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UK man lands 'world's best job'

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A British man has been appointed as the new caretaker of an Australian tropical island, a six-month position described as "the best job in the world".

Ben Southall, 34, a charity fundraiser from Petersfield, Hampshire, emerged from among almost 35,000 applicants.

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