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Hybrid working grew in Great Britain even as Covid rules eased, data shows
More than four in five workers want to continue flexible model despite government push for return to office

Joanna Partridge and Phillip Inman

23, May, 2022 @4:29 PM

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UK inflation: what it means for house prices, savings and pay rises
We answer readers’ questions about how the rise in cost of living will affect them

Hilary Osborne and Larry Elliott

23, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Retail sales in Great Britain jump despite soaring inflation
Part of April increase may be down to people staying in to save money, says ONS

Larry Elliott Economics editor

20, May, 2022 @7:41 AM

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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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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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‘Golden era’ of cheap food over as two in five Britons buy less to eat
ONS survey reveals worsening effects of cost of living crisis, with food prices forecast to have risen by 9% in April

Zoe Wood, Sarah Butler and Kalyeena Makortoff

13, May, 2022 @6:04 PM

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Pressure grows for summer mini-budget amid recession fears
Sharp selloff of shares and fall in pound against the dollar follow news of surprise contraction in economy

Larry Elliott

12, May, 2022 @6:40 AM

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Recorded sex crimes reach record high in England and Wales
Victims’ commissioner calls goal of returning prosecution levels to pre-2017 levels ‘a pipe dream’

Rajeev Syal and Alexandra Topping

28, Apr, 2022 @6:42 PM

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Growing gap in healthy life expectancy between poorest and richest in England
Gap at birth is 19.3 years for girls and and 18.6 years for boys, and overall life expectancy for poorest has fallen

Andrew Gregory Health editor

25, Apr, 2022 @2:13 PM

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Almost nine in 10 British adults say their living costs are rising
ONS says a quarter of households in survey are struggling to pay bills such as fuel and food

Phillip Inman

25, Apr, 2022 @10:31 AM

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The key to winning the climate debate isn’t economics: it’s health
The environment ranks low in polls of the public’s fears, while sickness ranks top. Yet we will all get more ill as the planet heats

Phillip Inman

23, Apr, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Seven in 10 people in England have had Covid, research shows
ONS study reveals only one in three people had been infected until emergence of Omnicron variant

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

22, Apr, 2022 @2:08 PM

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