Friday, April 20, 2018

Bitcoin price surge could be ruining the environment because it uses so much energy

Surging bitcoin prices have left many people feeling rich – and many more regretful that they didn't buy into it when it was...

Soon companies will have to publish information about their gender pay gap by law...

In just over 120 days, or 17 and a half weeks, or four months exactly, every single company based in the UK that...

Venezuela plans to launch an oil-backed cryptocurrency

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked to the world of digital currency to circumvent US-led financial sanctions, announcing on Sunday the launch of the...

Charity calls on public to help crack down on bank note fraud ahead of...

A crime-fighting charity has launched an appeal to the public for information on making, buying and selling counterfeit banknotes ahead of the Christmas period,...

Child sex trafficking victims being raped, burned and starved in India’s brothels, report concludes

The brutal “breaking in” of trafficked girls in Indian brothels, from rape to beatings to starvation, leaves girls unable to say “no to...

CBI says UK plc stuck in slow lane. Boosting workers rights could change that

How to fix an economy stuck in the slow lane, with the CBI just the latest organisation to say that situation isn't likely...

Mulberry half-year losses widen as tourist spending eases pain

Luxury handbag maker Mulberry has revealed widening half-year losses but said strong international demand and tourist spend is helping offset a slowing UK...

Lubaina Himid’s Turner Prize-winning work is meant to be fierce political satire, but it...

If you hear feral bellowings on the cobbled streets of old Hull tonight, it probably won’t have anything to do with tonight’s victor....

As a Remainer, I’d like to apologise to everyone for causing the pound to...

When the Chancellor Philip Hammond didn’t blame me in his Budget speech, I thought I’d got away with it. But the Internet never forgets;...

Overdraft crackdown needed as research shows millions are in constant debt, urges charity

Banks should immediately end charges for unarranged overdrafts and must ensure that charging structures are clear and transparent, a major debt charity has...

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