Diablo Immortal makes nearly £20 million in two weeks despite backlash

Estimates claim that even with the controversy regarding its monetisation, Diablo Immortal is proving to be very lucrative for Blizzard.
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Ad breaks on TV could get more time, Ofcom says
The regulator said it would look at changing advertising regulations due to market developments.
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Brian Austin Green and Sharna Burgess announce birth of their first child together
Brian Austin Green and Sharna Burgess have announced they've welcomed their first child together - baby Zane Walker Green
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Popular bar in holiday hotspot closed after dead body found rotting in the walls
The bar manager of the L'Atrium bar in Nice, a holiday hotspot for Brits in the south of France, has been arrested after the body of a man was found buried in the walls of the premises
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Liverpool news: Three squad additions identified as Juventus 'target' Roberto Firmino
Liverpool coach Pep Ljinders has named three youth team players who could spend pre-season with the first-team squad as Italian outfit Juventus eye a move for Roberto Firmino
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Ecuador deal reached to end weeks of deadly protests and strikes
Agreement between government and Indigenous leaders includes fuel price cut and mining restrictionsEcuador’s government and the country’s main Indigenous group have reached an agreement to end 18 days of often-violent strikes that had virtually paralysed the country and killed at least four people. The deal, which includes a decrease in the price of fuel and other concessions, was signed by government minister Francisco Jimenez, Indigenous leader Leonidas Iza and the head of the Episcopal Conference, Monsignor Luis Cabrera, who acted as mediator. The agreement on Thursday sets out that gasoline prices will decrease 15c to US$2.40 a gallon and diesel prices will also decline the same amount, from $1.90 a gallon to $1.75. The deal also sets limits to the expansion of oil exploration areas and prohibits mining activity in protected areas, national parks and water sources. The government now has 90 days to deliver solutions to the demands of the Indigenous groups. “Social peace will only be able to be achieved, hopefully soon, through dialogue with particular attention paid to marginalised communities, but always respecting everyone’s rights,” Cabrera said. He went on to warn that “if state policies do not resolve the problem of the poor, then the people will rise up”. Continue reading...
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California sets nation's toughest plastics reduction rules
Companies that want to sell shampoo bottles, food products and other items wrapped in plastic in California will have to cut down their use of the material
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GB News: Prince William ‘the woke’ slammed by David Starkey over Rwanda row
DAVID STARKEY made a damning assessment of Prince William while speaking on GB News on Thursday evening.
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House explosion that killed 79-year-old was 'accidental’ gas leak, say investigators
Officials said the cause of the fatal blast on Sunday night, was determined as an 'accidental and inadvertent ignition of a large escape of gas from a joint in the pipework'
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BBC 'wants to block Netflix buying shows for five years' to tackle threat from streaming giants 
For years there have been questions about why the broadcaster supplies content which helps subscription services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video draw viewers from the BBC.
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'Why do we have a monarchy again?' Dr Shola slams inequality between Queen and subjects
DR SHOLA Mos-Shogbamimu has ripped apart the Queen on social media after learning the monarch will receive a bonus of £30 million from the public purse over the next two years.
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Prince Charles' yearly income soared to £23million as value of estate leapt to record £1.2billion 
The value of Charles's Duchy of Cornwall estate soared to a record £1.2billion on the back of a jump of nearly £93million on the previous financial year - up just over 15 per cent.
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DAILY MAIL COMMENT: Picking the pockets of the middle classes
DAILY MAIL COMMENT: When the 40p tax band was introduced in 1988, it was intended to affect only the top 5 per cent of earners.
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No 10 mull over VAT cut to try and help households battle the cost of living crisis
The proposals to cut VAT from 20 per cent could reduce the tax bill for millions of people across the country and help ease the pressures faced by households as the cost of living crisis continues.
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So ill that she couldn't leave bed... now she is a new tennis golden girl!
As she darted from one side of the court to the other yesterday, few watching Katie Boulter will have suspected that she was dealing with the immense grief of losing her grandmother.
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Cruise ship that hit iceberg arrives in Seattle for repairs
A cruise ship that struck an iceberg in Alaska has docked in Seattle for repairs
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At least 10 dead after devastating Russian missile strike on apartment building
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Travis Barker's ex-wife breaks silence on rush to hospital to wish him 'speedy recovery'
Travis Barker was rushed to hospital on Tuesday accompanied by new wife Kourtney Kardashian. It's reported he has suspected pancreatitis
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Career thief pretended to help elderly and disabled shoppers while swiping their purses
Sharon Rooney, who has 45 previous convictions, swiped purses from vulnerable, older women while they were shopping, including an 81-year-old recovering from bowel cancer
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Carnival Cruise clash as threesome allegation causes chaotic hour long 60-person fight
A CARNIVAL CRUISE ship saw chaotic scenes in the early hours on Tuesday as a threesome allegation caused a 60-person fight which lasted for an hour.
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Chelsea news: Transfer blow as Juventus demand swap deal in Matthijs de Ligt transfer
Chelsea failed in a late attempt to sign Tottenham-bound forward Richarlison as Juventus have named their price for Matthijs de Ligt – and it includes a Blues player
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BBC Question Time: Scots rage at Nicola Sturgeon over 2023 IndyRef2 push - 'No means no!'
QUESTION TIME audience members were left raging after the BBC's flagship panel programme debated Nicola Sturgeon's proposal to hold a second independence referendum in 2023.
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Games Inbox: PS5 vs. Xbox UI, Return To Monkey Island abuse, and Nintendo Switch 2 predictions
The Friday letters page is glad there was no God Of War Ragnarök blog update, as one reader hopes for a Baten Kaitos comeback.
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EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Nicky Haslam adds to mystery of Prince Harry naming baby 'Lilibet' 
EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Lilibet has important sentimental connotations for the Queen because it was the name used in private for her by her father, George VI and by late husband Prince Philip.
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Taylor Swift 'secretly gets engaged to Brit boyfriend Joe Alwyn'
Taylor began dating the Conversations With Friends star, 31, in late 2016 after they were rumored to have crossed paths at that year's Met Gala in New York City.
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Is Jacob Rees-Mogg killing off 'nanny state' betting review?
Jacob Rees-Mogg is said to have complained that the 'nanny state' proposals represent an unwarranted intervention in people's lives and should be ditched.
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TOM UTLEY: Eton vs Harrow may be a snob's paradise but God save us from a world of dreary uniformity
TOM UTLEY: As soon as our eldest son was born in 1985, I put him down for Eton (pictured above) and I did the same for boy number two when he came along in 1987. 
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Hundreds of Transport for London bigwigs earned more than £100k last year, data shows
It will heap more pressure on embattled London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who is also after a long-term capital funding deal to upgrade the Tube and bus network as TfL begs for another £900million.
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Hong Kong: UK and US criticise erosion of rights and freedoms 25 years since handover
Boris Johnson and Antony Blinken point to dismantling of democratic rights as well as crackdowns on independent media and personal freedomsUK and US leaders have criticised China’s erosion of freedoms and rights in Hong Kong, as the territory marks 25 years since its handover from Britain.After Xi Jinping began his first visit to the city since 2017, British prime minister Boris Johnson and US secretary of state Antony Blinken said Beijing had failed to respect the “one country, two systems” arrangement agreed under the deal that ended British colonial rule in 1997. Continue reading...
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Australian tourist Joshua James Connell killed after falling from Paripas Patong Resort in Thailand
GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Australian tourist Joshua James Connell, 19, was killed after falling 15m from a Thailand resort's pool area on Thursday.
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Alabama bond sale for mega prisons falls $200 million short
Alabama officials said they are moving forward with plans to build two supersize prisons despite a bond sale falling more than $200 million short of expectations
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Texas orders districts to audit, fix school security issues
State officials are ordering local school districts across Texas to audit and correct security deficiencies at their schools before the start of the next school year
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Californians won't weigh 'involuntary servitude' amendment
California will not consider amending its state constitution to eliminate an exemption that allows indentured servitude to punish crime
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Woman choked by Ezra Miller in Iceland thought they were 'playing': Also harassed woman in Berlin
Ezra Miller was caught on camera in April 2020 attacking a women outside a pub in Iceland, putting her in a chokehold. On Thursday the woman's story was told for the first time.
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Police are told to improve how they investigate domestic abuse allegations against officers
The joint review, which spanned two years, examined case studies brought forward by the CWJ alongside 56 domestic abuse cases where police officers and staff were suspects.
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Facemaker who saved the broken gargoyles of World War I: The grandfather of plastic surgery 
For many of the horribly disfigured young men who had been hit in the face after being pulled from the mud and squalor of the World War I trenches, their labels simply read 'GOK' - God Only Knows.
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This bun's a keeper! Mother jumps into river to save her son's favourite bunny rabbit toy 
Lou Austin, 27, sprang into action when her son's favourite toy was blown into a river in Dorset. The mother jumped into the water and waded through sludge to rescue Tommy's favourite toy.
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Denise Richards says filming Wild Things’ infamous swimming pool scene was ‘terrifying’
The actor was looking back at the racy 1998 neo-noir film in which she co-starred with Neve Campbell
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Mums go wild at high school dance with one 'kissing' a student as another poos on floor
The group of mums are said to have gatecrashed the end of school year prom and got so drunk one ended up kissing one of the seniors and another had an accident on the floor
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GB News: Sturgeon torn to shreds over Indyref2 plan -'Sorry sunshine you can't do it!'
NICOLA STURGEON has been torn to shreds over her plan for a second Scottish Independence referendum in October 2023 by a GB News guest.
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McConnell warns Dems of fallout for reviving Biden bill
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is threatening to derail a bill designed to boost semiconductor manufacturing in the United States if Democrats revive their stalled climate and social policy package
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Halifax exodus over bank's woke badges amid outcry after decision urging staff to share pronouns
Many have told Halifax they are closing their accounts after bank staff were encouraged to display their preferred gender pronouns on name badges. Over 150 people said they will boycott them.
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Hells Angel founder who stuck a pistol in Keith Richards' side and told him to play dies aged 83
CHRISTOPHER STEVENS: The 1960s ideal of love and peace died at Altamont, the free festival conceived by the Rolling Stones as California's answer to Woodstock, in 1969.
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Peru wildfire threatens Machu Picchu as remote location hampers efforts to control blaze
Twenty hectares near Inca ruins affected in blaze started by farmers burning grass before sowing cropsPeruvian firefighters were fighting to contain a forest fire near the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu as the blaze threatened to close in on the ancient city in the Andean mountains on Thursday.The fire, which had engulfed an area about half the size of Vatican City, was started on Tuesday by farmers burning grass and debris to prepare to sow crops. Continue reading...
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TV advert breaks could get longer and more frequent under review of rules
Ofcom says the rise of ‘American streaming platforms’ requires a review of British TV advert rules
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Teem kills himself middle of the night fleeing crash that killed his friend and injured a girl
Tyler Zook, a 17-year-old high school football player from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, killed himself hours after a car crash killed his best friend Tyreese 'Ty' Smith, 16.
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GB News: Ann Widdecombe slams PM for ‘funking’ Brexit - 'What is the matter with Boris?’
ANN WIDDECOMBE has slammed Boris Johnson for "not taking any advantage of Brexit" while speaking on GB News.
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Fatal gas blast caused by ‘accidental’ gas leak in home, say investigators
A woman died in the explosion in Kingstanding, Birmingham, on Sunday.
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