Bitcoin stabilizes after yesterday’s flash crash—but for how long?

Bitcoin stabilizes after yesterday’s flash crash—but for how long?

Many hope Tuesday’s halving of Bitcoin will push up the price of Bitcoin, but last night the largest cryptocurrency by market cap collapsed in value by 15%. The price has stabilized from Sunday afternoon … for now. On Saturday night, Bitcoin’s price dropped from about…

Brits on Greek islands told to brace for flash flooding as rare 'medicane' hits

Brits on Greek islands told to brace for flash flooding as rare 'medicane' hits

Brits holidaying on Greek islands have been warned to brace for a rare ‘medicane’. The weather phenomenon – which gets its name from having hurricane like characteristics and being over the Mediterranean Sea – will bring with it some ferocious weather. As the area of…

Flash Crash! Bitcoin dips below $10,000, Ethereum drops 12%

Flash Crash! Bitcoin dips below $10,000, Ethereum drops 12%

It was too good to be true: What goes up must come down. Still, traders were disappointed by today’s Ethereum flash crash of not-quite 12% and Bitcoin’s latest drop of 2%. Here’s what happened to Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap. All was going…

Huge flash floods kill at least 70 and destroy entire neighbourhoods

Huge flash floods kill at least 70 and destroy entire neighbourhoods

Floods in Afghanistan have killed at least 70 people and destroyed homes. Rescue teams are currently trying to recover bodies trapped under rubble in the country’s northern Parwan province. At least 68 people died and 90 were injured in the area. Many children were among…