Strange, semi-human, and capable of tapping into our fear of the unknown, robots have sent shivers down our spines for decades – long before the Terminator was sent to Earth or the daleks even contemplated exterminating Dr Who.
The cost of private education has become so high that it is no longer an option for the majority of people in the UK, with teachers, doctors and lawyers among those no longer able to afford the fees, according to the headmaster at a top London s
David Cameron will announce plans to ban benefits for some EU migrants this week, as he takes a tougher stance on Europe and tries to ward off the political threat posed by the UK Independence Party (Ukip).
Royal Bank of Scotland's share price dropped sharply this aftenoon after it was forced to admit it is less able to withstand financial stress than originally stated, revising its figure down to just above the lowest cut off point.
The Swiss private banking arm of HSBC has been put under investigation in France.
French magistrates are looking into whether the bank helped some of it clients avoid making tax payments in 2006 and 2007.
Time Out is branching out. Peter Dubbens, the man behind the magazine, wants to create a huge, 100,000 sq ft "hipster hub" somewhere in central London. The thinking behind the idea, apparently, is to "bring the magazine to life".
European Central Bank (ECB) boss Mario Draghi has said the Bank will "do what we must to raise inflation and inflation expectations as fast as possible" across the eurozone, hinting a new round of monetary stimulus is on its way.
Public sector net borrowing, excluding banks, has fallen by £200m year-on-year to £7.7bn in October – but it looks to be a case of too little too late when it comes to chancellor George Osborne's targets for the financial year.
Where do the UK’s richest people live? And how rich is your local area? New data from the Office of National Statistics has revealed the areas where Britain’s wealthiest reside. Predictably, not one of is outside the south east of England.
It looks like entrepreneurs' complaints about the standard of the UK's business tax system are justified - a new report has found that the cost of compliance is so bad, we've now fallen behind Macedonia.
Business minister Matthew Hancock accused Westminster council last night of “over-zealously” clamping down on holiday rental sites, after it emerged that the Tory authority has been tracking down Airbnb users in the borough and taking enforcemen
FANS of the hugely successful Minecraft video game will be able to play inside worlds envisioned in art from the collection of the Tate museums in Britain with free-download releases of two 3-D Tate Worlds starting on Monday.
Ukip was on course for a second seat in the House of Commons last night as former Conservative MP turned Ukip member Mark Reckless looked certain to win back his seat after sparking a byelection when he defected.
Britain’s standing in the EU is lower than ever, and the UK yesterday admitted defeat in the latest spat. Should Britain ever have challenged the bonus cap?
The Bank of England thinks the bank bonus cap does more harm than good.
Banks’ directors are too focused on complaining about the risk of going to jail, and not doing enough to work on the big objectives of their companies, the Bank of England’s Martin Taylor said yesterday.