Cost of filling average car with petrol set to hit £100
09 Jun 2022 8:02:42
The milestone could come as soon as Thursday as wholesale fuel prices continue to rise, says RAC.
Storm Arwen: Up your game, energy firms told
09 Jun 2022 7:52:47
Firms were not prepared for last year's Storm Arwen which left thousands without power, says Ofgem.
Climate change: New Zealand's plan to tax cow and sheep burps
09 Jun 2022 4:53:30
It would make it the first country to charge farmers for the methane emissions from their animals.
Boris Johnson tries to reset leadership with housing pledges
09 Jun 2022 1:32:07
He is expected to give a new right-to-buy pledge and suggest benefits should count towards mortgages.
Cost of living: The shock of rising prices in Japan
08 Jun 2022 3:17:09
Why making Japan's favourite snack more expensive was so controversial it prompted an ad campaign.
Ukraine war: WTO boss warns of global food crisis
08 Jun 2022 0:23:39
If food shipments do not restart from Ukraine, a severe food crisis will last for years, WTO boss says.
TikTok probes claims of aggressive work culture
08 Jun 2022 8:29:59
A senior executive at the firm allegedly said he "didn't believe" in maternity leave.
Hospitality firms warn June rail strikes will be devastating
08 Jun 2022 8:11:22
Bars, restaurants, theatre, live music, and museums groups say planned strikes will damage Covid recovery.
Dunsfold oil drilling application approved by government
08 Jun 2022 7:30:41
Waverley council says it is "the worst possible outcome" and could lead to "irreversible harm".
A sci-fi story of climate optimism | Vandana Singh
08 Jun 2022 4:44:35
"The world is a living tapestry ... As the weave of life is torn apart in one place, the threads unravel in another," says author and physics professor Vandana Singh, acknowledging humanity's interconnectedness with the planet -- and the uncertain future we face if we don't protect it. Reading an excerpt from her latest work of speculative fiction, Singh shares a hopeful vision for Earth's renewal.
Petrol prices see biggest daily jump in 17 years
08 Jun 2022 2:03:16
The average cost of filling a typical family car could exceed £100 as soon as Thursday, the RAC warns.
UK economy to have zero growth next year, predicts OECD
08 Jun 2022 1:55:36
The UK is set to see the slowest growth in the G7 countries of US, Canada, Germany, Japan, France and Italy.
Tesco plant-based food advert banned as misleading
08 Jun 2022 1:43:52
The supermarket's claims of environmental benefit had not been substantiated, says watchdog
Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games: Thousands of jobs unfilled
08 Jun 2022 1:03:08
Organisers say they have spoken to the army about filling some of the vacant positions.
Housing market shows signs of cooling, says Halifax
08 Jun 2022 9:40:51
The mortgage lender says buying demand has come down compared to last year.
Climate change: Ukraine war prompts fossil fuel 'gold rush' - report
08 Jun 2022 8:12:07
Russia's invasion of Ukraine and soaring gas prices have led to new greenhouse gas emitting projects, researchers say.
Cineworld cancels The Lady of Heaven film screenings after protests
08 Jun 2022 7:41:15
The Lady of Heaven film has been criticised by some Muslim groups as blasphemous.
Sri Lanka crisis: Prime minister says $5bn needed this year
08 Jun 2022 4:41:52
The country's prime minister says the money would be used to pay for basic items like food and food.
Russian superyacht ordered to leave Fiji on US warrant
08 Jun 2022 4:13:53
US police win a court battle to seize a 106m superyacht alleged to belong to a sanctioned oligarch.
Rail strikes: Fresh talks urged to avoid disruption
08 Jun 2022 1:44:06
The RMT union and the rail industry both say they want to try and get a deal to avoid June strikes.
Uber powers emergency food deliveries in Ukraine
08 Jun 2022 1:43:33
Uber has built a "private-label" version of its delivery platform to help the UN deliver food and water.
Antarctica: Southern Ocean floor mapped in greatest ever detail
08 Jun 2022 0:42:28
A new map traces the shape of the remote ocean bed surrounding Antarctica.
Buy now, pay later: Warning over use of credit cards to cover payments
07 Jun 2022 3:04:52
Millions of young shoppers are borrowing money to make buy now pay later repayments, says Citizens Advice.
EU sets date for common phone charge cable
07 Jun 2022 6:22:33
The EU has provisionally agreed new mobile devices must, by autumn 2024, use the same type of charger.
Railway workers to strike over three days in June
07 Jun 2022 6:02:31
The action planned for 21, 23 and 25 June is being dubbed the "biggest rail strike in modern history".