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Kwarteng to meet high street bank chiefs amid mortgage market freeze
Executives from Britain’s biggest high street banks have been summoned for talks with Kwasi Kwarteng amid concerns about the impact of recent financial turmoil on the mortgage market.
Energy price guarantee could cost taxpayer £140bn in 'extreme' scenario, market expert warns
The taxpayer support for household energy bills could cost up to £140bn in an "extreme" scenario, an energy market expert has warned.
Cost of living: Tesco 'inflating prices a little bit less and a little bit later' than the competition
The boss of the UK's biggest retailer says it is "inflating prices a little bit less and a little bit later" than the competition as families' budgets are squeezed.
Drivers missing out on 10p cut in petrol prices, says RAC
Motorists are being denied a further 10p cut in petrol prices because retailers have hiked their profit margins, according to the RAC.
Renewable energy offset global rise in fossil fuel use in first half of 2022
Renewable energy offset global increases in fossil fuel use in the first half of this year - preventing an overall rise in coal and gas emissions.
Rail strike set to cause travel disruption as dispute over pay, jobs and conditions continues
Rail passengers are facing more travel disruption today as another strike in the long-running dispute over pay, jobs and conditions takes place.
Elon Musk's Twitter deal back on - and he says it's the path to creating 'everything app X'
Elon Musk is planning to buy Twitter for his original offer price - and he's hinted at his plans for social media.
Cost of living: Shell boss calls on government to tax oil and gas companies to protect poorest
The chief executive of Shell has called on the government to tax oil and gas companies in order to protect the poorest people in society from soaring energy costs.
Cost of living: Fuel prices could rise again as oil-producing states ponder output cut
There is a mounting risk that fuel prices could soon begin to rise again as major oil-producing countries ponder a big cut in output.
Renewed focus on pension fund investment strategy following Bank of England's intervention in gilt market
The upheaval in gilt (UK government bond) markets that led to last week's spectacular intervention from the Bank of England continues to reverberate.