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BBC News - May 20, 2022
Hinkley Point C delayed by a year as cost goes up by £3bn - BBC
Image caption, The revised operating date is June 2027 and the budget has increased by £3bn The nuclear power station being built at Hinkley Point will start operating a year later than planned and …
Image caption, The revised operating date is June 2027 and the budget has increased by £3bn The nuclear power station being built at Hinkley Point will start operating a year later than planned and … [+2721 chars]
Power NI has announced it will be increasing electricity prices by more than a quarter from July 1 for domestic customers in Northern Ireland. The company will increase their tariff by 27.5%, with t… [+3684 chars]
Interest rates are on the rise with further increases expected over the coming months as the Bank of England seeks to contain inflation which is on course to pass 10 per cent this year. That figure … [+5849 chars]
Millions of Apple and Samsung customers are one step closer to receiving a share of compensation totalling £500million. Consumer champion Which? has been given permission to launch legal action ag… [+2499 chars]
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Millions of Apple and Samsung customers are one step closer to receiving a share of compensation totalling £500million. Consumer champion Which? has been given permission to launch legal action ag… [+2499 chars]
Nationwide executives have said they are highly concerned about the outlook for inflation, warning that rising costs could harm already struggling customers and drag down house prices. In its annual… [+2343 chars]
A Sainsbury's supermarket has been evacuated after a 'hazardous substance incident' which saw seven shoppers collapse with breathing difficulties and two taken to hospital. Emergency services were c… [+4297 chars]
The Bank of England will intensify its squeeze on the economy over the coming months as it seeks to bring down the highest inflation rate in 40 years, its chief economist has warned. Noting that Thr… [+2850 chars]
Fears are growing that union action on the railways billed as the biggest in modern history will bring the UK to a standstill, with empty shelves and petrol pumps running dry. Plans are being drawn … [+530 chars]
Shares in THG soared by a quarter on Friday as investors cheered the prospect of a multibillion-pound bidding war for the online retailer, including a possible offer from property tycoon Nick Candy. … [+3504 chars]
An entrepreneur who started a rabbit-breeding business when he was six years old is set to pocket £500m along with his wife after selling his home repairs company. Canadian investment outfit Brookfi… [+1698 chars]
A WOMAN from Dorset who was stopped with more than 300 items of counterfeit clothing in her van has been sentenced. Yesterday (May 18) at Weymouth Magistrates Court, Tracey Hampson, aged 41 of South… [+2257 chars]
Mercedes-AMG has previewed its plans for a new standalone electric performance saloon to rival the Porsche Taycan with the unveiling of the Vision AMG. The production version, due in 2025, will be t… [+1538 chars]
A man called the police after discovering the price of his espresso - and landed the coffee shop in hot water. Ditta Artigianale, in Florence, Italy, were handed a whopping fine after the customer'… [+2748 chars]
THG has rejected a £2.07bn bid from two investment companies, as a venture capital firm controlled by property tycoon Nick Candy also said it was exploring an offer for the beauty and nutrition onlin… [+2418 chars]
No question about it: Richard Harpin, chief executive of HomeServe, has an uplifting tale to tell about entrepreneurial success in the unfashionable business of fixing pipes and boilers and selling p… [+4351 chars]
McDonald's has found a buyer for its restaurants in Russia, who will rebrand them under a new name. Alexander Govor, who already operates 25 of the restaurants in Siberia, has agreed to buy all 847 … [+1996 chars]
A MOTIVATIONAL speaker must pay his neighbours £237,000 after his £4million mansion's extension crossed 18inches into their home. Tom Gueterbock and his wife Helen sued multimillionaire Alex MacPhai… [+7802 chars]
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