HEAVY market trading has jolted cryptocurrency Ethereum to record price gains of nearly 190 per cent, as of Easter 2021. Digital currency Ethereum - the second largest cryptocurrency after Bitcoin - was co-founded by 'celebrity' crypto guru Vitalik Buterin. Who is Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin? Vitalik Buterin, 27, is one of Ethereum’s eight founders. In a report, CNBC said in 2017: "Buterin has become a celebrity in the cryptocurrency space and is credited with co-founding Bitcoin Magazine in 2011. "He was a 2014 recipient of billionaire Peter Thiel’s prestigious fellowship and [in 2016], he was included on Fortune’s 40 under 40 list." Born in Moscow, Buterin's childhood was spent in Canada, after his family moved there when he was six years old. Wired's Backchannel says that later, he "invented the world’s hottest new cryptocurrency and inspired a movement — before he’d turned 20". The website explains that his huge mathematical talent was fostered at … [Read more...] about Who is Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin?
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A drill-rapping jihadist has been jailed for life for plotting a terrorist attack using a Gladiator-style sword, balaclava and combat vest, just weeks after he was released from prison. Sahayb Munye Abu, 27, from Goodmayes, East London, is among a growing number of former prisoners causing concern for the authorities following attacks at Fishmongers' Hall and Streatham. It can be disclosed that Abu was jailed for breaking into a jewellery store in a suspected effort to raise funds to travel abroad for terrorism. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Abu was convicted in March 2021 He was not charged with a terrorist offence but he mixed with other convicts in Wandsworth prison, including Husnain Rashid, who had been sentenced to 19 years for encouraging attacks on Prince George at his school. Abu also associated with Abuthaher Mamun, who had been jailed for 13 years for showing Islamic State videos to schoolchildren. … [Read more...] about Drill-rapping jihadist Sahayb Abu jailed for life for plotting terror attack with Gladiator-style sword
The Moderna coronavirus vaccine is being rolled out in England today with the first people in the country receiving the jab. It comes after the first doses were delivered in Wales and Scotland last week and follows the rollout of the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines which began in December and January respectively. Adults over 45 in England are set to be offered a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine this week. The NHS in England confirmed that the jab will be delivered at more than 20 vaccination sites this week including Reading's Madejski Stadium and the Sheffield Arena. More sites will be able to deliver the jab as supply increases. Professor Stephen Powis, medical director for NHS England, said the move "marks another milestone" in the Covid-19 vaccination programme. Have you had a vaccine yet? Let us know in the comments below A 24-year-old carer from Wales became the first person in the UK to receive the jab last week. Elle Taylor, from Ammanford, was … [Read more...] about Moderna vaccine: All you need to know as England rolls out third coronavirus jab
DRINKS are back on at pubs, bars and restaurants now lockdown restrictions have lifted - outside for now and then indoors from May 17. If an Aperol Spritz is your tipple of choice you can get one for free worth £8 next time you're out. To celebrate the latest freedoms from lockdown rules easing, 100,000 Aperol Spritz's are being given away and you can get it at any place they serve the popular summer drink. To get the freebie, you'll need to register first on its website here , sharing your name, email and date of birth (you must be over 18 years of age) and do it before May 17. You'll then receive an email with a link to a redemption form which you have until 31 August to use, so there's no need to head out if you're not ready yet. To redeem the offer, you'll need to buy your Aperol Spritz first and one for a friend too, then provide your receipt showing the purchase of both drinks to get a refund for one of them. You'll need to buy two drinks to use this … [Read more...] about How to get a free Aperol Spritz worth £8 as pubs reopen