Default XDA app: notification links not loading

When I get an XDA notification on my phone, for say a post in a subscribed thread - I press on it and it goes to the site but gets stuck on "loading".

Any pointers please?
Current: Nexus 5 Black 32GB | TWRP | Kitkat 4.4.2 | Xposed: GravityBox | Cydia Substrate: RootCloak Plus
Retired: Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini - stock
Retired: Samsung Galaxy Y - rooted