‘I’m petrified’: Leeds faces up to winter under cost of living crisis
In Harehills, one of the most deprived areas of the UK, people already queue for three hours before the food bank opens.
People With Eating Disorders ‘Struggling’ As Cost of Living Crisis Batters Britain
The choice between heating and eating will have a big impact on those suffering from an eating disorder, warns Emily Chundy
Cost of living crisis could spark ‘civil unrest’ like 2011 riots, police chiefs fear
An alarming leaked document, drawn up with input from the National Police Chiefs’ Council, warns drugs gang recruitment and sexual exploitation cases are set to rise.
Teachers give food and clothes to hard-up pupils as cost-of-living crisis worsens
General secretary of teaching union NASUWT described the situation as ‘deeply disturbing’.
‘Powder kegs waiting for a spark’: rising costs threaten global unrest, say risk analysts
More than half the world’s countries at heightened risk of conflict and instability because of soaring food and energy prices.
‘Starve or freeze to death’: Millions of elderly Brits fear a grim choice this winter as costs spiral
(CNN Business) When she first started to shed some weight, Yvonne DeBurgo quipped that she could afford to lose it.
TUC boss calls for Covid-style rescue summit to ease cost of living crisis
General secretary Frances O’Grady has written to Tory leadership hopefuls Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak urging them to bring together workers’ leaders and company executives.
Demand for crisis support soars even in wealthy UK towns
Citizens Advice in affluent Wokingham says requests for help have nearly doubled in a year.
Brits set for biggest interest rates hike in 27 years as inflation ‘could hit 15%’
The Bank of England is set to raise interest rates up to 1.75%, say analysts, which would be the highest level in 27 years as the country tackles massive inflation
France axes TV licence fee to ease cost of living crisis
President Emmanuel Macron had promised to scrap the fee.
‘What’s my future?’: millennials and Gen-Z grapple with cost of living crisis
Like many people across the UK, Luke Downham, 26, has found himself living pay day to pay day as the cost of living crisis intensifies.
UK inflation will soar to ‘astronomical’ levels over next year, thinktank warns
The rise will force the Bank of England to hike interest rates higher and for longer than previously expected, says NIESR.