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LONDON (Bywire News) - Non fungible tokens (NFTs) are one of the buzzwords of the blockchain revolution. However, as with many buzzwords, many people don’t fully understand them. So, what are they? And are they worth the hype. If people struggle with the term it is, perhaps, understandable. NFT is a...
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LONDON (Bywire News) - Here at Bywire, an interesting problem did occur a few weeks ago. As we needed some cryptocurrencies (EOS) in order to interact with the blockchain and timestamp articles, we need regular demand to buy to replenish our supply. However, since the 4th of May, the EOS price jumpe...
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By Dylan Martinez WINDSOR, England -U.S. President Joe Biden said Britain's Queen Elizabeth reminded him of his mother and that she had asked about China's Xi Jinping and Russia's Vladimir Putin as they had tea at Windsor Castle on Sunday. Biden lavished praise on the 95-year-old British monarch aft...
FALMOUTH, England - British environmentalist David Attenborough told Group of Seven leaders on Sunday that tackling climate change was now as much a political challenge as it was a scientific one. "We know in detail what is happening to our planet, and we know many of the things we need to do during...
FILE PHOTO: Broadcaster and film maker David Attenborough attends the premiere of Blue Planet II at the British Film Institute in London, Britain, September 27, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo
CARBIS BAY, England - The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the leaders of the Group of Seven world's largest advanced economies had also agreed on the need to coordinate on supply chain resilience to ensure democracies are supporting each other. "I would say there was unanimity in ...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, U.S. President Joe Biden, France's President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in attend a working session during G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Britain, June 12, 2021. Leon Neal/Pool via REUTERS
LONDON (Bywire News) - More than 60 companies are currently advertising on Andrew Neil’s right-wing, conspiracy-theory peddling news channel, GB News, with many people already threatening to boycott the firms unless they stop advertising on the channel. The supposedly “anti-woke” channel, which only...
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LONDON (Bywire News) - Lewis’ comments came in response to Andrew Bridgen on yesterday’s BBC Politics Live, after the Tory MP claimed that footballers who take the knee support Black Lives Matter. Bridgen claimed the movement "stands for defunding the police, opening the prisons, opening the borders...
By Carolyn Cohn LONDON - David Cumming, chief investment officer for equities at Aviva Investors, is to leave the firm, and other roles in the equity fund management team are also at risk, the fund management unit of the British insurer said on Monday. The shake-up f...
By Huw Jones LONDON - More people see crypto assets as a mainstream investment rather than a "gamble" as ownership of bitcoin and similar crypto currencies has risen to 2.3 millon adults in Britain this year, the Financial Conduct Authority said on Thursday. Regulators have repeatedly warned consume...
By Steve Holland and Vladimir Soldatkin GENEVA -U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Geneva on Wednesday for their first summit since Biden took office, but their talks lasted less than four hours - far less than Biden's advisers had said they expected. Both had said ...
By Victoria Waldersee LISBON - Portugal on Wednesday became the first EU country to have its recovery plan rubber-stamped by the European Commission, whose president Ursula von der Leyen said an initial disbursement from the bloc's COVID-19 recovery fund should come in July. "The plan clearly meets ...
DUBLIN - Ever since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in 2016, the two sides have been trying to work out how to deal with post-Brexit trade and the British province, which has a land border with EU member Ireland. Tensions between British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European...
By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM -Minutes after meeting Bennett, Netanyahu repeated a pledge to topple the new government approved on Sunday by a 60-59 vote in parliament. "It will happen sooner than you think," Netanyahu, 71, who spent a record 12 straight years in office, said in public remarks to legi...
FILE PHOTO: People celebrate after Israel's parliament voted in a new coalition government, ending Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year hold on power, at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel June 13, 2021. REUTERS/Corinna Kern
TUNIS - The United Nations human rights office‮ ‬in Tunisia said on Monday it is concerned about repeated allegations of serious violations by the Tunisian police, amid violent protests against police abuse that rocked the capital for six nights. The protests erupted after a video showing police str...
LONDON (Bywire News) - Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez met up at the NATO summit which took place on Monday, and both agreed to better their relationship and discussed Brexit matter, as stated by Johnson's office. A statement from No.10 Downing Street ...
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives for the NATO summit at the Alliance's headquarters, in Brussels, Belgium, June 14, 2021. Kenzo Tribouillard/Pool via REUTERS
LONDON (Bywire News) - After eight years, and despite the best efforts of Home Secretary Priti Patel, the full and unredacted report into Daniel Morgan’s murder is set to be revealed tomorrow on the 15th June. But why is this report so controversial, and what revelations are we likely to see?   A no...
PARIS - EU politicians have accused British Prime Minister Boris Johnson of not respecting engagements made regarding Brexit. Growing tensions between Britain and the EU threatened to overshadow the Group of Seven summit on Sunday, with London accusing France of "offensive" remarks that Northern Ire...
FILE PHOTO: Head of the Task Force for Relations with the UK, Michel Barnier speaks during the debate on EU-UK trade and cooperation agreement during the second day of a plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium April 27, 2021. Olivier Hoslet/Pool via REUTERS/File photo
CARBIS BAY, France - President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday said that France respects Britain's sovereignty but it is time to end rows over sausages and focus on more serious issues. Tensions between Britain and the European Union over their Brexit deal exploded into an open war of words on Sunday, wit...
By Elizabeth Piper and William Schomberg CARBIS BAY, England -G7 leaders agreed on Sunday to raise their contributions to meet an overdue spending pledge of $100 billion a year to help poorer countries cut carbon emissions and cope with global warming, but campaigners said firm cash promises were mi...
(Refiles to clarify in paragraph 23 Stoltenberg began climate push before Biden's victory) By Robin Emmott and Sabine Siebold BRUSSELS/BERLIN -If the U.S. military were a nation state, it would be the world's 47th largest emitter of planet-warming greenhouse gases, a 20...