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eBay is Knocking 15% Off Everything Just for Today

Here's a deal you won't want to miss. For a few select hours eBay is giving users the chance to claim 15 per cent off anything on site. No rules on what sellers are and aren't taking part, just a flat 15 per cent off your order. Naturally there are some conditions you have to stick to. Read More >>

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Forget Prime Day, eBay is Giving Buyers 20% Off 20 Brands

For the rest of today and tomorrow Amazon is offering discounts on a bunch of things that you may or may not have an interest in. The thing about Prime Day is that all the discounts have been decided for you ahead of time, so if there's nothing you want there's nothing to buy. eBay has something else, and for most of this week is offering customers 20 per cent off their order - provided they order from the right brand. Read More >>

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Best-Selling Carbon Monoxide Detector Removed From Amazon and eBay Because It’s Defective

Amazon and eBay have removed several carbon monoxide detectors from their respective marketplaces after a recent investigation found the devices consistently failed to alert users when gas is present, putting peoples’ lives at risk. Read More >>

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This Man Auctioned His Facebook Data on eBay

It’s no secret that the products and services you know and love (or loathe) are all hawking your data to advertisers, making a few billion pounds off all those “free” services provided to you. But when it comes time to pad your pockets, you’re not exactly getting a cut of the profits. So why not turn your data into cash by selling it to the highest bidder yourself? And where better to sell off your digital avatar than the web’s favourite auction house, eBay? Read More >>

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You Can Buy an Overpriced Bag of Garbage From the Royal Wedding on eBay

The Royal Family, who exist primarily to own land and outlive other heads of state, threw a massive party this weekend. There were military uniforms, horses, and a gospel choir singing “Stand By Me.” There were also gift bags. Which are now going on eBay for hundreds of pounds. Read More >>

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Ebay Is Finally Breaking It Off With PayPal, Which Is Doing Just Great By the Way

PayPal and eBay, two brands that were best friends forever for like 15 years or so, are destined to be platonic besties no longer. Read More >>

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Police Force Sells Abandoned Underpants, Creased Skirts and DVDs to Fund Operations

Here's a lovely discovery some lucky journalist has made: the official Sussex Police eBay profile, where such glorious items as unclaimed underpants, random DVDs, broken ex-police torches and Beyonce's Midnight Heat as a Valentine's treat can be bought to do your bit to help the force meet its funding shortfall. Read More >>

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Original Recipe Irn Bru ‘Fanny’ Bottle for Sale on eBay for £1,700

There's currently a glass bottle of Irn Bru on sale on eBay for £1,700. It's even got a bid on it. A limited edition bottle from 2013, it's got the word "Fanny" printed on it — from a promotion that ran in Scotland to tie in with the popular TV ad that ran at the time: Read More >>

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People Are Selling the iMac Pro’s Space Grey Accessories for Obscene Amounts on eBay

Are you having a hard time justifying the cost of Apple’s new £5,000+ iMac Pro? If you’re willing to part with the computer’s matching Space Grey-coloured keyboard, mouse, and trackpad, which are only available with the desktop, you could sell them on eBay for obscene amounts and make some of your investment back. Read More >>

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Paradise Papers Investigation Shows StubHub Rewarding Large-Scale Scalpers

In the most recent case of financial intrigue bubbling up following the leak of the Paradise Papers, an investigation by the CBC and the Toronto Star uncovered evidence of a multi-million-pound ticket scalping operation that StubHub not only permits but incentivises. And now the ticket reselling platform’s offices have been raided by authorities. Read More >>

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iPhone Xs Are Already Being Scalped For Up to £1,400 on eBay

Remember how Nintendo's mini NES and SNES consoles got pre-ordered then immediately listed on eBay ready for the bids to come rolling in? Well the same thing is happening with the iPhone X, that phone that supposedly has a supply chain problem. Go on eBay right now and you'll see auctions selling of the new phone, and some are already in excess of the RRP. Read More >>

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Martin Shkreli is Selling his One-of-a-Kind Wu-Tang Clan Album on eBay

Remember Martin Shkreli? That big-pharma CEO who seemed to be doing his absolute best to become the least-liked person in human history is back. Though this time it's not with any sort of behaviour that might anger large groups of people. The opposite actually, because he's selling his one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album on eBay. Read More >>

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eBay Auction For Old FBI Surveillance Van Ends Today

Have you ever wanted to own an undercover FBI van, complete with video and audio recording equipment, and even a toilet in the back for those long stakeouts? Now’s your chance. Read More >>

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People are Buying Cloned Cars on eBay and Being Conned out of Thousands

Cloned cars are a thing, they say, and they're being offered for sale on auction site eBay, where buyers might end up purchasing something that's been stolen and therefore lose all their money when the police and original owners turn up to get it back. Read More >>