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Xbox One games UPDATE: Microsoft has good news and bad news for fans

Xbox One fans have been treated to some good news and bad news this week, as Microsoft posts two new game updates.

The good news is that multiplayer pirate adventure game Sea of Thieves is coming to Steam.

"Anchor up, sails down and full @Steam ahead!" reads the official Microsoft ...

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Martin Lewis issues urgent warning on 'unfair banking lottery' amid coronavirus emergency

The money-saving expert told BBC Radio 5 Live some banks are behaving fairly by providing extraordinary measures that go beyond what is currently required of them under the new regulations and schemes. But Martin Lewis warned people are facing a "banking lottery" when it comes to the response ...

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MOT’s and coronavirus: When is the new MOT deadline? What you need to know

As the UK is currently under lockdown people are being told to stay at home. You should only travel if it is absolutely essential, such as if you are a key worker or are buying essential goods like medicine.

The rules regarding MOT tests have changed due to coronavirus.

If ...

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Conor McGregor breaks silence on UFC 249 drama, accuses Khabib of scurrying to Russia

Conor McGregor has broken his silence on the Khabib Nuragomedov's withdrawal from his showdown with Tony Ferguson. The reigning lightweight champion was due to defend his 155lb title against Ferguson a fortnight on Saturday in the main event of UFC 249.

The fight, however, fell through for ...

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Merkel humiliation: How Chancellor 'failed like Theresa May' in horror comparison
ANGELA MERKEL is facing increasing scrutiny from within her own party as some call for her to step down immediately as Chancellor - and one figure from the Christian Democratic Union claims she is making the same mistakes as ex-British Prime Minister Theresa May. ...
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Freddie Mercury ‘told everyone he would be a star, he EMPOWERED Queen’ says Smile founder

At the start of Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen legends Brian May and Roger Taylor were part of a band called Smile with Tim Staffell. And just as portrayed on-screen, in real life Freddie [know as Farrokh Bulsara] was one of their biggest fans and a close friend of Tim. But when ...

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Brexit outrage: Vote Leave insider exposes key flaw in Merkel and Macron's EU exit talks
DOUGLAS CARSWELL has dismissed the idea that Germany's Angela Merkel or France's Emmanuel Macron are the masterminds behind the UK-EU trade negotiations, as he claimed that the two leaders "lack leadership". ...
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Meghan Markle and Harry REBRANDED: Expert analyses the clues left in new statement

Meghan and Harry have scattered clues as to how they want to speak to the public from now on, a royal expert argued. Royal commentator William Hanson analysed the statement shared by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex regarding the hiring of their new chief of staff, Catherine St-Laurent, and the ...

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Morrisons launch £30 click and collect food box with essentials - how to get one

Morrisons click and collect food box service will run from hospital car parks to give NHS staff easy access to essential groceries. Two deliveries will be made per week, on Monday and Thursday.

The £30 box includes toilet roll, pasta, rice, soup, tinned goods and some fruit and ...

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Bye Jeremy! Just 48hrs left of dire Corbyn leadership as race for new Labour leader closes

The new Labour leader will be announced on Saturday in tandem with the deputy leader following their horrific election loss and failure to enter No 10 following December's general election. Shadow Brexit Secretary, Sir Keir Starmer is expected to win the contest over Shadow Business ...

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Royal tribute: How 165,000 Danes will praise Queen Margrethe on her birthday

On April 16, Queen Margrethe of Denmark will turn 80 years old in what was meant to be a big fixture in the Danish royal calendar. The celebrations were due to include a reception at Copenhagen City Hall and a private dinner and dance at Fredensborg Castle, her spring and autumn residence ...

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Houseparty for Windows: Can you get Houseparty on your laptop?

A slew of tech platforms offering an important service for people practising social distancing. Video chat app Houseparty is among those which has surged in popularity since the arrival of the coronavirus chaos.

In these extraordinary times, apps such as Houseparty have come to be viewed ...

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Gary Lineker donates two months salary to British Red Cross to help fight coronavirus

Gary Lineker has donated two months' salary to the British Red Cross to help fight coronavirus. The Match of the Day host has donated £140,000 to the British Red Cross emergency response team.

Lineker is helping to raise £1m so the British Red Cross can help the most vulnerable ...

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George Clooney’s plan with wife Amal Clooney halted after couple's move sparks concern
GEORGE CLOONEY'S plans to add an outbuilding to the £12million UK mansion he shares with his wife Amal Clooney have reportedly been put on hold after sparking concerns that the structure could damage the roots of a protected tree at the Grade II listed property. ...
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Prince Harry handed chance to rejoin British Army amid coronavirus crisis

Harry, who served in the Army for 10 years, could return as they are calling for people to rejoin in the battle against Covid-19. The Army’s website says: “We value your previous service, and if you're thinking of coming back, there's a job waiting for you.

“If you have ...

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Jeremy Corbyn in 'disgusting' parting shot at Boris Johnson as leadership race ends
JEREMY CORBYN has been torn apart online for attacking Prime Minister Boris Johnson's response to the coronavirus crisis as the outgoing Labour leader hit out at the lack of testing for frontline NHS staff. ...
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Brexit POLL: Which Remainer plot was most significant in delaying Brexit since 2016? VOTE
BRITAIN finally unshackled itself from the clutches of the European Union on January 31, 2020, after more than three long years of bitter political struggles that paralysed Westminster. is asking which Remainer plot was most significant in delaying the UK's exit from the UK after the 2016 Brexit vote. ...
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Coronavirus vaccine: Oxford University scientist fears UK ‘putting eggs in one basket'
CORONAVIRUS is currently posing a huge risk in the UK, as frustration grows over the Government's current response, and a leading scientist working on a vaccine has warned against "the risks" of putting "all your eggs in one basket". ...
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Martin Lewis lists two key criteria to see if you can be furloughed amid coronavirus
MARTIN LEWIS outlined two fundamental criteria employers and employees should consider in the understanding of the meaning of furlough and how this will affect their position during the coronavirus crisis. ...
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Movies to watch on lockdown: The most uplifting movies to watch at home

Right now is a tough time for many as they deal with the effects of the coronavirus. However, movies are a way to escape the madness of what is going on. Speaking exclusively to, professional storyteller and CEO of biography-writing service StoryTerrace Rutger Bruining ...

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Heartbreaking reason Camilla still in isolation after Prince Charles' coronavirus recovery
CAMILLA, DUCHESS OF CORNWALL, is reportedly still in self-isolation, although her husband Prince Charles is confirmed to have recovered from his coronavirus infection, for one major reason according to a royal commentator. ...
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