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Teaching machines to write better adverts than humans

7 hours 16 min ago
AI-powered advertising copywriters are coming, but can they be taught to be as inventive as humans?
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How Japan is keeping people with dementia safe

7 hours 19 min ago
Each year in Japan thousands of elderly dementia sufferers go missing, but technology can now help.
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The Nobel prize-winner tackling Parkinson's disease

7 hours 20 min ago
Nobel prize-winner Randy Schekman is launching a new project to tackle Parkinson's disease.
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Middlesbrough: Keeping the flames alive at final foundry

7 hours 31 min ago
Sam Turner is the youngest member of a foundry team and is keen to keep the skills alive.
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Millions lost in 'celebrity-backed scams'

7 hours 38 min ago
Celebrity influencers are being used to promote cryptoasset or currency trading schemes which are scams.
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Premier League clubs 'fail to cash in on stadium rights'

7 hours 39 min ago
Teams are missing out on £142m, with Man United's ground the most valuable asset, a report says.
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Electric cars still need to win over UK drivers

7 hours 39 min ago
Only one in four people would consider buying a fully electric car in the next five years, a study says.
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Marathon Oil firm fined £1.16m for North Sea gas release

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 18:12
It happened on the Brae Alpha platform in 2015, luckily while most of the personnel were gathered for their Boxing Day meal.
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Carmaker Ford announces 7,000 job cuts

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 16:25
The US car giant says it will shed 10% of its global workforce by the end of August to cut costs.
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Thomas Cook reassures holidaymakers after shares plunge

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 11:57
Troubled travel firm has been reassuring customers who flooded the firm with concerns about holiday trips.
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Greenpeace activists inside boxes block BP headquarters

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 11:54
Those inside the containers have enough food and water to last them for a week, it is claimed.
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Ryanair expects to win in airline 'fare wars'

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 10:42
Europe's biggest discount airline says fares are "artificially low" after profits fall by a third.
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Royal Mail to launch parcel postboxes

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 10:18
Customers will be able to post parcels in the same way as letters, as long as postage is pre-paid.
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Japan economy beats expectations of slowdown

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 05:28
Analysts had tipped the world's third largest economy would shrink slightly at the start of 2019.
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A senior adviser to the German government fears another European crisis could be brewing.

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 00:26
A senior adviser to the German government fears another European financial crisis could be brewing.
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Inside the world's most expensive election

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 00:20
With voting completed, India is now waiting to see who will be its next prime minister.
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'Your team is your product, build a well-oiled machine'

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 00:15
Travel website boss Avi Meir advises focusing on staff because "your team is your product".
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'The bullying got worse and worse and I snapped'

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 00:07
How a troubled childhood gave investor Guy Hands the drive to succeed in life.
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Rail passengers lost 3.9m hours in 2018, Which? report says

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 00:02
About 80 trains a day were significantly late and another 660 trains per day were cancelled.
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Manchester Airport cancels flights

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 23:50
A "power issue" affects fuelling at Manchester Airport, causing delays and 87 flight cancellations.
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