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June 28, 2018 4:25 PM BAE Systems wins £20bn Australian warships contract

British defence giant BAE Systems has won a 35 billion Australian dollar (£20 billion) contract to build a new fleet of warships for Australia. BAE will build nine Type 26 submarine hunter ships for the Royal Australian Navy under the terms of a 30-year contract. The group saw off competition from Spain’s Navantia and Italian firm Fincantieri to win the deal, which 41

June 27, 2018 10:22 AM Intern adds ‘procuring and distributing varied, challenging ice-cream order’ to CV

AN intern at a London office is turning her menial role bringing everyone ice-cream into proof that she is a dynamic self-starter. Francesca Johnson, who is being sent on six lolly runs a day, is hoping that her experience, suitably embroidered, will land her a graduate position with a blue-chip city firm. She explained: “When I say ‘breaking down existing 28

June 26, 2018 3:55 PM 'His farts are so bad they'll send you blind!' The Bachelor's Laura Byrne spills on boyfriend Matty J's foul bowel and reveals she was once woken up by the hunk's 'horrible' gas

The Bachelor's Matty 'J' Johnson appears to be the dream boyfriend with his boyish-charm, ripped physique and a heart of gold. Laura made the less than flattering admission after Jackie 'O' Henderson quizzed the couple on Matty's worst habits. 'They're so bad they'll send you blind! They are horrible!' Laura declared. Seconds later, the brunette hunk regaled 22

June 26, 2018 1:07 AM US picks G League roster for Basketball World Cup qualifiers

HOUSTON (AP) - The U.S. has selected 12 players with G League experience to play in its upcoming Basketball World Cup qualifying games. The Americans visit Mexico on Thursday and Cuba on Sunday in their final two games of the first round. The U.S. is 4-0 under Jeff Van Gundy and has already clinched its spot in the second round. Van Gundy's roster announced 36

June 25, 2018 12:21 AM Andrea Leadsom says plans for Britain to form a customs partnership with the EU after Brexit are ‘unwieldy and impractical’

Plans for Britain to form a customs partnership with the EU after Brexit are ‘unwieldy and impractical’ and would lead to more bureaucratic red tape, a Cabinet minister has warned. Andrea Leadsom, the Leader of the House of Commons, last night became the latest Eurosceptic minister to publically attack Theresa May’s proposal for Britain to enter a customs 33

June 24, 2018 6:07 PM World of Outlaws driver Jason Johnson dies after crash

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) - Sprint car driver Jason Johnson has died following a crash at Beaver Dam Raceway in Wisconsin, race officials said Sunday. He was 41. Johnson was injured during a World of Outlaws race Saturday night at the 1/3-mile-long dirt oval, the series said. It said the driver from Eunice, Louisiana, crashed on lap 18 of a 40-lap race while 67

June 24, 2018 2:12 AM Judge declares mistrial in trial of ex-deputy's husband

HOUSTON (AP) - A Texas judge has declared a mistrial in the trial of a former deputy's husband charged in the death of a man he and his wife confronted outside a restaurant. The Houston Chronicle reports District Judge Kelli Johnson declared the mistrial in Terry Thompson's case Saturday after jurors deliberated more than 26 hours over three days. Thompson 27

June 23, 2018 4:33 PM Revealed: Brussels WON'T recognise hundreds of British job qualifications, including dance teachers, bouncers and gas engineers after no deal Brexit

EU bosses are planning to stop recognising UK qualifications for hundreds of UK jobs in a 'no-deal' Brexit scenario, it has emerged. The European Commission has said a directive which accepts qualifications for professions including dance teachers, doctors and gas engineers will no longer apply to British citizens if there is no withdrawal agreement 60

June 23, 2018 7:57 AM 'We ran around and knocked on houses telling people to get out': Group of heroic teens rush to evacuate neighbours after home is engulfed in flames within minutes

A group of teenagers heroically alerted their neighbours after a house went up in flames overnight. Jacob Wilton-Johnson and two friends were camping in their backyard on Friday night in Stafford Heights, Queensland, when they saw a flame flicker at a neighbour's property about 5am. The teens took immediate action and began screaming to alert fellow 38

June 23, 2018 6:46 AM John McAfee: Anti-virus software pioneer claims 'enemies' tried to kill him

John McAfee claims he was the victim of an alleged death plot and posts two photos of him connected to tubes in a hospital bed. The man who founded McAfee technology in the late 1980s claimed the rivals had "spiked something" that he consumed and he has now made a threat that they "better be gone". He spoke of the alleged death plot on Twitter along 37