LONDON - With the help a 99-cent can of paint, New York's Domino Park created one of the most unlikely successes of the COVID-19 pandemic - social distancing circles painted in public places, which have shown that when conditions are right, people embrace radical rules. The sight of New Yorkers sit...

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PARIS - French Prime Minister Jean Castex told his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, that he rejected the idea of a joint British-French patrol in the English Channel to fight illegal migration, a letter obtained by showed on Thursday. "France is ready to pursue our operational cooperation with t...
By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA - Activist groups called on the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday to create a new panel of independent experts to collect and preserve evidence of possible war crimes by all sides in Yemen's bitter conflict for future prosecution. Bahrain, Russia and other members of the...
BUKAVU, Democratic Republic of Congo - Two journalists were wounded when police opened fire on a protest outside the provincial parliament in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Bukavu on Thursday, local media and a reporter at the scene said. Police fired tear gas and live ammunition in...
BRUSSELS - The European Union imposed sanctions on state-owned Belarusian airline Belavia on Thursday, accusing the company of flying in migrants as a tactic to destabilise European states, in a new round of punitive measures coordinated with the United States. reported the planned sanctions on Nov...
By David Milliken LONDON - A key measure of medium-term British inflation expectations in financial markets hit its highest since at least late 2013 on Thursday, potentially adding to worries at the Bank of England. Five-year five-year inflation forwards - which measure investors' expectation for r...
WASHINGTON - The United States on Thursday imposed restrictions on dealings in new issuances of Belarusian sovereign debt and expanded sanctions on the country, targeting 20 individuals and 12 entities, as Washington increases pressure on Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. The U.S. Treasury...
By Mitch Phillips LONDON - Joe Root has always been a key component in England's test lineup but, such is the current fragility of their top order, it is probably no exaggeration to suggest that their Ashes hopes will stand or fall on their captain's batting form. S...
- New Brazilian soccer champions Atletico Mineiro are to treat fans with free tattoos to celebrate their first title win in half a century, a radio station in the club's home city of Belo Horizonte said on Thursday. The club won the Serie A trophy on Thursday night by beating Bah...
By Kevin Buckland - The dollar ticked higher on Friday amid a broadly calmer tone in markets as fears over Omicron's impact eased, but currency moves were muted ahead of a key U.S. payrolls report that could clear the path to earlier Federal Reserve interest rate hikes....
SYDNEY - Australia on Friday reported its first community transmission of the new Omicron coronavirus variant, but authorities held steady on a plan to reopen the economy amid hopes it would prove to be milder than previous strains. The new case, a school student from Sydney, was...
TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp said all new vehicle sales in Western Europe will be zero-emission models by 2035, as the world's biggest automaker complies with tighter emission rules in the region. By 2030, at least half of Toyota's model mix will be zero emission, including electric...
SHANGHAI - Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Global said on Friday it will start work on delisting from the New York stock exchange and begin pursuing a listing in Hong Kong after obtaining the approval of its board. "The company will organize a shareholders meeting to vote on the...
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LONDON - With the help a 99-cent can of paint, New York's Domino Park created one of the most unlikely successes of the COVID-19 pandemic - social distancing circles painted in public places, which have shown that when conditions are right, people embrace radical rules. The sight of New Yorkers sit...
PARIS - French Prime Minister Jean Castex told his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, that he rejected the idea of a joint British-French patrol in the English Channel to fight illegal migration, a letter obtained by showed on Thursday. "France is ready to pursue our operational cooperation with t...
BUKAVU, Democratic Republic of Congo - Two journalists were wounded when police opened fire on a protest outside the provincial parliament in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Bukavu on Thursday, local media and a reporter at the scene said. Police fired tear gas and live ammunition in...
BRUSSELS - The European Union imposed sanctions on state-owned Belarusian airline Belavia on Thursday, accusing the company of flying in migrants as a tactic to destabilise European states, in a new round of punitive measures coordinated with the United States. reported the planned sanctions on Nov...

UK News & Politics

By Alistair Smout LONDON - COVID-19 vaccines made by Pfizer and Moderna that use mRNA technology provide the biggest boost to antibody levels when given 10-12 weeks after the second dose, a British study published on Thursday has found. The "COV-Boost" study was cit...
LONDON - With the help a 99-cent can of paint, New York's Domino Park created one of the most unlikely successes of the COVID-19 pandemic - social distancing circles painted in public places, which have shown that when conditions are right, people embrace radical rules. The sight of New Yorkers sit...
PARIS -French Prime Minister Jean Castex told his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, that he rejected the idea of a joint British-French patrol in the English Channel to fight clandestine migration to Britain, a letter obtained by showed on Thursday. "France is ready to pursue our...
PARIS - French Prime Minister Jean Castex told his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, that he rejected the idea of a joint British-French patrol in the English Channel to fight illegal migration, a letter obtained by showed on Thursday. "France is ready to pursue our operational cooperation with t...

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LONDON - With the help a 99-cent can of paint, New York's Domino Park created one of the most unlikely successes of the COVID-19 pandemic - social distancing circles painted in public places, which have shown that when conditions are right, people embrace radical rules. The sight of New Yorkers sit...
LONDON (Bywire News) - On Thursday, the government reported a total of 53,945 new coronavirus cases, the highest number since mid-July. The rise in numbers has been attributed to the spread of the Delta variant and the new threat imposed by the Omicron variant.  There was a slight decrease in the n...
FILE PHOTO: People walk through Westminster Underground station during morning rush hour, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in London, Britain, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
BEIJING - A Chinese city adjacent to Russia said that starting Friday, it would suspend certain activities for goods transported via highway, its latest move to tighten virus curbs along borders amid its COVID-19 resurgence. The highway port of entry in Manzhouli city, a small town in the northern...
- Serco Group Plc warned of lower revenue and profit in 2022 on Thursday, as the British outsourcer that supports the COVID-19 test-and-trace programme expects demand for pandemic services to fall next year. Issuing 2022 outlook for the first time ahead of its capital markets event, Serco expects r...
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KABUL (Bywire News)- A suspected suicide bomb exploded outside Kabul airport on Thursday and U.S. service members were among the wounded, a U.S. official said, after the United States and allies urge...

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Politics

PARIS - French Prime Minister Jean Castex told his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, that he rejected the idea of a joint British-French patrol in the English Channel to fight illegal migration, a letter obtained by showed on Thursday. "France is ready to pursue our operational cooperation with t...
By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA - Activist groups called on the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday to create a new panel of independent experts to collect and preserve evidence of possible war crimes by all sides in Yemen's bitter conflict for future prosecution. Bahrain, Russia and other members of the...
WASHINGTON - The United States on Thursday imposed restrictions on dealings in new issuances of Belarusian sovereign debt and expanded sanctions on the country, targeting 20 individuals and 12 entities, as Washington increases pressure on Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. The U.S. Treasury...
LONDON (Bywire News) - The government has decided to impose new sanctions on individuals and organisations from Belarus. The assets of OJSC Belaruskali, the biggest potash fertiliser producer in the world, were frozen in the move. In a statement, foreign minister Liz Truss said, "These sanctions co...
FILE PHOTO: Britain's Foreign Secretary Liz Truss attends a news conference with Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid at the Foreign Commonwealth & Development Office in London, Britain, November 29, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Entertainment

By Richard Chang NEW YORK - More minorities are showing up in mainstream U.S. entertainment, from films and TV to music, as audiences demand stories that reflect the world's diversity, showing that inclusion is good business, industry executives said. "Our industry...
By Dawn Chmielewski - As a former music manager who once counted Elton John, Beyonce and Guns N’ Roses as clients, Merck Mercuriadis has an eye for talent and a knack for identifying trends. As streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music gained mainstream po...
By Marie-Louise Gumuchian LONDON - Fashion magazine ELLE is banning fur from the pages of all its international editions in a move to support animal welfare and reflect changing tastes, the publication said on Thursday. Hailing a "fur-free future," ELLE senior vice...
By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES - Alec Baldwin's first public account of the fatal shooting on the set of his movie "Rust" will be broadcast on Thursday, about six weeks after a gun he was using during a rehearsal fired off a live bullet, killing a cinematographer. Bal...

Sports

By Mitch Phillips LONDON - Joe Root has always been a key component in England's test lineup but, such is the current fragility of their top order, it is probably no exaggeration to suggest that their Ashes hopes will stand or fall on their captain's batting form. S...
- New Brazilian soccer champions Atletico Mineiro are to treat fans with free tattoos to celebrate their first title win in half a century, a radio station in the club's home city of Belo Horizonte said on Thursday. The club won the Serie A trophy on Thursday night by beating Bah...
By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE - Pat Cummins's promotion to the Australian captaincy may have come sooner than he bargained for, but for the nation's fast bowlers the appointment is long overdue. Cummins is only the second paceman to take the reins of Australia's test team...
By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY - The last time England arrived Down Under for an Ashes series in 2017, David Warner was Australia vice-captain and the team's designated enforcer with both the bat and the chat. A lot of water has gone under the bridge since then, not lea...

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By Mitch Phillips LONDON - Joe Root has always been a key component in England's test lineup but, such is the current fragility of their top order, it is probably no exaggeration to suggest that their Ashes hopes will stand or fall on their captain's batting form. S...
- New Brazilian soccer champions Atletico Mineiro are to treat fans with free tattoos to celebrate their first title win in half a century, a radio station in the club's home city of Belo Horizonte said on Thursday. The club won the Serie A trophy on Thursday night by beating Bah...
By Kevin Buckland - The dollar ticked higher on Friday amid a broadly calmer tone in markets as fears over Omicron's impact eased, but currency moves were muted ahead of a key U.S. payrolls report that could clear the path to earlier Federal Reserve interest rate hikes....
SYDNEY - Australia on Friday reported its first community transmission of the new Omicron coronavirus variant, but authorities held steady on a plan to reopen the economy amid hopes it would prove to be milder than previous strains. The new case, a school student from Sydney, was...

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On the US Dollar Index, it looks like we’re in a massive Expanding Wedge here. The median line of the Wedge, which so happens to be a nice little S/R line, has just been broken with volume. I expect a re-test of this line, then a run up to the 3rd touch on the upper boundary of the Expanding Wedge....
This is how institutions feel about you, too. I still hear people talk about the “wall of institutional money” about to rush into crypto. As if the $70-110 billion already reported isn’t enough. Yes, institutional investors continue to buy, HODL, and accumulate, just not with the same pace and urge...
LONDON (Bywire News) - These are heady days for the EOS ecosystem it would seem. Whether its recognition grants from the EOS Network Foundation (ENF), fractal governance from Eden or quadratic funding from Pomelo, the building blocks have been cementing into place – one by one – block by block – an...
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Written by Sylvain Saurel - In Bitcoin We Trust A few weeks ago, in September 2021, I drew your attention to a rather incredible figure: $332B. This figure represented the total fines paid by the world's leading banks since 2000 for violating rules in the financial services world. The different r...

Within The Law

LONDON (Bywire News) - He’s the 15th richest person in the world, but nobody knows – for certain – who he is. Now that could be about to change. All may – or may not – be revealed in a major lawsuit over $64bn worth of the cryptocurrency. In one corner is Australian programmer Craig Wright, 51, who...
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By David Shepardson WASHINGTON/SEATTLE -Boeing Co current and former company directors have reached a $237.5 million proposed settlement with shareholders to settle a lawsuit over the safety oversight of the 737 MAX aircraft, documents seen by show. Following two fatal 737 MAX crashes in the space...
By Lidia Kelly MELBOURNE - Melbourne, which has spent more time under COVID-19 lockdowns than any other city in the world, is set to lift its stay-at-home orders this week, officials said on Sunday. By Friday, when some curbs will be lifted, the Australian city of 5 million people will have been un...
By Aradhana Aravindan and Chen Lin SINGAPORE - Singapore's reimposition of coronavirus restrictions to buy time to prepare to live with the disease has been met with some rare frustration as the government walks a fine line between reopening and preventing hospitals from getting overwhelmed. Singap...

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LONDON (Bywire News) - These are heady days for the EOS ecosystem it would seem. Whether its recognition grants from the EOS Network Foundation (ENF), fractal governance from Eden or quadratic funding from Pomelo, the building blocks have been cementing into place – one by one – block by block – an...
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What is Minerva? Minerva is a DAO platform that brings appreciating wine investments to investors on the blockchain. The DAO selects and verifies wine providers who are then authorized to publish Andromeda Digital Objects (ADOs) as proof-of-sale. WTF are ADOs? ADOs are interoperable modular smart c...
It’s worthy to note that alongside Pomelo, support for EOSTARTER and EOS Bees expects to increase the flow of funds towards the mainnet.  If that weren’t enough, Pomelo’s recognition continues to grow across crypto: Pomelo - Crowdfunding on EOS @PomeloGrants🥳Pomelo is getting recognized in the wid...
What’s Finney been up to? Getting that heightening anticipation as a swell ushers in a beautiful set? Maybe tingling exhilaration accompanying crisp air of a perfect Autumn storm- movie night! Let’s start with the UNDRGRND (yes on EOS too); check out discord for info about an exploding, cross-chain...

Business

By Kevin Buckland - The dollar ticked higher on Friday amid a broadly calmer tone in markets as fears over Omicron's impact eased, but currency moves were muted ahead of a key U.S. payrolls report that could clear the path to earlier Federal Reserve interest rate hikes....
TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp said all new vehicle sales in Western Europe will be zero-emission models by 2035, as the world's biggest automaker complies with tighter emission rules in the region. By 2030, at least half of Toyota's model mix will be zero emission, including electric...
DUBLIN - Growth in Ireland's service sector fell to a seven-month low in November as a surge in COVID-19 infections cooled the enthusiasm of consumers, a survey found on Friday. The AIB IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) dropped to 59.3 in November from 63.4 the month be...
By Hari Kishan BENGALURU - Interest rate differentials will dominate sentiment in forex markets over the next three months, a poll of FX analysts found, placing the U.S. dollar in a unique position to extend its outperformance against its peers. The dollar index, u...

Writers Corner

If you’ve heard of the Terra blockchain and its ecosystem, you’ll know that it is often compared to other Layer 1 Blockchains like Ethereum, Solana and Binance Smart Chain. However, what Terra is and what it is trying to be is often overlook. Here are 3 ideas you should understand: 1. Terra is not...
By Anna Irrera LONDON - PayPal Holdings Inc is partnering with non-profit organisation the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) to investigate how extremist and hate movements in the United States take advantage of financial platforms to fund their criminal activities. The initiative will be led through AD...
By Dave Graham and Andre Paultre CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti -The funeral of assassinated Haitian president Jovenel Moise on Friday was disrupted by what appeared to be shots nearby and riot gas used on protesters, prompting a U.S. delegation and other dignitaries to duck into vehicles for safety. witnesses...
ANKARA - Turkey on Sunday slammed a ruling by a top European Union court allowing the banning of headscarves under certain conditions as a "clear violation of religious freedoms", adding the move would exacerbate prejudices against Muslim women in Europe. The Luxembourg-based EU Court of Justice (C...

Independent Media Association

  A Manchester Labour councillor has announced she is stepping down after just six months in office, saying that the “racism and bullying” she has endured during her time as a councillor is the reason why. Marcia Hutchinson announced she would be resigning from her position as L...
One of the survivors of last week’s horrific mass drowning in the English Channel has claimed that British authorities refused to help them as their boat was sinking – despite their vessel reportedly being around 5km into British waters. In an interview with Kurdish broadcaster, Rudaw,...
The site of a historic cotton mill that launched the career of Manchester’s first multi-millionaire has been given a new lease of life by Southway Housing Trust to provide vital social housing for older people. The first residents are currently moving in at Gorton Mill House, built by Southway...
  Greater Manchester is a region where the divide that defines inequality is becoming more distinct. While new hotels, offices and apartment complexes rise into the sky of Salford Quays and Manchester city centre the communities on the outskirts are increasingly pressured by cuts t...

Press Releases

This comes as part of a national campaign against the growth and expansion of the UK’s “hostile environment” three years on from the Windrush scandal, highlighting the role of corporate profiteering in border violence. Campaigners are calling for an end to UK universities’ millions invested in BSI...
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By Steve Scherer OTTAWA - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who fell short of a majority in last month's election, will introduce a Cabinet on Tuesday that analysts say should hone in on the fight against climate change. Trudeau's Liberals gained four seats to 159, but fell short of the 170 n...
Job Title: Writer/journalist The Job: To produce articles based around the crypto/blockchain sector, with a dedicated focus on everything EOS and EOSIO related. The EOS community, foundation, Eden, Block.one and everything in between will be your “patch”. You will help Bywire become the most compre...
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By Byron Kaye SYDNEY - Facebook Inc has told Australian publishers it has stopped negotiating licencing deals, an email to the industry seen by showed, a move which came just six months after the passing of a law designed to make tech giants pay for news content. While Facebook has announced deals...