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Bank governor in 'apocalyptic' warning over rising food prices

2 hours 35 min ago
Surging food prices are a "major worry" for the UK and other countries, Andrew Bailey warns.

Goldman Sachs to offer senior staff unlimited holiday

7 hours 39 min ago
Investment bank Goldman Sachs will no longer cap paid leave for its senior staff and partners.

McDonald's to leave Russia for good after 30 years

7 hours 43 min ago
The chain opened in Moscow in 1990 as the Soviet Union was opening its economy to Western brands.

Diesel prices reach record of over £1.80 a litre

8 hours 25 min ago
The RAC says prices rose to just over £1.80 a litre after the previous record was set in March.

Ukraine war: Russia nationalises Renault's Moscow plant

8 hours 37 min ago
It is the first Russian nationalisation of a major foreign business since the invasion of Ukraine.

Energy bills shake-up plans to smooth price rises

10 hours 52 min ago
Ofgem says a review every three months would allow households to benefit sooner from falling prices.

Ryanair warns prices to rise for European summer trips

10 hours 57 min ago
Michael O'Leary warns high demand for European beach holidays will mean price rises.

Ukraine war: Global wheat prices jump after India export ban

13 hours 58 min ago
World wheat prices have soared this year, pushing up the cost of everything from bread to noodles.

Shanghai lockdown: China unemployment rate near pandemic peak

14 hours 3 min ago
Evidence of China's economic slowdown came as authorities unveiled plans to lift Shanghai's lockdown.

'I was jumping through hoops to get a loan'

19 hours 54 min ago
One firm tells of its struggles as a survey suggests lending to small businesses has hit an all-time low.

EasyJet offers £1,000 bonus as airlines battle to recruit staff

Sun, 05/15/2022 - 20:21
The airline will offer new and existing cabin crew the bonus, as carriers seek to retain and recruit workers.

Cost of living: Labour to call vote on windfall tax for oil and gas companies

Sun, 05/15/2022 - 15:07
It is shameful not to raise extra money from oil and gas firms amid the rising cost of living, Ed Miliband says.

NHS prescription charges in England to be frozen

Sun, 05/15/2022 - 12:12
Not raising the fees for the first time in 12 years puts money back in people's pockets, ministers say.

Saudi Aramco: Oil giant sees profits jump as prices surge

Sun, 05/15/2022 - 09:38
The state-owned Saudi Aramco is currently the world's most valuable company due to soaring oil prices.

Covid: Have the lockdown success stories lost their shine?

Sun, 05/15/2022 - 02:51
Some businesses which boomed during the Covid pandemic are seeing their popularity fade.

'I pawned my laptop to pay for food and petrol'

Sat, 05/14/2022 - 00:32
People on low incomes are pawning their possessions to pay for essentials, a report suggests.

Russian operator to suspend electricity supply to Finland

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 21:19
Russian operator RAO Nordic says it will cease deliveries from Saturday, citing payment problems.

Ethnic pay gap: MPs criticise government's 'lack of care'

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 19:53
A government decision not to extend pay gap reporting to racial disparities has been criticised by MPs.

Village pub asked to change name by Vogue magazine

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 16:43
The landlord of the Star Inn at Vogue says he found Condé Nast's request "hilariously funny".

Elon Musk puts Twitter deal on hold over fake account details

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 12:15
The billionaire wants more data on fake accounts, prompting speculation over the future of the deal.

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