Nintendo Switch games 2018: Major Pokemon news drops following Metroid Prime 4 reveal | Gaming | Entertainment

Pokemon looks set to be a massive game for the Nintendo Switch. There’s been rumours that it could land in 2018, making way for a huge boost in console sales for Nintendo. However, while nothing has been announced officially, there have been other reports that include just as exciting news. The latest rumours doing the rounds were that the new Gen 8 starters had been leaked early. This came in the form of apparent concept art that surfaced online and caught the attention of fans. However, since this was first…

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Pirate Bay WARNING – Torrent security flaw discovered, find out if YOU are affected | Tech | Life & Style

Pirate Bay fans have been put on alert about a torrent security flaw which could let hackers take control of their computers. The Pirate Bay is the leading torrent download portal for people looking to illegally download movies and TV shows across the world. But visitors to The Pirate Bay need to check which BitTorrent client they are using to manage downloads from the world’s “most resilient” torrent site. With millions of users each day, uTorrent has long been one of the most popular torrent clients around. But the software’s…

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Jean-Claude Junker: EC president mocked for saying he’d be better British PM | Politics | News

The president of the European Commission made the suggestion as he entered a meeting with the heads of government of the other 27 EU states as they prepared to discuss Brexit But leading Tory MEP Daniel Hannan said that Mr Juncker appeared to have missed the point about the whole referendum and how Britain wanted rid of him and Brussels rule. He tweeted: “That’s kinda what the whole referendum thing was about.” Mr Juncker said Theresa May had not briefed him on the Chequers meeting of her Brexit “war cabinet”…

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Organ donation: Ministers back change in law to bring in ‘opt-out’ option | Politics | News

The Government pledge came after a Private Members Bill by Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson passed a significant hurdle in parliament with it second reading going through unopposed. Health Minister Jackie Doyle-Price also confirmed that the Government would name the changes “Max’s Law” after Max Johnson, a 10-year-old boy who was saved by a heart transplant. Ms Doyle-Price said: “We are supporting this Bill, we are determined to ensure that we secure more organs available for transplant, because we are very concerned that we are losing lives unnecessarily. “At this stage…

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Brexit news: Tory Remainer rebels ‘will bring down the Government’ | Politics | News

Senior Tory backbencher Peter Bone said the former minister’s amendment to the Trade Bill is a “fundamental” confidence issue in the Government which potentially opens the door to a hard-Left government under Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party. Ms Soubry, the leading Remainer on the Tory backbenches, has teamed up with Labour MP Chuka Umunna to try to keep Britain in the EU Customs Union. The policy looks set to be backed by Mr Corbyn in a speech he will be giving on Monday after a strong signal by shadow foreign secretary…

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Brexit news: Theresa May attacked over EU exit amendments by Tory MPs | Politics | News

Five Remainers have put forward a clause which, if accepted, would force Britain to follow the European Union’s rigid custom rules. The rebels’ proposal came after Remain-backing Tory Anna Soubry and Labour’s Chuka Umunna suggested an amendment to the trade bill. If accepted, the ammdendment would call for the “implementation of a customs union with the EU” after the UK’s departure from the bloc in March 2019. Brexiteers MPs urged the Prime Minister to turn it down.  Prominent Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg pointed out that by staying in a customs…

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Brexit news: Angela Merkel nightmare as Germany may FORK out third of Brexit black hole | Politics | News

A rough roadmap for the European Union‘s budget talks has been set by Brussels’ chief Budget Commissioner Gunther Oettinger as the bloc struggles to plug the £8.8billion (€10billion) black hole left by Brexit in 2019. The European Commission is understood to be considering cancelling the Structural Funds for Germany  and other relatively wealthy member states in a bid to save billions of euros. But Mr Oettinger is also said to considering raising contributions for the remaining EU27. With several Member States rejecting the call to pay more, the EU Budget…

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EU’s Donald Tusk SLAPS DOWN Theresa May over Brexit ‘ILLUSION’ | Politics | News

In a sign that the UK Government was causing huge frustration in Brussels over Brexit, the President of the European Council took a swipe during a press conference marking the end of the EU summit today. He said he expected the 27 European Union leaders to adopt their joint stance on the bloc’s post-Brexit ties with Britain at a meeting in March, regardless of whether London provides input. Mr Tusk threatened he would press on “whether the UK is ready with its vision of our future relations or not”. He…

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Channel 4 furious as BBC’s Steph McGovern BLOCKS Corbyn question | Politics | News

The row came during an appearance by Jeremy Corbyn at the Engineering Employers’ Federation conference in London on Tuesday. Steph McGovern, the financial journalist and breakfast TV presenter, was chairing the event. During his address, the veteran left-winger vowed to stop hostile takeovers of British firms by broadening the scope of public interest tests. But the atmosphere in the room changed when Channel 4 journalist Siobhan Kennedy tried to ask him a question. Mr Corbyn looked perplexed, saying: “I thought this was a meeting at which engineering employers got the…

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Brexit: Theresa May to lay out vision for Britain leaving EU | Politics | News

Theresa May is set to lay out her vision for the future relationship with the EU next Friday where she is expected to say she wants “ambitious managed economic divergence” from the Brussels bloc after Britain leaves. It means that an attempt by the Treasury to keep Britain tied to EU rules has failed after senior ministers thrashed out the government’s vision in an eight hour summit at the Prime Minister’ official country residence Chequers. The Cabinet Brexit sub-committee agreed on a policy which will see Britain matching EU rules…

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