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Your Google Wallet funds are now insured

The money in your bank account is typically covered by federal insurance, but your internet payment services typically aren't. If PayPal or Venmo went belly-up, you'd probably lose your existing balance. That won't be a problem if you're using Google Wallet, though. Google is now holding your …

Mushroom and butternut squash frittata recipe

Quick to make and full of vitamins, this spicy frittata is the ideal mid-week dinner<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4-6<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>2 tbsp olive oil<br>350g butternut squash, washed, deseeded and cubed<br>250g brown closed-cup mushrooms<br>1 clove of garlic, crushed<br>½ tsp dried chilli flakes<br>6 eggs, beaten<br>50g mature cheddar …

Tour of Britain targets Sir Bradley Wiggins

At just over 900 miles, it will be the longest contemporary edition of the race and has been described as a "brutish" 2015 route<p>Tour of Britain organisers are hopeful that <b>Sir Bradley Wiggins</b> will ride in the race this September with his new road team WIGGINS, despite the 34-year-old switching his …

British 'Jihadi Family' Teen Must Be Banned From Travel To 'Keep Him Alive', Court Rules

A 16-year-old boy whose two elder brothers have been killed waging jihad in war-torn Syria has been barred by a High Court judge from travelling …

A city without a shore: the paving of Beirut's coast

In his beat-up Honda accord, fisherman Ali Itani drives down a dirt road that hugs the Mediterranean sea. He points to the limestone cliffs and natural lagoons where he has fished all his life. In the nearby sandy hills, his grandfather once herded 200 sheep, surrounded by cactus and fig trees. The …

Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao announce fight amid LA glitz

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr strolled down a red carpet. In their tailored suits, they looked more like businessmen than fighters. They walked through 700 credentialed media members, and into the Nokia Theatre to officially announce their megafight on 2 May in Las Vegas. The fight was …

Hamilton excited by chance to emulate Senna

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Ever since he was a little boy, Lewis Hamilton has been besotted by Ayrton Senna. More than 20 years after the Brazilian’s death, little has changed.<p>Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain (L) and Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia attend a news …

Lobster 'as big as a human' found

The 480 million-year-old fossil of a human-sized lobster has been found in Morocco<p>A filter-feeding ''lobster'' as big as a human took the place of whales 480 million years ago, a new fossil find has shown.<p>The two-metre (6.5ft) prehistoric creature, whose remains were unearthed in Morocco, lived at …

Stunning Pictures: Ten of the Rarest Animals on Earth

'Snipers are cowards' says Michael Moore as American Sniper breaks US box office records

The Oscar-nominated film, which has taken over $90 million on its opening weekend, has also seen a racist outpouring on Twitter<p>The Oscar-winning documentary maker Michael Moore has criticised the US Army's use of snipers at the same time as a film about it has broken box office records, and seen a …

The best free things to do in 2015

Travel doesn’t have to break the bank: here’s our guide to the best travel experiences that – like love – don’t cost a thing.<p>1. The Kensington Museums, London, UK<p>Welcome to Kensington, home to well-heeled lords and ladies, chauffeur-driven Rolls Royces, and London’s favourite free museums. The …

Jennifer Lawrence set to take plunge on The Dive with Hunger Games director

Actor in talks to reunite with Francis Lawrence on James Cameron’s romantic drama about two real-life freedivers<p>Jennifer Lawrence is in talks to reunite with her regular Hunger Games director Francis Lawrence on the romantic drama The Dive, according to the Hollywood Reporter.<p>The project, which …

James Cameron

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham jail” remains relevant today

<i>King’s famous 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” published in The Atlantic as “The Negro Is Your Brother,” was written in response to a public statement of concern and caution issued by eight white religious leaders of the South. It stands as one of the classic documents of the civil-rights</i> …

Black History

Arsenal Transfer News: Gabriel Paulista Wants Move, New Nicolas Otamendi Rumours

Arsenal are reportedly "offering around £5 million plus extras" to sign Villarreal defender Gabriel Paulista, while Arsene Wenger is also "keeping tabs" on Valencia centre-back Nicolas Otamendi, according to John Cross of the <i>Mirror</i>.<p>The Gunners have suffered a slew of defensive injuries this season. …

Don't rush to F1, says Hamilton's dad

LONDON (Reuters) - Every young racer wants to be the next Lewis Hamilton but most are in too much of a hurry to give themselves the best chance of success.<p>Lewis Hamilton of Britain drives his Formula One Car during the annual 'Stars & Cars' event in Stuttgart November 29, 2014. REUTERS/Michaela …

Arsenal target Grzegorz Krychowiak free to leave Sevilla after La Liga club sign Lucho Gonzales as replacement

Arsenal target Grzegorz Krychowiak is reportedly set to leave Sevilla during the ongoing January transfer window after the La Liga club signed a …

Alexis Sanchez Reportedly Warns Arsene Wenger Not to Give Him Arsenal Rest

During a debut Premier League campaign, some players find it tough to cope with the arduous nature of English football. But not Arsenal’s Chilean sensation Alexis Sanchez, who has reportedly told manager Arsene Wenger that he’d be “upset” if we was left out of the team.<p>That’s according to David …

Nathan Hines urges Danny Cipriani to stay at Sale for his England future

When Nathan Hines and his regular Clermont second-row partner Jamie Cudmore are reunited in Salford there will be one simple rule. “We have an unspoken gentleman’s agreement not to hit each other,” reveals Hines, eagerly awaiting a European Champions Cup rendezvous on Saturday with one of his best …

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal stands firm on Radamel Falcao exclusion against Southampton

A defiant Louis van Gaal has stood by his decision to drop Radamel Falcao from the Manchester United squad against Southampton last week.<p>The United …

UK police on highest ever terror alert after Belgian arrests

Threat against police raised to severe – fourth highest of five levels – and patrols of Jewish communities to be stepped up<p>Police across Britain have been put on high alert and warned that they may be targeted in terror attacks following the foiled assault on officers in Belgium this week by …

2014 Was the Hottest Year on Record

2014 was the hottest year since temperature record keeping began in 1880, scientists from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric …