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Self-driving cars must be covered by insurance, says UK bill

New measures outlined by the Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill show that self-driving cars must be covered by insurance to offer protection for when the driver is and is not in control of a self-driving vehicle.

Barclays full-year profits almost treble to £3.2bn

Barclays bank has reported a profit before tax of £3.2 billion, a £1.1 billion increase from last year.

Life expectancy to exceed 90 for the first time by 2030

All countries are forecast to have higher life expectancies of over 90 years by 2030.

British Airways owner IAG to buy back shares after solid results

IAG, the owner of British Airways, has reported an 8.6% rise in annual operating profit, leading to the increase in cash returns to shareholders through a stock buyback.

 

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