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Manchester: Story as it Unfolded on the Route No. 23

5 Jul 2021 7 minute read 1 comment peerynt

What are your first associations that come to mind when hearing the name of England's Manchester? Is it United, the football club? Because for me it is, even though I must admit, I'm not really a football fan. Around here you don't have to be a big f...

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...

Aave's New Licence is the Same One Coinbase and Revolut Use

25 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

DeFi lending and borrowing protocol Aave (LEND) has received an Electronic Money Institutional (EMI) license from the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), according to a listing on the FCA website. The license is the same one that Coinbase and Revol...

Nearly 3 Million Hong Kong Residents Offered Chance to Settle in UK

2 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that as a new security law implemented by the mainland Chinese government violates Hong Kong's freedom, up to 3 million Hong Kong residents will be offered a chance to settle in the UK and eventua...

Cryptocurrency in the UK – a tough progress?

26 Jun 2020 4 minute read 5 comments ChangeNOW

The United Kingdom’s relations with cryptocurrencies are quite complex. Since crypto is a decentralized entity, the government has many doubts about streamlining digital money. Still, Great Britain is one of the leading destinations for crypto-based...

English Covid-19 Lockdown Protocols to be Eased

23 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Prime Minister Boris Johnson stated that starting on July 4th, 2020, some of the Covid-19 coronavirus lockdown protocols aimed at reducing transmission of the virus will be eased. The easing of protocols will allow pubs, bars, and restaurants to reop...

Binance to Launch UK Trading Platform This Summer

18 Jun 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Abhimanyu Krishnan

Binance will launch a trading platform in the United Kingdom in the summer, according to a Reuters report on June 17. Marking yet another market that the popular exchange is attempting to tap into, the launch is expected to have 65 assets available f...

Face Coverings Mandatory on English Public Transport

15 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

In an attempt to combat the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, the English government stated that starting on Monday, June 15th, 2020, anyone travelling on public transportation such as buses, trains, ferries, and planes in England must wear a face...

United Kingdom Headed For One of Deepest Recessions Ever

13 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

The United Kingdom Office for National Statistics stated that the economy has shrank by 20.4% in April back to mid-2002 levels due to widespread lockdowns to combat the Covid-19 coronavirus. According to local statistical reports, combined with the 5...

Brave Browser uncovers widespread online surveillance of UK citizens

5 Feb 2020 2 minute read 7 comments TrocProcLock

Yesterday Brave release a report detailing how bad the Surveillance is on UK Council websites. If you want to read the whole report here it is: https://brave.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Surveillance-on-UK-council-websites_compressed_version.pdf  I...