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Elon Musk floats Tesla sell-off: Frenzy as billionaire asks if he should flog 10% of stock

Tesla: Elon Musk details plans to create humanoid robot We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The billionaire entrepreneur posted: ”Much is […]

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Medicinal cannabis: Are we there yet?

Nearly 18 months after new regulations allowed doctors to begin prescribing cannabis-based medicines to their patients, many challenges remain. By Russell Brown. Earlier this year, the Inter­national Association for the Study of Pain published a review of the evidence for cannabis as a treatment. It concluded that although “basic science advances are promising”, high-quality clinical […]

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Kim Jong-un unleashes new long range missile as tensions with US reach boiling point

North Korea missile test is a ‘major threat’ to US says Jack Keane We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The missile […]

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A Russian journalist who covered protests in support of the release of Putin critic Alexei Navalny is facing the possibility of detention

Daria Komarova, a Russian journalist, faces the possibility of detention for covering “unsanctioned” protests, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. She documented protests where demonstrators called for the release of Putin critic Alexei Navalny. Komarova covered the demonstrations while on assignment for an outlet funded by the US Congress. See more stories on Insider’s […]

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You can’t afford it, Nicola! Scotland is ‘nowhere near’ joining EU – SNP dream crushed

Scotland: Expert discusses country’s hopes to rejoin EU When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. […]

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Nicola Sturgeon resignation ‘crucial’ to save Scottish politics reputation, Ross warns

Nicola Sturgeon resignation 'crucial' for restoring trust says Ross When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. Scottish Conservatives […]

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Eurostar POLL: Should Britain buy struggling French rail giant – and rename it Brit-star?

Eurostar: Trains cancelled as French transport workers strike Speaking earlier this week, French junior transport minister Jean-Baptiste Djebbari told a parliamentary hearing in Paris talks with the UK Government aimed at ensuring the cross-Channel train operator survives the coronavirus pandemic were already underway. However, speaking yesterday, Robert Oulds, director of the Bruges Group think tank, […]

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Gitanjali Rao: Time magazine names 15-year-old scientist as first Kid Of The Year

A 15-year-old scientist and inventor has been named as Time magazine’s first Kid Of The Year. Gitanjali Rao has invented a number of new technologies across a range of fields, including a device that can identify lead in drinking water and an app and Chrome ­extension that uses artificial intelligence to detect cyberbullying. The teenager, […]

Business

Singles’ Day sales surge but new rules threaten to overshadow Alibaba event

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has notched up sales of more than £42bn for its annual Singles’ Day sales event – but the extravaganza threatened to be overshadowed by plans for new regulation. The running total announced by the company shortly after midnight showed the event was already 16 times bigger than US online retailer Amazon’s […]

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Author Olivia Pierson labels Nanaia Mahuta’s moko ‘ugly, uncivilised’, Mighty Ape pulls books

An author has had her books pulled by Mighty Ape after comments she made on Twitter about new Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta Mighty Ape NZ confirmed to the world on Twitter that they had made Olivia Pierson’s books unavailable, after her comments on social media. Pierson said Jacinda Ardern had gone “full wokelette on […]