Picks of the day: The three stories to read today

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It feels like the day is dragging, and you're probably running out of things to talk about with your colleagues, but there’s no need to fret.

We’ve put together the most interesting stories people are talking about today in bite-sized form, just to make your life that bit easier.

Check out our 3 at 3.

Best places to drink champagne

It’s National Champagne week, and you’re probably looking for the best places to sip on some bubbly in London. We’ve put together a list of the ideal spots to drink champagne. From Bubbledogs in Soho to Searcy’s in King’s Cross, there probably aren’t any better places in which to celebrate the occasion than these.

The UK’s first jetpack flight

An entrepreneur took to the skies in the UK’s first jetpack flight across the Royal Victoria Dock today. Stuntman David Mayman made the trip to announce the launch of his firm’s first equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs. Take a look at the moment he took off.

Cycle superhighways are causing traffic

It seems plans that have been set up to ensure cyclists can move more safely through the City's busy roads have had a much more negative effect than expected. The scheme is apparently causing traffic to build up in the Square Mile.

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