Daniel Susskind: ‘Automation of jobs is one of the greatest questions of our time’

The Oxford economist talks about his new book on the challenges of a society with no traditional employmentDaniel Susskind is an economist and fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. He has held policy roles in the Blair and Cameron governments. His new boo…

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Elon Musk set to cash in at Tesla as deliveries and shares soar

The boss of the electric carmaker has a $50bn pay package ready to roll if the firm hits a $100bn valuationOne of the options on a fully loaded Tesla is “ludicrous mode”, a setting offering a 0-60mph acceleration time of 2.8 seconds for drivers who fin…

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Swap shop: ex-Topshop guru pops in to Liberty to rent out clothes

Jane Shepherdson introduces her new fashion rental site My Wardrobe HQ as shoppers warm to hiring other people’s outfitsJane Shepherdson was once named the most powerful woman in British fashion. As the boss of Topshop when it ruled the high street and…

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Swap shop: ex-Topshop guru pops in to Liberty to rent out clothes

Jane Shepherdson introduces her new fashion rental site My Wardrobe HQ as shoppers warm to hiring other people’s outfitsJane Shepherdson was once named the most powerful woman in British fashion. As the boss of Topshop when it ruled the high street and…

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UK officials frustrated at US for not coming up with Huawei ‘plan B’

Whitehall sources complain that despite lobbying, US has not proposed viable alternativeThe UK is frustrated that the US has not been able to come up with a “plan B” alternative solution that would allow Britain not to use Huawei technology in future 5…

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