London to be placed in second highest COVID risk category – official website

By William James

LONDON, Nov 26 (Reuters)London will be placed into the second highest risk category when a national lockdown ends on Dec. 2, according to a government website which allows residents to check the rules which will apply to them.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that nationwide restrictions in England will end after a month long lockdown, to be replaced by a system of regional restrictions to try to stop the virus spreading from the worst-hit areas.

The decision has been keenly anticipated by businesses all across the country whose ability to trade in the pre-Christmas period will be affected. Hospitality is one of the large sectors which will suffer the most in higher tiers.

A postcode checker was briefly available on Thursday on a government website before the official announcement due to be made by health minister Matt Hancock in parliament.

That showed the

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London to Be Placed in Second Highest COVID Risk Category – Official Website | World News

LONDON (Reuters) – London will be placed into the second highest risk category when a national lockdown ends on Dec. 2, according to a government website which allows residents to check the rules which will apply to them.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that nationwide restrictions in England will end after a month long lockdown, to be replaced by a system of regional restrictions to try to stop the virus spreading from the worst-hit areas.

The decision has been keenly anticipated by businesses all across the country whose ability to trade in the pre-Christmas period will be affected. Hospitality is one of the large sectors which will suffer the most in higher tiers.

A postcode checker was briefly available on Thursday on a government website before the official announcement due to be made by health minister Matt Hancock in parliament.

That showed the capital would be in tier 2,

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Bitcoin surges past $15,700 to highest value since January 2018

Nov. 5 (UPI) — The price of Bitcoin continued on an upward path Thursday, increasing in value by $1,472.28, or more than 10% in a single day and reaching a high of $15,755.52.

The price of the crypto token has been rallying for several weeks, increasing by more than 30% in value in the past month, and more than doubling in value since the year began.

Some investors and speculators believe that cryptocurrency can provide a shelter from inflation as governments around the world are flooding their citizens with coronavirus stimulus cash, experts said Thursday.

“Bitcoin’s creation was in part due to fears that increased fiscal stimulus is devaluing currencies globally,” Simon Peters, a cryptoasset analyst at eToro told CNBC. “As a result, when central banks announce extensive plans to pump money into economies, many investors in the crypto community take this as a major bitcoin buy signal.”

Bitcoin is

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Surging bitcoin nears its highest level in almost 3 years, and is set to test a key technical level that could spur a move toward $20,000

  • Bitcoin surged more than 3% on Tuesday as it approached a key resistance level at $14,000.
  • Recent positive developments for the digital cryptocurrency include PayPal allowing its account holders to buy, sell, and transfer bitcoin, as well as Square’s bitcoin purchase worth $50 million.
  • If bitcoin is able to decisively trade above the $14,000 level, the next level of resistance traders will watch is its all-time high near $20,000.
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Bitcoin surged more than 3% on Tuesday to $13,480, putting the digital currency within striking distance of its June 2019 high of $13,880.

If bitcoin does surpass $13,880, it would reach its highest level in almost three years.

The cryptocurrency has benefited from a stream of positive headlines over the past week. Square said it furthered its investment in bitcoin by purchasing $50 million worth of the digital coin in a single day without

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Bitcoin Surges to Highest Since July 2019 After PayPal Embrace

(Bloomberg) — Bitcoin surged past $13,000 for the first time since July 2019 after PayPal Holdings Inc. announced it will allow customers to use cryptocurrencies.

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The largest digital coin increased $950, or 8% during tradition trading hours in New York. It climbed another 2% to $13,119 in early Asian trading. Gains among so-called alt coins were even bigger on Wednesday, with Litecoin jumping more than 13% and Bitcoin Cash surging more than 9%.

PayPal customers can buy, sell and hold cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ether, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin from digital wallets, as well as use the virtual money to shop at the 26 million merchants on its network. Shares of PayPal jumped 5.5% to $213.07, the biggest increase since May.

Mike Novogratz, who runs Galaxy Investment Partners, on Twitter called it “the biggest news of the year in crypto,” adding that banks will embark on a race to

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These US Rural Areas Have the Highest (and Lowest) Internet Speeds

Thinking about moving to the country but need speedy your internet? There are some areas you might want to consider before others. SatelliteInternet.com published a report based on more than 1 million internet speed tests in rural cities: communities with populations of less than 10,000 people that are at least an hour away from the nearest major city. 

We covered the cities in rural areas with the fastest and slowest average internet speeds earlier this year, but things have changed in ten months. For one, the national average for all rural speed tests increased from 39.01Mbps to 45.9Mbps, which is encouraging. The rural area with the fastest average internet speed changed from Hampton, GA to Boardman, OR. 

First, the rural areas with high internet speeds: Boardman, OR (103.8Mbps), Madisonville, LA (101.7Mbps), Rifle, CO (96.7Mbps), Pulaski, VA (96.6Mbps), Seaford, DE (96.4Mbps), Ware, MA (92.0Mbps), Barnegat, NJ (90.1Mbps), Lock Haven, PA (89.5Mbps),

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