Experts’ take: Can Blockchain Adoption Help With UK–EU Relations Post-Brexit?

Philip Hammond, UK’s finance minister said at the Conservative Party conference said that blockchain—and other distributed ledger technologies—may help solve the UK-Ireland border issue...
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UK: No Paying Taxes Using Cryptocurrency

The chief tax authority of UK HM Revenue and Customs has clearly stated that it would not allow individuals or businesses to use cryptocurrencies...

Bank of England will Set Up New Payment System using Innovative...

The Bank of England has published a blueprint to indicate its vision for a renewed Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) service. The new service...

Promising Blockchain Firm Faces Insolvency in the UK; Seeks Buyer

SETL, a London-based blockchain startup has filed for insolvency in the United Kingdom, a development that has sent chills down the spine of blockchain...

British MP McGovern on cryptocurrency regulations and Bitcoin: We have all...

Bitcoin LATEST - is a crackdown imminent? MP warns regulators are NOT moving fast enough. BITCOIN price plunged in 2018 after regulators and banks...
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Bank of England Says its Upgraded Payment Systems will Support Blockchain...

In a bid to promote blockchain technology, the Bank of England (BoE) will include support for blockchain-based financial technology firms to the proposed upgrade...

U.K. Lawmakers Push for Government Regulations For Crypto Markets, ICOs

The treasury committee of the U.K. parliament has called for a more direct regulatory approach to cryptocurrencies by the government. On Wednesday, September 19, the...

UK to Launch a Crypto Assets Task Force

Philip Hammond, the U.K Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced that the United Kingdom Government is about to set-up a Crypto Assets Task Force. The...

UK Forex Operator, LMAX launches first Cryptocurrency Exchange for Institutional Investors

LMAX, a London-based foreign exchange trading operator, announced Monday, May 21st that it would launch a cryptocurrency trading platform that would target institutional investors...
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SEC Prepares ‘Fool’s Guide’ On ICOs to Clarify Which Tokens are...

As governments look to define their regulatory stance on Cryptocurrency and Initial Coin Offerings, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has promised to...

UK’s Financial Regulator Accepts 29 Innovative Startups Into Its Fintech ‘Sandbox’...

Following the worldwide acceptance of blockchain technology, the United Kingdom’s financial regulator – the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has now acknowledged the potential the...

UK: City of London Police to Get Cryptocurrency Training

Officers from the City of London will participate in a new training regime to boost its readiness against financial crimes involving cryptocurrencies. The new...

British Crypto Trading Platforms Call On MPs to Enforce Regulations

CryptoUK (a trade group that is self-regulated and dedicated to the crypto industry), has asked for regulatory oversight for the cryptocurrency trading platforms in...
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Revolut adds support for Cryptocurrency including Ripple (XRP) and Bitcoin Cash...

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts were given another reason to rejoice as Revolut payment app included support for cryptocurrencies including Ripple (XRP) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). The...

Cryptocurrency inquiry launched by UK Treasury

Cryptocurrency inquiry launched by UK Treasury: Authorities all over the world are trying to get to the bottom of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Many...
UK-based Crypto Trading Platform is Launches Ethereum Futures Contracts

UK-based Crypto Trading Platform Launches Ethereum Futures Contracts

A UK-based cryptocurrency trading platform, Crypto Facility is launching its first Ethereum Futures contracts. The firm announced this on Friday, 11th May. Crypto Facilities...

Ireland’s Finance Department Plans Blockchain Working Group

Amidst the call for increased regulations and more stringent control of the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry, Ireland has taken a bold move to establish...

Argo Blockchain becomes the First Crypto Mining Firm on London Stock...

UK-based cryptocurrency mining company, Argo Blockchain has become the first cryptocurrency company to be listed on the London Stock Exchange. The mining company has...

Blockchain Startups Reshaping Energy Industry

Blockchain has been affecting all the other industries like Finance and Energy. Every day we can see a new blockchain startup trying to reshape...
Bank of England Unveils Proof-of-Concept for Blockchain Data Privacy - Blockchain Technology News

Bank of England Unveils Proof-of-Concept for Blockchain Data Privacy – Blockchain...

The British apex bank, Bank of England (BoE) has published a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) document on its website which explores how blockchain technology can be used...