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Sunak heavily outspends Truss on Facebook adverts

Sunak heavily outspends Truss on Facebook adverts

Rishi Sunak’s campaign has been one of the top 20 UK spenders on Facebook advertising since mid-July.

Spending on credit cards up a third amid cost-of-living crunch

Spending on credit cards up a third amid cost-of-living crunch

UK credit card holders spent just under £20 billion in May, 33% more than in the same month last year.

How is each train operator affected by the latest rail strikes?

How is each train operator affected by the latest rail strikes?

Here is a breakdown of what train services will run on Thursday and Saturday.

Man in court after allegedly carrying loaded crossbow to ‘kill the Queen’

Man in court after allegedly carrying loaded crossbow to ‘kill the Queen’

Jaswant Singh Chail, 20, was held on Christmas Day last year close to the Queen’s private residence.

Fire under railway arches near London Bridge ‘severely disrupts’ train services

Fire under railway arches near London Bridge ‘severely disrupts’ train services

Buildings were evacuated as around 70 firefighters were called to the blaze in Union Street in Southwark.

Aitch vows to ‘fix’ situation after Ian Curtis mural covered with album advert

Aitch vows to ‘fix’ situation after Ian Curtis mural covered with album advert

The wall painting was unveiled in 2020.

Asylum seeker who fled ‘extreme’ sect embroiled in High Court case

Asylum seeker who fled ‘extreme’ sect embroiled in High Court case

A judge based in the Family Division of the High Court in London has been asked to make decisions relating to the care of the woman’s children.

UK house price growth slows to 11-month low

UK house price growth slows to 11-month low

The Office for National Statistics revealed growth of 7.8% in June, down from 12.8% in the previous month.

Health chief: Do not turn off fridges to save money as cost of living bites

Health chief: Do not turn off fridges to save money as cost of living bites

Dame Jenny Harries urged people to keep their heating and fridges on to protect their health.

Soaring inflation pressures Bank to further hike interest rates, economists say

Soaring inflation pressures Bank to further hike interest rates, economists say

The Bank of England MPC is now likely to hike interest rates from 1.75% to 2.25% when they next meet in September.

Warning of ‘danger to life’ flooding as thunderstorms move in

Warning of ‘danger to life’ flooding as thunderstorms move in

It comes as Thames Water, which supplies 15 million people, is putting a hosepipe ban in place next week

British employees amongst hardest working in the world, says Truss ally

British employees amongst hardest working in the world, says Truss ally

Sajid Javid defended the minister’s past claim that Britons need to produce ‘more graft’.

Kate joins forces with Roger Federer for charity tennis event

Kate joins forces with Roger Federer for charity tennis event

The Laver Cup Open Practice Day on September 22 will raise money for disadvantaged children.

Poorest families continue to be hardest hit by inflation, say experts

Poorest families continue to be hardest hit by inflation, say experts

Economists also warned that inflation could peak above the 13.3% the Bank of England has forecast this October.

What was life like the last time inflation was this high in 1982?

What was life like the last time inflation was this high in 1982?

Margaret Thatcher was PM, the Duke of Cambridge was born and England was heading to the World Cup with Bryan Robson and Peter Shilton in the squad.

Pete Waterman: ‘Darius could have gone on to be bigger than Michael Buble’

Pete Waterman: ‘Darius could have gone on to be bigger than Michael Buble’

Music executive Waterman was a judge on Pop Idol when Darius Campbell Danesh was a contestant.

Monkeypox outbreak has plateaued but vaccine shortages possible – health chief

Monkeypox outbreak has plateaued but vaccine shortages possible – health chief

Dame Jenny Harries said there are now around 20 cases a day, compared to 35 two weeks ago.

‘Captain’ Johnson on ‘shore leave’ amid cost-of-living crisis, says Tory peer

‘Captain’ Johnson on ‘shore leave’ amid cost-of-living crisis, says Tory peer

Asda chairman Lord Rose criticised the ‘horrifying’ state of inaction amid the Tory leadership race to become the next prime minister.

Nicola Sturgeon: Abuse of journalist by independence supporters ‘disgraceful’

Nicola Sturgeon: Abuse of journalist by independence supporters ‘disgraceful’

Protesters shouted at the BBC’s James Cook as they demonstrated outside the Conservative hustings in Perth on Tuesday.

How everyday items have risen in price in the past 12 months

How everyday items have risen in price in the past 12 months

The cost of low-fat milk has increased by 34.0%, butter by 27.1% and potatoes by 15.7%.

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