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Electricity energy costs damaging sector, says UK Steel

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 20:19
Some firms are being forced to temporarily pause production when the price goes "through the roof".
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Timber shortage: Port of King's Lynn sees imports double in a year

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 17:11
A port sees timber imports double in the past year as people take on construction and home projects.
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Covid: US opens up to fully vaccinated EU and UK passengers

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 15:59
The move answers a major demand from European allies at a time of strained relations.
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Gas crisis: Pig farmers fear they may have to cull animals

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 15:29
A shortage of carbon dioxide used to stun pigs at abattoirs means a backlog of animals is growing.
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Gas prices: 'I'm just watching the meter go up'

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 13:13
Customers caught in the middle of the energy price crisis face higher bills but are told not to panic.
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Evergrande: Embattled China property giant sparks economy fears

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 09:36
The world's most indebted real estate developer is in crisis - is it too big to fail?
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Worker shortage: Prezzo gives staff pay rise and Boxing Day off

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 05:46
The Italian restaurant chain is the latest hospitality company to give its workers a pay rise.
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Gas price rise: Government considering loans for energy firms

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 00:02
Boris Johnson says market forces should be "very swift" in resolving issues caused by recent gas price increases.
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Can apps manage our chronic health conditions?

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 00:01
A Swedish tech firm has created an app to help alleviate people's joint pain.
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UK energy company seeks funds to stay afloat

Sun, 09/19/2021 - 21:49
Bulb, the UK's sixth largest energy provider, is seeking funds due to price rises in wholesale gas.
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Gas price rise: Food firms warn increase will hit supplies

Sun, 09/19/2021 - 16:11
Meat producers and supermarkets fear a shortage of CO2 will hit the availability of fresh produce.
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Gas prices: Are energy bills going up and what can I do?

Sun, 09/19/2021 - 13:09
Gas prices have soared by 250% since January but what does that mean for household bills?
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Four more small energy firms could go bust next week

Sat, 09/18/2021 - 18:29
Rising wholesale gas prices means some companies are unable to supply energy customers have paid for.
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Gas price rises prompt urgent government talks

Sat, 09/18/2021 - 01:54
There are concerns the high price of wholesale gas could have a far-reaching impact on the economy.
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Unpaid state pension: 'I'm disgusted by delays'

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 22:01
Thousands of people who have turned 66 have not been paid their state pensions and they are furious.
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Travel restriction changes 'positive', say airlines

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 17:52
Scrapping traffic light system and PCR tests is "a shot in the arm" for industry, airlines say.
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Meat processors in government talks over gas shortage

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 15:58
A shortage of carbon dioxide could hit meat production and packaging, UK processors warn.
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Broadcasting cash offsets Man Utd's Covid losses

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 15:44
Football giant says year was among its most challenging but sees broadcast income jump sharply.
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Next deal keeps Gap brand alive in the UK

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 15:17
Deal means Gap will still have a UK High Street presence within Next's stores despite closing its own.
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Retail sales fall as more people dine out

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 07:19
Sales at food stores fell last month as more people spent their money in restaurants and bars.
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