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Too lazy to switch energy provider? This could be the answer

New providers promise to automatically get you on the best deals as they become available A rash of companies are offering to switch your electricity and gas suppliers automatically in what experts...

Shares soar as Trump hints at possible US-China trade deal

President’s positive remarks about a call with Xi Jinping, and a report that he has asked officials to draw up terms, lift markets Asian shares have surged on reports that Donald Trump...

How to make your bonfire night photos sparkle

To avoid spamming your Instagram with blurry, boring images of fireworks, take over your camera controls, turn off your flash, slow down your shutter and increase your film speed ... or...

Bank may not cut interest rates in support of no-deal Brexit, says Carney

Monetary policy committee holds interest rates at 0.75% The Bank of England has warned that there is no guarantee it would cut interest rates to support growth and jobs under a disorderly Brexit and...

‘Vote your values’: Oprah Winfrey hits campaign trail in Georgia for Stacey Abrams

Abrams and Winfrey host two town halls in the battleground state to discuss the ‘critical value of women in leadership’ Oprah Winfrey has lent her star power to Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat...

China reveals trade war strain as yuan slides and manufacturing stalls

Pressure begins to show amid a wider slowdown in the world’s second biggest economy The Chinese economy has revealed fresh signs of the pressure of a trade war with the US and a wider...

How a bookstore owner turned a tech billionaire into a homelessness activist

Christin Evans’ Twitter conversation with Salesforce’s Marc Benioff led to his role as a key advocate for San Francisco’s Prop C It was a late-night Twitter argument that Christin Evans never planned...

Bentley becomes latest carmaker to warn of no-deal Brexit damage

Firm says sales and investment would be hit and its Crewe factory may close temporarily Bentley has become the latest carmaker to warn that failure to reach a Brexitdeal would hurt its sales...

Car industry shares rally after reports of China vehicle tax cut

Financial stocks also boosted by HSBC results as FTSE 100 enjoys best day for weeks Shares in carmakers were boosted on Monday by a report that China is considering cutting vehicle sales tax to...

Hammond targets US tech giants with ‘digital services tax’

Tax aimed at likes of Amazon and Google but OBR says it might raise just £30m from each The government has announced a special digital services tax on US technology firms –...