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Bitcoin and bubble have become virtually synonymous in the minds of many skeptics during this year’s breathtaking rally. While the digital currency has defied doomsday prophesies, there’s a number of ways this party could end badly for the swelling ranks of...
The pound continued to trade close to its highest levels against the dollar in around two months of Friday, spurred by hopes that a deal on Brexit will be struck at a summit later in December. In morning trading, sterling was changing...
The Government has failed to provide any evidence that it will be able to avoid introducing a hard border between the UK and Ireland after Brexit, an influential House of Commons committee has said.  The Exiting the EU Committee said it appeared...
Emperor Akihito, who has spent much of his nearly three decades on Japan’s throne seeking to soothe the wounds of the Second World War, will step down on 30 April 2019 - the first abdication by a Japanese monarch in about two centuries. A...
The UK Government launched a new strategy for industry on Monday, aiming to intervene in key sectors to tackle weak productivity and bolster businesses to counter any new problems caused by Brexit. Prime Minister Theresa May first flagged the plan in January,...
What an encouraging boost for amateur filmmakers, that the President of America is willing to promote small independent films, as he has this week. Even though he must be busy running a superpower, he found time to put on Twitter some...
Pope Francis had landed in Yangon, the start of a delicate visit for the world's most prominent Christian to majority-Buddhist Burma, which the United States has accused of “ethnic cleansing” its Muslim Rohingya people. The Pope will also visit Bangladesh, to where...
Walmart has pulled a t-shirt advocating violence against journalists from its online store after a professional organisation warned of the threat. The t-shirt, which Walmart offered via a third party vendor called teespring.com, featured the phrase “Rope. Tree. Journalist. SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED”....
 It's early on a Thursday morning and flight attendant Bette Nash has just strolled up to Gate 19 at Reagan National Airport, where American Airlines Flight 2160 bound for Boston is parked and preparing for boarding. As she pauses at the counter...
Oil giant Shell has revealed that women are paid nearly a quarter less than their male colleagues. The UK’s biggest company said that it pays its female staff on average 22 per cent less than its male employees. The company said the two...
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