Inflation fell below the Bank of England’s target for the first time in two years in January thanks to the new cap on energy prices.
Five-year survival for breast, prostate and bowel cancer has barely improved in the last decade, new figures suggest.
Record numbers of people are in work and job vacancies are at their joint highest level since 2001, new figures have revealed.
Shrinking chocolate bars, cereal boxes and loaves of bread have contributed to a rise in so-called “shrinkflation” in Britain, official figures have shown.
Retail sales dropped in December as shoppers increasingly shifted spending to the Black Friday promotional period.
Students and rail passengers are being unfairly penalised by an openly-admitted error in the way a key measure of UK inflation is calculated, a Lords committee has warned.
Inflation has fallen to its lowest level in two years and within a whisker of the Bank of England’s target due to a drop in petrol prices and air fares.
The scale of homeless deaths has been branded a “national tragedy” after official estimates showed a rise of almost a quarter over five years.
Deaths of homeless people have increased by nearly a quarter over five years to almost 600, according to official estimates.
Record numbers of people are in work and average earnings are at their highest level for a decade, new figures reveal.