Politics 12 April 2013 Bitcoin: “As expected people started to panic”. Quote of the day Bitcoin halts trading. Print HTML “As expected people started to panic” Bitcoin reacts to a massive drop in value (46 per cent) by halting trading of the virtual currency. Read their statement here. › Morning Call: pick of the papers Photograph: Getty Images Subscribe More Related articles Chinese loan sharks are using nudes as collateral. Is this the grim future of revenge porn? Tea Leavers and Champagne for Remain: what your shopping basket says about your EU stance “I’m a big boy”: What happened when MPs grilled Philip Green about the BHS scandal?