Rishi Sunak faces first PMQs of New Year and plots ‘broadcast to the nation’

Rishi Sunak faces first PMQs of New Year and plots ‘broadcast to the nation’ tonight as poll shows Labour 22 POINTS ahead in the Red Wall – with fury over cost-of-living crisis Rishi Sunak is facing first PMQs of the year with grim polls for the Conservatives Labour are 22 points ahead in ‘Red Wall’ … Read more

Ambulance strike 2023 RECAP: NHS workers walk-out in row over pay

NHS AMBULANCE STRIKES RECAP: Unions announce they will not engage with pay review body – as up to 25,000 emergency workers walk-out By Joe Davies Health Reporter For Mailonline Published: 07:13 GMT, 11 January 2023 | Updated: 16:05 GMT, 11 January 2023 NHS ambulance workers took strike action again today after unions slammed ‘bitterly disappointing’ discussions … Read more

Ambulance strike 2023 LIVE: NHS workers walk-out in row over pay

LIVE NHS AMBULANCE STRIKES LIVE: Unions announce they will not engage with pay review body – as up to 25,000 emergency workers walk-out By Joe Davies Health Reporter For Mailonline Published: 07:13 GMT, 11 January 2023 | Updated: 15:45 GMT, 11 January 2023 NHS ambulance workers are striking again today after unions slammed ‘bitterly disappointing’ discussions … Read more

Tens of thousands of families could be hit by an effective tax rate of up to 96 per cent next year

Tens of thousands of middle-class families face an effective tax rate of up to 96 per cent next year as they lose both Universal Credit and child benefit on earnings over £50,000. Analysis highlighted that the freeze in the thresholds for withdrawing the key benefits is creating a ‘mess’ that punishes those on relatively moderate … Read more

Farmer living in Uganda with 12 wives, 102 children finally decides to stop growing family

102 children, 12 wives and 568 grandchildren: Ugandan farmer finally decides to stop adding to his family because his ‘income has become lower with the rising cost of living’ Musa Hasahya, 67, has 102 children and 568 grandchildren from 12 wives He and his family live in Lusaka in Uganda where polygamy is legal  His … Read more

Soho’s iconic ‘first Italian deli’ Camisa and Son that has served Londoners since 1929 will close

Soho’s iconic ‘first Italian deli’ Camisa and Son that has served pasta and sandwiches to Londoners since 1929 will pull down its shutters for the final time due to soaring energy costs Camisa & Son is London’s ‘original’ Italian deli, first opened in Soho in 1929 The shop will close its doors after Christmas if … Read more

Bank of England staff reject pay rise offer despite Gov Andrew Bailey urging workers to restrain

Even Bank of England staff reject pay rise offer despite Governor Andrew Bailey urging workers to exercise restraint Workers were urged to ‘do their bit’ to help curb inflation now at 11 per cent But trade unions at the Bank have rejected the offer of a three per cent pay rise Bank says it will … Read more

Single father-of-six admits he’s struggling to afford school shoes

Single father-of-six admits he’s struggling to afford school shoes due to the cost of living crisis – and feels like he’s ‘failing’ as a dad Gaz Kaye, from Cleethorpes, is struggling to afford his son’s school shoes The dad-of-six says the price of basics is too high amid the cost of living crisis He now has to … Read more

Victoria Election 2022: Daniel Andrews vows to ease cost of living pressure as state votes

Desperate-sounding Daniel Andrews makes last-ditch pledges to ease power prices and fix health care as Victorian head to the polls Daniel Andrews vowed to ease cost of living pressures if re-elected as premier Around four million Victorians cast ballots early with remainder voting Saturday  Mr Andrews has promised to cut electricity bills and bring in … Read more

Average energy bills to rise to £3,000 a year from April – Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Budget 2022 unveils

Average energy bills will rise to £3,000 a YEAR from April but Jeremy Hunt confirms poorest will receive extra support with eight million households to get £900 payments Average energy bills will rise to £3,000 a year in April under altered plans Chancellor confirms changes to ‘Energy Price Guarantee’ from next year Millions of households now … Read more

Formula for a happy Christmas! Experts reveal why parents should only give teens TWO presents

Formula for a happy festive season! Experts reveal why parents should only give teens TWO presents this Christmas as going overboard with gifts ‘desensitises’ children to the holiday Dr Jenna Vyas-Lee said overloading children with presents sets a bad example Expert said too many gifts can lose their meaning to children over time Others urged … Read more