UK PM Theresa May to step down June 7

Fighting back tears, Theresa May has announced she will quit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union. May’s departure deepens the Brexit crisis as a new leader, who should be in place by the end …

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Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts

Facebook has removed more than three billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as in the previous six months. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “active” users of the social network, the company says. In a new report, Facebook said …

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Zverev advances to Geneva Open semi-finals

Top-seed Alexander Zverev has advanced to the Geneva Open semi-finals by beating Hugo Dellien 7-5 3-6 6-3. The fifth-ranked Zverev saved a set point when trailing 5-3 against the world No.92 in the first on Thursday. He then got the key service break to take a 3-1 lead in the …

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Merc ute has X-tra V6 appeal

So what exactly is the point of a Mercedes ute? That’s a question I was asking myself as I drove one up to Tamala Park dump to get rid of some junk that had been lying round the back of our house, but now needed clearing permanently as part of …

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Pharmacy plan to counter flu vaccine waiting times

WA parents should be able to take their child to a pharmacist for the flu shot, according to the profession’s peak representative body, as a snap survey found some medical centres were struggling to keep up with demand while others had run out of the vaccine. When The West Australian …

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Why WA juniors are now playing Friday night footy

Friday night under lights is WA football’s new weapon to help keep young players in the game. With pressure building on the State’s football facilities because of the boom in the female game, clubs are now scheduling night games and sessions for children as young as five. The WA Football …

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