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Ofgem director Christine Farnish resigns (Wed, 17 Aug 2022 20:04:04 GMT)
The director of Ofgem, the UK's energy watchdog, has quit amidst surging energy prices in the UK.

Royal Mail workers vote for further strikes (Wed, 17 Aug 2022 17:00:37 GMT)
Members of the Communication Workers Union at the Royal Mail voted to strike over terms and conditions.

UK inflation: Food costs push price rises to new 40-year high (Wed, 17 Aug 2022 11:01:48 GMT)
Prices climb 10.1% in the year to July as the cost of food, household goods and holidays soars.

Tencent sees first sales fall as China economy slows (Wed, 17 Aug 2022 16:44:36 GMT)
The WeChat owner is also feeling the effects of a regulatory clampdown on gaming.

UK inflation rate calculator: How much are prices rising for you? (Wed, 17 Aug 2022 06:39:38 GMT)
Use our calculator to find out how much the cost of living is going up in your household.

Inflation: Why price rises are worse for some people than others (Tue, 16 Aug 2022 23:03:33 GMT)
Your own personal inflation rate could be higher than official figures suggest.

Pace of UK house price rises slows to 11-month low, says ONS (Wed, 17 Aug 2022 10:50:19 GMT)
Property values rose fastest in Scotland in the year to June, official figures show.

Ladbrokes owner Entain to pay £17m for breaching rules (Wed, 17 Aug 2022 11:26:50 GMT)
Entain failed to properly check possible money-laundering or offer support to struggling customers.

Backing for Adam Neumann's new firm prompts outrage (Tue, 16 Aug 2022 23:03:53 GMT)
Adam Neumann's financial backers say he's a "visionary leader" but others have doubts over his latest plans.

Inflation drives fastest fall in real pay on record (Tue, 16 Aug 2022 11:04:55 GMT)
Wage growth is lagging behind soaring prices as households grapple with the rising living costs.

Cost of living: Iceland to offer interest-free loans to customers (Tue, 16 Aug 2022 13:40:09 GMT)
Interest free loans of between £25 and £100 will be available to help with rising inflation.

Not just hardest up that need bill help - Sir Keir Starmer (Tue, 16 Aug 2022 07:02:27 GMT)
The Labour leader tells the BBC his proposal to freeze energy prices for all is a good use of public money.

Nursery closures: Parents left without childcare as providers shut (Mon, 15 Aug 2022 09:03:37 GMT)
A campaign group says it has been "inundated" with messages about nurseries going out of business suddenly.

Government proposes more help for energy-intensive firms (Fri, 12 Aug 2022 05:33:53 GMT)
Sectors like steel, paper and glass that use a lot of power could be set to receive more support.

Rail fares in England to rise below inflation rate, ministers say (Sun, 14 Aug 2022 17:01:55 GMT)
The increase will also begin in March, rather than January, the government says.

People can't wait for energy help - Citizens Advice (Thu, 11 Aug 2022 16:36:04 GMT)
The charity voices concerns of delaying support for households bracing themselves for energy bill hikes.

Energy bills could go up before October price cap rise (Thu, 11 Aug 2022 11:48:57 GMT)
The energy regulator says it's "possible" customers' direct debit payments will rise before October.

Martin Lewis: Energy bill crisis is on scale of pandemic (Wed, 10 Aug 2022 13:17:25 GMT)
Government support needs to double to make up for the huge expected rise in bills, the consumer expert says.

Supermarkets not passing on lower fuel price - RAC (Wed, 10 Aug 2022 13:45:06 GMT)
The margin between the price of fuel at the pump and what retailers buy it for is at its widest since 2013.

'I'm borrowing £5,000 to pay my energy bills' (Wed, 10 Aug 2022 14:00:04 GMT)
Many people are getting desperate as spiralling energy bills start to bite.

Ministers to meet energy giants over cost of living (Wed, 10 Aug 2022 16:15:05 GMT)
Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi says he is also preparing options for the incoming prime minister.

Energy bills forecast to hit over £4,200 a year (Wed, 10 Aug 2022 14:08:10 GMT)
The average household could pay £355 a month, up from £164 currently, consultancy Cornwall Insight warns.

John Lewis boss: Over-50s quitting the workforce fuels inflation (Tue, 09 Aug 2022 12:48:45 GMT)
Boss Dame Sharon White says the government must think about how to get older people back into work.

Olive oil prices could rise 25% as heatwave hits production (Tue, 09 Aug 2022 07:11:02 GMT)
Prices in supermarkets could increase by 20-25% later this year, one leading exporter tells the BBC.

Cost of living: The people using OnlyFans as a second job to help with bills (Tue, 09 Aug 2022 08:06:27 GMT)
A campaign group says more young people are joining the site because of the rising cost of living.

Cost of living: People turning back to cash as prices rise (Sun, 07 Aug 2022 23:12:07 GMT)
Post Offices handled a record £801m in personal cash withdrawals in July.

Energy bills: What do I do if I can't pay? (Tue, 09 Aug 2022 14:56:41 GMT)
If you're struggling to afford your gas and electricity bills, you do have options.

Liz Truss not ruling out emergency payments, says Penny Mordaunt (Sun, 07 Aug 2022 16:28:25 GMT)
Penny Mordaunt says Liz Truss's comments on how to help with the cost of living crisis had been overinterpreted.

Bank's recession warning matters to everyone (Fri, 05 Aug 2022 14:31:21 GMT)
Times are already hard but the Bank of England says they'll get worse and stay that way until late 2023

Cost of living: Over a third cut back on essentials (Fri, 05 Aug 2022 18:04:46 GMT)
More than a third of Britons are cutting back on food to cope with higher costs, a new report has shown.

BBC Entertainment & Arts News

Better Call Saul: Critics hail 'masterful' finale (Wed, 17 Aug 2022 15:15:26 GMT)
The sixth-and-final season of Netflix's Breaking Bad spin-off came to an end on Tuesday.

Darius: The singer who turned down Simon Cowell and still got to No1 (Wed, 17 Aug 2022 15:39:33 GMT)
The Pop Idol star, who went on to have a series of chart and West End hits, died at the age of 41.

Wolfgang Petersen: Das Boot director dies aged 81 (Wed, 17 Aug 2022 10:47:59 GMT)
The Oscar-nominated German filmmaker was also known for films such as Air Force One and Outbreak.

Aitch vows to get Ian Curtis mural in Manchester fixed pronto (Wed, 17 Aug 2022 10:47:41 GMT)
A mural of Joy Division's Ian Curtis was painted over with an advert for Manchester MC Aitch's album.

Darius Campbell Danesh: Simon Cowell and Gareth Gates lead tributes to late Pop Idol star (Wed, 17 Aug 2022 10:22:24 GMT)
The late singer starred on the talent show Pop Idol before having a string of hits and stage roles.

Jeremy Paxman steps down as University Challenge host (Tue, 16 Aug 2022 14:34:07 GMT)
The news comes a year after he revealed he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

How to make movies without a huge carbon footprint (Tue, 16 Aug 2022 23:06:43 GMT)
The film and TV industry is switching towards greener energy sources but the transition has challenges.

Mariah Carey 'Queen of Christmas' trademark attempt prompts backlash (Tue, 16 Aug 2022 18:43:39 GMT)
The singer's attempt to trademark the title causes a dispute with other Christmas-associated stars.

Charlene White: 'Radio 1Xtra gave me the confidence to fight for stories' (Wed, 17 Aug 2022 07:59:25 GMT)
Newsreader Charlene White says her time on Radio 1Xtra inspired her to tell stories that matter.

Radio 1Xtra's 20th anniversary: 'It shows a plethora of blackness' (Tue, 16 Aug 2022 00:39:51 GMT)
From big artists to huge cultural moments, Radio 1Xtra "has represented black culture" for 20 years.

Strictly Come Dancing 2022: The line-up in full (Mon, 15 Aug 2022 10:23:29 GMT)
Fleur East, Kym Marsh and Tony Adams on the BBC One dancing competition.

Miriam Margolyes: 'I now look up to Australian bogans' (Sat, 13 Aug 2022 20:45:47 GMT)
In a new TV show, Miriam Margolyes asks whether Australia is truly the land of the fabled 'fair go'.

Who is Salman Rushdie? The writer who emerged from hiding (Sat, 13 Aug 2022 04:29:25 GMT)
Rushdie suffered years of Islamist death threats after writing The Satanic Verses in 1988.

Edinburgh Fringe: The doctors having a laugh about the NHS (Fri, 12 Aug 2022 23:37:03 GMT)
Medics are seeing the funny side of hospital work in stand-up comedy shows at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Bridgerton: How musical by TikTok stars became so controversial (Fri, 12 Aug 2022 16:42:11 GMT)
An unofficial Bridgerton musical cancels a planned London show after Netflix intervenes.

Kasabian's Serge Pizzorno: The band needed me to step up as frontman (Fri, 12 Aug 2022 02:01:39 GMT)
Serge Pizzorno on replacing Tom Meighan, closing the Women's Euros and bringing out Peter Crouch.

Moderator onstage with Salman Rushdie speaks out after attack (Wed, 17 Aug 2022 00:38:19 GMT)
Henry Reese, who was moderator at the event where the author was stabbed, speaks to the BBC.

First Barbie doll with hearing aids is 'really important' - Rose Ayling-Ellis (Tue, 16 Aug 2022 16:01:48 GMT)
Actor Rose Ayling-Ellis worked on the creation of the doll, saying "it's quite powerful" and "such a big deal."

Birmingham Bull saved from scrap-heap (Fri, 05 Aug 2022 10:21:13 GMT)
The mechanical bull used in the Commonwealth opening ceremony will now be given a permanent home in the city.

Aamir Khan: Forrest Gump gets Bollywood treatment (Thu, 04 Aug 2022 17:46:26 GMT)
Aamir Khan tells BBC World how the iconic 'life is like a box of chocolates' line was adapted for new audiences.

Strictly Come Dancing: First stars Will Mellor and Kym Marsh announced (Thu, 04 Aug 2022 10:01:40 GMT)
Actors Will Mellor and Kym Marsh tell BBC Breakfast how they're feeling about taking part in the show.

Line of Duty's Vicky McClure visits real-life AC-12 (Mon, 01 Aug 2022 23:01:07 GMT)
Nottinghamshire Police say the BBC drama has "done wonders" for them in terms of recruitment.

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