One of the biggest Chinese bitcoin exchanges has closed its doors to new deposits following a renewed clampdown on the currency by the People's Bank of China.
About 20 percent of China's economy is shrinking and 80 percent is growing moderately, according to independent economist Andy Xie.
For years the London borough of Brent was synonymous with Wembley stadium and Ken Livingstone's constituency when he was an MP. It included some of the capital's most deprived areas, and was once dubbed the drive-by-shooting capital of the UK.
The U.S. economy created nearly 200,000 new private-sector jobs last month, a closely watched economic indicator reported on Wednesday, feeding hopes about the economic recovery and a thaw in labor markets.
Three pieces of evidence emerged about the UK economy on Tuesday.
Major investors could face huge losses if they continue to be complacent about the impact of rising interest rates on their riskier trades, the Bank of England's financial policy committee has warned.
Disappointing news about the state of Britain's trading position and further confirmation that squeezed households are driving down their savings have fanned fears about the sustainability of the recovery.
The Bank of England has said it is poised to take fresh steps to slow down Britain's housing market if the pickup in prices and mortgage demand threatens a new property bubble.
The Internal Revenue Service said Tuesday that it will treat bitcoin and similar virtual currencies as property for U.S. federal tax purposes.
London property prices soared in January to almost double the national average, as the city's buoyant housing market continues to inflate.
The level of inflation poses a risk to the UK economy, but not in the way that you might think.
Living standards in the UK have finally made up the ground lost as a result of the financial crash following the boost to incomes provided by rising employment and falling inflation, according to the Resolution Foundation.
The UK’s exit from the European Union could leave weak member countries exposed to a rise in migrants and reduce the influence of the remaining 27 states on the global stage, according to a leading economist.