Day: June 18, 2019

Facebook launches its own global cryptocurrency: Libra

Facebook launches its own global cryptocurrency: Libra

Facebook Inc plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and global payments. Facebook said it has linked with 28 partners to form Libra Association, a Geneva-based entity governing its new digital coin, which it will ...

Berlin’s ballooning rents to be frozen for five years

Berlin’s ballooning rents to be frozen for five years

Berlin's city government decided on Tuesday to freeze rents for five years, heeding complaints from residents that their once famously affordable city was pricing them out. For decades after German unification in 1990, the capital was a magnet for artists, musicians and students drawn by housing far cheaper than in ...

Investigation launched as patient dies waiting to be treated at Midlands hospital

Tsunami warning as 6.8 magnitude earthquake strikes Japan

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 struck Japan's northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday, with shaking strong enough to damage buildings and prompting a 0.2-1.0 metre tsunami warning, reports Reuters. There were no immediate reports of damage, although areas hardest hit by the quake could not be contacted by ...

South Lodge Spa – Review

South Lodge Spa – Review

If you are looking for a luxury spa hotel, an hour from London, this is the place for you. The venue, a five-star Jacobethan mansion, is delightful, but the newly built spa will take your breath away. South Lodge has ample grounds covering many acres with walking paths that you ...

Abu Dhabi Edition – Review

Abu Dhabi Edition – Review

The EDITION range of hotels always offer uber-luxury venues and the very best in service and style, and this hotel is no different. This hotel is the first of the brand to set up in the Middle East. It’s waterfront location and design are a sight to behold. It has ...

Is this the man to lead Chelsea in a new direction

Chelsea legend likely to be named manager

Derby County boss Frank Lampard would find it hard to say no to Chelsea if they offered him the manager's job, his uncle Harry Redknapp has told the BBC. Lampard, who spent 13 trophy-laden years as a player at Chelsea, guided Derby to the Championship (second-tier) playoff final in his ...