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Apocalypse now? The alarming effects of the global food crisis
The Bank of England governor warned last week of ‘apocalyptic’ food price rises. Yet war in Ukraine, climate change and inflation are already taking their toll all over the world

Simon Tisdall

21, May, 2022 @1:25 PM

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Chief BoE economist: we’ll squeeze economy more to tame inflation
Bank of England’s Huw Pill warns ‘further work needs to be done’ after recent base rate rises

Larry Elliott Economics editor

20, May, 2022 @12:03 PM

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The Guardian view on fixing inflation: a reckoning with free markets is needed | Editorial
Editorial: Tories say taxes must fall to curb inflation, even at the cost of a higher deficit. Labour should argue that public spending could be increased for the same reason

Editorial

18, May, 2022 @5:37 PM

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Soaring UK inflation makes action from Rishi Sunak a question of when, not if
Analysis: Chancellor has sought to deflect criticism by citing global factors but has hinted about support

Larry Elliott Economics editor

18, May, 2022 @10:41 AM

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The Bank of England can’t save people from this cost of living crisis – that’s Boris Johnson’s job | Sahil Dutta
Faced with the the biggest inflation rise in 40 years, the Bank must do more than berate workers, says Sahil Dutta, lecturer in political economy

Sahil Dutta

18, May, 2022 @9:30 AM

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UK inflation hits 40-year high of 9% as cost of food and energy soars
Headline CPI rate fuelled by increase in household bills and rising transport costs

Phillip Inman

18, May, 2022 @8:40 AM

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Bailey sets alarm bells ringing while barely mentioning the B-word
As the Convict hoped for a fudge in Northern Ireland, the Bank of England governor explained how screwed the economy is

John Crace

16, May, 2022 @7:58 PM

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Boris Johnson claims planned Northern Ireland protocol law is ‘insurance’ in case talks fail – as it happened
UK prime minister meets Sinn Féin and DUP as Mary Lou McDonald suggests forming Stormont assembly is not UK government priority

Harry Taylor (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

16, May, 2022 @6:10 PM

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‘Apocalyptic’ food prices will be disastrous for world’s poor, says Bank governor
Bank of England’s Andrew Bailey blames UK’s highest inflation rate for three decades on Russia-Ukraine war and Covid

Larry Elliott Economics editor

16, May, 2022 @4:16 PM

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Tory MPs to grill Bank of England governor over high inflation
Andrew Bailey’s appearance at select committee will come amid work from chancellor to find new ways to ease cost of living

Jessica Elgot

15, May, 2022 @6:21 PM

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Back to the bad old days of the 1990s as recession looms for UK
Inflation is set to jump to 9% this week when official figures are released, and fears of a slump are growing

Phillip Inman

14, May, 2022 @11:05 PM

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Swati Dhingra to join Bank of England’s monetary policy committee
LSE academic and prominent Brexit critic is first Asian woman to be appointed to role, replacing Michael Saunders

Phillip Inman

12, May, 2022 @3:25 PM

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