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Twitter hopes to revive Spaces with themed stations and daily digests | Engadget

Twitter is overhauling its Spaces audio chatrooms. The company has confirmed to TechCrunch that it’s developing an experiment for the Spaces tab in its social media app. While it didn’t say just what that would entail, early screenshots of test code from Watchful hint at a revised interface with major feature additions. You could browse […]

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Automotive

Morrisons makes major change to all UK fuel stations as it cuts petrol and diesel prices

The wholesale cost of petrol delivered to forecourts has fallen for eight consecutive weeks by a whopping 20p from 151.93p at the start of June to 131.75p a litre in the last week of July.  The last time unleaded was this price on the wholesale market was in early May which a week later led […]

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Gaming

BioLite adds portable power stations and a solar array to its charging lineup | Engadget

After years of providing off-the-grid camping, cooking and pocketable charger tech, BioLite has moved further into the genre with its newest and more robust power-backup solutions. The company just announced the BaseCharge 600 and BaseCharge 1500 portable power stations, along with an accompanying SolarPanel 100. As with most products of this type, they’re great for […]

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Automotive

Asda unveils major change to all UK petrol stations as it slashes petrol and diesel prices

Motorists looking to fill up will pay an average of £1.74 per litre for unleaded and £1.85 for a litre of diesel. The latest price reduction follows a cut of four pence per litre earlier in the week. This means the supermarket has reduced fuel prices by 9p on unleaded and 7p on diesel since […]

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UK

‘Alarming!’ Attenborough warns against destroying forests for wood-burning power stations

Britain’s leading naturalist Sir David Attenborough, 96, reportedly warned against the practice in a letter. A hand-written letter was sent by Sir David to an anti-biomass campaigner. According to the Daily Mail, Sir David said the practice was “alarming”. He added: “I shall do my best to become better informed on the issue and I […]

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Finance

US states divided over petrol stations as LA considers ban on new pumps

The US political divide on how best to tackle climate change is playing out in starkly different proposals about the building of new petrol stations in Los Angeles, California, and Raleigh, North Carolina. Los Angeles has become the latest US city to propose a ban on new stations, following in the footsteps of four other […]

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US

Police find guns stashed ‘behind candy bars’ at Atlanta gas stations

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – Atlanta Police reported at least seven separate incidences in 2022 where officers have recovered guns stashed inside gas stations and convenience stores. “We often get consent to go inside and we remove guns from behind candy bars, in the cooler – areas where it’s been stashed to protect a drug trade […]

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Gaming

What are Class Chips in CoD Mobile? Chip Stations explained

Since launching in 2019, CoD Mobile has taken handheld gaming by storm and 2022’s Season 6 has only given players more content to enjoy. The game boasts many fearsome weapons, so we’ve ranked the guns from best to worst. Since its reboot, Call of Duty: Mobile has come a long way, with the game now […]

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Showbiz

Rival stations are tempted to poach BBC’s Steve Wright, says John Bishop

The DJ, 67 – who has fronted Steve Wright In The Afternoon on the station since 1999 – announced the news on air on Friday that Beeb bosses were scrapping his show. He will be replaced in the autumn by Radio One’s Scott Mills, 49. One well-placed industry source said deep-pocketed rivals such as Virgin […]

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Automotive

Drivers forced to steal from petrol stations as fuel thefts hit record high

Fuel thefts in the UK have hit a record high with drive-off raids massively increasing. A drive-off raid is when a motorist fills up their car and drives off without paying. The number of thefts has increased by 61 percent so far this year. PRA executive director Gordon Balmer claimed the incidents are “going through […]