Simon Walkey

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Powerful quantum computers move a step closer to reality

Researchers at the University of New South Wales have pushed quantum computers a step closer to reality, which one former NSA technical director says calls for a rethink in how the whole security of the internet is managed.<p>The Australian researchers claim to have developed two new types of quantum …

Fairness – is it really so hard for our snobbish political elite to understand?

When voters find the governing parties do not respect them, they turn to parties like Ukip, says Janet Daley.<p>The most shocking thing about Labour’s spectacular mishap is that it should have come as a surprise to anybody. Did it really take the Thornberry …

Great Britain

Britain may turn into Europe’s most politically unpredictable country

For the past five years, Britain has been a haven of political and economic stability amid the turbulence in Europe. No longer.In the years ahead, Britain will likely be Europe’s most politically unpredictable country. This risk, first brought to the world’s attention by the Scottish independence …

Prince William To Visit China And Japan Without Kate

Kate Middleton at the mens singles final of the Wimbledon Championships - July 6, 2014<p>Kate Middleton visits an M-PACT Plus Counselling programme - …

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Aviva shares fall as investors question Friends Life takeover

Aviva shares fell as investors responded negatively to its bid for rival FTSE 100 insurer Friends Life.<p>In early trading, Aviva’s shares dropped 4% to 517p, reducing the value of its all-share offer for Friends Life to about £5.4bn from the £5.6bn figure announced on Friday.<p>Friends Life shares rose …

Cameron's party says likely to fail to cut immigration

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives said on Sunday they were unlikely to keep a promise to reduce net migration to “tens of thousands”, possibly damaging their reelection chances next year.<p>Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron delivers a speech to business …