Ethereum, ripple and other cryptocurrency value surges as bitcoin price spikes

Bitcoin’s sudden price rise has resulted in gains across cryptocurrency markets, with ethereum, ripple and litecoin all surging in value. Within the space of an hour on...

Bitcoin price – latest updates: Cryptocurrency reaches towards $7,000

The value of bitcoin looked set to break above $7,000 on Wednesday before experiencing a mini flash crash that took it back below $6,800. The volatile cryptocurrency’s price has shifted wildly ever since mid-December - when it hit a record high...

Congress interrogated Mark Zuckerberg as if he were the guy from the IT helpdesk

It was billed as the downfall of America’s Nerd King, but half an hour into Day Two of Mark Zuckerberg’s Capitol Hill interrogation it had become...

Alex Beckett dead: W1A actor dies aged 35

Alex Beckett, best known for playing Barney Lumsden in the BBC satirical comedy W1A, has died aged 35. Beckett’s agent Gavin Denton-Jones confirmed the news in a statement, calling Lumsden “a wonderful man and a hugely talented...

US has a ‘crisis’ on Mexico border, attorney general Jeff Sessions claims

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the US has a “crisis” on the border with Mexico as Texas and Arizona have committed to sending National Guard...

Police fired after claiming mice ate half a ton of marijuana that mysteriously disappeared...

When more than 500kg of marijuana disappeared from a police warehouse in Argentina, officers had an improbable explanation: it must have been eaten by mice. Senior officers, it seems, were not convinced, and eight members of staff have...

EPA chief’s ‘imperial tenure’ must end after excessive expenses revealed, Democrats say

Senate Democrats have called for the “imperial tenure” of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt to come to an end after reports of his travel...

Former MI6 boss condemns Trump’s Twitter diplomacy with Russia amid Syria crisis

A former head of MI6 has hit out at Donald Trump for using Twitter to conduct critical diplomatic communications with Russia ahead of a potential conflict...

Fortnite down: Battle royale game goes offline on PS4, Xbox and PC for ’emergency...

Fortnite Battle Royale, one of the world's biggest games, has been offline for hours. Players on all platforms – Xbox, PS4, PC and mobile – have been unable to access the game because of "emergency...

Asifa Bano: Rape and murder of eight-year-old girl highlights tensions between Indian Hindus and...

She was an eight-year-old girl, who, while grazing her horses in a meadow in northern India in January, followed a man into the forest. Days later,...

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