Train strikes cause more disruption for passengers

UK economy shrinks as outlook on recession darkens

Bike seller Peloton and meditation app Calm cut jobs

Co-op joins rivals in dropping disposable barbecues

Johnson & Johnson to replace talc-based powder with cornstarch

Liz Truss defends energy firms saying profit is not evil

Government proposes more help for energy-intensive firms

People can't wait for energy help - Citizens Advice

Energy bills could go up before October price cap rise

Martin Lewis: Energy bill crisis is on scale of pandemic

Supermarkets not passing on lower fuel price - RAC

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Train strikes cause more disruption for passengers
Some rail operators are running no services as 6,500 train drivers walk out in pay dispute.


UK economy shrinks as outlook on recession darkens
The economy shrank by 0.1% leading some experts to warn a recession could start sooner than expected.


Bike seller Peloton and meditation app Calm cut jobs
After pandemic success, exercise product maker Peloton and meditation app Calm slash jobs.


Co-op joins rivals in dropping disposable barbecues
Sainsbury's, Morrisons and Tesco are among retailers who have also stopped sales due to the heatwave.


Johnson & Johnson to replace talc-based powder with cornstarch
By 2023 J&J will make all its baby powder using cornstarch following legal battles over talc's safety.


Liz Truss defends energy firms saying profit is not evil
The Tory leader hopeful says profit is not "dirty" and windfall taxes were about "bashing business".


Government proposes more help for energy-intensive firms
Sectors like steel, paper and glass that use a lot of power could be set to receive more support.


People can't wait for energy help - Citizens Advice
The charity voices concerns of delaying support for households bracing themselves for energy bill hikes.


Energy bills could go up before October price cap rise
The energy regulator says it's "possible" customers' direct debit payments will rise before October.


Martin Lewis: Energy bill crisis is on scale of pandemic
Government support needs to double to make up for the huge expected rise in bills, the consumer expert says.


Supermarkets not passing on lower fuel price - RAC
The margin between the price of fuel at the pump and what retailers buy it for is at its widest since 2013.


'I'm borrowing £5,000 to pay my energy bills'
Many people are getting desperate as spiralling energy bills start to bite.


Ministers to meet energy giants over cost of living
Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi says he is also preparing options for the incoming prime minister.


Energy bills forecast to hit over £4,200 a year
The average household could pay £355 a month, up from £164 currently, consultancy Cornwall Insight warns.


John Lewis boss: Over-50s quitting the workforce fuels inflation
Boss Dame Sharon White says the government must think about how to get older people back into work.


Olive oil prices could rise 25% as heatwave hits production
Prices in supermarkets could increase by 20-25% later this year, one leading exporter tells the BBC.


Cost of living: The people using OnlyFans as a second job to help with bills
A campaign group says more young people are joining the site because of the rising cost of living.


Cost of living: People turning back to cash as prices rise
Post Offices handled a record £801m in personal cash withdrawals in July.


Energy bills: What do I do if I can't pay?
If you're struggling to afford your gas and electricity bills, you do have options.


Liz Truss not ruling out emergency payments, says Penny Mordaunt
Penny Mordaunt says Liz Truss's comments on how to help with the cost of living crisis had been overinterpreted.


Bank's recession warning matters to everyone
Times are already hard but the Bank of England says they'll get worse and stay that way until late 2023


Cost of living: Over a third cut back on essentials
More than a third of Britons are cutting back on food to cope with higher costs, a new report has shown.


How will a recession hit the UK housing market?
The UK economy is forecast to shrink this year but what will it mean for first-time home buyers?


Bank of England governor defends rate hike ahead of looming recession
Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey warns price rises would be long-term if Bank did not act.