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When inflation bites, support for the Tories will further erode

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Inflation has hit its highest level in a decade. For most people, prices are rising faster than wages. Energy bills are soaring. The Bank of England is poised to raise interest rates next month. Personal taxes are goi...

China hit by power cuts and factory closures as energy crisis bites

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China has told railway companies and local authorities to expedite vital coal supplies to utilities as the world’s second largest economy grapples with extensive power cuts that have crippled industrial output in key ...

UK forced to borrow more than expected as soaring inflation bites

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The UK government was forced to borrow more than expected in August as soaring inflation pushed up debt interest payments. The Office for National Statistics said the government’s budget deficit – the gap between spen...

Elite UK universities send students out of town as housing squeeze bites

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Top universities are scrambling to find enough accommodation for thousands of extra students, after record numbers netted the high grades they needed to clinch their offers last week. Some students are being offered h...

Billionaire tycoon named as Lebanese PM as economic crisis bites

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After a year-long standoff, Lebanon has named a new prime minister who its feuding factions hope can ward off a total economic collapse and save an estimated 2 million people from the brink of poverty. Protesters had ...

California to transport 17m salmon to the sea by truck as drought bites

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Baby Chinook salmon from California’s Central Valley typically have a long swim downriver to the ocean to survive into the next stage of life. This year, they are getting a helping hand in the form of a fleet of tanke...

Utah governor urges residents to pray for rain as drought bites

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The Republican governor of Utah has invited residents of his state to join him in a “weekend of prayer” for rain, to combat a drought emergency. “I’ve already asked all Utahns to conserve water by avoiding long shower...

Barbecues are back! Ten perfect burgers to try – from vegan bean to bhaji bites

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New rules mean we can meet up again in the garden, and so barbecue season has come early. Here are ideas for some brilliant and unexpected burgersEven if the sun is only coming out now and again, the lifting of restri...