Picks of the day: The three stories to read today

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Running out of things to talk to coworkers about? We’ve done the legwork for you, and put together the top stories people are talking about today in bite-sized form, just to make your life that bit easier.

Check out our three at three.

"I do travel to work by helicopter"

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley appeared on BBC Breakfast this morning and let the public know that he travels to work by helicopter "because it's more efficient". Despite the controversy currently surrounding his company, he continued to maintain that he wasn’t aware of everything going on at his company

Twitter's new character limit

Struggling to fit that brilliant wordplay into a tweet? Well, now you can squeeze a lot more out of your 140 characters on Twitter. The company announced its much anticipated changes overnight, which include scrapping links and images from the character limit.

Liverpool makes more money from transfers than anyone in Europe

Liverpool FC has been named as biggest selling club of the decade. The figures, compiled by an academic research group based in Switzerland, also found that over a third of the club’s money raised from transfers in the last six years has come from just three sales. Find out how other football clubs ranked.