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Self-driving buses take to roads alongside commuter traffic in Helsinki

Automated mini-buses will carry people on open public roads in southern district of Finnish capital during month-long trial<p>Two self-driving buses have rolled out on to the public roads of Helsinki, Finland, alongside traffic and commuters, in one of the first trials of its kind.<p>The Easymile EZ-10 …

Roads

Are Lefties Really More Creative?

The left-handed brand has come a long way in the last few decades. The majority of people no longer assume that southpaws are tools of Satan, alight …

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Being bilingual alters your brain. Here's how

It’s well known that being bilingual has cognitive benefits: switching between two languages has been compared to mental gymnastics. But now, …

Lloyds to cut 3,000 jobs, close more branches after Brexit shock

LONDON (Reuters) - Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY.L) is to step up its cost cutting plans to help to offset a more testing economic environment caused by Britain’s vote to quit the European Union.<p>Britain’s largest retail bank aims to save 400 million pounds by end-2017 by axing a further 3,000 jobs and …

UK Economy

Boris Johnson set for talks with French foreign minister

Jean-Marc Ayrault was angered by comments made by foreign secretary during the EU referendum campaign<p>Boris Johnson is to meet his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault in Paris on Thursday, only two weeks after the French foreign minister denounced him as a liar over his role in Britain’s vote to …

Britain should deliver 'full Brexit' soon, MP says

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain should leave the European Union quickly and not be drawn into a discussion about watering down the voters’ clearly expressed wish for limits on immigration, senior Conservative lawmaker John Redwood said.<p>John Redwood, Chairman of the Economic Competitiveness Policy Group …

Great Britain

Tim Farron: Theresa May did nothing to prevent Brexit

Lib Dem leader says PM put personal ambition above country but could have made a big difference to remain campaign<p>Theresa May has been accused of making no effort during the EU referendum campaign despite being one of the few politicians who might have been able to prevent the vote for Brexit.<p>In an …

British-EU relations likely to be resolved by 2020, says Liam Fox

International trade secretary also says he does not foresee a customs union between the UK and the EU during a visit to the US<p>Liam Fox, the international trade secretary, has said he expects the issue of Britain’s relations with the EU to be resolved by 2020, the date of the next election.<p>He …

Smith's policies are copied from Corbyn, says Labour leader's team

Jeremy for Labour campaign spokesman says challenger’s key pledges on workers’ rights are already part of Corbyn’s platform<p>Owen Smith has copied his new policy ideas on workers’ rights from Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader’s campaign team has suggested.<p>Smith, who is challenging Corbyn for the party …