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Dombrovskis: ‘We need a digital euro'

1 minute ago   |   Politico

The European Commission is throwing its weight behind plans to introduce a digital euro within the next five years. “I think we need a digital euro,” Executive Vice President...
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BlackRock has joined the bitcoin business - the world's largest asset manager has said two of its funds can now invest in the cryptocurrency

BlackRock has joined the bitcoin business - the world's largest asset manager has said two of its funds can now invest in the cryptocurrency

45 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement BlackRock has authorized two of its funds to invest in bitcoin futures, according to filings with the SEC. The two funds are: BlackRock Strategic Income...
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Pound rallies as US stimulus hopes drive markets higher - business live

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news Markets rally on Biden $1.9trn stimulus hopes Pound trades over $1.37 Coming up: ECB decision and US weekly jobless...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Have an Amazon Alexa...
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Trade union Unison faces backlash after questioning Army intervention at NI hospitals

Trade union Unison faces backlash after questioning Army intervention at NI hospitals

2 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Trade union Unison faced an angry backlash over a Facebook post questioning the need for Army intervention at Northern Ireland hospitals and demanding information on staffing...
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Engineer who stole trade secrets from Google among those pardoned by Trump

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Anthony Levandowski's pardon had the support of billionaire Peter Thiel, who donated to Trump's 2016 campaign In his final hours of office, Donald Trump pardoned a former...
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Insider trading sentence of Vegas gambler commuted by Trump

5 hours ago   |   The Independent

A Las Vegas professional gambler, real estate mogul and philanthropist who was convicted in an insider trading case says he's grateful his sentence was commuted by former...
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Liz Truss accepts Brexit contributed to shortages in Northern Ireland

11 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has accepted that Brexit contributed to shortages on supermarket shelves in Northern Ireland.
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Peter Thiel and his Silicon Valley allies advised Trump to pardon Anthony Levandowski, the ex-Google engineer who pleaded guilty to stealing trade secrets and faced 18 months in prison

Peter Thiel and his Silicon Valley allies advised Trump to pardon Anthony Levandowski, the ex-Google engineer who pleaded guilty to stealing trade secrets and faced 18 months in prison

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Upon the advice of venture capitalist Peter Thiel and those close to him, Donald Trump pardoned Anthony Levandowski, the former Google executive who was...
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Obalon Therapeutics skyrockets 568% after announcing merger with weight-loss company ReShape Lifesciences

Obalon Therapeutics skyrockets 568% after announcing merger with weight-loss company ReShape Lifesciences

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Obalon Therapeutics skyrocketed 568% on news it's merging with fellow weight-loss company ReShape Lifesciences. Trading volume of the stock soared to 370...
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Thursday morning news briefing: President Biden gets to work

Thursday morning news briefing: President Biden gets to work

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Three former presidents unite to wish Joe Biden well: Obama, Bush and...

Three former presidents unite to wish Joe Biden well: Obama, Bush and Clinton film a remarkable clip

The three former presidents, all younger than Biden, recorded a message for the inauguration special speaking about the need to work together for the good of the country. Read more ...

World No.1 Ash Barty will return to the court in Adelaide next week ahead of...

World No.1 Ash Barty will return to the court in Adelaide next week ahead of Australian Open

Barty hasn't played in 11 months but is a confirmed starter alongside world No.2 Simona Halep, third-ranked Naomi Osaka and 23-time grand slam champion Serena Williams. Read more ...

Trump extended Secret Service protections to his four adult children as well...

Trump extended Secret Service protections to his four adult children as well as three loyalists

Trump is said to have issued a directive to extend post-presidency protection to his four adult children, two of their spouses, as well as Steve Mnuchin, Mark Meadows and... Read more ...

Biden's White House press secretary Jen Psaki promises to bring...

Biden's White House press secretary Jen Psaki promises to bring 'transparency and truth' back to the briefing room

Summary List Placement White House press secretary Jen Psaki held the first press briefing of President Joe Biden's new administration on Wednesday evening and pledged to bring... Read more ...

3 US soldiers killed after a Black Hawk helicopter crashes in New York

3 US soldiers killed after a Black Hawk helicopter crashes in New York

Summary List Placement Three US soldiers were killed after an Army National Guard helicopter crashed in Mendon, New York, during a routine training mission in the evening... Read more ...

Biden extends a hand to the world on first day as president by rejoining...

Biden extends a hand to the world on first day as president by rejoining Paris climate accord and WHO, while revoking Trump's travel ban

Summary List Placement Just hours after he was sworn into office, President Joe Biden signed executive orders that underscored his intentions to take a drastically more... Read more ...

Democrats take control of the Senate as Kamala Harris swears in new senators

Democrats take control of the Senate as Kamala Harris swears in new senators

Democrats officially took control of the Senate when Vice President Kamala Harris swore in three new members after she took her own oath of office: Raphael Warnock,Jon Ossoff... Read more ...

George W. Bush privately says that Rep. Jim Clyburn is the country's...

George W. Bush privately says that Rep. Jim Clyburn is the country's 'savior' for helping Biden beat Trump

Summary List Placement Former President George W. Bush told House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, a South Carolina Democrat, that he was a "savior" for endorsing President Joe Biden... Read more ...

One of Amazon's top execs wrote a letter to Biden offering to help with his...

One of Amazon's top execs wrote a letter to Biden offering to help with his pledge to vaccinate 100 million Americans in his first 100 days

Summary List Placement One of Amazon's top executives is offering to help President Joe Biden with his pledge to vaccinate 100 million Americans during his first 100 days in... Read more ...