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Benefits falling behind rising cost of living

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 16:08
New data suggests that the cost of living has been rising faster than official inflation figures.
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Irish chain Omniplex acquires under-threat British cinemas

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 15:03
Omniplex Cinema Group invests £22.5m into a UK expansion.
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Ryanair: Passengers accuse airline of 'scandalous' new fee

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 13:37
Passengers say they are being told to pay to get a boarding pass online or face queuing at the airport.
Categories: Business users angry at firm's response to hacks

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 13:21
Customers say they have been failed and feel let down after losing hundreds of pounds to fraudsters.
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Salary threshold for migrant worker visa set to rise under legal migration curbs

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 13:07
The hike is expected as part of plans to curb legal migration, which has hit record levels.
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Spotify to axe 1,500 workers to save costs

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 08:05
The music-streaming company says it is making people redundant to "rightsize" the firm.
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Smart meters: Almost three million still not working

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 06:21
Customers face incorrect bills as 2.7 million smart meters fail to send automatic readings.
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Water firm wrongly downgraded pollution events, documents suggest

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 05:50
Leaked papers suggest United Utilities logged dozens of incidents as less serious than they had been.
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How weather apps are trying to be more accurate

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 00:12
Forecasters are continuing to offer more real-time updates and personalised recommendations.
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'Labour won't turn on spending taps' says Starmer

Sun, 12/03/2023 - 22:33
Sir Keir Starmer will say in a speech there will be "huge constraints" if Labour win power.
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Bankruptcy 'opportunity' after student loan crisis

Sun, 12/03/2023 - 06:46
Changes in the US are enticing more people to file bankruptcy to clear their student loans.
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Baby formula soaring costs: 'I struggle, but I won’t buy a cheaper brand'

Sat, 12/02/2023 - 23:56
Why struggling parents aren't choosing cheaper brands when it comes to infant formula milk.
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Could X go bankrupt under Elon Musk?

Sat, 12/02/2023 - 23:56
Musk's profane attack on advertisers baffled experts - without adverts, how would X survive?
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Digital pound plans should proceed with caution, say MPs

Sat, 12/02/2023 - 00:08
The benefits of a digital pound are unclear but the government should keep exploring it, say MPs.
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Three network down for tens of thousands across UK

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 17:06
The network says its working on the issue now to fix it as soon as possible.
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US aims to limit China's role in electric cars

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 16:10
The US unveils rules aimed at keeping Chinese components out of electric cars sold in the country.
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Train strikes: Drivers vote to continue walkouts

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 13:37
Aslef members back walkouts for the next six months, as the union begins nine days of action.
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Sir James Dyson loses libel claim against Daily Mirror publisher

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 11:10
The inventor was suing the newspaper for libel over an article published in January 2022.
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Wilko: First new stores reopen in Devon

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 11:01
The branches are the first to be introduced nationally following the chain's collapse in August.
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Bank branch closures hits Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's constituency

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 10:52
The last bank in Richmond, North Yorkshire - Rishi Sunak's constituency - will close and be replaced by a hub.
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