Bitcoin Bears ‘Poised’ After ‘Dr Doom’s’ Dire Crypto Exchange Warning

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have divided the traditional financial industry and economists, with some arguing bitcoin and crypto is incompatible with the current system and others more open to the new technology. The bitcoin price, well known for its extreme volatility, has not helped matters, with bitcoin critics pointing to wild swings on crypto markets as…

AG Barr’s share price plummets after profit warning

Image copyright AG Barr Irn-Bru maker AG Barr’s share price fell sharply in early trading after the company issued a profit warning. The Cumbernauld-based said it expected sales to drop by 10% and profits by up to 20% as they struggle against a strong year in 2018. It cited poor weather and “challenges” facing some…

Ambassador row: Met Police criticised for warning off press

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption UK ambassador Sir Kim Darroch (l) called President Trump’s administration “inept” in leaked emails Scotland Yard has been criticised for warning media organisations against publishing leaked government documents. Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu advised editors it “could be a criminal matter”. His comments came as a criminal investigation…

Warning issued over adrenaline pen fault

Image copyright Getty Images Allergy patients are being warned of a potential fault with Emerade adrenaline pens. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said some have blocked needles, so cannot deliver adrenaline. Around two in every 1,000 pens are thought to be affected. Patients are advised to follow the existing advice to carry…

Warning over Whirlpool danger dryers being sold online

Image copyright LFB Image caption The damage caused by a dryer to a flat in Shepherd’s Bush, London Fire-prone tumble dryers which are being recalled are being sold by third-party vendors on online marketplaces, a charity has warned. Electrical Safety First is alerting consumers to the risk of buying these products and urging websites to…

An ominous warning from Andreas’ London Real talk. : CryptoCurrency

I don’t see wtf it does aside from be a middleman It would allow people around the world, many of whom are unbanked and have no access to a ‘stable’ currency like USD or a peg, but who have smartphones and use facebook/whatsapp/instagram daily, who don’t have the technical know-how or on-ramps to use real…

Warning! Bitcoin Could Spiral to $9,000 with Flailing Overheated Indicators

Bitcoin’s parabolic ascent looks unstoppable. Recently, every correction has been seen as an opportunity to buy heavily on dips. This week, the number one cryptocurrency is up by as much as 15 percent and it looks like bulls are gunning for the 2019 high of $13,868.44. The atmosphere is so bullish that CryptoTwitter is starting…

Bonfires: Council in ‘trespass’ warning over Avoniel

Image copyright PA Media Image caption A bonfire has been built in the car park at Avoniel Leisure Centre Belfast City Council has warned that anyone on the grounds of one of its leisure centres where a controversial loyalist bonfire has been built will be regarded as trespassers. A council official told people at Avoniel…

Blow To Bitcoin As Fed Chair Jerome Powell Issues Stark Facebook Warning

Bitcoin has been rallying hard so far this year, largely due to the renewed interest in bitcoin and cryptocurrencies sparked by social media giant Facebook’s much-hyped Libra cryptocurrency project, which was unveiled last month. The bitcoin price, which had struggled through a bitter bear market throughout 2018, has added over 250% so far this year,…

Pollution warning over car tyre and brake dust

Image copyright Getty Images Dust from car brakes and tyres will still pollute city air even when the vehicle fleet has gone all-electric, a report has warned. Fragments of microplastics from tyres, road surfaces and brakes will also flow into rivers, and ultimately into the sea, government advisers say. Ministers say they want to pass…