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Canada to examine risks from crypto, stablecoins, CBDCs in budget
The Canadian government will begin a consultation on the risks that digital assets and currencies may pose to the country’s traditional financial system.
Regulators are your friend, IMF official tells crypto industry
Deputy director of monetary and capital markets at the IMF, Dong He, said at Hong Kong Fintech Week on Tuesday that his message to the crypto industry is to embrace regulation.
The Future of Homebuying: Does Gen Z Have It Even Tougher Than Millennials?
Buying a home is no easy feat, but it’s grown substantially harder for younger generations of Americans. According to recent Census data, the homeownership rate for millennials stands at 48.6% — over 20 percentage points below Gen X and nearly 30 below baby boomers. Even among 40-year-old millennials, the homeownership …
More education needed to cut back on honour-based abuse, says leading Scottish charity
Men must be educated about honour-based abuse in order to reverse the rise in cases across the UK, a Scottish charity claims.
Covid pandemic shines alarming light on level of honour-based violence, says leading UK charity
The pandemic has revealed the devastating and real extent of honour-based violence in the UK, according to the founder of a leading charity which supports survivors.
Trailblazing organisation Southall Black Sisters providing crucial support to honour-based abuse survivors
A pioneering ethnic minority women’s organisation is giving a “ray of hope” to survivors of honour-based abuse.
My toddler keeps going viral on TikTok. As a gender-fluid parent, it hasn't always been an easy experience
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Cost of living: How to save money on your phone bill
As the cost-of-living crisis continues to bite, people are looking to save money wherever they can, and phone bills are often a neglected area.
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How England's COVID restrictions compare to the rest of Europe
Boris Johnson has confirmed there will be no further restrictions imposed in England before Christmas.
VIDEO: What is the metaverse?
When Facebook Inc announced that it was changing its name to Meta, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that this reflected the company’s ambition of “building the metaverse”.
Living with long COVID: 'It's really scary having an illness no one can cure'
A woman who has lived with long COVID for the past 16 months has opened up about how the debilitating disease still impacts her everyday life.
What does misogyny mean - and why do so many people want to know?
Here’s why it was such a common question in 2021 - and why the search term peaked between 5- 7 October.
Lack of diabetes care due to COVID could be a healthcare time-bomb
The disruption in diabetes care during the pandemic could be storing up potentially serious health problems for those living with the disease, expects warn.
What is 'Black Pete', the Dutch Christmas tradition branded racism in full display?
The controversial festive tradition of Zwarte Piet is yet to be banned.
Loved and Lost: Suzanne Murphy, no shrinking violet, was the loudest, friendliest in a room
This story is part of Loved and Lost, a statewide media collaboration working to celebrate the life of every New Jersey resident who died of COVID-19. To learn more and submit a loved one's name to be profiled, visit lovedandlostnj.com. Nobody would ever describe Suzanne Murphy as a shrinking violet. …
'Narco-submarines' play a growing role in ferrying drugs bound for the United States and elsewhere
They’re known as “narco-submarines” — semi-submersible vessels used to ferry narcotics across ocean waters.
Where are they now? Figures that shaped the Welsh scene.
In this new series of weekly uploads, Manon Williams, founder of The Jaunty Spiv Blog takes a look at prominent Welsh figures, to find out Where are they now? Becoming a household name through cult film, Twin Town. Actor and Musician, Rhys Ifans originally from Haverdfordwest has enjoyed a career …
What was BBC Records and Tapes?
Founded in 1967, BBC Records and Tapes was arguably the weirdest albeit most intriguing record label around. With a lifespan of just under 3 decades, before it’s ultimate dismissal in 1991. Here, founder of The Jaunty Spiv Blog, Manon Williams delves into the archives to explore what exactly went on …
Vietnamese on-demand e-commerce platform Loship raises $12M pre-series C
Loship, the Vietnamese on-demand e-commerce platform that started as a reviews app, announced today it has raised $12 million in pre-Series C funding, bringing its valuation to $100 million. The round was co-led by BAce Capital, an Ant Group-backed venture firm, and the direct investment unit of Sun Hung Kai …
30 Best Places to Visit in USA in June
The United States is one of the most popular destinations for tourists. Every year the country attracts millions of visitors from all over the world. According to statistics presented by International Trade Administration, a US government agency to promote the export of goods and services, 79.3 million international visitors traveled …