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“Hum-dingers” is how Gareth Steenson describes recent encounters between Exeter Chiefs and Wasps. As the Devon club’s finest hour came last May when they beat Wasps in extra time to claim their first Premiership final, so it is unsurprising that fly half is relishing this afternoon’s encounter in Coventry. Yet...
Bitcoin tumbles below $10,000; nears two-month low Digital currencies slide as Facebook bans cryptocurrency ads Britain's booming manufacturing sector cooled in January as price pressures mounted and new orders slowed Manufacturing recorded its worst performance since June but the reading of 55.3 in IHS Markit's closely-watched PMI survey still indicates quarterly growth of 0.6pc Economists...
Elon Musk's latest foray into the flamethrower business might leave British customers under fire, thanks to strict import rules.    Anyone caught trying to import what British customs deems an offensive weapon could be charged with a criminal offence, the Home Office told The Telegraph.  Mr Musk, the billionaire founder of...
Chelsea are reconsidering their striker options after failing to make a breakthrough on a deal for Edin Dzeko over the weekend. The Blues have been in talks to sign both left-back Emerson Palmieri and Dzeko in a double deal from Roma. But, barring a change of heart or late turnaround, it seems...
A former Metropolitan Police officer was caught driving whilst high on methylamphetamine after developing PTSD and quitting the force in the wake of 7/7, a court heard. David Parfitt was found to have a large amount of methylamphetamine in his system after being caught driving down the wrong side of...
Switzerland's financial regulator has responded to the booming interest in digital currencies such as bitcoin with a rulebook to support those involved in the market.  The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (Finma) said it would regulate certain so-called initial coin offerings (ICOs), a fundraising method that has soared in popularity over the last year,...
I did a monumentally stupid thing at the beginning of January. I bought some Bitcoin. Actually, that’s not quite true. That makes me sound like Elton John frittering £40,000 a week at his florist. What I did was buy some different cryptocurrencies. A tiny bit of something called Ethereum...
Auto update On Off 8:42AM Bitcoin extends freefall as over $50bn is wiped off its value in just a week Bitcoin price: last 365 days A total of $50bn has been wiped off Bitcoin's value this week after it extended its freefall overnight, plunging a further 8.2pc. The cryptocurrency market has been spooked this week by...
Forget date night or a romantic weekend away, the key to a happy relationship is to sweat it out together – at least once a week. Couples who exercise as a pair are not only fitter and more confident in their appearance, but are more likely to stay together,...
An iconic Nigerian painting missing for decades has been discovered in a north London flat. The discovery of Ben Enwonwu’s 1974 masterpiece of the Ife princess Adetutu Ademiluyi, known as Tutu, has been touted as the “most significant discovery in contemporary African art in over 50 years”, Nigerian novelist Ben...