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Many people are still struggling with bills

Number of people missing bill payments comes down, although millions still struggling financially

Michael Gove has slammed the water firm as a 'disgrace'.

Thames Water bosses branded a ‘disgrace’ as Michael Gove tells firm ‘not to punish consumers’ for its failings

Jeremy Hunt is "monitoring" the situation

Millions of Brits face 40% increase in bills after Thames Water shareholders refuse to give £500 million cash injection

Fights break out in Preston Tesco over 'reduced to clear' section amid cost of living crisis

Fights break out in Tesco over 'reduced to clear' section as security increased amid cost of living crisis

Halifax is making a major change to mortgage payments which will affect monthly payments

Halifax to impose 70-year age limit on thousands of older mortgage borrowers

Bim Afolami, an economic secretary to the treasury, joined LBC's Nick Ferrari this morning

Brits on lower and average incomes are ‘better off’ now than they were in 2010, treasury minister insists

Boss of Kelloggs sparks fury after suggesting struggling customers should eat cereal for dinner

'Let them eat cornflakes': Kellogg's boss compared to Marie Antoinette after saying poor people eat cereal for dinner

The original Spare Room listing has been altered

Mother rents out London room for £400pm but tenant must 'babysit children everyday and move out on weekends'

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Meals being prepared for children at a Birmingham primary school

'Scandalous': Schools chief says they are providing children 'three meals a day', including 'packed dinner'

The UK's favourite supermarket has been named

Revealed: UK's worst supermarkets ranked - where does your favourite list?

Divorce rates are at their lowest level in 50 years

Divorce rates plummet to lowest level in 50 years ‘due to cost-of-living crisis’

Before this announcement, Tesco only showed unit pricing on normal prices and not their special Clubcard prices.

Tesco announce big change to how it displays Clubcard prices - and it could save you money

Violence and abuse against shop workers rose to about 1,300 incidents a day last year

'Crisis' as attacks and abuse of UK shop workers rises to 1,300 incidents a day

Inflation has unexpectedly stayed at 4%

Inflation rate remains unchanged at 4% in January after forecasters expected rise

A mechanical engineer works in an industrial factory. Experts suggest the UK pension age could rise to 71

British workers will soon need to work until the age of 71, experts claim amid UK's aging population

Council tax is expected to go up from April.

Millions of Brits face £100 council tax hikes in further cost of living blow to households

George Freeman's mortgage went from £800 to £2000 a month

Minister quit £120k-a-year job because he 'couldn't afford mortgage hike' from £800 to £2,000 a month

More than two million people will have their gas and electricity cut off this winter because they cannot afford to top up their prepayment meter

More than 2 million to have energy cut off this winter, Citizens Advice claims

Energy bills are forecast to fall by more than £300 a year from April

Energy bills forecast to fall by £300 in April after 'mild' winter

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Stamer slams ‘shocking’ rise in Victorian era diseases as tens of thousands suffer since Sunak became PM

Starmer slams ‘shocking’ rise in Victorian era diseases as tens of thousands suffer since Sunak became PM

Morrisons vs. Shell - who comes out on top?

UK's cheapest and most expensive petrol stations revealed - full list

The UK economy grew in November

UK economy rebounds in November with 0.3% growth after shrinking in October

Does your go-to supermarket make the list?

Britain's cheapest supermarket revealed with shoppers saving more than £20 compared with Waitrose

Sir Howard Davies said today that people have always had to save to buy a home

'You've always had to save': NatWest chief rows back on claim that it's 'not that difficult' to buy a home

The cost of a five-year fixed-term mortgage has dropped below 4 per cent

Mortgage relief for millions after inflation drop as buoyant Jeremy Hunt declares 'economy back on track'

Brits are opting for cheaper supermarkets and fewer presents

Brits switch to cheaper supermarkets and buy fewer presents in cost of living Christmas crisis

The Lib Dem's Sarah Olney has slammed the Government for its 'failure' to tackle the cost-of-living crisis

Britain can no longer afford another Christmas under this Tory government, writes Lib Dem MP Sarah Olney

The cost of a five-year fixed-term mortgage has dropped below 4 per cent for the first time in months

Boost for millions of homeowners as mortgage rates fall below four per cent following big drop in inflation

There were around 400 inquiries in total, which took Mr Jacobs hours to filter them.

Motorist driven to spend £35,000 on astroturfed London balcony - to get their hands on a parking permit

Since 2019, the retail giant has closed over 200 stores, which is around eight per cent of its high street locations.

Boots to close more stores in 2024 before 300 locations shut for good - is your local pharmacy on the list?

Sir Keir Starmer is speaking at Resolution Foundation about the economy and next general election

Labour won't 'turn on the spending taps', Keir Starmer vows, as he warns 'Britain is going backwards'

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