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'I'm borrowing £5,000 to pay my energy bills'

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 12:46
Many people are getting desperate as spiralling energy bills start to bite.

Multi-billionaire Elon Musk sells another $6.9bn of Tesla shares

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 05:35
The multi-billionaire says he needs the money in case he is forced to buy Twitter for $44bn.

Fast food giant Domino's pulls out of the birthplace of pizza

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 04:19
The fast food giant's pandemic-related exit from Italy was celebrated by some social media users.

Ministers to meet energy giants over cost of living

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 03:15
Nadhim Zahawi and Kwasi Kwarteng will speak to bosses of gas and electricity firms to discuss rising costs.

China property crisis: Why homeowners stopped paying their mortgages

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 00:23
The country's property sector is struggling with a cash crunch, forcing buyers to take extreme steps.

Households already in debt as energy bills rise

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 00:14
Six million UK households owe over £200 to energy suppliers, according to a survey.

Mining boss: 'One person doesn't have all the answers'

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 00:10
Mpumi Zikalala, CEO of Kumba Iron Ore, shares an insight for our CEO Secrets series.

Restore Avanti rail services or end contract, leaders tell government

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 18:58
Drastically reduced rail services between Manchester and London are "unacceptable", say city mayors.

Royal Mail staff to stage four-day strike action

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 18:20
If 115,000 staff strike, it could be the biggest ever action by the Communication Workers Union.

US invests $280bn in high tech to compete with China

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 17:34
US President Joe Biden said the new funding for tech would keep the US competitive.

Thames Water plans to introduce hosepipe ban 'in weeks'

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 14:48
The firm plans to bring in restrictions for 15 million customers "in the coming weeks".

Felixstowe port workers to strike after talks fail

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 12:28
The UK's biggest container port faces an eight-day walkout after staff rejected a pay offer.

Rail strikes: No services on some trains on Saturday

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 11:51
Rail firms reveal reduced timetables as thousands of workers walk out on Saturday over pay.

Warning energy prices to hit over £4,200 in January

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 09:34
Consultancy Cornwall Insight now forecasts a typical household will pay £4,266 a year for energy,

Cost of living: The people using OnlyFans as a second job to help with bills

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 09:06
A campaign group says more young people are joining the site because of the rising cost of living.

John Lewis boss: I've never seen the economy like this

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 06:39
Dame Sharon White says worker shortages will fuel inflation further with more people retiring early.

Supermarket food could soon carry eco-labels - study

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 05:00
Scientists hope that a scoring system will lead manufacturers to compete over sustainability.

Olive oil prices to rise as heatwave hits production

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 00:11
Prices in supermarkets could increase by 20-25% later this year, one leading exporter tells the BBC.

Are we falling in love with robots?

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 00:03
Far from being scary, people who actually live with robots are finding them endearing.

China housing crisis: The people living in unfinished apartments

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 00:01
As Chinese developers spiral into debt, people with nowhere else to live have moved into unfinished apartments.