August 25, 2022

Truss changes tack over energy bills after previously saying she favours tax cuts over handouts

Liz Truss has said she will use an emergency budget to "ensure support is on its way" amid soaring energy bills if she becomes prime minister - despite repeatedly saying she favours tax cuts over handouts.
August 25, 2022

‘Biggest strike of the summer’: More than 100,000 postal workers walk off the job

More than 100,000 postal workers have walked off the job in what has been described as the biggest strike of the summer so far.
August 25, 2022

Kwarteng to review Czech billionaire’s plan to increase stake in Royal Mail

The business secretary has warned Royal Mail that a Czech billionaire's bid to raise his stake in the company faces a national security investigation.
August 25, 2022

Energy bills to soar for millions as price cap hiked to £3,549

Millions of households will see their energy bills rocket as the price cap is hiked to £3,549 a year, plunging many into financial hardship.
August 25, 2022

Sky blockbusters, funding the BBC and C4, and ITV’s new streaming platform

Ian King is at the Edinburgh TV festival and is speaking to Phil Edgar-Jones, director of Sky Arts and head of entertainment at Sky, about spending on big blockbuster TV shows like House Of The Dragon.
August 25, 2022

Retail entrepreneur Curtis swoops on high street chain Paperchase 

An executive who has led investments in chains such as Tie Rack has swooped to buy Paperchase, the high street stationer.
August 25, 2022

Lidl to sell drought-hit ‘stunted’ fruit and veg to help farmers and cut food waste

Lidl has said it will sell "stunted" fruit and vegetables impacted by the drought to support farmers and ensure food does not go to waste.
August 25, 2022

Shell Energy pays out more than £500,000 for price cap overcharging

Shell Energy is to pay out more than half a million pounds for overcharging thousands of households above the permitted price cap.
August 25, 2022

Angry resident forced to spend £8,000 on speedbumps after drivers ‘nearly hit children’

A PENSIONER has been forced to build speed bumps outside his house due to his grandchildren being too scared to play outside.
August 25, 2022

UK car production rises again but industry warns of ‘alarming’ energy costs

Car production has risen for the third consecutive month in a sign component shortages may be easing, although the industry has warned over the impact of "alarming" energy cost rises.
August 25, 2022

‘Worst thing you can do’: Don’t devastate garden in ‘survival mode’ amid hosepipe ban

The UK HAS seen some unprecedented temperatures these past few weeks and Chris Bonnett is advising us on how to restore our gardens post heatwave.
August 25, 2022

‘A lot more room’: 10 canny car cleaning hacks and space saving tips from a pro organiser

KEEPING your car clean and tidy can be hard work, amid busy working days and school runs, things become neither spick nor span in there your vehicle. Thankfully a professional organiser has detailed 10 tips and hacks for a sparkling clean car.