Bank warns on AI jobs threat

‘Dark side’ Mr Haldane’s points were echoed by the new head of the government’s advisory council on artificial intelligence, who also warned there was a “huge risk” of people being left behind as computers and robots changed the world of work. Tabitha Goldstaub, chair of the newly formed Artificial Intelligence…

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MPs to probe Carney over role extension

His comments came after Mr Carney warned that the prospect of a no-deal Brexit was “uncomfortably high”. He told the BBC’s Today programme that such an outcome was “highly undesirable”. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMark Carney told the BBC the financial system could withstand Brexit shocks…

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Plastic waste tax ‘backed’ by public

What are the alternatives to plastic? Two-thirds of plastic food pots unrecyclable 50 nations ‘curbing plastic pollution’ Responding to the consultation, the Treasury said it wanted to promote the greater use of recycled plastic in manufacturing, discourage plastics that are difficult to recycle – like carbon black plastic – and…

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Child chess prodigy in plea to stay in UK

Shreyas learnt to play the game in Britain and has since represented England internationally. He is currently competing in the British Chess Championships, which could be his last UK tournament. Report End of Twitter post by @RachelReevesMP They said despite Mr Singh’s employer wanting him to continue working for them…

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