August 23, 2022

Energy supplier calls for bill freeze and VAT cut to ease winter crisis

The government should bring forward energy grants, cut VAT on fuel bills and back a price freeze funded by a £100bn commercial loan scheme to prevent millions of households being pushed into fuel poverty this winter, one of the UK's biggest energy...
August 23, 2022

Thames Water hosepipe ban comes into force – affecting millions of people

A hosepipe ban for 15 million Thames Water customers has come into effect.
August 23, 2022

UK economy edges closer to stagnation with factory slump

UK private sector growth has moved closer to stagnation as it slowed to a new 18-month dragged down by a slump in factory output, latets data indicates.
August 23, 2022

Top five councils in the UK where the ‘odds of living longer more in your favour’

HABITS linked to long life are deeply rooted in wellbeing, but other confounding factors may be just as influential on lifespan. By mapping out life expectancy in the UK, specialists have drawn a clear link between health and wealth, and its subsequent...
August 23, 2022

Nissan to close Sunderland engine cylinder plant as Renault contract ends

The Japanese carmaking giant Nissan is to close its British engine cylinder plant in 2024 when a contract with its only customer expires.
August 23, 2022

Spike in gas prices threatens big troubles for European economies

Wholesale gas prices are back to trading at close to a five-month high.
August 23, 2022

Gatwick cancels flights at last minute as it declares ‘business as usual’

Staff sickness has led around 26 EasyJet flights to and from Gatwick to be cancelled at the last minute, the airport has confirmed.
August 23, 2022

UK’s National Grid doubles emergency planning exercises amid concerns over energy supplies

National Grid has doubled its emergency planning exercises as concerns over energy shortages this winter grow.
August 23, 2022

Usain Bolt moves to trademark signature victory pose

Athletics superstar Usain Bolt is looking to trademark a logo of his legendary victory pose.
August 22, 2022

UK’s worst branded polluters accused of greenwashing and urged to do more to protect environment

The dozen companies named in a survey as being responsible for 70% of the branded packaging pollution found in the UK have been accused of "greenwashing" and urged to do more to protect the environment.
August 22, 2022

Elon Musk subpoenas former Twitter chief executive

Elon Musk has subpoenaed his friend and former Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey as he tries to back out of his $44bn (£37bn) deal to buy the social media company, according to a court document.
August 22, 2022

Shoppers ‘struggling to find the best deal’ due to unclear food pricing

Supermarkets are confusing shoppers with unclear product pricing, according to Which?.