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From tax to homes, UK politicians make economy a battleground for election

From tax to homes, UK politicians make economy a battleground for election

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party will focus on the economy as they ramp up their campaigning for a July 4 national election. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak delivers a speech calling for a general election, outside Number 10 Downing Street, in London. (Reuters) Sunak said on Wednesday that “brighter...

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ICC arrest request for Israeli PM Netanyahu is unhelpful, says UK

ICC arrest request for Israeli PM Netanyahu is unhelpful, says UK

2 min read Last Updated : May 20 2024 | 10:46 PM IST The ICC prosecutor’s decision to request an arrest warrant for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is unhelpful, a spokesperson for British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Monday.   ICC prosecutor Karim Khan said after more than seven months of...

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South Korea, Britain host AI summit with safety top of agenda – World News

South Korea, Britain host AI summit with safety top of agenda – World News

SEOUL South Korea and Britain kick off a major international summit on artificial intelligence in Seoul this week, where governments plan to press tech firms on AI safety. The meeting is a follow-up to the inaugural global AI safety summit at Bletchley Park in Britain last year, where dozens of countries voiced their fears to...

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UK watchdog decides not to pursue investigation into Microsoft-Mistral deal

UK watchdog decides not to pursue investigation into Microsoft-Mistral deal

The Microsoft Corp. logo. The company is increasing its cybersecurity staff. Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg 2 min read Last Updated : May 17 2024 | 11:49 PM IST British regulators said Friday they don’t need to open a competition investigation into Microsoft’s partnership with French artificial intelligence company Mistral, a month after asking for industry...

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British newspaper groups warn Apple over ad-blocking plans, says report

British newspaper groups warn Apple over ad-blocking plans, says report

NMA has called for a meeting between publishers and Apple to discuss the potential implications of the web eraser, according to the report. Photo: Bloomberg 2 min read Last Updated : May 12 2024 | 10:43 PM IST British newspaper groups have warned Apple that any move to impose a so-called “web eraser” tool...

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5 Things about AI you may have missed today: UK-Britain partner on AI safety, Sachin Bansal talks AI and more

5 Things about AI you may have missed today: UK-Britain partner on AI safety, Sachin Bansal talks AI and more

AI roundup: The US and Britain have joined hands to tackle the risks and challenges posed by artificial intelligence (AI). The two nations will closely work together to bring AI safety to the upcoming generations of technology. In other news, DeepTech Startup SatSure plans to revamp agricultural finance by leveraging technology such as AI. This will...