Renée Filippone

Renée is a CBC correspondent based in London, U.K. She has spent a decade with the organization in a number of roles, including senior business reporter, weekend news anchor, television and radio reporter, associate producer, program director and others.

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As U.K. election poll predicts Conservative majority, Labour can't shake its most vexing problem: its leader

With a new poll predicting the biggest Conservative majority in the Dec. 12 U.K. election since the Thatcher era, Labour's chances of unseating Prime Minister Boris Johnson are growing bleaker by the day and are not helped by the one factor that has dogged the party throughout the entire Brexit crisis: the unpopularity of its leader.

U.K. politicians up against unprecedented threat levels in Dec. 12 election campaign

Serious threats against candidates in the upcoming U.K. election have police recommending they change how they campaign, and concerns are being raised about the impact on democracy long-term.

Getting scanned for a pint: How facial recognition technology is being used in a London pub

In a pub in London, England, complicated technology is taking on a simple problem: waiting for a pint in lines that can sometimes be unruly.

Ride-hailing service Lyft expands outside U.S. for 1st time to take on Uber in Canada

Uber rival Lyft launches today in Toronto. The two companies will begin a battle not just for customers, but also for drivers, as many plan to double dip.

'Wow, it's actually beating': Novoheart creates tiny heart-like structure with stem cells to test new drugs

Novoheart Ltd. is the first in the world to use stem cells to grow miniature human heart-like valves and wants to use them to test new drugs — technology that may lead to fewer animals being used as test subjects and save big pharmaceutical firms billions.

New immigration program helping Canada in the global war for high-tech talent

The Global Skills Strategy, a fast-track immigration program designed to bring high-tech talent to Canada, has hooked more than 1,600 people in its first two and a half months, according to numbers obtained by CBC News.

TV industry frets over threat from skinny basic and pick-and-pay

It's been just over a week since the new skinny basic cable TV packages were introduced, and while consumers may not have been wowed by the offerings, many in the television industry worry a new era of consumer choice is going to hurt them.