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Lawyer Randell leads race to chair City watchdog

A lawyer who advised ministers during the meltdown in Britain's banking ?system in 2008 is a leading candidate to become the next chairman of...

Call for tech giants to face taxes over extremist content

Internet companies should face...

Global warming threatens future of champagne

Winemakers in France are planning to introduce a new hybrid grape to offset the effect global warming is having on the production of champagne. Over...

Hits and misses

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Will we see driverless tech go mainstream in 2018?

The coming year will see driverless vehicle technology become part of everyday life in Britain, according to experts. The sector has already seen a sharp...

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Millennials to secure 'inheritance boom'

Millennials will benefit from...

P2P giant Funding Circle banks on £1bn float

Funding Circle, the UK's biggest peer-to-peer lending platform, is preparing to hire advisers to oversee a £1bn-plus London flotation. Sky News has learnt that the...

Holiday promotions can be misleading, says Which?

Holiday firms which advertise...

Zombie thrills

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UK stock markets close at a record high

UK stock markets climbed...

Nitrate-free bacon to hit supermarket shelves

British bacon free from potentially carcinogenic preservatives will soon appear on supermarket shelves thanks to advances spearheaded by British researchers. Experts have applauded the development...

Planning Africa's smart cities

A group of developers in South Africa are looking at how technology can improve cities. Their vision is that artificial intelligence will be used...

Goldman Sachs will lose billions short term on Trump tax reform

Goldman Sachs is warning...