A Chinese company which previously paid bond investors in ham instead of cash is now running out of pigs.
Published 1 February 2019
Waste management firm, BusinessWaste.co.uk, which hailed the advent of of the cryptocurrency age when it announced that is was to being accepting it as a payment for services has now reported that it is no longer accepting blockchain currencies – such as Bitcoin – because it is too volatile to be reliable.
Published 31 January 2019
An American politician who employs hundreds of young teenagers has proposed a new law to scrap restrictions on child labour in his state.
Published 30 January 2019
The Russian government has unveiled plans to allow officials to escape prosecution for bribery or other acts of corruption in "exceptional circumstances".
Published 29 January 2019
Spanish airport authorities are searching for the owner of a private jet which has been parked for years.
Published 28 January 2019
The Premier League and its clubs supported close to 100,000 jobs as well as contributing £7.6 billion to UK Gross Domestic Product last year, new data from EY has revealed today.
Published 25 January 2019
Online banking giant Amazon has this week launched an all-electric, self-driving autonomous vehicle that will manoeuvre across pavements and deliver customers orders to their door.
Published 24 January 2019
Glasgow-based football club Celtic have had to issue a warning to supporters with shares in the club after they were targeted by phone fraudsters.
Published 23 January 2019
HMRC’s tax calculator has been telling some taxpayers that they owe nothing for next year.
Published 22 January 2019
A devout Christian who was fired because she refused to work on Sundays has been awarded $21 million in damages.
Published 21 January 2019
North Korean hackers used a fake skype job interview to trick a Chilean bank worker into downloading malware onto his work computer, it has emerged.
Published 18 January 2019
With other national food favourites such as pizza, sushi, pretzels, burritos and croissants already boasting well-established emoji status, producers of Scotland's national dish are now calling for the same recognition.
Published 17 January 2019
Air traffic controllers across Canadian are showing solidarity with their American counterparts whose bank balances have been victims of the recent US government shutdown by buying them pizza.
Published 16 January 2019
The first glimpse inside an 84-apartment development in Edinburgh described as the “most upmarket in Scotland’s recent history” has been unveiled as the homes are due for launch.
Published 15 January 2019
A man from California has been arrested after attempting to steal his flatmate’s winning lottery ticket following what turned out to be an ridiculously ill-conceived fraud.
Published 14 January 2019