Spaniards spooked by Cypriot savings grab turn to virtual currency to hide money from cash-strapped governmentTrio of Bitcoin apps soar up Spanish download chartsBitcoin is a decentralised peer-to-peer currency that cuts out banksValue soars from 32 to 48 per Bitcoin in just a week 10en.pdf” rel=”nofollow” target=”_blank”> European Central Bank report published last year warned that increased demand for Bitcoin 'could have have a negative impact on the reputation of central banks'. 'The public may perceive the incident as being caused, in part, by a central bank not doing its job properly,' the report added presciently.
Family’s fury after elderly aunt leaves entire 8million estate to next-door neighbour to thank her for buying her bread and milkWidow Betty Harris left entire estate to neighbour as a 'thank you gift'Will caused a bitter legal dispute as Mrs Harris' family challenged in courtMrs Harris complained that her relatives 'all want their bit of money' | UPDATED: 16:20 GMT, 28 November 2012 It is often said that a small act of daily kindness goes a long way. But one lucky Australian could not have expected that her good deeds would land her a multi-million dollar cheque. The next-door neighbour, who helped an elderly widow with her daily chores, was left with a ‘thank you’ gift of eight million pounds