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United Kingdom to Cut Foreign Aid to Yemen

6 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Over a hundred charities in the United Kingdom including Oxfam and Save the Children have condemned the government's reported decision to cut foreign aid to Yemen from 164,000,000 Pounds (227,000,000 United States dollars) in 2019-2020 to 87,000,000...

NME: Sleaford Mods: “We live in such a cynical time. You start to question yourself.”

20 Jan 2021 5 minute read 0 comments rhyzom

In case some/any of you haven't by now gotten familiar with the Sleaford Mods, here's one of their more well-known performances: When I come across some new, unique favorite English band of mine that I spin for weeks after, I always recall Bjork's c...

UK Opens Consultation Regarding Stablecoins, Wants to Remain FinTech Leader

8 Jan 2021 1 minute read 11 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

The United Kingdom’s treasury department, Her Majesty’s Treasury, has launched a consultation process for stablecoins with respect to their application in the national economy, according to an official document published in Jan. 2021. Saying that th...

Crypto & Proposals for new European Regulation

21 Dec 2020 7 minute read 0 comments coinpass Global

The Build-Up It is now more than a decade since bitcoin was created and some are asking whether the cryptocurrency world will attract some form of specialised regulatory coverage. If so, will it be treated like FX, which in many countries is unregul...

New Data Suggests That Satoshi was Based in London

26 Nov 2020 1 minute read 26 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

A new report by The Chain Bulletin Creative Director Doncho Karaivanov published on Nov. 23 suggests that Satoshi Nakamoto may have spent time in London while working on Bitcoin. Karaivanov analyzed Satoshi’s BitcoinTalk forum posts, email, SourceFo...

British Prime Minister Proposes New Lockdown in England

31 Oct 2020 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

As total confirmed Covid-19 coronavirus cases surge past 1 million nation-wide, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson proposes a new month-long lockdown for England beginning on Thursday November 5th, 2020, and ending on December 2nd, 2020. The Prime...

UK politics: Jeremy Corbyn suspended from Labour party over Antisemitism

29 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Chadayan

If anyone interested in what is happening in UK Corbyn is suspended from the party. I am not sure how much power he holds in the Labour party. Labour Party is moving back to the 'New Labour' blairites. It is curious to know what extreme left and Tro...

New UK cryptocurrency regulations (and why this made me sad)

7 Oct 2020 3 minute read 6 comments Heruvim78

Starting from January 6, 2021, U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has officially banned the sale of cryptocurrency derivatives and exchange-traded notes to retail users, more than a year after first proposing such a ban. Why? The FCA considers...

Ugochill Recommends. - Saboteurs Band UK

28 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments ugochill

  Struggling with the mundanities of life in an East Midlands market town. Bottling it all up and ready to explode. The quiet ones are the worst they say but there's nothing quiet about Saboteurs' outpouring of pent-up emotions. The band's 2018 debu...

Gemini Fully Expands Its Operations to the UK

24 Sep 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Abhimanyu Krishnan

New York-headquartered Gemini Exchange has received approval from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to operate as an exchange and custodian, according to a press release published on September 23. The Electronic Money Institution (EMI) lice...