Monday, October 22, 2018

Petro: What is Venezuela’s new bitcoin alternative and why is it so controversial?

Venezuela has developed a brand new cryptocurrency, called petro. The government of the crisis-hit country says it was created in order to help overcome financial sanctions imposed by the US and the...

Thousands died in Puerto Rico because of Hurricane Maria, new Harvard study says

More than 4,600 people are believed to have died in Puerto Rico from the catastrophic Hurricane Maria according to a new study – far in excess of...

Texas governor calls for more armed teachers and guards in schools after Santa Fe...

Arming teachers, dispatching more security guards to campuses and seizing firearms from the mentally ill were among the gun proposals Texas governor Greg Abbott released in response to a school shooting. After...

Fox News: How the right-wing network became one of America’s most influential political voices

Rupert Murdoch's Fox News has grown steadily to become one of the most influential right-wing media voices in the US since it first aired on 7 October 1996. Known for its unabashed Republican bias, pro-Donald...

Iran condemns US threat to impose ‘strongest sanctions in history’

Iranian politicians have reacted with anger to a promise from newly appointed US secretary of state Mike Pompeo to impose “the strongest sanctions...

Are you being ripped off by the gig economy?

Almost three million people have worked in the gig economy in the last 12 months, according to official figures, where, traditionally, there has...

PUBG developer admits problems with game and vows to fix it, as Fortnite popularity...

The developers of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds have "fallen short", they have admitted. The frank admission of the game's problems comes as the battle royale genre comes...

Trump accuses Mueller’s team of ‘meddling’ in US elections

President Donald Trump has accused the federal investigators probing his campaign’s alleged ties to Russia of “meddling” in the US midterm elections. “The 13 Angry Democrats (plus people...

Best for Britain chief campaigning for second referendum compares Brexit to appeasement of Nazi...

Brexit has been compared to the appeasement of Nazi Germany in the 1930s by a leading supporter of the Remain campaign. Lord Malloch-Brown, the former foreign office minister who heads the Best for...

Uber and Lyft subpoenaed for employment records after landmark gig economy ruling

San Francisco’s city attorney has demanded that Uber and Lyft turn over employment records after a California high court ruling that could reshape the...

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