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France to force EDF to take €8.4bn hit with energy bill cap

The French government will force EDF, the state energy giant, to take an €8.4bn (£7bn) financial hit to protect households from rocketing energy costs...

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My theory is that every British person has one pet peeve Americanism. Perhaps it’s the phrase “pet peeve”. Maybe it’s people saying, “Can I...

I interviewed hundreds of people in search of the perfect routine. I realised there isn’t one

In our culture that places productivity on a pedestal, an optimised routine has been sold as the salve to all kinds of dilemmas. Lost...

‘No running water’: foreign workers criticise UK farm labour scheme

Seasonal workers in the UK on a post-Brexit pilot scheme to harvest fruit and vegetables were subjected to “unacceptable” welfare conditions, according to a...

I was charged £65 by dating service eHarmony after I broke up with it

In a weak moment after the break up of my 30-year marriage, I signed up for a dating site, eHarmony. After paying the subscription...

To all the bosses I’ve begged for a job – comic

I have sent hundreds of applications, competing with thousands for yet another ‘bullshit job’. And like many, I’ve had enough

‘It felt like losing a husband’: the fraudsters breaking hearts – and emptying bank accounts

In February 2019, Anna, a finance professional in her 50s, joined the dating website Zoosk. She had been single for four years, recovering from...

How much stamp duty will we pay on a new home if we own a buy-to-let?

Q My partner and I own a residential property that we bought in June 2019 at a cost of £217,995. I paid £8,399 in...

How can an insurance firm send my beloved BMW to scrap?

In October I was involved in a minor accident driving my old, but beloved, BMW 740 (1997). The vehicle I hit had slammed its...
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Eagles RB Sanders to play 3 weeks after surgery

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New technology gives new tools “to those who want to do harm”, warns EU’s counter-terrorism chief

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Egypt and Liverpool fans hope for their own Mo Salah happy resolutions

Kresimir Rezic turning the tables in the Saudi Pro League as he pulls off a miracle at Damac RIYADH: The Saudi Pro League is no...