Lord Waverley on Digital Transactions: PM Should Appoint Envoys If UK is Serious About Free Trade Agreement with India

Every community in both countries stands to benefit from an accord that will stand the test of time and be mutually advantageous. Free, independent, and democratic, India is a powerhouse that will play a pivotal role in world affairs, and

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CBRE: Proptech Fuels Commercial Real Estate Leasing Market

It is easier than ever to evaluate and compare the features and prices of residential rental properties. The obvious first step to find a rental home or apartment is to go online. Filter by size, number of rooms, equipment, location,

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VR Headsets, Cyborgs and Legal Wrangles: Welcome to the Virtual Music World

AI takes a starring role in entertainment, from deceased stars performing from beyond the grave to digitally created rappers. What if you could harness the power of AI to create the perfect modern rapper? Well, someone tried — and the

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Paul Horrocks, OECD: Risk, Return, Impact – SDG Aims Need a Shift of Focus

Russia’s war on Ukraine and interruption of global food supplies has put greater pressure on the development system. Development finance resources will need to increasingly mobilise the private sector. The private sector, meanwhile, is looking for more access to ESG

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The Connected Self: The Era of Digital Biomarkers in Neurology

Women’s Brain Project & Altoida announce results highlighting sex-based differences.  The future of medicine will be driven by connected, portable — even ingestible — devices capable of acquiring information with AI-driven, real-time analysis. Increasing digitalisation and the emergence of more

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IFC on Climate Adaptation: It’s Everybody’s Business

By Louise Muth The impacts of the climate crisis are rapidly intensifying, as evidenced by this summer’s deadly heatwaves. Beyond slowing the pace of global warming, we must also protect our communities and adapt to living in a changing climate.

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We Do Love to be Beside the Seaside, and Fashion is So Much Better For That

As well as health benefits — although not in the way the Victorians prescribed — Britain’s coast has provided sartorial and design inspiration through the ages. As an island nation, Britain has channelled the coastal couture vibe via brands such

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Aviv Wolff: Moo-ve Over, Bessie, There’s a New Dairy on the Scene…

Israeli food-tech start-up Remilk is challenging a global industry valued at around $900bn. According to Remilk’s founder and CEO, Aviv Wolff, the dairy industry has seen little innovation over the past 10,000 years. Half of all habitable land is used

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The Ugly History of the Beautiful Game

Football hooliganism, aka ‘the English Disease’, is endemic around the world. So, is a single country to blame? Tony Lennox grabs a pie in the stands… The small Warwickshire town of Atherstone, which sits on Watling Street, the old Roman

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IFC: Ukrainian Refugees Access Finance via New Digital Data Corridors

Virtual channels among international financial institutions help refugees verify credit histories and re-establish their careers in host countries As a psychologist, speech therapist, and owner of a therapy practice in Ukraine, Maryna Usenko helped children find their voice. But after

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