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UK: New Report Warns Over ‘Bad’ Government Cryptocurrency Regulation

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U.K. businesses and analysts have hit back at government plans to regulate cryptocurrencies and related technology, describing them as a “blunt instrument approach,”. Calls to step up the level of power the country’s finance […]

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UK financial sector unites for Financial Sector Cyber Collaboration Centre

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A number of large UK banks, securities exchanges and insurance firms are coming together to launch a new body to fight cybercrime, Financial Sector Cyber Collaboration Centre. It will be working with […]

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Swiss bank UBS goes on trial in France over alleged tax-dodging scheme

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The Swiss banking giant UBS goes on trial in Paris on Monday to face accusations it orchestrated a huge tax fraud scheme for wealthy French clients, with potential fines of billions of […]

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Specialist financial crime unit to crack down on prison gangs

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A new specialist unit will identify and freeze bank accounts linked to organised crime behind bars, Justice Secretary David Gauke announced today (3 October). In the latest measure to tackle the criminal […]

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New Year’s at the Burj Khalifa

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As I was going through my camera’s spare memory card the other day, I discovered that there were still tons of video and photos from our New Year’s eve celebration in Dubai […]

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Burj Khalifa spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration

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The breathtaking fireworks display, perfectly timed to the show on the facade of the Burj Khalifa, was complemented by dazzling lights and lasers, all synchronised to The Dubai Fountain show, leaving global […]

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The 73-year-old Vietnamese refugee is responsible for bringing Sriracha to American consumers

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After settling in Los Angeles in 1979, Tran founded Huy Fong Foods Inc., named for the Huey Fong boat that brought him to the U.S., and started making hot sauces for local […]

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Russia’s indigenous peoples campaign against Arctic pollution

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Across the Russian Arctic, indigenous peoples are asking Elon Musk not to buy nickel from Norilsk Nickel, one of the largest nickel and palladium mining companies in the world. For the past […]

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