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The Evil Business of 2021
A not-so ordinary year in review.
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Economy shrinks - with Jubilee partly to blame
A big fall in economic growth in June was partly caused by the extra bank holiday to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.
Boris Johnson admits cost of living support is not enough - but announces no new measures to ease burden of rising bills
Earlier on Friday, Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi said options to provide additional help to people to ease cost of living pressures will be "ready to go" on 5 September - but similar...
One in 20 big businesses have offered workers a cost-of-living bonus
Barratt, Taylor Wimpey, Lloyds, Rolls-Royce, and HSBC are also among the big companies to have given workers bonuses to help them cope with more expensive bills.
Labour to reveal 'comprehensive' cost of living plan on Monday as they pledge to scrap 'outrageous' prepayment energy meter costs
Energy analysts have predicted that typical energy bills could rise to approximately £3,500 in October and more than £4,200 in January.
Heathrow beginning to recover from travel chaos, airport boss says
Heathrow has been among the worst-affected by the scramble to hire enough staff to deal with the summer demand after the job losses of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Record number of jobs being advertised - with actors and dancers in high demand
There were reported to be 1.85 million job adverts in the last week of July, with up to 200,000 being added every week in the past month, the Recruitment and Employment Confeder...
US is the worst-performing G7 economy
The US was the worst-performing of the Group of Seven most advanced Western economies in the second quarter of 2022, the latest data from the UK Office of National Statistics (O...
Salt Bae’s London restaurant reports £7m in sales in its first three months
Nusret Gökçe’s ‘ludicrous’ Nusr-Et Steakhouse charges more than £600 for a tomahawk steak
Ryan Giggs trial jury shown police video of his arrest
Court watches footage of ex-footballer telling officer he hit then girlfriend Kate Greville on lip after ‘a tangle’
Graeme Biggar appointed director general of National Crime Agency
New head to focus on ‘hunting ruthless cybercriminals and dismantling organised crime groups’
Boris Johnson says UK energy-bill support package is not enough
PM fuels Tory leadership dispute by saying UK will need to find more cash to help with surging bills
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