5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Thursday 12th May 2021

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5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Thursday 12th May 2021
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5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Thursday 12th May 2021

5. Sydney's only two casinos will make their gaming operations cashless in a bid to stamp out money laundering.

Regulators said The Star and Crown Sydney, which is yet to be opened, agreed to the unusual move on Thursday.

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4. Online travel agent On The Beach has stopped selling all holidays for this summer due to Covid uncertainty.

The pause in sales until September includes "green list" countries such as Portugal.

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3. The number of homes being put on the market is failing to meet demand from buyers, resulting in rising property prices.

The frequency of "for sale" signs slowed in April, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

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2. The UK economy shrank by 1.5% in the first three months of 2021, but gathered speed in March as lockdown restrictions began to ease, official figures show.

The reopening of schools and strong retail spending helped the economy grow 2.1% in March, its fastest monthly growth since last August.

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1. Tesla has suspended vehicle purchases using bitcoin due to climate change concerns, its CEO Elon Musk said in a tweet.

Bitcoin fell by more than 10% after the tweet, while Tesla shares also dipped.

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