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Chip shops face 'extinction' amid cost of living crisis

Wed, 08/24/2022 - 09:46
The rising price of cod, sunflower oil and energy has left many shops struggling to survive.

Just Stop Oil protests: Activists arrested over M25 services damage

Wed, 08/24/2022 - 09:44
Petrol pumps are out of action after activists glued themselves to forecourts and damaged pumps.

Minimum wage should rise to £15 for all workers, says TUC

Wed, 08/24/2022 - 09:42
A higher rate should be paid to all workers, including under-23s, the Trades Union Congress says

India tycoon Adani in hostile bid for news channel NDTV

Wed, 08/24/2022 - 05:40
Gautam Adani's move has drawn attention because he is seen as being close to PM Modi.

Eurotunnel Le Shuttle: Passengers stuck for hours inside tunnel

Wed, 08/24/2022 - 02:08
"Several people were freaking out," said one traveller, after a Calais to Folkestone train was evacuated.

Inflation: Who is benefitting from soaring prices?

Wed, 08/24/2022 - 00:03
Many households are feeling the pinch of higher prices, but which sectors are benefitting from them?

Three million households waiting for £150 energy rebate

Wed, 08/24/2022 - 00:01
Councils were expected to start making the payments from April but have until 30 September to do so.

CEO Secrets: Mopping the floor and a lesson in feedback

Wed, 08/24/2022 - 00:01
Steve Vamos of accounting software firm Xero shares his business advice for the CEO Secrets series.

Twitter whistleblower questions firm's bot count

Tue, 08/23/2022 - 19:38
Ex-security chief appears to echo claims by Elon Musk over the number of fake accounts on its site.

House sales peak in July but buyers are cautious

Tue, 08/23/2022 - 11:57
More homes were sold in the UK in July than in any other month this year, despite pressure on budgets.

Energy bills: Half of UK households face fuel poverty, EDF warns

Tue, 08/23/2022 - 11:26
People are in for a "catastrophic winter" unless the government does more to help, says EDF.

Gatwick flights cancelled at short notice due to staff sickness

Tue, 08/23/2022 - 09:49
Some EasyJet flights have been cancelled in and out of the London airport due to staff sickness.

Bangladesh cuts school and office hours to save power

Tue, 08/23/2022 - 06:55
The country started daily two-hour power cuts last month after the Ukraine war drove up energy prices.

Usain Bolt moves to trademark signature victory pose

Tue, 08/23/2022 - 04:29
The retired sprinter still holds the 100m and 200m world records, making him the fastest man in history.

Disabled to get cost of living £150 from September

Tue, 08/23/2022 - 01:59
Up to six million people with extra costs will receive the additional cash sum, amid rising prices.

Port of Felixstowe strike: 'This pay rise makes a big difference'

Tue, 08/23/2022 - 01:41
As industrial action enters a third day, why are union members at the UK's busiest port walking out?

Energy crisis: UK expands gas emergency exercise ahead of winter

Tue, 08/23/2022 - 00:53
Energy experts warn of supply risks this winter - but ministers insist there will be no blackouts.

What to do with clothes you no longer wear

Tue, 08/23/2022 - 00:12
New services offer convenient tailoring and repurposing of clothes in a bid to make them last longer.

Direct sales: 'My dream job turned into a nightmare'

Tue, 08/23/2022 - 00:10
A BBC investigation reveals tough working conditions and the potential exploitation of young sales agents.

Elon Musk subpoenas Jack Dorsey ahead of Twitter court battle

Mon, 08/22/2022 - 23:45
The billionaire has subpoenaed Twitter's co-founder in hope it will help him end his deal to buy the site.