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Prospective buyers are "seeing a lot of sold boards on properties they would like to buy themselves" with over 45% of estate agents' property stock now being sold subject to contract. "Buyers, many of whom are sellers too, will struggle to afford to pay much more", Shipside was quoted as saying by the Daily Telegraph. The North East saw the biggest month-on-month fall in asking prices, with a 1.3 per cent decline, followed by Yorkshire and the Humber with a 1 per cent fall and the North West ...
  • Street Fighter V is adding Final Fight's Abigail on July 25

    Street Fighter V is adding Final Fight's Abigail on July 25

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    Event Hubs believes that the stage appears to be themed around " Final Fight ". Abigail is from the Final Fight series, and as you can tell from the trailer, he's a big bruiser. Interesting characters from the old games, such as Guy, Cody and Rolento, have joined the roster of several Street Fighter titles. Here's the " Street Fighter 5 " Abigail gameplay trailer, which gives us a brief glimpse of the Metro City Bay Area stage as well.
  • Amazon Alexa or Google Home: Which one is better?

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    And we'll still need to have a physical way to trigger those, like, say, squeezing your phone , which is exactly what HTC wants you to do with its U11 phone, possibly starting this week. It can also provide you with shopping alternatives. The HTC U11, check out my experiences with it after a month , is the most stunning smartphone available today with the lowest price for a flagship and capabilities that beat the Google Pixel .
  • Indonesia restricts Telegram app over 'terrorism' content

    Indonesia restricts Telegram app over 'terrorism' content

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    It is not yet clear which government agency or ministry made the initial request to the ministry to block access to Telegram's web portal. On Sunday, the founder of the free encrypted messaging app, Pavel Durov , posted on his Telegram channel that the company has removed "all terrorist-related public channels" previously reported by Indonesia's Ministry of Communication and IT.
  • De Grasse wins 200m to book Diamond League finals spot

    De Grasse wins 200m to book Diamond League finals spot

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    Brazil's Braz, meanwhile, failed to record a mark in a men's pole vault competition won by the renascent talent of Poland's surprise 2011 world champion Pawel Wojciechowski, who finished with a best of 5.85m. Olympic shot put champion Ryan Crouser appears an unstoppable force as he heads towards the London World Championships. The 22-year-old made history in Rio last year when he became the first Canadian sprinter to win three medals at a single Olympics - silver in the 200m, behind Bolt, ...
  • South Korea offers talks on tensions and family reunions with North

    South Korea offers talks on tensions and family reunions with North

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    Sino-US relations have soured in recent weeks as President Donald Trump has urged Beijing to step up diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear ambitions. China announced in February the suspension of coal imports from the North, striking a blow at a major source of income for the hermit state. Separately, South Korea asked the Red Cross to deliver a proposal to reopen talks later this year on resuming reunions for relatives who were separated by the 1950-53 ...
  • Winnie the Pooh just got blacklisted by China

    Winnie the Pooh just got blacklisted by China

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    According to the publication, all gifs and still images with the bear have disappeared from Chinese social networks last weekend. Disney's Winnie the Pooh is a non grant person in China, The Financial Times reports. The image went viral as Chinese netizens found an uncanny resemblance between their leader and Disney's rendering of AA Milne's famous character. A similar comparison was made with Xi as Pooh and Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe as Eeyore, the sad donkey.
  • Aston Villa name John Terry captain

    Aston Villa name John Terry captain

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    During the second half of last season, manager Steve Bruce used Elphick only sparingly and with John Terry arriving to Villa Park this summer, the 29-year-old's participation on the pitch looks set to be further reduced during the upcoming campaign.
  • 'War for the Planet of the Apes' sets new movie standard

    'War for the Planet of the Apes' sets new movie standard

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    The third film falls a bit shy of its predecessor, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes , which grossed an estimated $72.6 million in its opening weekend back in 2014, but still not too shabby in a summer full of pretty big blockbusters. Universal's Despicable Me 3 is showing in third place for the weekend , expecting to earn an additional $19 million from 4,155 locations. Baby Driver continues to hold on well, down 33% to $8.8 million in its third weekend .