A lack of employment in rural Ghana is contributing to a growing addition to gambling.
Image copyright AFP Tech giant Google has lodged an appeal against the 2.4bn euro fine (£2bn / $2.8bn) it was ordered to pay by the European Commission in June. The regulator had ruled that positioning its own shopping comparison service at the top of Google search results was an abuse of power. The fine was […]
Image copyright Getty Images Bitcoin has begun trading on a major exchange for the first time in what is being regarded as step towards legitimising the digital currency. The Cboe Futures Exchange in Chicago opened trading in Bitcoin futures at 23:00 GMT on Sunday. After opening at $15,00, Bitcoin futures soon rose to $15,600 and […]
Image copyright JD Sports JD Sports has reported a big jump in sales in the first half of the year, defying fears of a slowdown among sports fashion retailers. Sales were £1.4bn in the six months to the end of July, up 41% compared with the same period last year. Pre-tax profit rose 33% to […]