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Outlook for small energy firms ‘looking bleak’ amid gas wholesale price rises

Outlook for small energy firms ‘looking bleak’ amid gas wholesale price rises

Foreign Office minister James Cleverly said the Government would prefer that companies stay afloat ‘organically’.

Community ‘devastated’ after four people found dead in house

Community ‘devastated’ after four people found dead in house

The bodies were found in Killamarsh, near Sheffield.

French minister pulls out of meeting with Ben Wallace amid submarines row

French minister pulls out of meeting with Ben Wallace amid submarines row

Boris Johnson urged French counterpart Emmanuel Macron not to ‘worry’ about the UK/US/Australia pact which triggered the diplomatic storm.

Environment protests lead to 29 arrests after M25 junction blocked

Environment protests lead to 29 arrests after M25 junction blocked

Images taken at the scene people sitting on the ground on the roads holding signs saying ‘Insulate Britain’.

‘Desperate need’ to get vaccines to Africa – Gordon Brown

‘Desperate need’ to get vaccines to Africa – Gordon Brown

The former PM has been given an ambassadorial role at the World Health Organisation.

Search under way for seven-year-old boy missing since Sunday evening

Search under way for seven-year-old boy missing since Sunday evening

Carson Shephard was last seen in New Cumnock in East Ayrshire.

Runner tackling at least 5km every day of 2021 to raise money for cancer charity

Runner tackling at least 5km every day of 2021 to raise money for cancer charity

Mark Flint has notched up more than 260 runs so far this year and will be taking part in the London Marathon in two weeks as part of his challenge.

The Crown wins big at the Emmys on night of British success

The Crown wins big at the Emmys on night of British success

Apple comedy Ted Lasso was another winner.

Trials begin on new vaccine to fight Covid-19 variants

Trials begin on new vaccine to fight Covid-19 variants

The first two volunteers have taken the new jab at the medical trials in Manchester.

Boris Johnson: We will have to do everything we can to stop energy firms failing

Boris Johnson: We will have to do everything we can to stop energy firms failing

The rise in gas prices has been blamed on a cold winter which left stocks depleted, high demand and a reduction in supplies from Russia.

London Underground extension opens

London Underground extension opens

Tube trains began serving Battersea Power Station and Nine Elms on Monday.

What the papers say – September 20

What the papers say – September 20

Crisis talks for the energy industry and the death of a television star lead the front pages on Monday.

Kwarteng in fresh crisis talks with energy suppliers as gas prices surge

Kwarteng in fresh crisis talks with energy suppliers as gas prices surge

The Business Secretary has insisted consumers will not be cut off amid fears more companies could go to the wall.

Coronavirus jabs rolled out for 12 to 15-year-olds

Coronavirus jabs rolled out for 12 to 15-year-olds

The vaccine programme was extended to younger children after a recommendation from the UK’s four chief medical officers a week ago.

Truss to meet Iranian foreign minister over release of detained UK nationals

Truss to meet Iranian foreign minister over release of detained UK nationals

The Foreign Secretary is meeting Hossein Amir-Abdollahian at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Monday

M25 climate protesters demand reduction of motorway speed limit

M25 climate protesters demand reduction of motorway speed limit

Insulate Britain have said further protests will take place on Monday.

Energy provider to 1.7m customers seeks new funding amid gas price pressures

Energy provider to 1.7m customers seeks new funding amid gas price pressures

It comes after four small energy companies folded amid the surge in gas prices.

Johnson commits to telling Amazon boss online giant must pay fair share of tax

Johnson commits to telling Amazon boss online giant must pay fair share of tax

Boris Johnson has arrived in the US for the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

‘Human swan’ paramotorist injured and support staff member killed in accident

‘Human swan’ paramotorist injured and support staff member killed in accident

The accident happened near Loch Na Gainmhich in the far north of Scotland.

Spike in wholesale gas prices only temporary, insists Boris Johnson

Spike in wholesale gas prices only temporary, insists Boris Johnson

He said ‘stress and strains’ in the supply chains were being experienced across the world.

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