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Jack Whitehall ‘spotted on date’ with STUNNING German lingerie model Melinda London, 20

Jack Whitehall ‘spotted on date’ with STUNNING German lingerie model Melinda London, 20

Entertainment
Its been a few years since the Travels With My Father star split with long-term girlfriend Gemma Chan. Jack Whitehall has been on the market since 2017, despite being linked to a string of A-list beauties in the meantime. Now it seems the 30-year-old is back on the dating scene - and he may have found what he's looking for in a gorgeous German Insta-babe.The comic was apparently spotted having dinner with 20-year-old model Melinda London on Wednesday evening.  Related Articles According to The Sun, the two singletons were keeping each other company at a private member’s club. Named White City House, the social club is an exclusive dining spot and hotel for the VIP crowds in west London. Though the romance hasn’t been confirmed,
Facebook seeks London team for WhatsApp payment launch

Facebook seeks London team for WhatsApp payment launch

Technology
Facebook will base its team developing WhatsApp into a payments platform in London, according to reports.The Financial Times reported that senior engineers from WhatsApp were stationed in London late last year as part of a recruitment drive to support the move. Mark Zuckerberg confirmed that WhatsApp mobile payments would be launching this year after a successful test phase for the feature in India.Speaking at the F8 developer conference, he said he believed "it should be as easy to send money to someone as it is to send a photo".The move comes as Facebook announced that Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp were all being brought under one umbrella earlier this year. Advertisement The integration of the three ...
Extinction Rebellion: Climate protests ‘diverting’ London police

Extinction Rebellion: Climate protests ‘diverting’ London police

Science
Police are being diverted from "core local duties" that keep London safe by the Extinction Rebellion protesters, Scotland Yard has said.More than 500 people have been arrested since Monday, including three charged with gluing themselves to a train.Police rest days have been cancelled over the bank holiday, as more than 1,000 officers are deployed in London.Sajid Javid said the climate activists had "no right to cause misery" and the Met Police "must take a firm stance".Officers have also been asked to work 12-hour shifts, while the Violent Crime Task Force has had leave cancelled."This will have implications in the weeks and months beyond this protest as officers take back leave and the cost of overtime," a Met Police spokesman s...
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in London

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in London

World
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in central London, police have said.A defiant Mr Assange, sporting a long white beard and waving a finger, was carried out and hauled into a police van. He has been in the building for nearly seven years after seeking refuge to avoid extradition to Sweden and was detained on Thursday after the Ecuadorian government withdrew his asylum.Following Mr Assange's arrest, Europe minister Sir Alan Duncan said: "It is absolutely right that Assange will face justice in the proper way in the UK."It is for the courts to decide what happens next." Advertisement Sir Alan said they are grateful to Ecuador's government under President Lenín Moreno

Eurostar suspends service from London due to trespasser

World
Eurostar has suspended all services from London's St. Pancras station due to a trespasser. The rail service that links Britain to the continent says in a statement Saturday on Twitter it is "strongly recommended you not travel this morning." British Transport Police say a 44-year-old man was arrested for trespass and obstruction of the railway. The service has seen heavy delays and other disruptions for weeks because of a French customs officers' strike linked to concerns about extra workload when Britain leaves the European Union.Let's block ads! (Why?) ABC News: International