We want to challenge the lazy use of “world class” and to identify where it is genuinely merited.
Whatever the outcome of Brexit, we have to think differently. World Class Britain is our contribution to starting a fresh national narrative.
British companies are at the leading edge of AI development and research.
The Midlands camera lens maker that has been at the top of the film-making business for a century.
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Britain has a thriving ‘legal’ cannabis industry, writes Robert Jackman in The Spectator, which generates hundreds of millions of pounds in revenue each year. He cites a recent UN report, saying that Britain is currently the biggest producer and exporter of legal cannabis in the world.
London has been pipped at the post by New York in the rankings of global financial centres, amid full-scale Brexit uncertainty.
In a world first, an Anglo-American initiative has managed to predict cholera outbreaks in war-torn Yemen with 92% accuracy, using weather data and technology.
A new report has found that London has more artificial intelligence companies than Paris and Berlin combined. It also has stronger global positions in AI in industries such as finance, insurance and law.