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$130,000 lost in latest bank con

A 29-year-old man was conned out of HK$130,000 after clicking on a malicious hyperlink sent via SMS asking him to reset his online banking account.

Hongkongers stuck in Britain just want to know when they can come home

Immigration Department says it has received about 840 requests for help, but authorities feel strict measures are needed to prevent import of virus variants.

Canadians lashed on visa plan and genocide move

Canadian politicians and media have smeared China and misled people about Hong Kong, Xinjiang and the Winter Olympics, Beijing's embassy in Ottawa claimed in a weekend broadside .

Britons living in Spain faced with post-Brexit reality

Britons are advised to register for healthcare as residents in Spain and have until June 30, 2021 to change their driving licences to Spanish ones.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock and NHS Sued Over £23.5 Mln Contract With US Data Firm Linked to CIA

Palantir was set up in 2003 by German-born tech billionaire Peter Thiel and four business associates. It specialises in storing big data and allowing corporations and governments to visualise it to solve problems.

Oxford University COVID-19 Lab Reportedly Hacked by Cyber Gang

Researchers have been scrambling to learn more about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. So far, the deadly virus has infected more than 113 million people worldwide and killed more than 2.5 million others.

Budget 2021: Extra £1.6bn for UK's Covid vaccination rollout

The UK's Covid vaccination rollout will receive an extra £1.65bn in the Budget to help it reach its target of offering a first dose to every adult by 31 July.

'I've applied for 50-100 jobs during the pandemic'

Shanique is studying for her master's degree after struggling to find employment.

What we know and don't know about Covid-19

Over the past year, BBC Future has aimed to go deeper into the science behind the pandemic as it evolved. What have we learnt, and what is still unknown?

UK earmarks a further $2.3 billion for its COVID vaccine push

British finance minister Rishi Sunak will announce an extra 1.65 billion pounds ($2.30 billion) to fund the country’s fast vaccination rollout as part of his annual budget statement on Wednesday, the finance ministry said.

Prince Harry tells Oprah he worried history would repeat itself

Prince Harry, who shocked Britain last year when he and his wife Meghan stepped back from royal duties, told U.S. interviewer Oprah Winfrey that he had worried about history repeating itself, according to excerpts released on Sunday.

Are the super-rich skipping the vaccine queue?

The super-rich are skipping the queue and jetting abroad for their Covid jab. So are we heading for a vaccine apartheid? Kate Wills reports

It’s time to radically rethink the future of London’s offices

From flexi-working to corporate culture, our first Recovery Board debate examined how Covid has put workplace revolution on the agenda. Let’s make a change, says Jim Armitage

New York Governor Accused Of Sexual Harassment By Second Woman

A second ex-employee of powerful New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo has accused him of sexual harassment, charges the governor denied on Saturday.

Prince Harry Revealed The Media "Destroyed" His and Meghan Markle's Mental Health And That's Why They "Stepped Back" From Royal Family

"I did what any husband and father would do - I was like, 'I need to get my family out of here,'" Prince Harry said in his first interview since confirming he and Meghan wouldn't be returning to life as working royals.

Six million accidental savers 'created by Covid crisis'

More than six million people have become "accidental savers" during the pandemic by keeping jobs while facing fewer outgoings, a report has said.

Covid: How this Indian firm is vaccinating the world

As pharmaceutical giants ramp-up production in the race to vaccinate the world, one firm has shot into the lead.

Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak to inject £126m to boost traineeship scheme

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to announce a £126m boost for traineeships in England in his Budget on Wednesday.

Cryptocurrencies: Why Nigeria is a global leader in Bitcoin trade

More cryptocurrency trading goes on in Nigeria than almost anywhere else in the world, reflecting a loss of faith in more traditional forms of investment, as Ijeoma Ndukwe reports.

Coronavirus: Biden's $1.9tn Covid relief bill passes House vote

President Joe Biden's $1.9tn (£1.4tn) relief plan to help Americans during the Covid pandemic has been approved in the House of Representatives.

Orbital Assembly Corp. hits $1M fundraising goal, aims to have luxury space hotel open in 2027

Orbital Assembly Corp., a California-based startup that wants to pioneer construction and infrastructure in outer space, has hit its $1 million fundraising goal and aims to open an operational luxury hotel in orbit in 2027.

Bitcoin extends retreat from record high to hit lowest in 20 days

Bitcoin dropped 6.39% to $43,165.78 on Sunday, losing $2,944.20 from its previous close.

Kim and Kanye cite 'irreconcilable differences' as reason for split

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are divorcing after six years of marriage, with the official paperwork citing ‘irreconcilable differences’ as the reason behind their split.

Home Office calls out Nigel Farage for 'incorrect' Covid migrant claims

Nigel Farage has been left red-faced after the Home Office called him out over a tweet claiming 12 migrants tested positive for coronavirus when they arrived at Dover.

Woman shares shaving foam hack to clean surfaces, mirrors and jewellery

Cleaning fans – we have something new for you to try.

Pupils' families in England to be tested for Covid twice a week

Free rapid tests to be provided to households under plans to reopen schools from 8 March

More than 50,000 people call for inquiry into use of Queen's consent

Tens of thousands sign petition to investigate mechanism that allows Queen to vet draft laws

Rishi Sunak indicates furlough scheme could remain beyond April

Ahead of Wednesday’s budget, UK chancellor says he would ‘do whatever it took’ to support workers

British Sikh 'tortured' in India after arrest must be freed, say MPs

Nearly 140 parliamentarians warn trumped-up charges could result in death penalty for Jagtar Singh Johal

Security consultant hired by Foreign Office linked to string of hacking complaints

Lawyers for Stuart Page say no findings of hacking or misuse of private information made against him

Rogue landlord told to pay back £739,000 over illegal London housing

Brent council says multi-tenant properties run by Mohammed Mehdi Ali some of the worst it has seen

US activists condemn Boris Johnson’s voter ID plan, accuse him of copying Trump

As Boris Johnson prepares to introduce voter ID laws in the UK, US activist groups such as the ACLU have spoken out against the proposal, comparing its proponents to Donald Trump and warning it would “suppress the vote.”

After infighting rocks SNP, majority no longer support Scottish independence, poll shows

With the Scottish National Party’s current and former leaders at each other’s throats, a new poll shows the public evenly split on the independence question. The poll is the first in 22 consecutive ones not led by the yes side.

Quarantine hotel ‘inmates’ are told to stop smoking and buy nicotine patches after party in car park

As many as 15 guests have been placed under additional lockdown while undergoing their mandatory stay at a quarantine hotel in the UK, after they were caught smoking and drinking together this week.

Fewer cash handouts for Hongkongers in coming years, finance chief warns

Paul Chan says the government has to be ‘more flexible’ about rolling out sweeteners as the 2021-22 budget will incur a deficit of over HK$100 billion.

About 70 per cent of teachers polled support revamp of liberal studies

Survey by Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers also finds 40 per cent of the teachers are worried about job security and 65 per cent expect to face problems following subject revamp.

47 Hong Kong opposition activists charged with conspiring to subvert state power

Suspects, aged 23 to 64, including scholar Benny Tai, denied bail and will appear in court on Monday.

Bill Gates Reveals Why He's Not Investing in Bitcoin

Launched in early 2009, the blockchain-based cryptocurrency is now considered the world's biggest by market capitalisation and the amount of data stored on its blockchain.

Venezuela’s ‘Surprise’ New Cryptocurrency May Be Used for Foreign Trade, Association Says

Venezuela already has a cryptocurrency, the Petro, which it launched in 2018, but its current status as a viable alternative currency is unknown.

Bitcoin Down 10%, Drops to $44,286

After a record-breaking rise to $58,354 over the weekend, the price of the world’s most traded cryptocurrency has been dramatically losing its value as U. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen weighed in on the cryptocurrency’s recent rally.

Déjà vu? GameStop Shares Shoot Up Again, Gaining 100% in Value

The January GameStop swirl caused one of the biggest disruptions on Wall Street since the markets meltdown presaging the 2008/09 financial crisis.

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Calls on Nation to Further Reduce Dependence on ‘Toxic’ Dollar

In recent years, the Russian Central Bank dramatically reduced its holdings of dollars and Treasury obligations. Additionally, Moscow has sought to decrease the use of greenbacks in foreign trade settlements with major trade partners.

Twitter to let users charge monthly fee for exclusive content in new Super Follows feature

The social media site is looking to earn more cash by adopting a similar model to the likes of Patreon.

Health secretary urges the public to take the jab

Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan Siu-chee yesterday said that over 13,600 people have taken their first dose of Sinovac’s CoronaVac vaccine and called for citizens to get inoculated as soon as possible.

Beijing official takes views on electoral reform

A Beijing official responsible for Hong Kong affairs took part in a forum to consult Hongkongers regarding the electoral reform and the implementation of “patriots ruling Hong Kong”.

No tax rises immediately, says shadow chancellor

Labour's Anneliese Dodds tells the BBC's Andrew Marr there should be no immediate tax rise on businesses.

Dozens charged under national security law over pan-dem primaries

Forty seven pro-democracy politicians and activists were charged over last year's primaries for the postponed 2020 Legislative Council Election.