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No cost of living crisis, Boris Johnson insists, despite warning of ‘toxic cocktail' of rising bills

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Experts and campaigners dismiss prime minister's claims of ‘a short-term problem' - as he also denies ‘people will be short of food'
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Boris Johnson Says 'Christmas Is On' Despite Energy Crisis

Boris Johnson Says 'Christmas Is On' Despite Energy Crisis

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Boris Johnson has said “Christmas is on” and insisted people will not struggle this winter. It came after business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng warned families face a “difficult winter” with rising energy bills and cuts to benefits. A spike in global gas prices has left energy companies struggling and had a knock-on effect on food supply. Some 4.4 million households on Universal Credit are poised to see their energy bills rise significantly in October - the same month they will typically lose more than 5% of disposable income as the £20-a-week uplift to the benefits payment ends - the...
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‘Christmas is on': Boris Johnson denies people will struggle this winter

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Boris Johnson has said he does not accept that people will struggle this winter because of the rising cost of living and the hit to incomes from the end of furlough and the £20-a-week cut to Universal Credit .
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Katie Price apologises for drink-and-drug-drive car crash

Katie Price apologises for drink-and-drug-drive car crash

Katie Price has made a statement through her family to say she 'takes full responsibility for her actions' after crashing her BMW on a country lane near her West Sussex home in... Read more ...

Chips are the food to make Brits happiest, study finds

Chips are the food to make Brits happiest, study finds

THE secret to true happiness is . . . the humble chip, a poll has revealed. Asked to say which foods turn them from “hangry” - hungry and angry - into calm and satisfied, most... Read more ...

Shoppers baffled as Tesco and Sainsbury's hide empty shelves with cardboard food

Shoppers baffled as Tesco and Sainsbury's hide empty shelves with cardboard food

One viral tweet shared by a Tesco customer showed a cardboard image of asparagus placed where the actual vegetable should be saying it "has the fake asparagus out this morning" Read more ...

Katie Price breaks silence on drink-drive crash as she takes ‘full...

Katie Price breaks silence on drink-drive crash as she takes ‘full responsibility'

The mum-of-five is currently receiving treatment in private hospital The Priory but released a statement to the Sunday Mirror via her worried family Read more ...

How do sounds impact taste? Find out with Black Bottle's 'sonic seasoning'...

Black Bottle Whisky is taking the term ‘tasting with your eyes' to a new level by teaming up with Oxford University Experimental Psychologist, Charles Spence, to release a... Read more ...

Glen Moray launch 1998 Barolo Finish as part of the Warehouse 1 Collection

Distilled in 1998, this dram was tucked away in the Glen Moray warehouse to mature in ex-bourbon casks, before being transferred to three ex-Barolo casks for a final... Read more ...

Karva Chauth 2021: Five films depicting the festival

One of the most romantic festivals celebrated in India, Karva Chauth, is observed by married women, who fast all day long for the good health and long life of their husbands... Read more ...

Cop26 menu focuses on plant-based dishes with 80% Scottish food

Each item will have an estimate of its carbon footprint, so visitors can make ‘climate-friendly choices' Plant-based dishes will dominate the menu at the Cop26 climate... Read more ...

Christmas bin collections face crisis as drivers quit their jobs for better pay

Christmas bin collections face crisis as drivers quit their jobs for better pay

Many bin lorry drivers are taking up more lucrative offers in the food industry British households have been warned of a shortage of bin collections at Christmas time as more... Read more ...

Demand rises at almost 70% of food banks after Universal Credit cut

Demand rises at almost 70% of food banks after Universal Credit cut

Food banks have had to provide for more people every week this past month Food banks are struggling to keep up with a recent surge in families depending on them to stay... Read more ...