Huge Google News bug lands Android owners with £300 charges – turn THIS setting off now

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Huge Google News bug lands Android owners with £300 charges – turn THIS setting off now

ANDROID phone owners are being warned over a serious Google News bug that appears to be using up huge amounts of data. Customers say they've received huge bills from their network providers asking for hundreds of pounds to pay for the data.

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