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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Bitcoin cannot be stopped says defiant investors | City & Business | Finance

Bitcoin cannot be stopped says defiant investors | City & Business | Finance

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The pace of bitcoin's rise may be slowed by worries about a crackdown by global regulators on cryptocurrency trading but should not threaten its existence, investors and market participants at a cryptocurrency conference said.At the North American bitcoin conference in Miami, crypto enthusiasts made their opinion clear that government actions towards cryptocurrencies has not hindered their interest and activity in cryptocurrencies.Francesco Nazari Fusetti, co-founder and chief executive officer of Aidcoin, which allows individuals to track their donations thanks to blockchain technology said: “It’s impossible to ban bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading because the more you regulate, the more it will become popular.Mr Fusetti believes that once people become more knowledgable on the subjec
Deutsche Bank rescinds on amount pof staff they will move out of the UK after Brexit | City & Business | Finance

Deutsche Bank rescinds on amount pof staff they will move out of the UK after Brexit | City & Business | Finance

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Last year Deutsche Bank chief executive John Cryan said the Brexit outcome would be: “worse than people can imagine.”And it was suggested the bank would relocate thousands of staff from London to the continent. But todat Stefan Hoops, head of Deutsche's capital market division in Germany, said that is no longer the case. He said: "Not thousands will move from London, but rather hundreds."Originally it was proposed that 4,000 staff would be moved from London to Frankfurt. Despite the banks headquarters being located in Frankfurt, 8,600 staff are based in Britain. Mr Hoops also said that a few senior traders would relocate to Frankfurt as risk managers and legal staff. He said: “The lion's share of traders will remain in London.”Last week, Mr Cryan told a newspaper that initially several
Bitcoin: ‘Mass cryptocurrency confusion’ threatens South Korean President approval rating | City & Business | Finance

Bitcoin: ‘Mass cryptocurrency confusion’ threatens South Korean President approval rating | City & Business | Finance

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President Moon Jae-in warned confusion among different government departments in response to cryptocurrencies is “not desirable and seen as if they are in discord and inconsistent”.It comes as a new poll shows the Korean President’s approval rating has dropped amid controversy over a possible shutdown of cryptocurrency exchanges.The weekly survey, conducted by Realmeter, was conducted Monday through Friday on 2,510 adults throughout Korea.With a margin of error of two-points taken into account, 70.6 per cent of respondents said the President was doing a good job in managing state affairs which is one percentage point down from a week earlier.The drop may be due to the Government moves to regulate virtual currencies.All three major cryptocurrencies bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple have plumm
Ripple price LIVE: XRP suffers $7BILLION loss in market share | City & Business | Finance

Ripple price LIVE: XRP suffers $7BILLION loss in market share | City & Business | Finance

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The market cap of Ripple fell from £57billion ($79billion) on Saturday to about £52billion ($72billion) at midnight on Sunday night, according to CoinMarketCap.The price of Ripple’s currency XRP suffered similar hits, dropping from a weekend high of £1.49 ($2.05) to open today at just £1.35 ($1.86).The unexpected fall comes after the announcement of a partnership between Ripple and MoneyGram on Thursday evening saw prices rise to £1.61 ($2.22).Most of the top cryptocurrencies were trading at a loss on Monday morning, with the notable exception of Ethereum (ETH), which has been on a steady upward trend since the start of the year.The CoinMarketCap crypto tracker below shows the latest XRP price and market cap in real time.CLICK HERE TO READ: BITCOIN PRICE LIVE UPDATESHere is
Forget bitcoin and ripple: Next cryptocurrency BOOM uncovered as verge amid rivals plunge | City & Business | Finance

Forget bitcoin and ripple: Next cryptocurrency BOOM uncovered as verge amid rivals plunge | City & Business | Finance

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Experts at Tradingview have tracked the movement of the verge market and have spotted similarities with that of ripple.Once dubbed as ‘the next bitcoin’, ripple saw a surge in value as it increased by more than 1,000 per cent during December.At the start of 2017, one Ripple token was worth just $0.006.However, following a staggering increase in value in recent months, the cryptocurrency’s price has risen as high as of £2.83 ($3.83) in the opening weeks of 2018.Verge experienced its first real increase in growth in December after its value rose by 800 per cent to over $0.32 just before Christmas but has since seen its value drop.Created in 2014, verge was once known as DogeCoinDark before being rebranded.It is believed that the value of the currency may soon reach higher than its resista
Ripple price LIVE: XRP rises slowly past $2 as bitcoin and Ethereum rise | City & Business | Finance

Ripple price LIVE: XRP rises slowly past $2 as bitcoin and Ethereum rise | City & Business | Finance

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The price of Ripple's XRP cryptocurrency fell below $2 today, though it has since since back above that mark, and is now well up on Thursday’s low of $1.62. XRP’s latest surge came after money transfer giant MoneyGram announced plans to use Ripple’s service for faster international payments. Rivals bitcoin and Ethereum are enjoying a boom period, with bitcoin up more than three percent today and Ether soaring by more than 10 percent. The CoinMarketCap currency tracker below shows the latest XRP price in real time. Here is the latest news and price updates on Ripple mania.Related articles 6.48pm: Ripple creeps back above $2Ripple’s XRP digital currency has recovered slightly and risen above $2 after a dip in value earlier today.A single token is currently worth $2.01, ac
Cryptocurrency: Exchange grows as demand ROCKETS despite ‘doom monger’ predictions | City & Business | Finance

Cryptocurrency: Exchange grows as demand ROCKETS despite ‘doom monger’ predictions | City & Business | Finance

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Cryptocurrency exchanges have been caught unprepared for the massive inflow of new customers as the crypto phenomenon takes the world by storm.According to Coinmarketcap, a website that tracks cryptocurrency markets, Binance was the most active cryptocurrency exchange over the past 24 hours with £4.4 billion ($6.1 billion) worth of trades.The company added 240,000 users in just one hour on Wednesday which surpassed all growth records.Binance is based in Hong Kong.Billionaire Warren Buffett has heavily criticised the crypto boom saying it is a bubble that is not going to end well.Speaking to CNBC, the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway said: “In terms of cryptocurrencies, generally, I can say with almost certainty that they will come to a bad ending.”Mr Buffet said he is unsure when the cryptocur
KFC launches ‘Bitcoin Bucket’ and warns investors ‘cryptocurrency bubble will burst’ | City & Business | Finance

KFC launches ‘Bitcoin Bucket’ and warns investors ‘cryptocurrency bubble will burst’ | City & Business | Finance

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The chain’s Canada outlets will accept Bitcoins to the value of 20 Canadian Dollars (£11.78) for the meal option that includes 10 original recipe tenders, waffle fries, a medium side, gravy and two dips.A company said: “Welcome to 2018, Canada.“KFC Canada presents The Bitcoin Bucket. Sure, we don’t know exactly what Bitcoins are, or how they work, but that shouldn’t come between you and some finger lickin’ good chicken.“Despite the ups and downs of Bitcoin, the Colonel’s Original Recipe is as good as always.“So, trade your Bitcoins for buckets and invest in something finger lickin’ good.“For a limited time, orders will be fulfilled within Canadian delivery zones. We can only accept purchases within Canada. Apologies, rest of the world.”KFC added a live video displaying the number of Bit
Bitcoin plummets as police raid major cryptocurrency exchanges | City & Business | Finance

Bitcoin plummets as police raid major cryptocurrency exchanges | City & Business | Finance

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South Korea is one of the world's biggest cryptocurrency markets.The crackdown on Seoul-based operators of some of the world’s busiest virtual currency exchanges comes as the government attempts to calm frenzied demand for cryptocurrency trading in Asia’s fourth-largest economy.Justice Minister Park Sang-ki said in a press conference: "There are great concerns regarding virtual currencies and the justice ministry is basically preparing a bill to ban cryptocurrency trading through exchanges.”The Government said in December it would apply more scrutiny to the exchanges, including attempts to stop anonymous trading.Bithumb, the second largest virtual currency operator in South Korea, was also raided by the tax authorities on Wednesday.An official at Bithumb said, requesting anonymity, said
Bitcoin: China cracks down on mining cybercurrency amid fears of electricity use and risks | City & Business | Finance

Bitcoin: China cracks down on mining cybercurrency amid fears of electricity use and risks | City & Business | Finance

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A multi-agency task force has instructed provincial Governments to “actively guide” companies to leave the cryptocurrency mining industry, according to a document.Chinese miners are now seeking ways to transfer their operations abroad either by physically moving their factories or by selling their expertise.China mines around three-quarters of the world’s bitcoins, according to Liao Xiang, chief executive of Shenzhen-based mining operation Lightningasic - but China is not a particularly suitable location for mining.Mr Liao said: “The difficulty is that setting up in other countries takes time and capital to build large-scale data centres.“It needs so much electricity. A typical industrial park doesn’t meet the requirements.”China’s dominance is mainly due to its well-developed supply ch