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June 19, 2018 11:57 PM 400,000 more face paying 40p tax rate to fund NHS £20.5billion-a-year cash boost

Hundreds of thousands more families could be forced to pay the higher 40p rate of income tax under plans to give the NHS a £20.5billion-a-year cash boost. Ministers have been told that freezing the tax-free allowance at £12,500 and the point at which the higher rate kicks in at £50,000 would raise billions of pounds from 2020. But the Institute for Fiscal 5

June 19, 2018 3:07 AM The Latest: China calls new Trump tariff threat 'blackmail'

China's Commerce Ministry is criticizing President Donald Trump's latest threat of tariffs on $200 billion worth of its exports, calling it an "act of extreme pressure and blackmail." U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at an Economic Club of Detroit luncheon at Ford Field in Detroit, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) Trump ordered 6

June 19, 2018 3:03 AM Apple fined millions for Australia false iPhone claims

Apple was Tuesday fined Aus$9 million (US$6.7 million) by an Australian court for making false claims about consumer rights when refusing to fix faulty iPhones and iPads previously repaired by a third party. Customers of the US tech giant had complained to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) after an operating system update disabled 5

June 19, 2018 2:47 AM Private school head held in fraud probe

THE head teacher of a private girls’ school has been sacked and arrested on suspicion of fraud. Hilary French, 62, was dismissed from Newcastle High School for Girls following an investigation into allegations of dishonesty relating to expenses. Parents of pupils at the £4,341-a-term independent school were told of Mrs French’s dismissal in a letter 7

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 19, 2018 2:38 AM Jail 'may threaten' Wilson's survival

The most senior Catholic official in the world to be convicted of concealing child sex crimes may not survive being locked up in prison, a NSW court has heard. Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson was last month found guilty of failing to report to police the repeated abuse of two altar boys by pedophile priest James Fletcher in the NSW Hunter region during 6

June 18, 2018 11:47 PM The Latest: Senate backs bill promoting film diversity

The California Senate is supporting a bill aimed at promoting diversity in California's film and television industry. The state awards $330 million per year in tax credits to selected movies and TV projects filmed in California. The legislation would newly require projects that apply for the credit to report diversity statistics to the state and designate

June 18, 2018 11:01 PM How trying to stay cool could make the world even hotter

Air conditioning systems that keep homes, offices and shops cool on hot days are rapidly gaining in popularity in a warming world. But is all the extra electricity they use going to exacerbate climate change or can design efficiencies prevent this? It's no wonder demand for air conditioning systems is going through the roof. The energy they consume is likely 7

June 18, 2018 4:40 PM Sleeping with the fishes: Ex-wife of Bill Gross says billionaire sprayed $20M home with 'fart' scent, put dead fish in vents and filled drawers with human hair balls after losing property in divorce

A billionaire investor is being accused of resorting to some very juvenile tactics after being forced to hand his wife the keys to their $20 million marital home following their divorce. The Blast has obtained a deceleration filed by Sue Gross in which she describes the state of the Laguna Beach home she previously shared with her ex-husband Bill Gross 6

June 18, 2018 12:14 PM 'That's manifest nonsense!' Nigel Lawson SAVAGES Lord Adonis in furious Brexit row

NIGEL LAWSON tore into Remainer Lord Adonis for claiming Parliament should receive a meaningful vote on leaving the European Union, hailing Brexit as a "great liberation". Lord Lawson was speaking in a debate on Sky News’ All Out Politics over how the House of Lords should approach the EU Withdrawal Bill when it comes back for scrutiny this afternoon 7