Bitcoin Acceptance

UK’s Biggest Business Travel Agency Now Accepts Bitcoin

UK’s biggest travel management company is now accepting bitcoin for payments after “increasing demand” from clients. The move also hints that its retail travel giant...

Allen Scott | Apr 17, 2019 | 04:30
FCA Urges UK Banks to Adopt Robust Security Measures Against 'Risky' Cryptocurrency Business

UK’s Financial Watchdog May Soon Ban Sale of Crypto Derivatives

UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is consulting today on a cryptoassets guidance. The financial watchdog will decide later this year whether to outlaw certain cryptocurrency...

Georgi Georgiev | Jan 23, 2019 | 12:00
Monero XMR

Seized Monero Up For Auction In UK First

An auction house in Northern Ireland is holding the UK’s first live online auction of seized cryptocurrency. The sale, of 167.69 monero coins will start at midday tomorrow (GMT)...

Emilio Janus | Jan 06, 2019 | 14:00
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Bitcoin Taxes

UK Gov’t Unveils Cryptocurrency Tax Guidelines For Individuals

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) yesterday released a policy paper, detailing cryptocurrency tax guidelines for individuals. The good news is that no new punitive tax...

Emilio Janus | Dec 20, 2018 | 14:00
Breaking News

‘We’ll Be Right Back!’ – Signs Point to Exit...

Users are venting frustration at UK-based cryptocurrency wallet and exchange Cubits after the service went offline following alleged payment delays. [Editor’s note: This story...

Esther Kim | Dec 11, 2018 | 09:30
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Bitcoin Regulation

UK: FCA Investigations Into Crypto Businesses Have Doubled Since May

FCA (Financial Conduct Authority), UK’s Financial watchdog, has doubled the number of investigations into cryptocurrency companies to 50 since May 2018. FCA Increasingly Looking...

Christina Comben | Nov 27, 2018 | 14:00
Bitcoin UK's Cryptocurrency Task Force Concerned Over Recent Exchange Hacks

Bitcoin Ownership Hits 9% In UK, YouGov Survey Reveals

Over 90 percent of UK residents have now heard of Bitcoin and up to 9 percent of some demographics own it, an upbeat new survey revealed November 7. 21 Percent See Bitcoin Being As...

Wilma Woo | Nov 08, 2018 | 18:00

UK Fintech Industry Slams Govt’s ‘Blunt Instrument...

The UK could compromise its fintech sector with “very blunt instrument” regulation currently under consideration, a new report from several industry entities warns...

Wilma Woo | Oct 29, 2018 | 12:00
Brexit Britain Can't Rope-In Crypto Cowboys Alone

Brexit Britain Can’t Rope-In Crypto Cowboys Alone

Bloomberg contributor Lionel Laurent believes that Brexit Britain needs to get serious about regulating the crypto industry. Yet, he’s skeptical it can be done alone. It’s...

Danny Scopelliti | Sep 21, 2018 | 22:00

Soaring ICO Failure Rate Sees Investors Flock to ‘Bigger...

ICO failure rates are increasing. However, there seems to be a trend of fewer projects receiving bigger sums. Due to regulatory pressure, ICO bans, and a bear market, investors seem to...

Ian Tozer | Aug 13, 2018 | 04:00

UK Poised to Lead Cryto and Blockchain Economies, New Report Claims

A new report claims that the United Kingdom is poised to become a leader in the blockchain technology and cryptocurrency economies.  ‘The huge impact it undoubtedly will have in...

Adam James | Jul 16, 2018 | 11:00

‘The Rout in Cryptocurrencies is Still Not Finished,’...

Looking for someone to play the bearish case in regards to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies? Look no further than the Head of Investment Strategy at Barclays Smart Investor, Will...

Adam James | Jun 29, 2018 | 20:00

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