Friday, April 27, 2018
he Government is aiming to make the UK an artificial intelligence (AI) research "hotspot" under a new investment drive. Around 1,000 government-funded AI PhDs will be created and private firms will invest £300 million in the sector. Under a deal announced by Business...

The third royal baby

The Duke of Cambridge was bursting with pride, the Duchess clearly besotted. And the third Cambridge baby? Fast asleep, but seemingly secure of his new place in the world. The newborn Prince signalled his arrival with three tiny fingers as...
Britain will leave the customs union after Brexit, Downing Street has insisted, with Theresa May and other ministers set to skip a Labour bid in the House of Commons to stop the UK leaving later this week. The Government moved to...
Savers could be missing out on savings rates 2,500pc higher than they're currently getting by sticking with the banks they know. A number of little-known banks have been creeping into the best buy tables since the summer of 2015 when a...
It is not just “centrists”, that motley crew of Blairites, Left-wing Tories and Remainiac metropolitan graduates, who feel politically homeless, stuck between Jeremy Corbyn's hard-Left army and Theresa May’s Brexit government. Such folk have garnered much attention for their...
Facebook exposed private friend lists to app developers without their knowledge until two weeks ago, despite claiming to have blocked the service three years ago. The loophole allowed apps to collect the friend lists of anybody who had installed the...

German recession

Talarming speed and any mistake by policy-makers could push the country into a full-blown slump, a leading economic institute has warned. “The danger of recession has increased markedly. It is a notably more critical picture than a month ago,” said the...
Mobile-only bank Monzo is offering overdrafts to its current account customers for the first time. A limited number of users had previously been offered overdrafts on a trial basis, but a full rollout across its customer base has started this week. Monzo customers will...
For years, Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, has been treated like a giant. In fact he is 5’7” and, as he appeared before Congress in Washington this week, he used a booster cushion to appear tall on...
Falling share prices this year have driven up dividend yields, resulting in a number of attractive stocks that offer yields of 7pc or more and have the money to keep on making payments. A company’s dividend yield is usually an...

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