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Crossrail ‘could be delayed until 2021’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Elizabeth Line had been due to open in December 2018 Crossrail could be delayed until 2021, according to a senior source associated with the project to build a new…




UK to introduce porn age-checks in July

Image copyright Getty Images An age-check scheme designed to stop under-18s viewing pornographic websites will come into force on 15 July. From that date, affected sites will have to verify the age of UK visitors….



House price growth at six-year low

Image copyright PA House prices rose in February at the slowest rate since September 2012 while in London house prices fell, the Office for National Statistics said. Average house prices increased by 0.6% in the…


Disorderly Brexit ‘risks Scottish recession’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Researchers say Scotland could face a 5.5% loss of output A disorderly Brexit risks a deep recession in Scotland, according to researchers. The Fraser of Allander Institute (FAI), part…


The robot that tidies up bedrooms

It’s a simple job for a human, but surprisingly tricky for a robot. A company in Japan is trying to teach a pair of machines to bring order to the chaos of child’s bedroom, using…