In this article GOOGL British artificial intelligence scientist and DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis. OLI SCARFF | AFP | Getty Images Scientists at DeepMind have found another real-world application for their artificial intelligence software. The London-based AI lab, which is owned by Alphabet, announced Wednesday that it has trained an AI system to control and sculpt
NatWest announced a swing back to profit in 2021, aided by the UK’s economic recovery, but warned of storm clouds on the horizon as inflation begins to bite. The taxpayer-owned bank reported pre-tax profits on Friday of £4bn for 2021, up from a £351m loss it made the previous year. British lenders have been boosted
The race for space exploration is unfolding at an unprecedented speed. Private companies have forayed into this sector with commercial ventures, and the US and China have set their eyes on landing humans on Mars by the next decade. While this ambition is laudable, it presents significant technological and logistical challenges. For instance, a mission
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has agreed to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov late next week – provided Moscow doesn’t invade Ukraine. Efforts are continuing to prevent a conflict, amid fears that Russia is increasingly close to being able to mount an invasion. Russia wants guarantees from the West, including the assurance that
The justice secretary has revealed plans to create 4,000 prison places at 16 sites in a bid to deliver on the government’s promise to increase capacity by the middle of the decade. Dominic Raab’s plans, which are subject to planning permission being granted, will involve building new wings and refurbishing old prison space. The government
Katie Price’s fiance has been charged with using threatening, abusive or insulting language or behaviour. Carl Woods was arrested following an alleged incident in Essex in August. A police statement said: “A man arrested following an incident in Little Canfield, on August 23 2021, has been charged. “Carl Woods, 33, of Dunmow Road, Little Canfield, has