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Japanese company to start paying employees in bitcoin

Japanese company to start paying employees in bitcoin

GMO Internet will pay portion of salaries in the cryptocurrency – whose prices have recently surged – from FebruaryA Japanese company will start paying part of its employees’ salaries in Bitcoin, as
Scotland Yard carrying out 'urgent review' after rape trial collapses

Scotland Yard carrying out 'urgent review' after rape trial collapses

Met officers failed to disclose messages between complainant and her friends – which cast doubt on the case – until the trial was about to closeScotland Yard is conducting an “urgent review” after a
'Slow-moving crisis' as Beijing bolsters South China Sea war platform

'Slow-moving crisis' as Beijing bolsters South China Sea war platform

US thinktank reveals satellite images showing new munitions depots, radar systems and fighter jet deployments to disputed region in 2017China has created military facilities about four times the size
Nigerian man jailed for role in global email scams

Nigerian man jailed for role in global email scams

David Chukwuneke Adindu tricked victims into wiring more than $25m into bank accounts he opened in ChinaA Nigerian man has been sentenced to three years and five months in prison by a US judge after

'We are delivering strong jobs growth': PM makes Bennelong pitch – video

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks to reporters in Sydney ahead of the Bennelong byelection this weekend. Turnbull says voters are faced with a clear choice between John Alexander, who stands for
Delhi high court takes up lawsuit into Adani Group fraud allegations

Delhi high court takes up lawsuit into Adani Group fraud allegations

Indian government ordered to respond to claims energy firms conspired to siphon money from state and defraud consumersDelhi’s high court has taken up a lawsuit calling for an investigation into
MPs call for legal action over 'shocking' HS2 payouts

MPs call for legal action over 'shocking' HS2 payouts

Public body overseeing £55bn rail project ‘lacks basic financial controls’ with outgoing staff overpaid by £1.76m, committee warnsMPs have called on the government to consider legal action against the
Child sexual abuse royal commission delivers final report – live

Child sexual abuse royal commission delivers final report – live

The Australian royal commission into institutional response to child sexual abuse is publishing its recommendations after five years of inquiry into abuse and cover-ups over decades. Follow
Nephews of Venezuela's first lady sentenced to prison for cocaine plot

Nephews of Venezuela's first lady sentenced to prison for cocaine plot

Judge says two ‘narconephews’ were ‘perhaps not the most astute drug dealers’ when sentencing them to 18 years for conspiring to import cocaine into US Two nephews of Venezuela’s first lady have been
Several children killed after bus collides with train in France – video report

Several children killed after bus collides with train in France – video report

At least four children have been killed and almost 20 others injured after a school bus collided with a train at a crossing in southern France on Thursday. The cause of the collision is not yet
FCC commissioner slams net neutrality vote: ‘We’re handing over the keys to the internet’ – video

FCC commissioner slams net neutrality vote: ‘We’re handing over the keys to the internet’ – video

One of the five commissioners of the US Federal Communications Commission, or FCC, hits out at her fellow regulators for voting to scrap rules protecting an open internet, saying the decision hands
Theresa May tells EU: I’m still in control despite Brexit bill vote defeat

Theresa May tells EU: I’m still in control despite Brexit bill vote defeat

Prime minister seeks to allay leaders’ concerns as she lobbies for swift agreement on post-Brexit transition period Theresa May lobbied for swift agreement on the terms of a post-Brexit transition
Justine Damond shooting: prosecutor blames investigators over delay

Justine Damond shooting: prosecutor blames investigators over delay

Mike Freeman says he does not have the evidence to decide yet whether he’ll file charges against officer Mohamed Noor A US county attorney handling the police shooting of Australian Justine Damond has
'Golden opportunity' lost as Syrian peace talks collapse

'Golden opportunity' lost as Syrian peace talks collapse

UN special envoy blasts Bashar al-Assad, who is ‘unwilling to meet anyone with a different opinion’UN-sponsored talks in Geneva designed to end the Syrian civil war have collapsed, with a deflated
Train passenger has ear bitten in row over loud mobile phone use

Train passenger has ear bitten in row over loud mobile phone use

The attacker complained that the victim’s friend was speaking loudly on his phone on board a Southern Railway serviceA 24-year-old man has had his ear bitten in a row over mobile phone use on a train,
Morning mail: Murdoch seals $66bn Disney deal

Morning mail: Murdoch seals $66bn Disney deal

Friday: Media tycoon carves off 21st Century Fox assets to concentrate on news business. Plus: religious freedom review panellist argues for sharia lawGood morning, this is Graham Russell bringing you
The Guardian view on deporting rough sleepers: rights and wrongs | Editorial

The Guardian view on deporting rough sleepers: rights and wrongs | Editorial

For more than three years the Home Office ran a shaming and unlawful policy just to undermine the right to free movementThe high court has robustly rejected the Home Office case that citizens of the
Nasa find first alien solar system with as many planets as our own

Nasa find first alien solar system with as many planets as our own

Kepler scientists team up with Google AI specialists to detect eighth planet orbiting distant starScientists on Nasa’s Kepler mission have spotted an eighth planet around a distant star, making it the
Russia could cut off internet to Nato countries, British military chief warns

Russia could cut off internet to Nato countries, British military chief warns

Air Chief Marshall Peach says Russian ships have been spotted close to Atlantic cables that carry communications between Europe and the USRussia could pose a major threat to the UK and other Nato
Fourth lawmaker forced from Congress amid sexual misconduct allegations

Fourth lawmaker forced from Congress amid sexual misconduct allegations

Texas Republican Representative Blake Farenthold will not seek re-election after ex-staffer alleged ‘verbally abusive and sexually demeaning’ behaviorA fourth US lawmaker has been forced out of