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Brexit hastening business automation, study suggests

Businesses are increasing their use of robotic automation rather than hiring new staff, a study suggests. A survey of more than 600 companies across several sectors, including manufacturing, indicated that nine out of 10 […]

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Conclusions from the Cryptoassets Taskforce

Speech by Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of Strategy and Competition at the FCA, delivered at The Regulation of Cryptocurrencies event, London. Speaker: Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of Strategy and Competition Location: The Regulation of […]

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Spain would benefit from a sunnier view of tech

Sun, sea, sand. And a new entrepreneurial generation hungry for success. Spain and Portugal probably offer the closest Europe has to the Californian lifestyle. The two countries also have lively tech sectors. […]

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UK: What does ‘ending austerity’ actually mean?

UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond’s last pre-Brexit budget faces a key vote in the lower house of parliament later on Thursday. The Conservative government is relying on support from Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist […]

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Australia to scrap family law presumption of shared parental responsibility – JURIST

The Australian Labour government Monday released a draft of the Family Law Amendment Bill 2023 to amend the Family Law Act 1975. In a statement, Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus said the reforms seek […]

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Ontario authorities to investigate housing development plans on protected lands – JURIST

Ontario Integrity Commissioner Jonathan Batty and Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk Wednesday announced separate investigations into the provincial Conservative government’s controversial decision to open protected Greenbelt lands to housing developments. The investigations come […]

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Iran sentences former deputy defence minister to death for alleged espionage – JURIST

The Iranian Intelligence Ministry Wednesday said in a statement through the state-run IRNA news agency that former Deputy Minister of Defence Alireza Akbari was arrested and charged with spying for Britain’s foreign […]

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Free press organizations: Twitter must maintain ‘basic human right to freely impart and receive information’ – JURIST

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Wednesday expressed concern over Twitter’s recent actions and outlined a series of four recommendations for Twitter to maintain “integrity and the […]

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