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Bitcoin dips below $6,000 amid cryptocurrency sell-off

Bitcoin dips below $6,000 amid cryptocurrency sell-off

Finance
Bitcoin fell below $ 6,000 late Monday — for the first time since June — against a backdrop of cryptocurrencies declining in value. The world's largest digital currency by market value tumbled as low as $ 5,900 at around 10 p.m. ET, and was down around 4 percent, according to CoinDesk index data, which tracks prices from several exchanges. The cryptocurrency's price is close to its lowest point of the year. The lowest level of 2018 was reached in June 18, when it retreated to $ 5,785. Rival coins ether, the digital tok...
Cryptic Paul Pogba hints at Manchester United unhappiness amid Barcelona links

Cryptic Paul Pogba hints at Manchester United unhappiness amid Barcelona links

Sports
‘I WILL GET FINED’ The Frenchman believes he needs to be content in order to produce his best form Paul Pogba starred as Manchester United beat Leicester on Friday night, but has since hinted that all is not well behind the scenes. The Frenchman scored and put in a strong performance as the Red Devils won 2-1 at Old Trafford, though he has repeatedly been linked with a move to Barcelona this summer. Pogba has alluded to problems at United Now, the 25-year-old explained to reporters that he needs to be content in order to perform to the best of his ability. “You have to know one thing. A player that gets chosen and is happy, you always feel more comfortable than when he’s not happy. That’s all I’ll say. &ldq...
Donald Trump and Theresa May meet amid Brexit storm

Donald Trump and Theresa May meet amid Brexit storm

Business
Theresa May and Donald Trump are holding talks at her country retreat Chequers, following his controversial comments on the PM's Brexit plan.In an interview with the Sun, Mr Trump said the PM's plan would "probably kill" any trade deal with the US.Mrs May wants to negotiate a UK-US deal with Mr Trump, who is visiting Britain as president for the first time.Meanwhile, a number of anti-Trump protests are due to take place.At one demonstration in Parliament Square, a giant inflatable of Mr Trump as a baby has been launched into the air. Some pro-Trump events are also planned.In his interview with the Sun, Mr Trump also said that former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson - who disagrees with the PM on Brexit and resigned this week - wou...
Trump hosts victims of undocumented migrants amid family separations row

Trump hosts victims of undocumented migrants amid family separations row

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has hosted the relatives of victims killed by illegal immigrants amid outrage over the separation of migrant families. "Your loved ones have not died in vain," he told the group of so-called Angel Families at the White House. Mr Trump has faced global condemnation for the US immigration policy that has seen more than 2,000 migrant children stripped from their families.He bowed to public pressure and reversed the policy earlier this week.The president signed an executive order on Wednesday to end the separate detention of undocumented immigrant children from their parents after illegally entering the country. As part of the the administration's "zero-tolerance" policy, which...
David Beckham posts rare dinner snap with Victoria amid divorce rumours

David Beckham posts rare dinner snap with Victoria amid divorce rumours

Entertainment
He’s been hit with a barrage of rumours surrounding his marriage to wife Victoria Beckham in recent weeks.But football legend David appeared to put the controversy behind him on Wednesday night as he took to social media to share a sweet snap of himself alongside his fashionista wife.The 43-year-old took to his official Instagram to shut down naysayers with an adorable photo of himself seated next to the former Spice Girl singer as they enjoyed dinner with the rest of their family.In the happy snap, David can be seen cosying up to his wife of 19-years as they are surrounded by family members which include sons Brooklyn, 19, Cruz, 13, and Romeo, 15.Noticeably absent from the occasion was the pair’s daughter Harper, although fans were quick to question whether the pho...