A Nobel Prize-winning economist has called for Bitcoin to be "outlawed" Joseph Stiglitz said that he favours making the digital currency illegal because it does not have a “socially useful function”. “Bitcoin is successful only because of its potential for circumvention, lack...
President Donald Trump is one step closer to achieving his first major legislative victory, with Senate Republicans voting to open debate on a tax bill that would benefit the wealthiest Americans.  A final Senate vote on the measure is expected later this...
In the style of Keith Moon offering interior design tips to would-be hoteliers, the Government has published its plan for the post-Brexit economy, and it has not disappointed. Theresa May has again lifted the lid on her fabled “industrial strategy”, once received as a...
Bitcoin has smashed through barriers in rapid succession as its stratospheric rise continues. On Wednesday it went past $11,000, having surpassed $10,000 less than a day earlier.  This has caused many financial experts to warn of a dangerous bubble, while other commentators...
Liu Yifei has been picked by Disney to play Mulan in its upcoming live action remake of its 1998 hit animated film focused on a young girl who excels in a masculine military world that is dismissive women who want to...
Boris Johnson has responded to Donald Trump retweeting videos from far-right group Britain First by branding the organisation as “hateful”.  The Foreign Secretary’s remarks failed to mention the President by name but did say Britain First’s views were "not in line with...
Donald Trump’s family has repeatedly attempted to hide their German heritage, it has been reported.  The President’s father, Fred Trump, passed himself off as Swedish, amid anti-German sentiment after World War II, according to Gwenda Blair’s book, The Trumps: Three Generations that...
Last week, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced in the Autumn Budget a £500m package of investment into tech initiatives, including the development of artificial intelligence. Which must have had the Channel 4 executives ordering trebles all round, because with perfect timing they’ve designated...
Donald Trump has sparked an unprecedented diplomatic spat after telling Theresa May to mind her own business following criticism of the US President's latest tweets.  Mr Trump shared three Islamophobic videos posted by the deputy leader of far-right organisation Britain First on...
Bitcoin isn’t big enough to pose a risk to the global economy, Bank of England deputy governor Jon Cunliffe said on Wednesday, as the cryptocurrency hit a record high of above $10,000 (£7,493) for the first time. The virtual currency traded below $1,000...