Bitcoin miner Argo Blockchain‘s (LSE. ARB) share price has more than halved in value from where it stood back in February. That’s despite yesterday’s estimate from the Financial Conduct Authority that cryptocurrency continues to attract new investors. Roughly 2.3 million adults in the UK now hold Bitcoin and the like ...FREE REPORT ... .
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Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the number of people fleeing war and persecution continued rising last year, with global displacement climbing to over 82 million - double the figure a decade ago, the UN said Friday ...Nearly half under 18. A full 42 percent of the world's displaced are girls and boys under the age of 18 ... 'Egoistic approach' ... ....
Geneva. One in a hundred deaths globally can directly be attributed to suicide, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, arguing that the Covid-19 pandemic has increased factors for suicide worldwide ... Among young people aged 15-29, suicide was the fourth leading cause of death after road injury, tuberculosis and interpersonal violence ... .
Websites of dozens of financial institutions and airlines in Australia and the United States were briefly down yesterday, in the second major blackout in just over a week caused by a glitch in an important piece of internet infrastructure ... Several US websites, which were hit by the outage, were back up ... Business Newsletter ... Monday to Friday ... .
Iranians are voting to elect a new president, with all but one of the four candidates to succeed Hassan Rouhani regarded as hardliners. Opinion polls suggest Ebrahim Raisi, a conservative Shia cleric who heads the judiciary, is the clear favourite ... ....
LUCKNOW. Police in India have summoned Twitter’s top official in the country to answer allegations that the US firm did not stop the spread of a video that allegedly spread “hate and enmity”, according to an official police notice seen by Reuters ...The police report names Twitter Inc, its local unit and seven others ... AP. View gallery as list. .
Israel launched airstrikes on the Gaza Strip late Thursday for a second time since a shaky cease-fire ended last month’s 11-day war after activists mobilised by the territory’s militant Hamas rulers launched incendiary balloons into Israel for a third straight day ... Read More. Israel's new government is as complex as the problems it faces ... .
GABORONE..A 1,098 carat diamond believed to be the third largest gem-quality stone ever to be mined, has been discovered in Botswana, according to a joint venture between Anglo American’s De Beers and the government ... “From our preliminary analysis it could be the world’s third largest gem quality stone ... ....
Documents kept in the Prime Minister's safe were shredded Sunday, just before Prime Minister Naftali Bennett took office, Haaretz reported Thursday. The illegal destruction of the documents was performed at the instruction of former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, clerks in the office told Haaretz ... It is unclear what documents were destroyed ... .