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Hyer’s Highlights: A Cashless Future

As it becomes easier to pay for things with contactless cards... will we ever go completely cash-less?

Hyer’s Highlights: A Cashless Future

Shops, restaurants and stores all over the world are starting to refuse to accept cash payments are becoming more commonplace.

Ikea in Sweden, for instance, has experimented with a cashless outlet. In fact, Sweden is the most cashless society on the planet; not even 1% of the value of all payments were made using coins or notes last year. Australia ranks not far behind, with an ever-present use of contactless for speed and ease, making cash an almost spent force, if you pardon the pun.


UK Finance, a trade association, predicts that in Britain, cash will be used in just one fifth of all sales by 2026. In the last year alone, over 4,000 cash machines have been removed. But cash remains a permanent features across the pond in the US, where a market research firm disclosd that “hard currency” will still be around “for a…

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Politics

Hyer’s Highlights: Theresa May’s Vote of Confidence

Despite winning her vote of no confidence, some MPs are still calling for Theresa May to step down as PM

Hyer’s Highlights: Theresa May’s Vote of Confidence

Last week, Theresa May won a vote of no confidence by a slim majority of 200 votes to 117 after Conservative MPs from the Eurosceptic European Research Group dramatically motioned the vote in their leader.

Despite retaining her position at Number 10, Jacob Rees-Mogg – who led calls for the confidence vote – claimed that losing the support of a third of her MPs was a “terrible result” for Theresa May and called on her to resign.


One major concession she made in order to secure enough support was that she promised colleagues that she will not lead the party into the next General Election – scheduled for the year 2022 – but would only stay on in the meantime to deliver Brexit, stating that “it is right that the party feels it would prefer to go into that election with a new leader”.

This…

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Music

Myles' Hip-Hop Highlights: 17th December 2018

Myles McCaulskey presents the stories you need to know from the world of hip-hop.

Every week, Myles McCaulskey presents all of the stories you need to know from the world of hip-hop to help you kickstart your week!

On the latest edition of 'Myles' Hip-Hop Highlights' he talks about the 2019 Grammy Nominations, the new Spider-Man Soundtrack, how the 2018 YouTube Rewind is one of the biggest mistakes of the Internet and more.

Listen to the full episode below!

Broadcasted exclusively worldwide on W!ZARD Radio Station.

Myles' Hip-Hop Highlights

Listen to the latest episode of Myles' Hip-Hop Highlights chatting about the 2019 Grammy Nominations, the new Spider-Man Soundtrack, how the 2018 YouTube Rewind is one of the biggest mistakes of the Internet and more. (10 minutes)



Click here to listen to Myles McCaulskey's latest radio show, on demand on W!ZARD Repeats.

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