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UK at significant risk of gas shortages this winter, warns energy regulator

30 min 7 sec ago
Electricity supplies to people's houses could be disrupted if the country runs short of gas.
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Vodafone and Three in merger talks

1 hour 30 min ago
The third and fourth largest mobile phone networks reportedly hope to strike a deal by the end of the year.
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Kim Kardashian pays $1.26m over crypto 'pump and dump'

1 hour 47 min ago
Kim Kardashian agrees to pay $1.26m after regulators charge her in EthereumMax case.
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Tax U-turn lifts pound as borrowing costs fall

1 hour 57 min ago
Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng remains under pressure to detail how he will pay for wider tax cuts.
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Mortgage rates rise sharply as squeeze tightens

2 hours 19 min ago
The average two-year fixed rate is now close to 6% as major lenders raise the cost of deals sharply.
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Credit Suisse shares hit by worries over financial health

3 hours 30 min ago
Shares in the Swiss bank fell as much as 10% after the bank's boss failed to reassure investors.
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Water rebates for some customers after £150m fines for missing targets

4 hours 54 min ago
Thames Water and Southern Water are hardest hit and will have to return almost £80m to customers.
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Chancellor expected to U-turn on 45p tax rate

9 hours 16 min ago
Kwasi Kwarteng set to reverse plan to scrap the 45p rate of income tax, 10 days after it was announced.
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Drax: UK power station owner cuts down primary forests in Canada

15 hours 21 min ago
The owner of the UK's biggest power station, Drax, is cutting down key forests in Canada.
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What happens when all the banks leave town?

16 hours 9 min ago
Could a new "banking hub" solve the problems caused by the departure of five banks from Brechin?
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Can electrical stimulation improve your gym workout?

16 hours 13 min ago
Whole-body EMS suits are the new big thing in fitness, but do they work?
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Tory conference: We must stay the course, insists Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng

Sun, 10/02/2022 - 22:27
Kwasi Kwarteng will defend his tax cuts during his Conservative Party conference speech.
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Ground should have been laid for tax cuts, admits Liz Truss

Sun, 10/02/2022 - 17:11
But the prime minister says she sticks by her mini budget, despite a bad reaction from the markets.
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Liz Truss: The prime minister's claims about the economy fact-checked

Sun, 10/02/2022 - 15:04
Prime Minister Liz Truss made claims on growth, borrowing costs and mortgage rises.
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Liu Jingyao and Liu Qiangdong: Chinese billionaire sexual assault case settled in US

Sun, 10/02/2022 - 11:43
A closely-watched case where business titan Richard Liu was accused of rape was settled hours before trial.
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Liz Truss admits disruption after tax cut pledges

Sat, 10/01/2022 - 00:26
The prime minister acknowledges that her economic plans will "involve disruption in the short term".
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Your energy bill explained

Sat, 10/01/2022 - 00:14
BBC Breakfast's Hannah Miller explains how to understand your energy bill.
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Trains and postal services hit by mass strikes

Sat, 10/01/2022 - 00:14
Large parts of Britain have no train services as rail workers in several unions walk out.
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What happened to the UK economy, pound and mortgages this week?

Sat, 10/01/2022 - 00:00
The last seven days have been a rollercoaster with mortgage costs and the pound thrown off course.
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Phil Collins and two Genesis bandmates sell song catalogue for a reported $300m

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 17:51
The deal is one of the biggest in music history, approaching the sum paid for Bob Dylan's music.
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