Picks of the day: The three stories to read today

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It’s Monday afternoon - need we say say more? It’s hard enough - why bother trawling the internet for something to read?

We’ve done the legwork for you, and put together the top three stories of the day in bite size form, just to make your life that bit easier.

Check out our three at three.

Talk like a pirate

Yep it's International Talk Like a Pirate Day, and to honour this day, partakers are encouraged to channel their inner Jack Sparrow through the way they dress and by replacing their everyday language with pirate talk. Ahoy, matey! To help you take it one step further, here's how to get Facebook and Google to talk like pirates.

This year's list of storm names

Having unveiled its first-ever list of storm names last year, the Met Office has today revealed its list of storm names for the 2016/17 season. The list comes from suggestions by the public submitted via social media. Take a look at the full list, and find out if your name is featured.

A US cult burger chain is coming to London - for four hours

A Stateside favourite burger chain will be coming to London for just four hours on Wednesday. Making a quick appearance at Brazilian steakhouse Estancia Brasil on Finchley Road, find out what the opening hours will be and make sure to put “unspecified external meeting” in your calendars…