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Aston Villa transfer news: Steve Bruce concedes Jack Grealish MUST be sold, with Tottenham Hotspur leading the way

Aston Villa transfer news: Steve Bruce concedes Jack Grealish MUST be sold, with Tottenham Hotspur leading the way

Sports
HIT THE ROAD JACK The 22-year-old has been a star over the past three years for the Villans, but Financial Fair Play restrictions means they must sell Jack Grealish will be sold by Aston Villa in this summer transfer window, Steve Bruce has confirmed. After failing to gain promotion to the Premier League via the play-offs last season, the Villans were crippled by Financial Fair Play. Villa have to sell star man Grealish this summer In order to preserve the status, the Midlands-based side must sell their prized assets – with Grealish expected to lead the way. With nearly £40 million needed in cash injection, Bruce admitted he just hoped clubs act fast so the club can move on. “The first thing we have to address, before w...
Fake five-star reviews being bought and sold online

Fake five-star reviews being bought and sold online

Technology
Fake online reviews are being openly traded on the internet, a BBC investigation has found.BBC 5 live Investigates was able to buy a false, five-star recommendation placed on one of the world's leading review websites, Trustpilot.It also uncovered online forums where Amazon shoppers are offered full refunds in exchange for product reviews.Both companies said they do not tolerate false reviews.'Trying to game the system'The popularity of online review sites mean they are increasingly relied on by both businesses and their customers, with the government's Competition and Markets Authority estimating such reviews potentially influence £23 billion of UK customer spending every year.Maria Menelaou, whose Yorkshire Fisheries chip shop is the top-ranked fish and chip shop in Blackpool on several
Prescription drugs sold illegally on Facebook

Prescription drugs sold illegally on Facebook

Technology
Powerful and addictive prescription drugs are illegally being offered for sale on Facebook, a Sky News investigation has discovered.And the US social media giant has been refusing to remove accounts even when users have reported them.Drugs including Valium, Xanax and Pregabalin, an increasingly popular sedative linked to several deaths in the UK, were on offer. Opioids responsible in the USA for a huge rise in drug abuse over recent years - were also available.The Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) told Sky News that the availability of sedatives, tranquilisers and opioids on the platform "completely changes the game".Danny Lee-Frost, head of enforcement at the MHRA, told Sky News: "The sleeping pills and antidepressants are a lot more dangerous."People have commi...