Office for National Statistics

Article image
Retail sales rise as Christmas shopping starts early in Great Britain
October clothes and toys spending drives first increase in six months, with people fearing goods shortage

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

19, Nov, 2021 @8:41 AM

Article image
Bank of England under pressure to increase interest rates after inflation rise
Increase to 4.2% in October from 3.1% driven by squeeze on living standards and soaring energy bills

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

17, Nov, 2021 @5:19 PM

Article image
Boris Johnson urges people to get Covid boosters as he warns of ‘storm clouds’
PM expresses concern over worsening situation in continental Europe, saying: ‘We’ve been here before’

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

12, Nov, 2021 @4:52 PM

Article image
UK economic recovery slows sharply as GDP grows by 1.3%
Surging infection rates, the ‘pingdemic’, rising prices and supply constraints put the brakes on growth

Larry Elliott Economics editor

11, Nov, 2021 @7:39 AM

Article image
Nine in 10 university students in England have had at least one Covid jab, study suggests
More than 90% also say they would test if they had symptoms, but poll finds mental health has deteriorated

Sally Weale Education correspondent

10, Nov, 2021 @2:42 PM

Article image
Bond boosts cinema spending as consumer demand drives retail recovery
Concerns over shortages and rising prices boost sales by 3% in October on same period a year ago

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

09, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

Article image
UK Covid cases may have peaked for this year, study suggests
Data from Zoe study shows fall in under-18s but cases still rising in older people

Ian Sample Science editor

04, Nov, 2021 @5:43 PM

Article image
Highest ever number of rapes recorded in England and Wales
Total of 61,158 offences recorded in year ending June 2021, amid national debate over women’s safety

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

04, Nov, 2021 @2:21 PM

Article image
UK Covid infections are at record levels, but cases may have peaked
1.28 million have coronavirus, but separate figures suggest the number of daily infections has declined 14%

Robin McKie

31, Oct, 2021 @9:45 AM

Article image
Third of new students in England show signs of depression, survey suggests
‘Experimental’ ONS survey of first-years finds 37% have symptoms of depression and 39% of anxiety

Sally Weale Education correspondent

27, Oct, 2021 @2:50 PM

Article image
Great Britain’s retailers hit by longest spending slump since 1996
Sales fall unexpectedly for fifth month in a row in September despite removal of most Covid controls

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

22, Oct, 2021 @7:31 AM

Article image
UK public borrowing falls despite fuel crisis and supply chain issues
Stronger tax receipts and end to furlough scheme credited with faster than expected fall

Phillip Inman

21, Oct, 2021 @7:35 AM

1 / 111 pages