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June 26, 2018 1:29 AM Albanese would make better leader: Hanson

Pauline Hanson says Anthony Albanese would make a better Labor leader than Bill Shorten. The One Nation leader told radio 2SM on Tuesday she did not believe Mr Shorten understood "grassroots Australians", and felt Labor would dump him. "I don't like him, I don't trust him. I think he would be disastrous as prime minister of this country," Senator Hanson 22

June 25, 2018 5:05 PM 'Hard Brexit will make UK as bad as 1970s!' German expert issues shock warning

A HARD Brexit could make the UK "as bad as it was in the 1970s" according to a former German ambassador to London who warned suffering "will come”, even if it hasn't been felt already. In a scaremongering interview with the German newspaper Handelsblatt, Thomas Matussek said Brexit will spark a huge crisis which has not even been "recognised" yet. This comes 44

June 24, 2018 1:08 AM How Amazon and Netflix are changing comedy in India

Standing on a stage facing an amused audience, Indian stand-up comic Kanan Gill recounts his experience of going for "handwriting analysis". "The guy looked at my handwriting and said, 'Sir, you are very gullible,'" he says. This is a clip from Mr Gill's hour-long Amazon Prime special, Keep It Real, which was released in 2017. Mr Gill is one of several 50

June 23, 2018 9:27 AM Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to raise up to $6.1 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon. The initial public offering in Hong Kong would value the Beijing-based company at as much as $70.3 billion, according to details 54

June 22, 2018 9:41 PM British-educated Malaysian tech boss is killed 'when his mobile phone explodes while charging next to his bed'

The British educated CEO of a venture capital firm was killed last week when his mobile phone exploded while charging next to his bed. Nazrin Hassan, chief of Malasia-based Cradle Fund was charging his BlackBerry and Huawei smartphones in his bedroom, according to reports online. It is believed his mattress caught fire after one of his smartphones exploded 33

June 22, 2018 6:43 PM The 'plug nose' women of India: Portrait photographs show the last of the Apatani ladies who once had their nostrils stuffed by elders to make them less attractive to hostile tribes

These stunning pictures show the last generation of the 'plug nose' women who once had their nostrils stuffed by elders to make them less attractive to hostile tribes. Portrait photographs show women of the Apatani tribe in Ziro Valley, located in a remote part of Arunachal Pradesh, India. The images show their nose plugs, a form of body modification 36 1

June 22, 2018 6:00 PM Paul Farbrace to coach England in Twenty20 internationals against Australia and India

Paul Farbrace will take over as England coach for the upcoming Twenty20 games against Australia and India. England's assistant coach will step up for the one-off match against Australia at Edgbaston on 27 June, and the three T20s against India from 3-8 July. Head coach Trevor Bayliss will spend the period watching the England Lions, some County Championship 33

June 22, 2018 2:28 PM Donald Trump threatens 20% tariff on all European cars

The US president reacts to new EU tariffs on imports of US jeans, motorbikes, bourbon, cranberries and other products. His threat - which if carried out would represent a serious escalation of the burgeoning trade war - comes hours after new EU tariffs on goods imported from the US came into force. In response to Mr Trump's tariffs on European steel 33

June 22, 2018 11:19 AM Your pictures: In the Shadows

Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is 'In the Shadows'. Joanna Barnes: "This is my cat Marvin lurking in the shadows, ready to pounce on his prey. I love his concentration and how you can see details like the little moles on his nose." Peter Ellis: "A spontaneous shot taken during a walk in New York City, August 114

June 22, 2018 9:25 AM Rat shreds million in notes after getting into ATM in India

When the malfunctioning machine was opened up, technicians found a dead rodent and lots of notes chewed to shreds. The rodent entered the cash terminal in northeastern India through a small hole meant for cables, police superintendent Mugdha Jyoti Mahanta said. The machine, in the town of Tinsukia, broke down on 20 May, but technicians did not arrive 26