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21st Jan 2019

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Bitcoin is 'deadly', Danish central bank warns

"You should stay away [from bitcoin]. It is deadly," Danish central bank head Lars Rohde told state broadcaster DR on Monday. He said the electronic currency, whose value rocketed by 1,800 percent last year, was "not a regulated market. It is not the responsibility of the authorities. It is the responsibility of the individual". Rohde added that if investors lost money they should not "come and complain to us".

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Turkish NBA star takes on Erdogan

Turkish NBA basketball star, Enes Kanter, gave up joining teammates in a London match over fears of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's reach into the EU.

Opinion

Salvini and Kaczynski - the new 'axis' powers?

Populists and Eurosceptics are slowly realising that the goal of dismantling the EU is not only unrealistic, costly and unpopular - but also deprives them of valuable opportunities to accumulate political capital and exert influence.

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