint sovereignty

GIBRALTAR will remain a British territory even after Brexit and any talks of a joint sovereignty over it is “as dead as a dodo”, Gibraltar’s Chief Minister said. Fabian Picardo, Gibraltar’s head, issued a stark warning against Spain, rejecting as "nonsense" the possibility of holding talks of power-sharing. In a televised New Year’s address to his fellow 97