May 16, 2022

Elon Musk responds with poop emoji after Twitter boss hits back over fake account concerns

Twitter's chief executive has hit back after Elon Musk put his deal to buy the platform "on hold" over concerns about fake user accounts.
May 16, 2022

The surreal, but also real, problem of Britain’s gas glut

The UK energy system is drowning in natural gas. There is so much of the stuff in this country that for the time being at least no-one is quite sure what to do with it.
May 16, 2022

Ex-Unicef UK chief spearheads Chelsea sale proceeds charity as deal hits obstacle

A former chief executive of Unicef UK is to spearhead the charity being set up to receive the proceeds of Roman Abramovich’s proposed £2.5bn sale of Chelsea Football Club, even as the controversial sale hit a potentially significant stumblin...
May 16, 2022

Real wages drop by 1.2% as soaring inflation hits earnings

Real wages have dropped by 1.2% as regular pay growth fails to keep up with soaring inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
May 16, 2022

Bank of England governor warns of ‘apocalyptic’ food prices as he defends inflation policy

The governor of the Bank of England has warned of "apocalyptic" food prices, as he said there is nothing the Bank could have done to prevent soaring inflation.
May 16, 2022

Chelsea sale ‘at risk’ as ministers press Abramovich for fresh assurances over sale

The £4.25bn takeover of Chelsea Football Club has been thrown into fresh doubt amid a renewed impasse between owner Roman Abramovich and Whitehall over the deal's terms.
May 16, 2022

One in four people skipping meals over rising cost of living worries, poll for Sky News suggests

Rising bills have meant one in four people have resorted to skipping meals, according to a survey of more than 2,000 Britons.
May 16, 2022

McDonald’s to exit Russia and sell all of its restaurants due to Ukraine war

McDonald's will sell all of its restaurants in Russia, making it one of the biggest global brands to exit the country after its invasion of Ukraine.
May 16, 2022

Google sued for using the NHS data of 1.6 million Brits ‘without their knowledge or consent’

Google is being sued over its use of confidential medical records belonging to 1.6 million individuals in the UK.
May 16, 2022

Martin Lewis apologises for calling Ofgem a ‘f***ing disgrace’ over energy prices

Consumer champion Martin Lewis has apologised after ranting at energy staff, calling proposed changes to the energy price cap a "f***ing disgrace".
May 16, 2022

Diesel hits new record high and petrol is not far behind, AA warns

The average price of a litre of diesel has hit a new record high, according to the AA, signalling further financial pressure on households and businesses amid the cost of living crisis.
May 16, 2022

Price of women’s clothing increasing much faster than men’s – here’s why

Everyone in the UK is feeling the pinch from rising prices, but the pain is not being felt evenly.