August 24, 2022

Government ‘must do more’ to help energy consumers pay soaring bills

The government must increase its energy bills discount by at least 150% or risk pushing millions of households into financial distress.
August 24, 2022

Cancer: ‘Extremely worrying’ people don’t know the common symptoms of leukaemia – signs

CANCER is a condition that can affect any part of the body, from the brain to the stomach, and from the bowel to the skin. When cancer strikes, it is important to take action as soon as possible in order to save a life. However, the key to spotting can...
August 24, 2022

Four-day working week trial at Atom bank has been ‘overwhelmingly positive’

App-based lender Atom bank says its four-day working week trial has been a resounding success.
August 24, 2022

Rolls-Royce-backed Reaction Engines plots flight-path to £1bn public listing

A British aerospace company backed by Boeing and Rolls-Royce Holdings is plotting a flight-path towards an eventual public flotation.
August 24, 2022

Emily Maitlis refers to ‘Tory cronyism at heart of the BBC’ in Edinburgh TV Festival lecture

Journalist Emily Maitlis has hit out at the BBC - her former employer - claiming its board has been infiltrated by a Conservative Party agent and former Downing Street spin doctor whom she claims is now an "arbiter of BBC impartiality".
August 24, 2022

One third of households already struggling to pay energy bills even without next price cap hike

A third of households are already struggling to pay their energy bills, an exclusive poll for Sky News has found.
August 24, 2022

Asda joins supermarket dash to ditch ‘best before’ dates on fresh produce

Asda has become the latest supermarket to announce it will scrap "best before" dates on almost 250 fresh fruit and vegetable items in a push to cut food waste, amid the current cost of living crisis.
August 24, 2022

High energy bills for UK households are price of resisting Putin, Boris Johnson says in Kyiv

Boris Johnson says high energy bills are something UK households must endure as part of the effort to resist Vladimir Putin, as he returned to Ukraine to mark its independence day.
August 24, 2022

UK imported no fuels from Russia for first time on record in June

Britain imported no fuels from Russia in June for the first time on record following the imposition of sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine, official data shows,
August 24, 2022

Firms face ‘distress’ unless energy cost crisis tackled, warns CBI

Many viable companies face "distress" unless urgent action is taken by the government to get a grip on the energy cost crisis, a leading business body has warned.
August 24, 2022

Facebook users report seeing ‘random’ posts to celebrities in their feed

Facebook users around the world have reported issues with their homepage while trying to browse the app.
August 24, 2022

Freezing energy bills won’t help worst off households, says minister

Freezing energy bills will not help people who need the most support with the cost of living crisis, according to a government minister.