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Royal Navy's £1bn new warships need major engine refit after power failures

Ministry of Defence confirms that six Type 45 destroyers are to undergo refits as they keep breaking down<p>The Royal Navy’s most modern warships are to have major engine refits because they keep breaking down.<p>Six Type-45 destroyers need work expected to run to tens of millions of pounds after a …

Mild winter means lower numbers for annual garden bird count, RSPB warns

Members of the British public taking part in the Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend can expect to see lower numbers and fewer exotic species after the wettest, warmest December on record<p>People counting Britain’s garden birds as part of an annual RSPB survey can expect to see lower numbers and fewer …

The only eight breakfast items you need to beat a hangover

Pints were sunk. Tequilas were slammed. Bants were bantered. Now it’s morning and you’re hungover as shit, and without a good breakfast in the next …

Breakfast

David Bowie 'did audition' for Lord of the Rings

Former hobbit Dominic Monaghan recalls seeing the late singer and actor at the London casting agency where he won the part of Merry – and suspects he was reading for Gandalf<p>David Bowie once auditioned for Lord of the Rings, according to the actor Dominic Monaghan.<p>Monaghan, who played hobbit Merry …

How Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor became a part of Coldplay's next video featuring Beyoncé

Last year, Coldplay's video shooting and impromptu gig in India had surprised many fans. Turns out that the band had asked Bollywood actress Sonam …

Music Videos

Urgent message for anyone who bought an iPhone, iPad or Macbook in the past 12 years

By <i>Starts at 60 Writers</i> • In <i>News</i> • On <i>Friday 29th Jan, 2016</i><p>Do you own an iPad, iPhone or Apple laptop computer? If you bought it in the past 12 years …

Rolls-Royce is cutting dozens of senior manager jobs

CEO Warren East, who took the helm in July, wants to cut the company's cost base by 150-200 million pounds a year by 2017.<p>Fewer than 50 senior managers at Rolls-Royce, or roughly a quarter of managers at that level, will leave over the coming months, according to the Financial Times newspaper.<p>"The …

Power cuts and travel disruption as Storm Gertrude hits Britain

Thousands without power in Scotland and Northern Ireland as roads and rail lines are shut amid gusts of up to 91mph<p>Storm Gertrude has swept across Britain bringing 100mph-plus winds, power cuts to thousands of homes and travel disruption, along with more unusual hazards including flying trampolines …