Just approach one and say: “Alexa, drop in on… (insert name of other Alexa device)”; then speak through it and hear whoever is on the other end. ‘Alexa, turn on the fan’Smart bulbs are great, but you can also give Alexa the ability to control almost anything plugged into a power socket. The Sonos One has Alexa built in, but you can control any of the Play series of speakers via an Alexa device, including the Dot by adding the Sonos skill. Then it’s as simple as saying: “Alexa, play music on kitchen”, or whatever your Sonos speaker is called. Activate the free skill on Alexa, link it with the free app on your Android or iPhone, then simply ask Alexa to make your phone ring, even if it’s on silent.
August 04, 2018 14:01 UTC
On the flanks, Manchester United are JUST about well-stocked. Man Utd transfer news: Zlatan Ibrahimovic could be ideal signing for Jose MourinhoMan Utd transfer news: Most likely ins and outs according to bookies Mon, July 23, 2018 Which Manchester United transfer deals are most likely to be completed this summer, according to 888sport? A year ago, Zlatan Ibrahimovic looked finished. In January, however, Zlatan Ibrahimovic could be available. Man Utd transfer news: Zlatan Ibrahimovic is tearing up the MLS with Zlatan Ibrahimovic
August 04, 2018 13:52 UTC
Alerts issued in Portugal and Spain as Met Office forecasts 31C for southern EnglandMuch of southern Europe is sweltering in near record-breaking temperatures with the mercury expected to exceed 45C (113F). The Met Office said temperatures had risen to 45.5C in Alvega in central Portugal on Saturday afternoon and were still rising. On Friday, 16 weather stations in Portugal registered record temperatures with Alcácer do Sal, near Setúbal, climbing to 45.9C. UK temperatures are expected to peak at 31C (88F) on England’s south coast this weekend, the Met Office predicted. The intense heat is likely to lessen come Wednesday, as conditions turn “fresher and more changeable”, the Met Office said.
August 04, 2018 13:34 UTC
Manchester United chief Woodward is facing a Martial dilemma with just days of the transfer window remaining. Jose Mourinho wants the France international to be sold with Chelsea and Tottenham spearheading a list of potential suitors. Yet the Manchester Evening News say Woodward is concerned about the 22-year-old leaving Manchester United. It is said he fears Martial going on to be a hit elsewhere, just like Liverpool and Manchester City players Mohamed Salah and Kevin De Bruyne. Salah was loaned out to Fiorentina and Roma before eventually returning to England with Liverpool last year.
August 04, 2018 13:18 UTC
Who could start for Manchester City against Chelsea in the Community Shield? Pep Guardiola will continue to test out his fringe stars as Manchester City take on Chelsea in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday. Teenage sensations Luke Bolton and Eric Garcia are in line to start for City at the national stadium with several World Cup stars not ready to feature. Going forward, City have more familiar names available to start including Leroy Sane, Sergio Aguero and Bernardo Silva. Take a look through the gallery to reveal our predicted Manchester City line-up to face Chelsea in the Community Shield.
August 04, 2018 13:18 UTC
MAN UTD TRANSFER NEWS LIVESaturday, August 4Mina uncertaintyManchester United transfer target Yerry Mina is yet to reveal his plans for the future. "I hope to see him here [at Everton] but I don't know really. Really I don't know. Pogba to Barcelona latestBarcelona still want to sign Paul Pogba and partner him with Arturo Vidal in their midfield. MD claim agent Mino Raiola has spoken about a move for Pogba but that United are not keen on letting him leave.
August 04, 2018 12:56 UTC
British cities are facing the development pressures that, all around the world, push for building high. Planners, objectors and developers tend to agree that tall buildings can be intrinsically fine things. Tall buildings should, among other things, “have a positive impact on the socioeconomic health of the wider neighbourhood”. It is said that tall buildings bring prestige and identity, that they express energy and ambition. Photograph: Lyons+Sleeman+Hoare ArchitectsIt’s also said that tall buildings are needed to meet housing need.
August 04, 2018 12:56 UTC
Liverpool had Suso on the books from 2012 until 2015 but ultimately sold him to Serie A giants AC Milan. The Spain international has since revived his career in Italy and, earlier in the summer, was linked with an Anfield return. And Suso has praised Liverpool for giving him the football education required to turn into one of Serie A’s most creative sparks. He said: “If being a 25-year-old Spaniard who spent almost my entire career abroad benefited me? “Milan in Italy is like Real Madrid or Barça.
August 04, 2018 12:53 UTC
Who will start for Chelsea against Manchester City in the Community Shield? Maurizio Sarri will name a strong starting line-up when Chelsea take on Manchester City in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday. Alvaro Morata is set to lead the line for the Blues, with £52million new boy Jorginho expected to feature in midfield. Teenage sensation Callum Hudson-Odoi has impressed during the club's pre-season exploits and is likely to be rewarded with a place in the front three against City. Take a look through the gallery to reveal the predicted Chelsea team to face Manchester City in the Community Shield.
August 04, 2018 12:45 UTC
Manchester United boss Mourinho wants Martial out of the club with Chelsea and Tottenham both keen on the France international. The 22-year-old signed from Monaco in 2015 but is yet to fulfil his expectations at Old Trafford, with his career nosediving ever since Mourinho succeeded Louis van Gaal two years ago. And, though Mourinho wants him gone, the Daily Telegraph say the Manchester United board have complicated the situation. The United boss craves experience and nous on the flanks and the youngster simply does not fit the bill. He started last season on fire but, when Alexis Sanchez arrived from Arsenal in January, his form plummeted.
August 04, 2018 12:22 UTC
North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programmes and is violating United Nations sanctions, UN experts have said in a report. The security council first imposed sanctions on North Korea after its first nuclear test in 2006 and has made them tougher in response to further nuclear tests and its increasingly sophisticated ballistic missile programme. Read moreThe report said North Korea “has not stopped its nuclear and missiles programmes” and continues to defy the sanctions resolutions. If loaded at about 90% , the US said the tankers would have delivered nearly 1.4m barrels of refined products to North Korea, almost triple the quota. The experts said if the report was accurate, North Korea would be violating sanctions and all countries “would have to immediately halt all such transfers”.
August 04, 2018 12:16 UTC
The buyer would have been landed with a £7.4m bill for stamp duty, because the tax on properties that cost more than £1.5m was increased from 7% to 12% in 2015. Photograph: AlamyPrime London property prices, especially for new-build high-rise apartments, have been falling since the stamp duty increase in April and the Brexit vote. According to property research specialists Molior London, developers have been selling at discounts of up to 30% to corporate buy-to-rent investors who buy in bulk. But at the very top of London’s so-called “super-prime” property market – properties valued at more than £10m – business has picked up. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Rutland House, the five-bedroom luxury house in Knightsbridge recently sold by Christian Candy for £63m.
August 04, 2018 11:59 UTC
Police say the woman suffered significant injuries in a ‘targeted attack’A woman has died after suffering significant injuries in a “targeted attack” in Hartlepool. Cleveland police have launched a murder inquiry after the incident, which happened on Oxford Road just after 9pm on Friday. A force spokesman said: “Detectives have now declared a murder investigation after a woman suffered significant injuries and died in Hartlepool. “The victim, an adult female, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses to the incident or those with any information have been asked to contact Cleveland police on 101, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800-555 111 or crimestoppers-uk.org.
August 04, 2018 11:48 UTC
England, inspired by a magnificent spell of pace bowling by Ben Stokes, which included the crucial wicket of Virat Kohli, won by 31 runs. They barely put a foot wrong throughout the morning and India buckled, especially once Kohli had returned to the pavilion. Ben Stokes takes centre stage to give England edge over Kohli and India Read moreAround 15,000 spectators made their way here for the climax and they got their money’s worth. However, a close-fought match with the outcome always uncertain is a timely reminder of the beauty of Test cricket even after 1,000 England matches. England v India: first Test, day four – live!
August 04, 2018 11:38 UTC
Arsenal would relish the chance to sign Dembele who, despite joining Barcelona from Borussia Dortmund a year ago, may be on the move. And Catalan newspaper Mundo Deportivo say Barcelona feel selling Dembele may be a money-spinner. Arsenal are leading the charge for the 21-year-old’s signature with the club keen to sign a right winger. The Gunners have enjoyed a fine first transfer window under Unai Emery but know they need more stardust if they are to challenge for the Premier League title. The report suggests Dembele, for now, is staying at Barcelona.
August 04, 2018 11:15 UTC