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Robust US hiring signals tough inflation fight ahead

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 19:22
Analysts say the labour market needs to weaken for the cost of living to stabilise.

Tesco shoppers switching from fresh to frozen food

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 19:13
The supermarket boss says there have been many changes to how people shop due to the cost of living.

Train strikes: RMT union hopeful of offer to end rail dispute

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 18:55
The RMT says things are "definitely moving" in the pay dispute, with talks to continue over the weekend.

Oil giant TotalEnergies to cut North Sea investment over windfall tax

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 17:54
France's TotalEnergies says it will reduce investment after the decision to extend the windfall levy.

Heathrow faces pre-Christmas baggage handlers strike

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 17:25
Ground handlers for Menzies are set to walk out for three days from 16 December over a pay dispute.

Elon Musk suspends Kanye West from Twitter for inciting violence

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 16:11
Elon Musk confirmed the rapper had violated Twitter's rules around inciting violence.

Big Zuu: Cooking on a budget secrets

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 15:08
The TV chef and rapper shares his big three tips for making the most of your weekly food shop.

Christmas dinner cost jumps as chipolata prices soar

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 14:23
Research for the BBC shows the cost of Christmas dinner staples has risen to more than £30.

'5G makes my phone pretty worthless'

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 11:34
Some users are finding the next generation of mobile internet slow and patchy, three years after it launched.

North Korea hit with sanctions after ballistic missile tests

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 10:27
The US Treasury freezes the assets of three North Korean officials following last month's missile tests.

BP 'stands to receive blood money’ from Ukraine war

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 05:32
A presidential adviser says the oil giant is could still receive profits from its stake in Russia's Rosneft.

Brexit: Progress on trade deals slower than promised

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 05:32
The UK government is on course to miss its target for signing deals, as exporter numbers fall.

India remittances set to hit record $100 billion in 2022

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 23:46
Remittances sent to low and middle-income countries have grown by 5% this year, says the World Bank.

Next rescues fashion chain Joules saving 1,450 jobs

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 23:07
Next says it will keep about 100 Joules stores open, but 19 will be closed with immediate effect.

Brexit added £210 to household food bills, LSE says

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 18:14
A new study suggests extra red tape and checks pushed up food bills in the UK over two years.

House prices see biggest fall for two years, says Nationwide

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 17:33
Prices fell 1.4% in November as higher interest rates put off buyers, Nationwide says.

'We are chasing never-ending debt to pay for basics'

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 16:04
Citizens Advice says homeowners and pensioners are among those increasingly seeking debt advice.

Ford reveals £125m Halewood electric vehicle parts plant boost

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 15:48
Ford hopes 70% of the electric vehicles it sells will be powered by its Merseyside factory by 2026.

Why energy firm Bulb's collapse may cost you £200

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 15:42
Each of the UK's 31 million taxpayers may have to pay £200 to bail out the failed energy company.

Ex-FTX boss Bankman-Fried: 'I didn't try to commit fraud'

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 12:24
Sam Bankman-Fried says he has almost no money left after the collapse of the global crypto exchange.