bbc.co.uk Archives - 26 May 2016, Thursday

  • Singapore lightning storm: 'Scary but beautiful' images captured - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 25 May '16, 9am

    Singapore lightning storm: 'Scary but beautiful' images captured 24 May 2016 Last updated at 02:46 BST For years Darren Soh, a landscape and architecture photographer, has wanted to capture on film Singapore's spectacular lightning displays. At the weekend, he finally got his chance. ...

  • Singapore shuts down Swiss bank

    Swiss criminal probe into BSI bank over 1MDB links - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 24 May '16, 8am

    Swiss financial regulators have opened criminal proceedings against the country's BSI bank over links to corruption allegations against Malaysia's 1MDB fund. BSI chief executive Stefano Coduri has resigned with immediate effect. Swiss prosecutors said the probe was "based on informati...

  • Singapore lightning storm: 'Scary but beautiful' images captured - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 24 May '16, 3am

    Singapore lightning storm: 'Scary but beautiful' images captured 24 May 2016 Last updated at 02:46 BST For years Darren Soh, a landscape and architecture photographer, has wanted to capture on film Singapore's spectacular lightning displays. At the weekend, he finally got his chance. ...

  • St Richard's nurse charged with stealing dying patient's Rolex - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 19 May '16, 6pm

    Image copyright Sussex Police Image caption David Davies's watch was stolen while he was a patient at St Richard's Hospital A nursing manager has been charged with stealing a £5,000 Rolex watch from a dying patient. The Submariner watch was taken while David Davies, 68, was being trea...

  • VIDEO: Singapore museum targets the tech-savvy

    Museum targets the tech-savvy with "digital playground" - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 18 May '16, 3am

    Museum targets the tech-savvy with "digital playground" 18 May 2016 Last updated at 02:10 BST Art galleries and museums are constantly trying to find new and imaginative ways to attract visitors and for some, turn a profit. But these days, curators say it is about no longer enough to ...

  • Singapore launches drone experiment - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 16 May '16, 1am

    Singapore launches drone experiment 16 May 2016 Last updated at 01:47 BST Drones, or unmanned aircraft, are banned or heavily restricted in the airspace of most countries. But Singapore is now working with the plane-maker Airbus to see if they can develop drones with commercial or ind...

  • Singapore launches drone experiment - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 16 May '16, 1am

    Singapore launches drone experiment 16 May 2016 Last updated at 01:47 BST Drones, or unmanned aircraft, are banned or heavily restricted in the airspace of most countries. But Singapore is now working with the plane-maker Airbus to see if they can develop drones with commercial or ind...

  • Singapore launches drone experiment - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 16 May '16, 1am

    Singapore launches drone experiment 16 May 2016 Last updated at 01:47 BST Drones, or unmanned aircraft, are banned or heavily restricted in the airspace of most countries. But Singapore is now working with the plane-maker Airbus to see if they can develop drones with commercial or ind...

  • Singapore launches drone experiment - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 16 May '16, 12am

    Singapore launches drone experiment 16 May 2016 Last updated at 01:47 BST Drones, or unmanned aircraft, are banned or heavily restricted in the airspace of most countries. But Singapore is now working with the plane-maker Airbus to see if they can develop drones with commercial or ind...

  • Singapore launches drone experiment - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 16 May '16, 12am

    Singapore launches drone experiment 16 May 2016 Last updated at 01:47 BST Drones, or unmanned aircraft, are banned or heavily restricted in the airspace of most countries. But Singapore is now working with the plane-maker Airbus to see if they can develop drones with commercial or ind...

  • Skepta - New Songs, Playlists, Videos & Tours - BBC Music

    bbc.co.uk 14 May '16, 8pm

    Coldplay, Adele, Muse, Ellie Goulding, Of Monsters and Men, M83, Beck, Two Door Cinema Club, The Lumineers, Bastille, Band of Horses, Disclosure, Fatboy Slim, Sigur Rós, Foals, Santigold, James Blake, Earth, Wind & Fire, New Order, ZZ Top, Bring Me The Horizon, CHVRCHES, The 1975, Cyn...

  • Singapore terms join Oxford English Dictionary - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 12 May '16, 4pm

    Image copyright Hulton Archive Image caption 'Wah' - a term to express surprise, delight, admiration or encouragement Several Singaporean and Hong Kong English terms, including "wah", "shiok" and "yum cha", are now officially recognised as acceptable English. The Oxford English Dictio...

  • Singapore terms join Oxford English Dictionary - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 12 May '16, 4pm

    Image copyright AFP Image caption You can get pork for your char siu at the dai pai dong Several Singaporean and Hong Kong English terms, including "wah", "shiok" and "yum cha", are now officially recognised as acceptable English. The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) added 19 Singapore...

  • Singapore terms join Oxford English Dictionary - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 12 May '16, 4pm

    Image copyright AFP Image caption You can get pork for your char siu at the dai pai dong Several Singaporean and Hong Kong English terms, including "wah", "shiok" and "yum cha", are now officially recognised as acceptable English. The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) added 19 Singapore...

  • Singapore terms join Oxford English Dictionary - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 12 May '16, 4pm

    Image copyright AFP Image caption You can get pork for your char siu at the dai pai dong Several Singaporean and Hong Kong English terms, including "wah", "shiok" and "yum cha", are now officially recognised as acceptable English. The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) added 19 Singapore...

  • Singapore terms join Oxford English Dictionary - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 12 May '16, 4pm

    Singapore terms join Oxford English Dictionary 12 May 2016 From the section Asia Image copyright Hulton Archive Image caption 'Wah' - a term to express surprise, delight, admiration or encouragement Several Singaporean and Hong Kong English terms, including "wah", "shiok" and "yum cha...

  • Singapore terms join Oxford English Dictionary - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 12 May '16, 4pm

    Image copyright Hulton Archive Image caption 'Wah' - a term to express surprise, delight, admiration or encouragement Several Singaporean and Hong Kong English terms, including "wah", "shiok" and "yum cha", are now officially recognised as acceptable English. The Oxford English Dictio...

  • Swiss council to accept Bitcoin payments

    Swiss council to accept Bitcoin payments - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 10 May '16, 8pm

    Image copyright Wikimedia/Schulerst Image caption Zug is in the so-called "crypto-valley", home to many financial technology companies A council in central Switzerland will soon accept the digital currency Bitcoin as payment for some public services. The trial scheme, in the town of Z...

  • Does Bitcoin still matter? - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 05 May '16, 11pm

    By Zoe Thomas BBC Business reporter, New York 6 May 2016 From the section Technology Image copyright Getty Images Craig Wright's assertion that he was the creator of Bitcoin this week occurred at the same time as thousands of members of a growing industry tied to the virtual currency ...

  • Does Bitcoin still matter? - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 05 May '16, 11pm

    Craig Wright's assertion that he was the creator of Bitcoin this week occurred at the same time as thousands of members of a growing industry tied to the virtual currency attended the Consensus 2016 conference in New York. Attendees debated the truth of Wright's claims, but also grapp...

  • Bitcoin 'creator' backs out of Satoshi coin move 'proof'

    Bitcoin 'creator' backs out of Satoshi coin move 'proof' - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 05 May '16, 12pm

    Bitcoin 'creator' backs out of Satoshi coin move 'proof' 5 May 2016 From the section Technology Image copyright PA Image caption Dr Wright said he did not "have the courage" to prove he is Satoshi Nakamoto The Australian entrepreneur who has claimed to be the inventor of Bitcoin has r...

  • Bitcoin expert: It was a mistake to blog about 'creator' - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 04 May '16, 11am

    Media caption Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright says he is Mr Bitcoin A leading figure in the Bitcoin community has expressed regret about a blog backing an Australian's claim to have invented the crypto-currency. Craig Wright announced on Monday that he was behind Satoshi Nakamoto...

  • Singapore arrests eight Bangladeshis accused of terror plot - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 03 May '16, 10am

    Singapore says it has arrested eight Bangladeshi men accused of plotting terror attacks in Bangladesh. Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs said they were members of a group set up in March called Islamic State in Bangladesh (ISB). The men, aged 26 to 34, had been working in the const...

  • Bitcoin industry 'sceptical' of Satoshi identity claim - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 02 May '16, 6pm

    Media caption Bitcoin scientist Gavin Andresen believes Craig Wright's claim Members of the Bitcoin community remain sceptical about Craig Wright's claim to be the mysterious creator of the digital currency. At the Consensus 2016 conference in New York, attendees told the BBC they wan...

  • Craig Wright revealed as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 02 May '16, 7am

    Media caption Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright says he is Mr Bitcoin Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright has publicly identified himself as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. His admission ends years of speculation about who came up with the original ideas underlying the digital c...

  • Craig Wright revealed as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 02 May '16, 7am

    Media caption Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright says he is Mr Bitcoin Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright has publicly identified himself as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. His admission ends years of speculation about who came up with the original ideas underlying the digital c...

  • VIDEO: Is this the creator of Bitcoin?

    Bitcoin creator: 'I want to be left alone' - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 02 May '16, 7am

    Bitcoin creator: 'I want to be left alone' 2 May 2016 Last updated at 07:59 BST Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright has publicly identified himself as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. His admission ends years of speculation about who came up with the original ideas underlying the di...

  • Craig Wright revealed as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 02 May '16, 7am

    Media caption Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright says he is Mr Bitcoin Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright has publicly identified himself as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. His admission ends years of speculation about who came up with the original ideas underlying the digital c...

  • Craig Wright revealed as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 02 May '16, 7am

    Media caption Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright says he is Mr Bitcoin Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright has publicly identified himself as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. His admission ends years of speculation about who came up with the original ideas underlying the digital c...

  • Kenya Sevens win first World Series title: Kenya beat favourites Fiji 30-7 in the final of the Singapore Rugby...

    Kenya beat Fiji to win their first Sevens World Series title - BBC Sport

    bbc.co.uk 17 Apr '16, 2pm

    Kenya had lost their two previous World Series finals Kenya shocked Fiji 30-7 in the final of the Singapore Rugby Sevens to claim their first World Series title. It took Kenya 140 tournaments to finally break their duck and they are only the second African nation after South Africa to...