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Russian Blogger Sentenced to 3.5 Years in Prison For Playing Pokémon Go in Church

Ruslan Sokolovsky, a blogger who was arrested for played Pokémon Go in a Russian church, was found guilty today of charges ranging from “violating religious feelings” to illegal possession of a pen that contained a video camera. Read More >>

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This Colour-Coded Map Of London Street Trees Is Our New Favourite Thing

Lots of interesting applications of London data have come out of the open-access London Datastore since its launch, but our new favourite is an interactive map of street trees. Read More >>

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Reminder: April Fools Is Tomorrow, Lots Of Fake News Around Today

Whether you love or hate the yearly parade of daft ideas and 'new products' for April Fools' Day, it's worth remembering that it falls on a Saturday this year. Which means that a lot of companies are releasing theirs today. Read More >>

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New In Pokémon Go: Water Festival, Shinies, And A Kickass Magikarp Hat

It's all happening in Pokémon Go. Developer Niantic announced yesterday that an unexpected Water Festival would be kicking off at 8pm UK time, and it lasts until 8pm on the 29th. During the festival, you've got more chance of running into water 'mon like Magikarp, Squirtle, Totodile and so on – and you've got a better chance of finding Gen 2 water species in watery areas too. Read More >>

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A Man in Singapore Caught a Lapras and Died

There's no doubt that some people take Pokémon Go a bit too seriously - me included - but a player in Singapore has possibly set a new record by dying of a heart attack shortly after catching a Lapras and Granbull. Read More >>

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Everything You Need To Know About Pokemon GO’s New Evolutionary Items

Earlier this week, Niantic added 80 new Johto-region Pokemon to the Pokemon GO lineup — and if the proliferation of lures in my local area is any indication, a lot of players are back in the game. Along with the new Pokemon, Niantic has also added a handful of evolutionary items. Here's everything you need to know. Read More >>

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Pokémon Go Gets A Big Shakeup This Week

If you've been waiting for the second generation of Pokémon to hit PoGo, you're in luck: this week sees a huge overhaul of the app, including over 80 new 'mon and a whole load of new features. Read More >>

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London Besieged By Porygon As Pokémon Go UK Valentine’s Day Event Kicks Off

The first Pokémon Go event of 2017 is live in the UK now, having kicked in just after 7pm last night - and Londoners haven't been able to move for Porygon since. Read More >>

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This London Pokémon Go Map Will Help You Finally Get That Snorlax

For those of us still playing Pokémon Go, the remaining blank spaces in the Pokédex are becoming vexing. Until the next generation of 'mon is added to the game - or they let us trade - most dedicated players have just a few empty spaces left and next to no way of filling them. Read More >>

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Pokemon Go Could Help the Kids Live Longer

A report into the after effects of the July 2016 Pokemon Go tsunami claims it's good for the children it doesn't completely kill, with the number of steps taken by players tracking the latest virtual fluffballs possibly helping to increase the lifespan of the future generation. As long as they don't all dump it for something more sedentary this year. Read More >>

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Gold & Silver Generation Pokémon Appear To Be Coming to Pokémon Go

It was surely inevitable but now we've got the first indication that Niantic is planning to add 100 new Pokémon from the series' second generation to Pokémon Go. Read More >>

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Finally London Has a Pokémon-Themed Stand-Up Comedy Night

A Rapidash walks into a bar. "Why the long face?", asks the barman. Read More >>

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Pokémon Go Halloween Special Offers More God Damn Drowzees To Capture

Good news if your Pokébag isn't already weighed down will billions of Drowzees, as Pokémon Go developer Niantic is promising even more for Halloween Week. Read More >>

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Pokémon Go Could Link into Future Pokémon Games

Pokémon Go might have lost a lot of steam since launch, but it's still going strong. For those of you still playing, there's a chance that the mobile game could link into future titles in the Pokémon series. Read More >>

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Russia’s Bizarre Pokémon Pop Tribute Is Insane 

Last month, a grown man in fluffy Pikachu pyjamas performed a manic routine from Hell on Russian state-controlled Channel 1, complete with Pokébabes and Pokéhunks dancing with giant prop iPhones, half-twerking and bouncing about on blow-up Pokéballs. Read More >>