Business

US is biggest Bitcoin miner after China crackdown: Study

LONDON (AFP) – The United States has overtaken China as the biggest miner of Bitcoin following Beijing’s crackdown on the method used to unearth the world’s major cryptocurrency, a study showed on Wednesday (Oct 13). Figures released by the University of Cambridge showed that activity in the US more than doubled in the four months […]

Politics

Gavin Williamson: Teaching unions ‘can’t pretend to be sorry’ over exit of ‘disastrous’ education secretary

Gavin Williamson was the first minister to be removed in Boris Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle after a tumultuous time as education secretary. Having supported Mr Johnson’s leadership campaign and being rewarded with a top job, the 45-year-old career politician said it had been a “privilege to serve as education secretary since 2019”. Mr Williamson was moved […]