Rapid robot rollout risks UK workers being left behind, reports say

Study shows 20m jobs will be lost worldwide by 2030 with every robot costing 1.6 manufacturing jobs British workers are being shut out of decisions over the rising use of robots in the UK economy, according to a report.According to the commission on wo…

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Climate crisis: global economy needs major upgrade … fast

Ex-US vice-president says only big solutions can offset impact of systemic shifts and avert disasterThe former US vice-president Al Gore has warned that the global economy will require a fundamental upgrade to survive an environmental crisis and wideni…

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Is Facebook’s Libra currency a case of corporate megalomania? | Nils Pratley

The planned cryptocurrency has big questions to answer, not least on transparency and trust What is Facebook’s new Libra digital currency? A way to stop money-transfer companies exploiting the world’s poor by skimming off vast fees in cross-border tran…

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Amazon and Morrisons expand same-day grocery delivery service

Deal puts pressure on rival supermarkets as online giant moves deeper into UK sectorAmazon is ramping up the pressure on the UK’s traditional food retailers after signing a new deal with Morrisons to deliver groceries across the UK.Morrisons groceries …

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