Picks of the day: The three stories to read today

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We’re officially halfway through the working week - to celebrate, we’ve put together the top three stories of the day in bite-sized form, just to make your life that bit easier.

Time for a coffee break? Check out our three at three.

Google has just launched a new IM app

Google has just launched a messaging app, rivalling WhatsApp and Facebook messenger. The app powered by artificial intelligence seeks to replace other chat apps, but some suggest there can only be one chat app to rule them all. Can Google’s latest attempt at social give it’s rivals a run for their users?

Roaming charges to be dropped

Tired of having to pay roaming charges whenever you go abroad? You’ll happy to know mobile roaming charges will be dropped entirely. Under new EU rules agreed today, holidaymakers will no longer be charged when using their phone abroad. Find out when the rules will go into full effect.

Will TfL to take over London's suburban rail routes?

Sadiq Khan is to make the business case for rail devolution ahead of the Autumn Statement, petitioning for Transport for London (TfL) to take over the capital's suburban rail routes. What will London's rail routes could look like if TfL takes over?

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