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Image copyright Getty Images Two Budgets in one year means the prospect of significant upheaval for your finances – adding to changes we already know about. Chancellor Philip Hammond will probably want his sequel to be less dramatic in political terms than his March Budget. Previous Budgets and government policy…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Apple first unveiled its HomePod smart speaker in June Apple is delaying the release of its HomePod smart speaker until 2018. The electronics giant said the device, which was due to be released in December this year, still needed development work. It said the…

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Image copyright Matt Crypto Image caption Bletchley Park is host to a centre developing cyber-based lessons for school pupils A £20m initiative to get schoolchildren interested in cyber-security has been launched by the UK government. The Cyber Discovery programme is aimed at 15 to 18-year-olds and involves online and offline…

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Image copyright Jaguar Land Rover Image caption One of Jaguar Land Rover’s driverless cars The UK’s biggest car manufacturer, Jaguar Land Rover has been testing driverless cars on public roads. The trials have been underway for several weeks on a half-mile route in Coventry city centre. The vehicles rely on…

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Image copyright HS2 Image caption Carillion is a member of consortium that is building parts of the HS2 rail link Shares in Carillion, the UK’s second-biggest construction firm, have fallen 34% after it issued its third profit warning since July and said it expected to breach its loan conditions. The…

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Eugene Kaspersky has denied his company has worked with the Kremlin to hack others The Russian-headquartered anti-virus company Kaspersky Lab has hit back at reports it deliberately extracted sensitive files from a US National Security Agency worker’s computer. The allegations stem from a Wall Street…

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Image copyright Getty Images/PA Image caption Richard Spencer and Tommy Robinson have lost their blue badges Twitter has stripped several far-right accounts of their “verified” badge, after changing its policy. Among them are Jason Kessler who helped organise a far-right march in Charlottesville, and white supremacist Richard Spencer. English Defence…

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Image copyright Artfinder It’s a fantasy akin to winning the lottery. That painting you spotted in an antique shop for a tenner turns out to be worth thousands, or the ugly painting gifted to you by your grandmother and hidden in a cupboard ever since is actually worth a pile…

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