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Gaming

It’s not just PS5 and Xbox Series X, these modern consoles have surged in value too

The PS5 and Xbox Series X have been selling at eye-watering prices on the second hand market ever since these systems launched. Unprecedented stock shortages coupled with huge demand for the Sony and Microsoft systems have led to these consoles selling at hugely inflated prices from resellers. All of this may not seem like news […]

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Business

Home prices surged over 20% in March as interest rates also rose, according to S&P Case-Shiller

A sold sign sits outside a home.  Adam Jeffery | CNBC Rising mortgage rates did not slow down rising home prices in March. Nationally, home prices were 20.6% higher than they were in March 2021, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index. That is higher than the 20% gain in February. The index […]

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Finance

‘War baby’, 84, explains how she’s saving money after her electric bill surged to £97

Ann said: “I know that there are some pensioners much worse off than myself. It’s so wrong.” While no-one can escape the cost of living crisis, pensioners are one of the worst hit groups, according to Age UK. Three-quarters of older people in the UK, 9.4 million people, are worried about the rising cost of […]

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Gaming

These rare Nintendo games have surged in value – do YOU have these NES, DS or N64 games?

Nintendo gamers may be sitting on a small fortune without even realising it as some rare and expensive N64, Wii U, DS and NES games have recently shot up in value. Retro gaming website PriceCharting has released its latest Hot Items list, which shows the games that in the past week have experienced the biggest […]

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Science

One Disease Has Already Surged 80% This Year, And We’re in a ‘Perfect Storm’ For More

Measles cases have surged by nearly 80 percent worldwide this year, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the rise of the “canary in a coal mine” illness indicates that outbreaks of other diseases are likely on the way.   The coronavirus pandemic has interrupted vaccination campaigns for non-COVID diseases around the world, creating a “perfect […]

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Business

Airfare surged 20% over pre-pandemic levels in March as inflation hit vacations

Travelers wait in line at the Delta Air Lines check-in area at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. Elijah Nouvelage | Bloomberg | Getty Images Airfare is surging as higher fuel prices and strong travel demand drive up the cost of flights. Consumers spent $8.8 billion […]

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Business

Methane emissions surged by a record amount in 2021, NOAA says

A broken oil well pipeline gauge near Depew, Oklahoma J Pat Carter/Getty Images Global emissions of methane, the second-biggest contributor to human-caused climate change after carbon dioxide, surged by a record amount in 2021, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said on Thursday. Methane, a key component of natural gas, is 84 times more potent than […]

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World

How Iran uranium stockpiles SURGED to new high – and how much it needs for nuclear weapons

The Iranian government abandoned the deal following the departure of core sponsor the US at the direction of Donald Trump, and enrichment has since exploded nearly tenfold. When the US left the JCPOA, Iran started enriching almost immediately, with Uranian stockpiles increasing initially by a trickle in 2018, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency […]

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Canada

Atlantic Canada seafood sectors surged in 2021

In Riverport on Nova Scotia’s south shore, lobster fisherman Jason Conrad remembers when the pandemic hit in the spring of 2020 and the price of lobster plummeted to $4 a pound — below what it cost him to catch a lobster. “A lot of days, I went fishing to just make sure my deckhand got a […]

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Gaming

These PS4 and Xbox games have surged in value – do YOU have them in your collection?

PS4 and Xbox One fans may be sitting on a few games that could net them a tidy profit. While you may be aware that the retro video game market has surged in value in recent years, you may not realise that more recently released titles can also fetch a tidy sum. And if you’ve […]