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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

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

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