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Jeremy Corbyn defends Labour racism inquiry

Image copyright PAImage caption Mr Corbyn has promised that Labour will not tolerate racism Jeremy Corbyn has defended Labour’s handling of racism allegations against a councillor. Jim Dempster is said to have told officials that no-one would have seen Scottish government minister Humza Yousaf “under his burka”. He has now been referred to Labour’s National […]

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‘Wild West’ Bitcoin ‘should be regulated’

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Cryptocurrencies’ trading prices have been extremely volatile Bitcoin and other digital currencies are a “Wild West industry” and need to be regulated to protect investors, a committee of MPs has urged. Problems include volatile prices, minimal consumer protection and risks of hacking and money-laundering, says the Treasury Committee. The committee […]