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Sayonara, PyeongChang! Land of the Rising Sun will host next Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — With the end of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games looming, here’s a preview of 20 things to expect at the next Olympics, the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. 1. While this is the third time the Japanese capital has been awarded the games, Tokyo has hosted the Olympics only once — in 1964. The city was originally scheduled to host the 1940 Summer Games, but they were moved to Helsinki after war broke out between Japan and China in 1937. Three years later, the games were…

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REVEALED: Ireland’s EU payments to sky-rocket – ex-diplomat SLATES Brussels ‘CASH GRAB’

The Republic of Ireland joined the union in 1973 but, since 2014, has been a net contributor, meaning the country sends more money to Brussels than it receives back in benefits and payments. In 2016 – the last year for which full data is available – Ireland paid in just over €2 billion and in return registered €1.6 billion in public sector receipts. This left Ireland just over €244 million in the red – a more-than ten-fold increase on the net loss for 2015. And the situation is expected to…

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Sport 

Six Nations 2018 fixtures, TV schedule: What time is England v Scotland, Ireland v Wales?

Scotland v England may be the grandfather fixture of international rugby, with today’s game in Murrayfield the 125th edition of the Calcutta Cup, but it is in danger of losing its lustre as a great rivalry. England’s dominance in recent years – not least 12 months ago when they inflicted a 60-point drubbing on the Scots – has stripped away some of the magic. But Eddie Jones has been full of praise for Scotland in the build-up – even comparing Gregor Townsend’s team to the All Blacks. Meanwhile across the…

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Entertainment 

PS5 release date: Major PS4 games 2018 upgrade news, can Xbox and Nintendo catch up?

With the Nintendo Switch sticking around for the long term and Microsoft reportedly working on an early release for their Xbox One follow-up, it appears things are going to get interesting. The PS5 release date looks set to fall just when Nintendo’s new console is hitting its stride and perhaps after the Xbox One X successor is launched. So what will Sony need to do to make the PlayStation 5 a success? Well, it appears that they’ve been thinking about this at PS4 HQ and have come up with a…

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Technology 

WhatsApp update will bring this MAJOR change that’s set to cause controversy

WhatsApp users will soon be able to download a brand new update, and it will come with one big change that is set to cause controversy. WhatsApp has had a busy start to 2018. The Facebook-owned chat app enjoyed record amounts of use at the start of the year, with a staggering 75billion messages sent on New Year’s Eve 2017. The stats underline how many people use WhatsApp, and even more messages could have been sent if the service didn’t go down for two hours on NYE. At the start…

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Royal Navy shadows Russian spy warships through the English Channel out of UK waters

It is the third time in two months that the Royal Navy has tracked Russian ships passing through the Channel.  The latest flotilla was returning from supporting Russia’s campaign in Syria.  They were tracked up the Bay of Biscay by the French Navy which handed them on to 1,700-ton HMS Mersey.  It followed them through the Channel before the Dutch Navy took over.  A Wildcat helicopter from Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton backed up HMS Mersey as she followed the 3,500-ton spy ship, the 2,200-ton landing ship and the 3,500-ton…

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Pokemon Go Community Day SECRET revealed as fans prepare for Dratini live event

While we know a lot about the new Pokemon Go Community Day rewards on offer, it appears Niantic have been keeping a few secret. The new event will go live later today and will give players the chance of grabbing a lot of Dratini Candy. For those who have enough to evolve a Dragonite, there will even be a special move on offer. And while Draco Meteor might not be everyone’s cup of tea, the three-hour lures and Stardust bonuses will probably make up for that. So what is this…

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Sky TV and broadband price rise – Customers face higher bills and YOU could be affected

SKY Sky customers will face higher bills from April Some Sky customers will see the cost of their monthly bills increase from this April. The satellite TV firm has just announced the rise which will affect some TV, Broadband and Sky Talk products. Sky says it’s worked hard to keep price changes as low as possible and on average, customers will see an increase of less than £2.50 per moth. The firm also states that many Sky products will remain at their current price and, for some products, this will…

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Italian election: How Brexit-fan Matteo Salvini is on course to be EU’s next NIGHTMARE

The leader of the right-wing League said he will fight Brussels to make sure “Italians come first” should he become Italy’s next Prime Minister in the March 4 Italian general election. The party leader, dubbed the “Italian Farage” could become one of the most dangerous politicians within the Union, as he has threatened the bloc to withdraw Italy’s funds and even trigger an “Italexit” if his demands for Italy aren’t greeted. Focusing his electoral campaign on fighting illegal immigration and protecting Italy from the EU’s “unfair” financial laws, he has…

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Man Utd news: Owen Hargreaves makes huge claim over Chelsea, Tottenham and Liverpool

Manchester City have been the runaway leaders in the English top flight this season, leaving their rivals in their wake. That has left the others battling for a top four spot with just four points separating Manchester United in second and Tottenham in fifth. Liverpool are in action against West Ham today (3pm) while Tottenham take on Crystal Palace tomorrow (12pm) before United face Chelsea (2:05pm) in a crucial weekend for the Champions League qualifying spots. If results pan out a certain way there could be just two points between…

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