British defence experts expressed alarm yesterday after Donald Trump suggested he might undo a multi-billion dollar stealth fighter project that is to form a core part of the United Kingdom's defensive capabilities. The president-elect took a casual shot at the F-35 programme for the world's most advanced fighter jet tweeting on Monday that the cost was "out of control". "Billions of dollars can and will be saved on military (and other) purchases after January 20th," he wrote, indicating a change in strategy after his inauguration. Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 6, 2016 But defence experts told this newspaper there would be disastrous consequences for Britain if Mr Trump were to put the plan on the scrap heap at this late stage. "If the US were to cancel the programme in its entirety tomorrow, the UK would … [Read more...] about Defence experts warn of ‘disaster’ for Britain after Donald Trump suggests undoing ‘out of control’ F-35 fighter jet project
Commonwealth Games: Ozzy Osbourne performs onstage This article contains affiliate links, we may receive a commission on any sales we generate from it. Learn more SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Black Sabbath were formed in Birmingham in 1968 and gave their final concert in their home city back in 2017. However, in the years since, both Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi expressed enthusiasm about performing at the 2022 Commonwealth Games there. That wish became a reality last night for the pair, along with their old tour band members Tommy Clufetos and Adam Wakeman. Related articles Ozzy Osbourne looks frail in rare appearance with family in London Ozzy Osbourne's appearance has fans distracted at … [Read more...] about Brian May ‘emotional’ seeing Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi’s Black Sabbath reunion WATCH
August 09, 2022 - 13:56 BST Johnny Depp is reportedly celebrating after signing a multi-million deal with Dior to continue to be the face of Sauvage cologne amid his legal battle with ex-wife Amber Heard Johnny Depp is reportedly celebrating after signing a deal with Dior to continue being the face of Sauvage cologne. READ: Johnny Depp's lawyers speak out over Amber Heard's appeal According to reports, the Pirates of the Caribbean star will be paid a seven-figure sum in the multi-year deal after sales of the men's scent skyrocketed during his court battle with ex-wife, Amber Heard – who is fighting to overturn the verdict in Johnny's defamation lawsuit against her. Loading the player... WATCH: Kate Moss says ex-boyfriend Johnny Depp never pushed her down the stairs Johnny is said to have already signed on the dotted line and has even done promotional photos for Dior's new campaign, according to TMZ. … [Read more...] about Johnny Depp celebrates huge career news as Amber Heard legal battle continues
July 20, 2022 - 11:20 BST Johnny Depp's daughter Lily-Rose Depp shared some huge personal news and was inundated with support on Instagram Johnny Depp 's daughter Lily-Rose Depp is notoriously private and rarely shares posts on social media. MORE: Lily-Rose Depp had this to say when asked a rare question about dad Johnny Depp However, this week the 23-year-old took to Instagram to share some personal news with her followers. Lily shared a trailer for upcoming HBO show The Idol, where she plays rising pop star Jocelyn in the six-episode drama. Loading the player... VIDEO: Inside Johnny Depp's family life away from the spotlight Lily wrote alongside the footage: "The sleaziest love story in all of Hollywood. From the sick and twisted minds of @samlev00 & @theweeknd , #THEIDOL coming soon. @theidol @hbo @hbomax." MORE: Johnny Depp's children comment on their famous father MORE: Lily-Rose Depp … [Read more...] about Johnny Depp’s rarely-seen daughter Lily-Rose Depp shares huge personal news – inundated with support
The celebrity world has been mourning the death of Australian singer and actress Olivia Newton-John , best known for playing Sandy in classic musical Grease, alongside John Travolta. The Danny Zuko actor led the tributes for his late co-star as everyone from Kylie Minogue to Nicole Kidman and Mariah Carey shared their memories of the Xanadu singer and sent their best wishes to her family. Grease was of course released in 1978 and is one of the best-loved screen musicals of all time – but just how old was Dame Olivia Newton-John when she starred alongside John Travolta as the wholesome Sandy? Here’s what you need to know… How old was Olivia Newton-John when she starred in Grease? Olivia Newton-John was born on September 26, 1948 – meaning she was 73 when she died on August 8, 2022. Despite playing a high school student in Grease, she actually turned 29 during the filming of the movie in 1977. She won the role after meeting producer Allan Carr at a dinner … [Read more...] about How old was Olivia Newton-John when she starred in Grease and who is her husband?
Lafayette Utilities System's 72,000 customers could face base rate increases for electric, water and sewer usage each year for the next three years, starting in November. The proposed rate hikes were unveiled Tuesday as the City Council reviewed Mayor-President Josh Guillory's proposed 2022-23 budget for the fiscal year that begins Nov. 1. All LUS residential, commercial and non-city customers would be affected. The City Council would have to approve any rate changes. Council members balked Tuesday at increasing utility bills at a time when they're already soaring , along with costs for groceries and gasoline. "I don’t know how some people will be able to afford utilities," Councilwoman Liz Hebert said, explaining some constituents' LUS bills have increased $400-$800 a month this summer. The last increase in the base rates occurred in 2016 and 2017. As proposed, base electric rates would increase 3% per year in 2023 and 2024; water rates would increase 8% every year in … [Read more...] about LUS customers may face rate hikes as high as 9.5% for sewer service beginning Nov. 1
Actor Johnny Depp’s comeback appears to be in full swing after he reportedly landed a multi-year, seven-figure deal to continue as the celebrity face of Dior’s bestselling Sauvage cologne. The 59-year-old actor reportedly signed a new contract with the fashion house after first agreeing to promote the brand in 2015, TMZ reported. Sources told the outlet Depp did a photo shoot with fashion photographer Greg Williams before performing in a rock concert with Jeff Beck in Paris that would be used in a new Dior advertising campaign. It comes after the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star appeared in a series of black-and-white photos posted on Dior Beauty’s Instagram account on Monday that were captured backstage before a Paris performance. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dior Beauty Official (@diorbeauty) Dior captioned the post, “Backstage at [Olympia Hall] before the last show. Fearless yet human, just … [Read more...] about Johnny Depp Comeback In Full Swing After Landing Multi-Year, Seven-Figure Deal: Report | The Daily Wire