01192018

Bitcoin slides amid rollercoaster ride

Image copyright Getty Images The price of digital currency Bitcoin has fallen sharply in a period of wild trading since it passed the $11,000 mark a day ago. Bitcoin is now around $9,600, down [...]

Oil exporters agree to extend output curbs

Image copyright Reuters The world’s leading oil exporting nations have agreed to extend production curbs, aimed at boosting the oil price, by nine months. The Organisation of Petroleum [...]

Stamp duty giveaway will have limited impact, says Nationwide

Image copyright PA The stamp duty concession for first-time buyers announced in the Budget will have a “limited impact” on housing demand, a lender has said. Stamp duty has been abolished [...]

Loan sharks ‘hang around the school gates’

Image copyright Getty Images Loan sharks have stood at school gates handing out cards to children as they leave, suggesting mums call them if they need new trainers. Illegal money lenders have [...]

UK banks could handle ‘disorderly Brexit’

Image copyright PA Image caption Mark Carney became governor of the Bank of England in 2013 The UK’s banks could cope if [...]

England cannot just write off World Cup – Southgate

Media playback is not supported on this device No limit on England expectations – Southgate England manager Gareth Southgate says his side “cannot go to a World Cup and [...]

Australian laughter will motivate us – Root

Media playback is not supported on this device What really happened between Bancroft & Bairstow? England will use Australia’s behaviour after winning the first Ashes Test [...]

Your in-depth guide to Friday’s World Cup draw

The 2018 World Cup draw will be made at the State Kremlin Palace concert hall on Friday, 1 December England will find out who they will face at next summer’s World Cup in Russia when the draw is made on Friday. Three [...]

Brown ‘living the dream’ before World Cup final

Media playback is not supported on this device England’s players look ahead to the World Cup final against Australia England stand-off Kevin Brown said he is “living the [...]

UK Snooker Championship: Why we can’t keep our eyes off Ronnie O’Sullivan

Roll Up Session – Team Bowls