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Fortnite V-bucks are now 20% cheaper as Epic Games bypasses Apple and Google

Fortnite V-bucks are now 20% cheaper as Epic Games bypasses Apple and Google

50 minutes ago   |   Metro   |   2 articles

V-bucks are now cheaper for everyone V-Bucks and all in-app purchases and microtransactions are now permanently cheaper in Fortnite , as Epic Games starts a feud with Google...
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The maker of 'Fortnite' is now letting players bypass Apple's and Google's app stores, the latest escalation in an ongoing battle between the tech giants and app developers

The maker of 'Fortnite' is now letting players bypass Apple's and Google's app stores, the latest escalation in an ongoing battle between the tech giants and app developers

50 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Epic Games, the company behind "Fortnite," is offering a new way to make in-app purchases that bypasses the controversial 30% fee charged by Apple's and Google's app...
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Ashley 'Dotty' Charles: 'Purveyors of hate have turned trolling into a business. We have the power to turn the tables'

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

By refusing to breathe life into the peddlers of hate we can put them out of a job • Time to reset: more brilliant ideas to remake the world There's a hot new profession on the...
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Fall Guys is getting a Team Fortress 2 skin

Fall Guys is getting a Team Fortress 2 skin

4 hours ago   |   PCGamesN

Soon you'll be able to dress up your Fall Guys jellybean as Team Fortress 2's Scout. The game's developer revealed the new collaboration on its Twitter, further explaining that...
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Fastest Nurburgring lap times 2020: quickest cars and lap records

Fastest Nurburgring lap times 2020: quickest cars and lap records

5 hours ago   |   Auto Express

Germany's Nurburgring race track is worshipped by petrolheads around the world and many make the pilgrimage in their own cars on track days. But the appeal of the 'Green Hell'...
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XE Market Analysis: Europe - Aug 13, 2020

6 hours ago   |   XE

The dollar is down for a second day, with the narrow trade-weighted USD index printing a six-day low at 93.08 to nearly fully unwind the gains seen in the wake of last Friday's...
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Holidays to quarantine-free Turkey now costing even less as local currency drops

Holidays to quarantine-free Turkey now costing even less as local currency drops

7 hours ago   |   The Mirror

Brits looking to travel abroad this summer can bag a bargain with the price of a holiday to Turkey being slashed even further as travel firms hope to attract customers
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Forget doom-laden headlines, the dollar has not gone into terminal decline | Barry Eichengreen

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Too much is being read into the greenback's recent weakening against the euro The dollar is in freefall! The global greenback is doomed! screamed recent headlines. Actually...
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I've seen an oligarch's superyacht - and now I'm channeling Bernie Sanders

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Spying a $100m boat in a Croatian harbour has brought up some complicated feelings about the super-rich I had to read my electricity meter last month. It caused me some alarm...
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Turkey's current account deficit to narrow in 2H 2020 and support Lira - IIF

15 hours ago   |   FXCM

Robin Brooks, Chief Economist at the Institute of International Finance , expects Turkey's current account deficit to narrow sharply in the second half of 2020 and support...
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Girl, 15, died undergoing routine dental surgery to 'fix her smile'

Girl, 15, died undergoing routine dental surgery to 'fix her smile'

Denisa Alexandra Stefanoaia, 15, from Watford, died at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London in February after she had an operation to have four teeth removed Read more ...

Third victim of Stonehaven train crash named as Aberdeen dad

Third victim of Stonehaven train crash named as Aberdeen dad

Chris Stuchbury, 62, was a passenger aboard the service when it derailed in Carmont, Aberdeenshire, on Wednesday morning. Read more ...

The Devil All The Time trailer sees Tom Holland and Robert Pattinson face-off

The Devil All The Time trailer sees Tom Holland and Robert Pattinson face-off

New Netflix thriller The Devil All The Time stars Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson, Riley Keough, and Sebastian Stan in a sprawling tale based on Donald Ray Pollock's novel Read more ...

Chelsea transfer news: £103m star drops Blues hint, Ben Chilwell deal...

Chelsea transfer news: £103m star drops Blues hint, Ben Chilwell deal likely, CFC target poses with John Terry

The latest round up of Chelsea transfer gossip is here as the Blues look to gain some boosts in key areas. First up, Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak has responded to... Read more ...

FA Cup replays scrapped for 2020-21 season

FA Cup replays scrapped for 2020-21 season

FA Cup replays have been scrapped for the 2020-21 season, the Football Association has confirmed. Read more ...

Katie Price's doctors ban her from getting out of bed before foot surgery

Katie Price's doctors ban her from getting out of bed before foot surgery

Katie Price broke her feet and ankles while on holiday in Turkey with boyfriend Carl Woods and her children and is set to have major surgery Read more ...

Adil Ray to front brand new ITV word gameshow Lingo and applications are open

Adil Ray to front brand new ITV word gameshow Lingo and applications are open

Adil Ray is delighted to be hosting ITV's brand new gameshow Lingo, where players must find words in a high stakes battle to win an ever-rising cash prize Read more ...

Super agent blasts Arsenal transfer chief: ‘He made a bunch of c**k-ups'

Super agent blasts Arsenal transfer chief: ‘He made a bunch of c**k-ups'

Influential agent Kia Joorabchian has fired a verbal volley at the former recruitment chief at Arsenal, and hinted his client Willian will be announced as a Gunners player... Read more ...

Why Katy Perry Is Defending Her Supportive Tweet About Ellen DeGeneres

Why Katy Perry Is Defending Her Supportive Tweet About Ellen DeGeneres

Katy Perry is continuing to stick by Ellen DeGeneres. The 35-year-old singer spoke to the Los Angeles Times and defended her decision to tweet her support for the 62-year-old... Read more ...

Major London bridge closed with immediate effect after heatwave causes cracks

Major London bridge closed with immediate effect after heatwave causes cracks

Councillors say a repair bill of £140 million is needed to get the bridge in good shape Hammersmith Bridge has been closed to all members of the public after safety inspectors... Read more ...