Bitcoin accepted here

Good reasons cryptocurrency is likely to become ‘the future of commerce’

Analyst BRIAN G. SEWELL speculates that Bitcoin et al, although flawed, will change the way the world does business I WOULD rather see the SEC...

Boundary change plan revives controversy in Costa del Sol

Proposals to shift borders within Spain’s Marbella council area are raising land values – and eyebrows. BV’s man-on-the-ground JASON AGNEW has a sniff around. MARBELLA,...

Jaguar warns of investment cuts over Brexit concerns

BRITISH car manufacturers have been fretting over a no-deal or hard Brexit since the controversial referendum. Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) company executives are warning of...

From Serena’s socks to rabbits’ feet – superstition is all around

HAVE you ever worn your “lucky” shoes to a job interview, or knocked on wood after saying something hopeful? Experts aren’t surprised… SUPERSTITIOUS actions aren’t...
Islamic law

Sharia banking weaves moral fibre into the West’s oft-flawed system

No pork, no porn, no booze: this traditional Islamic take on finance and funding relies on ancient ethical codes — and ensures lender and...
Currencies paying for ICO

IC… oh, dear! Initial coin offerings can, and do, go wrong, so ‘caveat investor’

Do some Google research on ICOs and you will immediately hear the faint, but unmistakable, clang of warning bells. Bells that almost – but...
Trade War US vs EU

Trade war ‘almost inevitable’ as Trump’s steel tariffs start to bite

Countries line-up to target US products with their own retaliatory taxes. HAL WILLIAMS reports EUROPE, Canada and Mexico are girding their loins for a trade...
Ethereum

The crypto balloon is rising again, with new player Ethereum hanging on tight

By HAL WILLIAMS BITCOIN’S value will more than double by the end of 2018. Buy, buy, buy! But, um, not Bitcoin. And hey, relax your shoulders:...
Tesla Model 3

Electric car production has shocks in store for ‘super-entrepreneur’ Musk

ACCORDING to Bloomberg, Tesla – which, whoa, has been in business for 15 years – is burning $6,500 each and every minute. Someone do...
Asteroid mining

There’s platinum in them there stars

Goldman Sachs Group predicts a new top-earner will soon be in our midst By HAL WILLIAMS THE American multinational investment bank and financial services company Goldman...