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Liz Truss: The prime minister's claims about the economy fact-checked

Sun, 10/02/2022 - 15:04
Prime Minister Liz Truss made claims on growth, borrowing costs and mortgage rises.

Liu Jingyao and Liu Qiangdong: Chinese billionaire sexual assault case settled in US

Sun, 10/02/2022 - 11:43
A closely-watched case where business titan Richard Liu was accused of rape was settled hours before trial.

Liz Truss admits disruption after tax cut pledges

Sat, 10/01/2022 - 00:26
The prime minister acknowledges that her economic plans will "involve disruption in the short term".

Your energy bill explained

Sat, 10/01/2022 - 00:14
BBC Breakfast's Hannah Miller explains how to understand your energy bill.

Trains and postal services hit by mass strikes

Sat, 10/01/2022 - 00:14
Large parts of Britain have no train services as rail workers in several unions walk out.

What happened to the UK economy, pound and mortgages this week?

Sat, 10/01/2022 - 00:00
The last seven days have been a rollercoaster with mortgage costs and the pound thrown off course.

Phil Collins and two Genesis bandmates sell song catalogue for a reported $300m

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 17:51
The deal is one of the biggest in music history, approaching the sum paid for Bob Dylan's music.

Liz Truss resists calls for earlier tax plans assessment

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 17:22
Some Tories believe publishing the forecast sooner would reassure markets following a turbulent week.

EU agrees windfall tax on energy firms

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 12:20
The EU has agreed to implement levies on energy firms which are benefiting from soaring gas prices.

New growth figures suggest UK not in recession

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 09:08
The economy grew in the second quarter of this year, but it remains smaller than pre-Covid levels.

Nike feels squeeze from strong dollar and discounts

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 04:35
The sportswear giant's shares fell by more than 9% in after-hours trading in New York.

Cost of living: Energy bills set to rise but help cushions blow

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 00:44
A two-year government-set cap means price rises taking effect on Saturday are lower than initially expected.

US points finger at Russia over gas pipeline sabotage

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 00:29
US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm tells the BBC its unlikely Nord Stream leaks are coincidence.

Finland wants to transform how we make clothes

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 00:16
Firms behind innovative fibres says they can make fashion a more sustainable business.

King Charles: New coins featuring monarch's portrait unveiled

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 00:09
Centuries of tradition are followed as King Charles faces left - the opposite way to the Queen.

Cost of living tips: How to cut energy and heating costs in your home

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 00:08
Consumer Affairs Correspondent Colletta Smith has picked out some of the best ways to cut costs in your home.

Energy price cap: Three things to do before your bills rise

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 00:05
Millions are seeing their energy bills go up, but there are ways to help ease the mounting costs.

Mini-budget: PM to meet head of OBR following market turmoil

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 22:27
Liz Truss and the chancellor will meet the OBR as a group of MPs call for its forecast to be released.

Kwarteng: We're sticking to our growth plan

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 15:50
Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has said he will stick to his tax cut plan despite pressure to U-turn.

Dover summer queue warning under new EU border system

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 11:32
Holidaymakers and lorries could face long queues under the changes, the Port of Dover's boss warns.