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‘Steadying the ship’ – concerns over Bojo’s plans to remain interim UK PM

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After months of turmoil, and scandal after scandal Boris Johnson has announced his resignation as UK prime minister after less than three years in Number 10

Speaking from Downing Street, he thanked the millions of people who voted for him at the last election and explained why he had tried to hang onto his job in recent days.

Johnson said it was “painful not to see it through”, but added: “No one in politics is remotely indispensable.”

Johnson confirmed the process to appoint a new leader would begin now, with a timetable set out next week.

Johnson’s decision was seemingly made fore him, after more than 50 government ministers and aides resigned in just a matter of days.

But the outgoing PM will remain Britain’s ‘caretaker’ until his successor is chosen.

As Johnson seemingly clings onto power, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has expressed his frustration, saying his party will call a no confidence vote if the prime minister doesn’t go immediately.

In a meeting with his newly-appointed cabinet, Johnson said the interim leadership team will leave the ‘major fiscal decisions’ to the next prime minister and the government.

Ou UK Correspondent Simon Anderson has more from Downing Street.

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Why Australia is becoming the new home of the Hollywood blockbuster

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Australia’s multimillion-dollar campaign to attract Hollywood productions to its shores appears to be paying off.

The allure of Australia lies not only in its picturesque locations but also in its competitive financial incentives.

The government offers generous rebates and tax breaks to international productions, making it an attractive proposition for filmmakers looking to maximise their budgets.

Despite the recent intake of Hollywood productions down under such as ‘The Fall Guy’ and ‘Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga’, Aussie independents are still finding the space to carve their own creative path.

Rob Fantozzi joined the program to discuss the latest in Hollywood, and showcased his own upcoming project – ‘Omerta‘. #featured

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Portal between countries shut down after international flashing

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An international video portal has been forced to shut down after an OnlyFans model reportedly flashed passersby from across the globe.

On this episode of Ahron and Mike Live – Which would you prefer; pay rise or work perks, an international portal closes, the military reveal a submarine stingray and are you on a top or bottom burger bun?

Ticker’s Ahron Young & Mike Loder discuss. #featured #trending

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U.S. home prices surge 47%

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American home prices are rising at faster pace now than in the last 20-years.

A recent analysis reveals a jaw dropping surge in the cost of American homes.

Since the start of 2020, U.S. home prices have surged 47% easily outstripping the gains seen in recent decades.

On top of that, home price growth so far this decade is on the verge of surpassing all the growth seen in the 2000s.

Many experts believe this decade’s housing market frenzy was ignited by a perfect storm — the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic triggering an unprecedented rush among buyers.

Tom Hutchens, the Executive Vice President of Production at Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions joins Veronica Dudo to discuss.

#IN AMERICA TODAY #economy #housing #housingmarket #homeprices #homesales #inflation #trending

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