Monday, September 16, 2019

Can Boris Johnson pull a Brexit deal out of a hat?

The government is accused of not doing enough preparation to rescue a deal but there are rumours of movement on the Northern Ireland...

How can we store our bikes securely in our front garden?

Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection...

‘Starting a business has made me a lot more frugal’

Name: Steve WardlawAge: 50Occupation: Lawyer and chairman of insurer Emerald LifeIncome: £60,000 salary, £150,000 a year from investments I might be what some might...

UK pension annuities under threat as rates plummet

This week pension annuities collapsed to an all-time low. So are they now a pointless purchase? It is a product that turns your...

50p at 50: how Britons' living costs have changed since 1969

The front page of the Guardian carried stories on the two burning issues of the day: the eruption of violence in Northern Ireland,...

From yellow flames to excessive soot – essential tips to ensure you’re using your...

EVERY Saturday, The Consumer Crew are here to solve your problems. Mel Hunter will take on readers’ consumer issues, Jane Hamilton will give you...

Apple counters Goldman call on 'negative impact' of Apple TV+ trial

FILE PHOTO: CEO Tim Cook presents the Apple TV Plus trailer for "See" at an Apple event at their headquarters in Cupertino, California,...

Government unveils 69 high streets set for £100m cash boost to convert historical buildings...

NEARLY £100million will be given to 69 high streets in England to convert disused historical buildings into community centres, shops and homes. Those in...

As Brexit nears, try these patriotic ways to cut your costs – from buying...

TODAY’S the day when thousands across the UK will be waving the Union Flag to celebrate the Last Night Of The Proms. But aside...

Exclusive: WeWork considers dramatic valuation cut in IPO

(Reuters) - WeWork owner The We Company may seek a valuation in its upcoming initial public offering of between $10 billion and $12...

Resignation honours — how Johnson could eclipse May

There is one certainty about Boris Johnson’s premiership: it will end. Official documents probably class an asteroid strike on Westminster as “the worst-case...

Week ahead: Federal Reserve, Bank of England, Brexit

The coming week will bring a flurry of interest rate decisions from major central banks, as policymakers react to a softer global economy...

Banksy’s ‘Devolved Parliament’ to be auctioned

A year after Banksy stunned the art world with a booby-trapped painting that shredded itself moments after its sale, the work of the...

Citigroup stands by card strategy despite economic clouds

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Some Wall Street analysts have begun to question whether Citigroup Inc’s (C.N) big bet on credit cards will backfire...

McDonald’s fans only have 12 days left to order a double quarter pounder with...

FANS of McDonald's double quarter pounder with cheese have just under two weeks left to order it. After an eight year absence the fast...

UPS to pay $8.4 million to resolve U.S. overcharging probe

FILE PHOTO: The logo of United Parcel Service is seen at the new package sorting and delivery UPS hub in Corbeil-Essonnes and Evry,...

Let’s move to Lancaster, Lancashire: it's grander than you might think

What’s going for it? Grander than you might think, Lancaster, if you think about it at all. Only intrepid tour coaches make it...

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple asked to turn over internal documents

The US government’s investigations into big tech widened on Friday as lawmakers announced they were seeking internal documents from Google, Facebook, Amazon and...

Umunna on ‘vile’ Labour abuse and the Brexit battle

Chuka Umunna has claimed he suffered from a “politically abusive relationship” with the Labour party and predicted that his new party — the...

Spirits high for Wetherspoon customers as sales rise

The JD Wetherspoon chairman, Tim Martin, said a rise in the pub chain’s sales showed that customers have not been put off by...

Half of shoppers won’t buy from retailers who aren’t environmentally friendly

SHOPPERS are now deciding what to buy based on how sustainable a retailer is. A study of 2,000 adults found 49 per cent would...