A group of pro-Remain Scottish politicians has won the latest round of a legal bid to secure a ruling that Brexit could be unilaterally halted. They want Scotland’s highest civil court to refer their case to the European Court of Justice for a definitive decision on whether Britain could unilaterally...
Elizabeth Hurley has asked fans and followers to spread the information about the men who stabbed her nephew, Miles, after the Metropolitan Police released images of the car they are tracing. Miles Hurley, 21,  was targeted by a gang in a "brutal attack" earlier this month, and the four assailants managed...
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been called in for questioning by investigators looking into suspected Libyan financing of his 2007 election campaign, a source close to the inquiry told AFP on Tuesday. It is the first time Sarkozy has been questioned in the inquiry, and comes several weeks after...
Mention “Feldenkrais” and the response tends to be a blank stare, followed by a quizzical expression as to whether an expletive, or unfortunate sneeze, has just been emitted. The “funny F-word,” as practitioner Ryan Jansen calls it, may not roll off the tongue, but its followers are nigh-on evangelical,...
Tirreno-Adriatico may have lost some of its fizz by the time the race reached San Benedetto del Tronto, but when the WorldTour arrived in Sanremo on Saturday few were left complaining with the outcome of the season's opening monument. Respective wins for Michal Kwiatkowski and Vincenzo Nibali saw both riders climb the standings,...
President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order barring any US-based financial transactions involving Venezuela's new petro cryptocurrency, as American officials warned that it was a "scam" by President Nicolas Maduro's government to further undermine democracy in the Opec country. "The 'petro' is a desperate effort by a corrupt...
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson urges the UK and Nato to work together to investigate the alleged poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal by Russia. Video block text
Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency everyone is talking about, has seen spectacular price rises in recent months, with huge numbers of people keen to make a quick buck off the back of its soaring value. Google queries for "buy bitcoin" now surpass "buy gold" as the currency's price has surged from under $1,000 (£742)...
Ethereum is a rising star in the cryptocurrency world. It has quickly become the second largest digital currency in just over two years, booming in value and spurring the rise of hundreds of new rivals to Bitcoin. Launched in 2015, the value of ether (ethereum's currency) has increased rapidly. It...
Cryptocurrency is a form of digital money that is designed to be secure and, in many cases, anonymous.  It is a currency associated with the internet that uses cryptography, the process of converting legible information into an almost uncrackable code, to track purchases and transfers. Cryptography was born out...