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August 16, 2017 8:45 AM Pay back a friend with a WhatsApp message: Facebook-owned app 'trialling new payments service'

Millions of families who use the popular messaging service WhatsApp to keep in touch may soon be able to use it to transfer money to each other. The app — which is owned by Facebook and has around 700 million users across the globe — is understood to be trialling a new payments service in India. The closely guarded plan emerged after a test version of an update 6

August 11, 2017 1:29 PM Restaurants urged to check their eggs as Fipronil scandal worsens

Millions of eggs have been removed from supermarket shelves across Europe after the Food Standards Agency (FSA) said that around 700,000 eggs could be contaminated with insecticide Fipronil. It is believed that the insecticide, which is used to kill lice and mites, became mixed with a cleaning product routinely used in chicken coops. Originally, the Food Standards 15

August 11, 2017 4:32 AM Supermarkets recall host of products containing eggs amid pesticide fears

Supermarkets are recalling a range of products containing eggs after pesticide was found among 700,000 of them. The illegal use of the pesticide at poultry farms abroad sparked a massive food safety scare in several countries. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) said investigations into the incident suggested it was "very unlikely" that the eggs posed a risk to public 10

August 8, 2017 3:35 PM Game of Thrones series 7 actors' phone numbers LEAKED – and hackers want HUGE ransom

SCRIPTS, episode details and actors’ phone numbers from Game of Thrones series 7 have been “stolen” by online pirates. Bandits claim to have leaked the script for an upcoming Game of Thrones episode online – and they plan to release more unless HBO pay them millions. In a video from “Mr Smith” to the US network’s head honcho Richard Plepler, scrolling 12

August 8, 2017 1:41 AM 'They will waste millions!': RHOS' Lisa Oldfield reveals she no longer supports the Liberal party amid marriage equality plebiscite debate

She's the outspoken Real Housewives Of Sydney star who has never been afraid to throw her hat in the political ring. And Lisa Oldfield, 42, has taken a stand in support of marriage equality this week by slamming the Liberal party's attempts at holding a same-sex marriage plebiscite this year. 'But I can no longer support a party that have failed to let the parliament 3

August 7, 2017 10:03 AM Tesco's cheapest carrier bag to cost 10p

Tesco will stop the sale of 5p carrier bags across the UK in three weeks' time, and will instead offer 10p "bags for life" to shoppers. Tesco sells about 700 million single-use carrier bags a year, the highest among the major supermarkets, but sales will end in stores on 28 August. The supermarket said the decision followed a trial which led to a 25% cut in bag sales 36

August 6, 2017 9:16 PM The fabulous nerve of the woman! Forget being embarrassed, Diana would have LOVED her intimate tapes being broadcast, says JAN MOIR, as they show the princess in a golden light

Just when you think there could be no more fresh nuggets to be panned amid the tragic detritus on the royal riverbed, here comes Diana: In Her Own Words (C4). This new documentary, featuring recordings she made with her voice coach, revealed that Princess Diana saw herself as 'a fat Sloane Ranger', while Charles was someone who 'followed me around like a puppy' 7

August 5, 2017 8:51 PM Financier Guy Hands pumps £13.3m into his country house hotel chain to plug losses

Financier Guy Hands injected £13.3 million of cash into his loss-making country house hotel chain last year, to add to the millions he has already invested in the company. Hand Picked Hotels, run by his wife Julia, owns 20 hotels across the British Isles, including the Grand Jersey hotel and spa and Bailbrook House, Bath. Guy Hands put in the funds via Alscot 7

August 5, 2017 10:59 AM 'Tourists go home': Leftists resist Spain's influx

Youths in Catalonia and the Basque Country have daubed the slogan "tourists go home" on some buildings - just as foreigners flock to Spain on holiday, spending millions of euros. A spokesperson for leftist Catalans behind the protests said today's model of mass tourism was impoverishing working-class people. Leftist Basques plan to stage an anti-tourism 21

August 4, 2017 10:32 PM Extreme weather 'could kill up to 152,000 a year' in Europe by 2100

Extreme weather could kill up to 152,000 people yearly in Europe by 2100 if nothing is done to curb the effects of climate change, scientists say. The number is 50 times more deaths than reported now, the study in The Lancet Planetary Health journal said. Heat waves would cause 99% of all weather-related deaths, it added, with southern Europe being worst 19