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Parents are being forced to ration nappies and formula amid the cost of living crisis

Jeremy Hunt's benefits increase 'too late' as working parents forced to ration nappies and water down baby formula

The energy price cap has been increased

Energy bills to rise by £94 for millions of households from January as Ofgem increases price cap

Hunt has frozen alcohol duty

Jeremy Hunt freezes alcohol duty in Autumn Statement 'to save boozers 3p a pint'

IFS director Paul Johnson joins LBC's Andrew Marr

Autumn Budget tax cuts would be 'politically risky' for Tories, top economist tells LBC

Critical Infrastructure - The National Grid

Households could get £1k off electricity bills in exchange for pylons in their area, Jeremy Hunt to reveal

Energy costs have eased, slowing the rate of inflation

Inflation falls sharply to 4.6% in two-year low amid easing energy costs as Sunak hits target

Two more stores are set to open before Christmas.

The exact dates and locations Wilko will be opening its first three concept stores

The pair created the video to highlight the cost of living crisis in the UK.

British Youtube duo highlight UK's cost of living crisis by spending £70 less on food shop in Poland

Brits are facing high heating costs again this winter

How to keep your home warm amid huge energy bills as Brits face 'decade of higher prices'

Inflation remained at 6.7 per cent in September

Petrol fuels inflation as it remains unchanged at 6.7% in September - but food prices drop for first time in two years

Paddy Lillis told LBC of the rise in violent attacks against shop workers

Criminals who abuse or attack shop workers must face automatic jail terms, says Union boss

Britain's best bites has been revealed.

Britain's best takeaways in the UK & Ireland revealed – has your local made the list?

The closures are part of its "consolidation programme", according to Boots.

Boots will shut stores this weekend before 300 locations close for good - is your local pharmacy on the list?

Waitrose is no longer the most expensive supermarket in the UK, Which? analysis has found

'Entirely false and insulting': Row breaks out after Waitrose unseated as most expensive supermarket in UK

More of NatWest's customers have shifted to online and mobile banking.

NatWest will shut 18 branches this month - is your local bank on the list?

Rebecca was speaking to LBC about the 'heartbreaking' decision she and her partner made

'The hardest decision I've ever made': Devastated mother aborted her baby due to 'impossible' childcare costs

Water companies ordered to pay millions of pounds back to customers

Water companies to pay back £114million to customers after failing to meet key targets

Jeremy Hunt previously told LBC the Conservatives remain "committed" to the triple lock

Rishi Sunak to 'fight general election on pledge to keep pension triple lock' despite warnings it is 'unsustainable'

Motorists could save £7 a tank by filling up at one  petrol station

UK’s cheapest supermarket petrol station revealed – which could save you up to £7 on a tank of fuel

Jeremy Hunt said the tax cuts are impossible

Tax cuts 'virtually impossible' Chancellor tells LBC in blow to Tory right

Jeremy Hunt was speaking to Andrew Marr

Tax cuts are 'virtually impossible' Chancellor tells LBC despite interest rates being held at 5.25%

11 more Wetherspoons are closing down

Last orders for 11 more Wetherspoons pubs after 33 close already this year - is your local next?

UK inflation unexpectedly fell in August

UK inflation falls to 6.7% despite fuel price hikes

Parents hit out at Holderness Academy over its uniform policy

Mother 'disgusted' after daughter put into isolation because she wore cheaper supermarket skirt identical to school uniform

Parents hit out at Holderness Academy over its uniform policy

School put child in isolation for wearing uniform from supermarket and not from the official supplier

Greg Hands (top right) told LBC on Tuesday the government remains "committed" to the pensions triple lock

Government insists it remains committed to triple lock after Pensions Secretary admits policy is 'unsustainable'

Punters to be charged extra at peak times under new 'dynamic pricing' scheme

'Absolutely outrageous. Boycott these venues': Angry backlash after Stonegate pubs announce ‘dynamic pricing’

Punters to be charged extra at peak times under new 'dynamic pricing' scheme

Britain’s biggest pub chain to charge punters more at peak times under new 'dynamic pricing' scheme

10 shops are contributing to a nationwide crackdown on shoplifting.

Supermarkets including Tesco, Sainsbury’s Waitrose and Co-op 'will pay police to scan shoplifters' faces' in crackdown

Sunak made the comments on the last day of the G20 leaders' summit in New Delhi

Sunak refuses to commit to triple lock on pensions being in Tory election manifesto

Ofgem announced the new price cap on Friday.

Sunak hails 'really good news' as energy bills to fall by £150 in relief for families hoping to avoid another expensive winter

Officers will be able to claim a free coffee with a reusable cup - and access to the subsidised staff canteen

Waitrose offers free coffee to police officers attending stores to cut shoplifting

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Greggs is opening a 'fine-dining bistro'

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Sajid Javid said he quit because of Dominic Cummings' behaviour

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Ada Sagi was released by Hamas on Tuesday.

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More than 4,000 children were treated for head injuries sustained during sport over the last year.

Alarming rise in children's sports head injuries prompts calls for improved safety measures amid long-term effects warnings

Keir Starmer hit out at Rishi Sunak over cancelling the meeting with the Greek Prime Minister amid an Elgin Marbles row

Starmer slams Sunak for 'trying to humiliate' Greek PM over Elgin Marbles row as he accuses him of 'small politics'

Marcia Grant was killed on her own driveway

Boy aged 13 who ran over and killed woman with her own car receives two-year sentence

GoFundMe set up for 'heroic' crane driver.

'Buy Glen a drink': GoFundMe page set up to reward hero crane driver who rescued trapped colleague reaches £6,000

Immigration Minister Robert Jenrick (l) has said action needs to be taken as the shortage occupation list is being looked at

'Worker shortage list' including ballet dancers could be axed as ministers battle to reduce migration

Sean 'Diddy' Combs

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs temporarily steps down as Revolt chairman amid allegations

Crash search at sea

US military Osprey aircraft with six onboard crashes off southern Japan

Carla Bellucci will charge family members £150 for Christmas dinner.

'Britain's most hated woman' to charge family members £150 for Christmas dinner as she should not be 'out of pocket'

Snow could hit London this weekend as first flurries land in Scotland and the north

Snow set to hit London as forecasters issue three day weather warnings for 795 miles of the UK

The four boys drowned in the crash in north Wales

Cause of death of four teenagers killed in Snowdonia camping trip car crash revealed at inquest

Russian model Irina Dvizova, 42 was gunned down in Turkey alongside her daughter Dayana, 15,

International manhunt launched after model, 42, and daughter 15, gunned down in Turkish holiday resort