Emilia Clarke: Game of Thrones actress snubs thousands of fans on Twitter in strange move | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Over five years ago, in April 2013, Emilia arrived on Twitter, much to the delight of her legions of fans. “Hey guys! This is my official Twitter account,” she announced. “Thank you for stopping by! xx Emilia.” Game of Thrones aficionados flocked to the comments section to share their gratitude for her finally signing up to Twitter, with one gushing: “@Emilia_Clarke finally!!! You’re one of my fav actresses love you sooo much!!”(sic) Another tried their luck, saying: “How many rt to take you to prom Daenerys Stormborn of the House…

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Beavers are back after 400 years | Nature | News

A pair of Eurasian Beavers were released into an enclosure in Lydbrook (Image: getty) “It is expected that the beavers’ activity in the Forest of Dean will improve biodiversity in their new 16 acre home and may have the potential to reduce local flood risk,” said a Forestry Commission spokesman. “Regular monitoring will continue on site throughout the three-year project to assess these ecosystem benefits. The release of the beavers watched by Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, who announced £20,000 of new funding for another trial reintroduction in Devon. Mr Gove…

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Liverpool transfer news: Jurgen Klopp told Alisson secret information about Loris Karius | Football | Sport

Liverpool boss Klopp pulled off a major transfer coup earlier this month, forking out £66million to sign Alisson from Roma. The Brazil international, who impressed as his country reached the World Cup quarter-finals in Russia, has been signed to replace Karius. Karius has endured a rocky few months, making two mistakes in the Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid in May before suffering a dire pre-season. And Globo Esporte claim Liverpool boss Klopp told Alisson information about Karius prior to the goalkeeper’s arrival. It is said he talked extensively…

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Hold your bank to account | Personal Finance | Finance

Banks are falling behind as building societies work harder to offer customers more interest, while the new breed of challenger banks is also battling for business. Savers are being urged to look beyond the high street to get a better return. Almost three quarters of building societies pay more than base rate, compared to just over half of all accounts held with banks. The gap has widened over the last five years as banks have cut rates at a faster pace, according to online savings account comparison service SavingsChampion.co.uk. It…

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Gear S4 release – Samsung may have offered a first glimpse of its new smartwatch

Samsung’s next-generation Gear S4 smartwatch looks set to be released next month and could feature some big changes including an all-new name. Rumours have been rife that the Korean technology giant is rebranding its wearables and a new image, posted by CNET, appears to show what could be coming soon. The refreshed “Galaxy Watch” was spotted on Samsung’s own website with it showing a 42mm size and sporting an updated Rose Gold colour scheme. There are no other details or price listed in the post but this image could give fans their…

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Ryanair strikes 600 cancelled flights to Spain Portugal and Belgium | Travel News | Travel

Thousands of Brits will have their travel disrupted, as the mass walkout comes at peak holiday season, with schools having just broken up for the summer. Meanwhile, Italian cabin crews will strike today, but the budget airline says flights will not be affected. Ryanair said those travelling have been contacted and “90 percent of affected passengers have been transferred” to another flight. The Irish company said: “Ryanair has added extra Customer Service staff to help re-accommodate/refund these customers over the next seven days. “Any Ryanair customers travelling to/from Belgium, Portugal…

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