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Labour Calls For Windfall Tax To Cut Energy Bills

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The party unveils proposals to ease the cost of living squeeze, including a £600m contingency fund. Read more

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka Asks China To Restructure Its Debt

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The country has been experiencing a severe debt and foreign exchange crisis in recent months. Read more

Virgin And O2 Users Will Not Face EU Roaming Charges

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Virgin Media O2 says it will not reintroduce fees for mobile data use and calls in EU countries. Read more

Energy Bills: Fix Insulation To Tackle Cost Of Heating, PM Told

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An industry group is calling for more funding for home improvements to help bring down the cost of heating homes. Read more

Covid-19: Cutting Self-isolation To Five Days Would Be Helpful, Nadhim Zahawi Says

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The cabinet minister says reducing the quarantine period from a week would ease staff pressures. Read more

Morrisons Scraps 'use By' Date On Milk In Favour Of Sniff Test

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The supermarket says a sniff test is a better guide to quality - with 'best before' labels used instead. Read more

Cladding: Michael Gove To Vow To Pursue Firms Behind Safety Problems

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The housing secretary will set out measures to force developers to pay for cladding removal. Read more

Cladding: More Flat Owners To Be Freed From Bills

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Developers to be told to pay for removal of cladding in lower-height buildings, the BBC understands. Read more

Hiring Slows In US After Record Year Of Job Gains

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The US added a lower than expected 199,000 jobs last month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics says. Read more

People Rush To Book Holidays After Covid Travel Rules Relaxed

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The boss of Jet2 says demand has returned to around the same level seen before the Covid pandemic. Read more

Sainsbury's Raises Pay To £10 An Hour

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The supermarket announced on Friday that it will invest £100m in employees' payments and rewards. Read more

British Farmers Unhappy As Asda Retracts Beef Promise

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The National Beef Association is 'deeply disappointed' that Asda reneged on its 100% British beef promise. Read more

Ladbrokes Claimed £102m Furlough Despite Online Boost

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Entain revenues rose in the pandemic as online betting made up for trade lost at betting shops. Read more

Energy Firms Call For Green Levies On Bills To Be Scrapped

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The bosses of Centrica and Ecotricity say the move is needed to tackle rising prices for customers. Read more

House Prices Grow Faster Than Any Full Year For 17 Years, Halifax Says

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Prices increased by 9.8% in 2021 as buyers sought more space during lockdown, the Halifax says. Read more