UK house prices hit record high despite cut in stamp duty break

Average prices rose by 0.7% in August to £262,954, says Halifax Last modified on Tue 7 Sep 2021 03.08 EDT The average UK house price reached a fresh record high in August while annual inflation cooled to a five-month low, after the partial end of the stamp duty holiday in England and Northern Ireland. Halifax,… Continue reading UK house prices hit record high despite cut in stamp duty break

US oil prices hit six-year high after OPEC fails to reach deal

More On: oil Massive ‘eye of fire’ breaks out from pipeline leak in Gulf of Mexico Federal judge blocks Biden moratorium on new oil, gas leases Iranian warship may be sneaking fuel to Venezuela despite US sanctions: report World hasn’t reached peak oil: Demand to exceed pre-COVID levels US oil prices jumped to six-year highs… Continue reading US oil prices hit six-year high after OPEC fails to reach deal

30-year mortgage rates hit highest since July, refis cool

Real estate agent says homebuyers motivated ‘now more than ever’ DeBianchi Real Estate’s Samantha DeBianchi gives an update on the housing market ‘frenzy’ in Miami, Florida and across the country as 30-year fixed mortgage rates begin to tick back up above 3 percent. A rise in interest rates has put a dent in consumers' desire for… Continue reading 30-year mortgage rates hit highest since July, refis cool

Alert over dozens of 'high risk' Chinese academics at Oxford

More than 80 ‘high risk’ Chinese academics at Oxford are working in sensitive fields with potential military applications, think-tank claims More than 80 ‘high risk’ Chinese students in sensitive fields at Oxford last year 669 Chinese nationals who attended army-linked universities now work in UK The students pursue subjects that have potential military applications Now… Continue reading Alert over dozens of 'high risk' Chinese academics at Oxford

Bitcoin hits $43K all-time high as Tesla invests $1.5 billion in BTC

Bitcoin (BTC) jumped by almost $3,000 in minutes on Feb. 8 as reports emerged that Tesla had bought $1.5 billion worth of BTC. Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView tracked BTC/USD as a sudden spike to over $41,000 appeared as news of Tesla’s plans trickled in. A filing with United States regulator the Securities and… Continue reading Bitcoin hits $43K all-time high as Tesla invests $1.5 billion in BTC

Ethereum breaks out to new highs on 7th anniversary

Ethereum reached a new all-time-high earlier today when it attained a price of $1470. This was on the back of a 30% rise over the last three days, after the Cryptocurrency had dipped to a price of $1040.  It would seem poetic that the new all-time-high comes on the anniversary of Ethereum’s launch exactly seven… Continue reading Ethereum breaks out to new highs on 7th anniversary

Ethereum Jumps to All Time High

Ethereum has risen to its highest level ever on a frantic night that has added about 200 dollars to its price, raising it 20%. After consolidating at $1,200s, ethereum jumped during what appears to be Shanghai time, suggesting China did much of this. For some weeks now price has fallen during Shanghai daytime, making yesterday’s… Continue reading Ethereum Jumps to All Time High

Litecoin Retesting the $60 High Severally but Unable Push above It

Today, buyers are attempting to break the $60 high and push LTC to higher price levels. These attempts have been ongoing soon after the sudden decline. LTC is expected to reach its first target at $65 if the current resistance is breached. Otherwise, the market will continue its fluctuation below $60 high.  There is a… Continue reading Litecoin Retesting the $60 High Severally but Unable Push above It

This Crypto Could “Launch” Higher as it Forms Highly Bullish Technical Pattern

Throughout the past several months, Tezos has been one of the crypto market’s most bullish tokens, incurring some explosive momentum in late-October that ultimately resulted in a massive uptrend that led it to establish fresh all-time highs in mid-February. The gains resulting from this parabolic uptrend have largely been erased throughout the past several days… Continue reading This Crypto Could “Launch” Higher as it Forms Highly Bullish Technical Pattern

Spain records world's highest number of coronavirus deaths in a day – 950

Spain’s death toll from coronavirus has now reached 8,102. The country confirmed the world’s largest daily death increase today after a further 950 people died after testing positive for Covid-19. There are currently 110,238 confirmed cases of the virus in the country, after a further 10,003 were reported. Globally, about 938,000 people have now been… Continue reading Spain records world's highest number of coronavirus deaths in a day – 950

U.S. mass killings hit new high in 2019, most were shootings

The first one occurred 19 days into the new year when a man used an ax to kill four family members including his infant daughter. Five months later, 12 people were killed in a workplace shooting in Virginia. Twenty-two more died at a Walmart in El Paso in August. A database compiled by The Associated… Continue reading U.S. mass killings hit new high in 2019, most were shootings

Leaked docs reveal China’s high-security jails are brainwashing Muslims held against their will in ‘re-education camps’ – The Sun

THE Chinese government is brainwashing more than a million Muslims in “re-education camps”, leaked documents have revealed. Uighurs, Kazakhs and other ethnic minorities have been pulled in for what the Communist Party euphemistically describes as “voluntary job training”. But a newly revealed classified blueprint shows that the camps Beijing runs in China’s far west are… Continue reading Leaked docs reveal China’s high-security jails are brainwashing Muslims held against their will in ‘re-education camps’ – The Sun

No injuries in Monday highway collision involving semi, truck towing horse trailer: RCMP

Several accidents took place in the Okanagan and Shuswap during the Labour Day weekend, including one that closed down the Trans-Canada Highway on Monday for more than two hours. On Monday afternoon, a westbound Ford truck towing a horse trailer slammed into a semi that was turning left onto the highway near Sicamous. Police say… Continue reading No injuries in Monday highway collision involving semi, truck towing horse trailer: RCMP