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Friday, Aug 19

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Oasis photographer hunting down Rolls-Royce used in iconic Be Here Now album cover – and needs your help

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Oasis photographer Michael Spencer Jones is on a mission to find the white Rolls-Royce used in the Be Here Now album cover (Picture: Michael Spencer Jones)

Pokémon Scarlet & Violet guide – every confirmed pokémon and open world feature

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We’ve put together everything you need to know about Pokémon Scarlet & Violet, including all the new and returning pokémon.

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Self-driving vehicles ‘on UK roads by 2025’ under new government plans

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Self-driving cars, coaches and lorries with could be on motorways in the next year.

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From bleeding gums to bad breath, here’s how sleep deprivation affects your teeth

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A good night sleep is one way to help protect your teeth from all sorts of decay and disease (Picture: Getty Images)

Sir Sean Connery’s iconic Aston Martin DB5 brings in staggering £1,900,000 at auction

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Sir Sean Connery’s beloved Aston Martin DB5 makes £1.9m at US auction (Picture: REX/Shutterstock)

Sega Mega Drive Mini 2 reveals all 60 games – pre-orders live in September

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Over 50 games from the original Sega Mega Drive and its CD add-on are confirmed for the new mini console, plus never before released ports.

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Nasa astronaut captures ‘spectacular’ picture of aurora from space station

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Hines has been sharing his space journey with his followers on earth since reaching the ISS four months ago (Picture: NASA/Astro_FarmerBob)

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Sonic Frontiers November release date and DLC leaked by merchandise promo

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Promotional material may have given away Sonic Frontiers’ release date, with the new Netflix series expected to arrive the following month.

Kirby’s Dream Buffet – Nintendo’s fall guy

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The new Kirby game for Nintendo Switch is a low budget, digital-only affair that has more than a few similarities with Fall Guys.

Google employees call for better abortion and privacy protections

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Google’s parent company Alphabet employs over 174,000 people globally (Picture: Reuters)

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Anyone with an iPhone, iPad or Mac must update their devices immediately

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Users are being urged to update to the new iOS 15.6.1.

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Keep your home stylish on a budget with these glassware hacks

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Have you got the bottle to transform your home? (Picture: Patricia Rodi/Metro.co.uk)

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QuakeCon brings five more Bethesda games to PC Game Pass

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Several retro Bethesda games are now available for free on PC Game Pass, including Quake 4 and almost the entire Hexen series.

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F1 driver Alex Albon on autonomous cars: ‘As long as I’m not out of a job!’

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Williams F1 driver, Alex Albon, 26, talks about self-driving cars and his idol, Michael Schumacher.

Games Inbox: The end of zombies in video games, Knights Of The Old Republic reboot, and Stray oddity

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The Thursday letters page considers the hidden costs of Xbox Game Pass, as one reader imagines The Elder Scrolls TV show.

Thursday, Aug 18

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Xbox paid £500,000 to get Cooking Simulator on Game Pass

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The best indication yet of how much it costs to run Game Pass comes from an obscure indie game that Xbox paid half a million dollars for.

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Why NOW is the right time to get on the property ladder – and the incredible new neighbourhoods you could be calling home!

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Why NOW is the right time to get on the property ladder - and the incredible new neighbourhoods you could be calling home!

The Eternal Cylinder – the weirdest game of 2021 – gets next gen update

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One of the best games you’ve never heard of is getting an upgrade on PS5 and Xbox Series X, with new content and better graphics.

How much does Paramount Plus membership cost and what can you stream?

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Move over, Netflix – there is a new streaming service in town (Picture: NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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AD FEATURE: You could be missing out on thousands of pounds of help with your childcare (yes, really!)

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You could be missing out on thousands of pounds of help with your childcare (yes, really!)

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Netflix’s ad-supported plan won’t allow you to download shows to watch offline

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In July, the company announced that it was launching a new ad-supported subscription plan (Picture: Netflix)

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Elon Musk surprisingly isn’t keen on ex-girlfriend Grimes getting elf ear cosmetic surgery

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Elon isn’t so sure about Grimes’ modification plans (Picture: Dia Dipasupil/WireImage)

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How to appeal your A-Level and GCSE results if you didn’t get the grades you hoped for

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If you’re unhappy with your exam results, don’t fret (Picture: Matt Cardy/Getty)

Wednesday, Aug 17

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Overwatch 2 cross-progression is live now – lets you save your Overwatch 1 items

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Blizzard encourages you to start merging all your Overwatch accounts into one, in preparation for Overwatch 2’s release in October.

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Fallout TV show leaked photos have some amazing practical sets

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The Amazon Prime show based on Fallout looks like it’s going to be a major production, with leaked photos showing some massive sets.

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WhatsApp is working on a way to let you un-delete messages

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Some WhatsApp users now have the ability to ‘undo’ deletions (Credits: Getty)

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Call Of Duty accused of ripping off Dr Disrespect game for newest skin

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Activision and Call Of Duty are under fire again for plagiarism, this time seemingly copying a skin design from the Dr Disrespect game.

What is Elon Musk’s net worth as he jokes about buying Manchester United?

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Only Musk’s shopping list could include Twitter and Manchester United (Picture: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty for The Met Museum/Vogue)

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New Dune game announcements teased by world’s vaguest – and most accurate – leaker

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The industry’s vaguest leaker is either hinting at a new Dune game or an update on Funcom’s Dune survival title.