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French submarine builder DCNS scuppered by leaks

Secret details of DCNS's Scorpene submarines have been leaked in an apparent case of industrial espionage which could have major financial consequences for the French military contractor.

Secret details of DCNS's Scorpene submarines have been leaked in an apparent case of industrial espionage which could have major financial consequences for the French military contractor.

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Burkini sales boosted by ban, as controversy rages on

The controversy over the body-covering swimwear for Muslim women - the burkini - is creating a business opportunity for its inventor who says orders have jumped.

The controversy over the body-covering swimwear for Muslim women - the burkini - is creating a business opportunity for its inventor who says orders have jumped.

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Vandals release three saltwater crocodiles in Australia high school

Police in Darwin, Australia, are looking for four men who have been caught on CCTV breaking into a local high school and releasing three live saltwater…

Police in Darwin, Australia, are looking for four men who have been caught on CCTV breaking into a local high school and releasing three live saltwater…

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Third gold swimming medal for Ledecky on Day 5 of Rio Olympics

On Day 5 of the Rio Olympics, Spain’s Mireia Belmonte won the 200 metres butterfly, making her the first Spanish woman to win an Olympic swimming gold medal.

On Day 5 of the Rio Olympics, Spain’s Mireia Belmonte won the 200 metres butterfly, making her the first Spanish woman to win an Olympic swimming gold medal.

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Australia defends Olympic champion Horton over "drugs cheat" comments

Australia made it clear on Monday there would be no apology to Chinese swimmer Sun Yang after Olympic champion Mack Horton called him a “drugs cheat”

Australia made it clear on Monday there would be no apology to Chinese swimmer Sun Yang after Olympic champion Mack Horton called him a “drugs cheat”

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Australian Mack Horton makes a splash in Rio

It came down to the final 50 metres, but Australia’s Mack Horton made a splash when he clinched the men’s 400 metres freestyle, beating the 2012 Olympic champion in the…

It came down to the final 50 metres, but Australia’s Mack Horton made a splash when he clinched the men’s 400 metres freestyle, beating the 2012 Olympic champion in the…

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Girl to be fitted with 3D printed ear in Australia

Two-year old Maia was born with only one ear due to a congenital deformity called microtia, and currently wears a headband that transmits sound to

Two-year old Maia was born with only one ear due to a congenital deformity called microtia, and currently wears a headband that transmits sound to

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Australia: Rallies demand national inquiry into juvenile 'torture'

Hundreds rallied in Australian cities on Saturday to demand a government-ordered probe into allegations of abuse against indigenous children at a juvenile detention centre be extended into a full, nat

Hundreds rallied in Australian cities on Saturday to demand a government-ordered probe into allegations of abuse against indigenous children at a juvenile detention centre be extended into a full, nat