Fotios’ Eastern Goldfields owes engineers $8m

Michael Fotios’ struggling Eastern Goldfields must pay contractor GR Engineering Services $8.25 million under a settlement of a gold project dispute. GR Engineering said the confidential settlement deed resolved all claims regarding their contract for refurbishment of the processing plant at the Davyhurst gold project near Kalgoorlie-Boulder. The settlement sum …

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Murray loses Cincinnati opener to Pouille

Andy Murray’s comeback from hip surgery hit another roadblock when he was beaten by France’s Lucas Pouille in the first round of the Cincinnati Open. Pouille, the world No.17, proved to be the more resourceful as he claimed his first win in five tries against Murray 6-1 1-6 6-4. The …

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Laws to force tech giants to reveal data

Tech giants like Apple and Facebook could be penalised for not cooperating with security agencies tracking terror suspects and criminals. The government has unveiled new laws that include the power to force companies to disclose encrypted information on devices such as phones, computers and social media platforms. “If we don’t …

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Boardwalk collapse injures over 200 festival-goers in Spain

An investigation is undeway after more than 200 people have been injured when a wooden boardwalk collapsed at an outdoor music festival in Spain. The platform gave way around midnight, sending dozens of people falling into the water. Witnesses reported hearing a loud crack, moments before the packed boardwalk collapsed.

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Trump lambastes former White House aide

US President Donald Trump has lashed out at his former advisor, branding her a ‘wacky low-life’ for releasing secret recordings she made while working at the White House. Omarosa Onee Manigault, whose tell-all book ‘Unhinged’ is set for release tomorrow, says she has heard a recording in which President Trump …

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