Gas ring

Energy firm boss says crisis is ‘bringing industry flaws to the surface’

Gas hob

Energy supplier Symbio stops taking new customers amid gas price squeeze

A petrol station in Sheffield which is closed

Cobra-level response demanded as ministers meet over lorry driver shortage

City of London

London markets drop into red as trader caution returns

Closed pumps at a Shell garage

10 days to avoid Christmas disruption, warn retailers amid driver shortages

Empty supermarket shelves

One in six unable to buy essential food items in past two weeks, survey suggests

Westminster Magistrates Court

Petrofac to admit failing to stop staff from paying bribes in the Middle East

Plane takes off

Watchdog launches probe into Dante Labs over missing PCR tests

Next store

Next to post sales jump as investors seek update on trading momentum

Lorry drivers

Wrong to say Brexit to blame for lorry driver shortage, says Transport Secretary

Tortilla branch

Tortilla plans stock market float and expansion to 45 new sites

People have started socialising again over the summer (Steven Paston/PA)

Profit warning at In The Style despite parties restarting over summer


Mitie ups guidance as it counts benefit from Covid contracts

Residents pass near the headquarters for Evergrande in Shenzhen in southern China (Ng Han Guan/AP)

Chinese banks say they can cope with potential default by property developer

BP to ration deliveries

Government under pressure to act as HGV driver shortage hits fuel deliveries

Utility Bills Stock

Consumer confidence plunges as concerns rise over cost of living – survey