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Food spending and mental health hit by rising prices, BBC survey reveals

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 00:56
More than eight in 10 people say they are worried about the cost-of-living, a BBC survey suggests.
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Pensions: Millions receive wrong amount 'for decades'

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 00:33
The errors, which in most cases are worth a few pence a week, are thought to have been discovered in the 1990s.
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How India could become a 'mushroom superpower'

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 00:29
Changing tastes mean mushroom entrepreneurs are only just getting started.
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Markets drop as rate rises fuel economy fears

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 21:13
The Dow Jones share index closed below 3,000 at its lowest level in more than a year.
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Gazprom: Russian gas boss says 'our product, our rules' in supply row

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 15:28
It comes after energy firms in Germany, Italy and Austria report big falls in Russian gas supply.
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UK interest rates raised to 1.25% by Bank of England

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 12:25
The Bank increases rates for the fifth meeting in a row as it tries to stem the pace of rising prices.
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Rail strikes will drive passengers away, Grant Shapps says

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 12:11
Losing passengers will endanger thousands of rail jobs, the transport secretary says.
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Apple battery row: Millions of iPhone users could get payouts in legal action

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 11:14
The tech giant is accused of secretly slowing down the performance of older models.
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Asos hit as rising prices see shoppers return more

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 08:45
The online retailer says "inflationary pressures" are leading its customers to send back orders.
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Eight million Australians urged to turn off lights

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 08:15
Australia's energy minister has urged households to use less electricity in the face of a power crisis.
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El Salvador: The country where you can buy anything with Bitcoin

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 02:15
The cryptocurrency crash is hurting many investors, including one country that has bet big on Bitcoin.
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Renting: No-fault evictions to be banned in England

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 00:56
The Renters Reform Bill will also end blanket bans on benefit claimants or families with children.
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How human-like are the most sophisticated chatbots?

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 00:05
As a Google engineer says his firm's top chatbot has feelings, just how lifelike is the technology?
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Summer food prices to rise quickly, say grocery analysts

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 00:00
There will be a spike in food prices this summer, the Institute of Grocery Distribution predicts.
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US makes biggest interest rate rise in almost 30 years

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 20:02
The US central bank raises rates by 0.75 percentage points as it scrambles to contain soaring prices.
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Gazprom: Germany accuses Russian gas giant of pushing energy prices up

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 19:22
Russian giant Gazprom says it will cut the amount of gas it sends to Germany by more than half.
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Weak pound puts the squeeze on holiday spending

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 14:15
Sterling has been sliding against the dollar and euro making overseas travel budgets tighter.
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Petrol cost hit new high every day for past month

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 13:10
The RAC calls for more government action to ease inflation and pressure on motorists.
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Rail strike: Four out of five trains won't run during strikes

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 12:16
Passengers have been told not to travel unless necessary next week, with only a fifth of services set to run.
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Heineken says Father's Day beer contest is a scam

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 11:49
A message circulating on Whatsapp offering the chance to win beer is a phishing scam, Heineken says.
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