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Bitcoin swings as civil war looms

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 5:38am
The Bitcoin community must agree how to tackle a slowdown in transaction times to avoid a schism.

BBC pay: Male presenters could face wage cut

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 11:14pm
One BBC executive says reducing the amount paid to male stars is "one of the levers we can pull".

Donald Trump's son and aides to testify in Senate about Russia

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 11:07pm
The three will answer questions about Russia's alleged interference in last year's US election.

Would using an eye scanner make mobile banking secure?

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 10:39pm
TSB customers will be able to try out iris scanning technology to access their bank account.

John McCain has brain cancer, his office says

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 10:35pm
The 80-year-old US senator may undergo chemotherapy and radiation treatment, a statement says.

How Britain supported the early release of Rudolf Hess

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 8:30pm
Newly released files reveal that the UK supported the release of the Nazi leader as early as 1956.

Turning to strangers for therapy in public

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 8:26pm
A psychologist in London is experimenting with 'problem solving booths', staffed by strangers.

Sexual offences on trains and tubes double in five years

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 7:30pm
The number of sexual offences reported on trains has doubled in five years, police say.

Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 7:12pm
Finishing secondary education and protecting against hearing loss are two of them, a study says.

University first-class degrees soaring

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 7:02pm
Universities awarding first-class degrees to over 40% of students.

Vince Cable set to become Lib Dem leader

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 6:52pm
The 74-year old ex-business secretary is expected to be elected unopposed.

Newspaper headlines: BBC becomes 'Bloated Blokes Club'

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 6:49pm
The broadcaster comes in for a battering on the front pages as the pay of its top stars is revealed.

Watching Russia's Syrian build-up from central Istanbul

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 6:45pm
Warships sailing from the Black Sea to Syria pass through the centre of one of Europe's biggest cities - where amateur ship spotters watch their every move.

Brexit: British and EU negotiators to outline progress

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 6:45pm
David Davis and Michel Barnier will discuss progress in talks on citizen's rights and the Irish border.

The UK’s best new buildings up for an award

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 6:37pm
Six buildings are on the shortlist for the 22nd annual Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba) Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building.

The women who take dangerous pills to gain weight

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 6:32pm
In our series of letters from African journalists, Yousra Elbagir explores Sudanese women's appetite for weight gain pills.

Why bar staff won’t serve war hero

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 6:27pm
Could a Brain Injury Identity Card help a former soldier who gets refused service in bars?

Do you have to avoid huggers at work?

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 6:17pm
The number of workplace huggers is said to be on the rise, but it is still a social - and legal - minefield.

Digging up Dali: Why experts question artist paternity claim

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 6:15pm
A 1.5-tonne slab will have to be moved to allow DNA testing to settle the contentious claim.

A glimpse inside the Goldman Sachs nursery

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 6:02pm
Goldman is the only City firm to have an onsite nursery - but is it only deep-pocketed banks which can afford one?