A team of scientists has been arrested for using the supercomputer at Russia's Research Institute of Experimental Physics in order to mine bitcoin for their own personal gain.
European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has warned that there is no guarantee of a post-Brexit transition period.
The US Senate approved a two-year budget deal early on Friday, with a bill focusing on boosting military and domestic spending by almost $300bn over the next two years.
Industrial production sank at the end of last year, but economists were quick to point out that the plunge was entirely due to the shutdown of the North Sea Forties oil pipeline.
Two interest rate hikes over the course of 2018 should not come as a great shock, the Bank of England's number two official suggested on Friday.