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Pound hits record low after tax cut plans

Sterling sinks close to $1.03 as global markets react to the UK's biggest tax cuts in 50 years.

Falling pound: What does it mean for me and my finances?

The value of the pound touched a record low against the dollar after big tax cuts were announced.

Aldi boss: Shoppers are switching in their droves

The discounter gains 1.5 million new customers in 12 weeks, says UK chief executive Giles Hurley.

TikTok may be fined £27m for failing to protect children

The video-sharing platform has been issued with a final notice of intent by the UK's data watchdog.

Mini-budget: What it means for you and your finances

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has delivered what the government calls a "fiscal event". Here is how it affects you.

'We'll be lucky to keep our heads above water'

The BBC talked to households and businesses to get their reactions to the mini-budget.

Income tax to be cut by 1p from April

The basic rate of income tax will fall by 1p from April with most people paying 19p instead of 20p for each pound.

Stamp duty cut in bid to help house buyers

The chancellor says the changes mean 200,000 more house buyers will no longer pay the tax.

At a glance: What's in the mini-budget?

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng outlines changes to tax, stamp duty and rules for those claiming benefits.

Universal credit rules tightened for part-time workers

The chancellor announced part-time workers will see their benefits cut if they don't try to earn more.

UK may already be in recession - Bank of England

The warning comes as the Bank raises interest rates to 2.25% - the highest level for 14 years.

Doncaster Sheffield Airport to close despite financial lifeline offer

Doncaster Sheffield Airport owner Peel says the wind-down will begin on 31 October.

Labour conference: Rachel Reeves pledges to spend top rate tax on more nurses

The shadow chancellor says Labour is now the party of economic responsibility in her conference speech.

Electric car charging costs nearing petrol prices for some - RAC

The RAC suggests the soaring cost of charging an electric car could soon put people off buying them.

Kwasi Kwarteng: I want to keep cutting taxes

Tax cuts will help to boost growth, says chancellor, as government also looks at relaxing immigration.

Keir Starmer: Labour would reverse cut to top income tax rate

Scrapping the 45% rate is the "wrong choice" during a cost-of living crisis, the Labour leader says.

Goldman Sachs: Sexual assault claims revealed in pay bias suit

Goldman Sachs is accused of "boys' club" culture that discriminated against women.

Real Living Wage rises by record 10% to £10.90 an hour

A record increase in the voluntary pay scheme will benefit 400,000 workers.

Bosses think workers do less from home, says Microsoft

A new survey from the tech giant suggests workers and bosses disagree about productivity.

Business energy prices to be cut by half expected levels

UK government to cap gas and electricity costs for businesses, charities and public sector from October.

When are the £400 energy rebate and other cost-of-living payments due?

The latest cost-of-living support payments include grants worth £150 for six million disabled people.

UK interest rates: How high could they go?

Interest rates are at highest level for 14 years. Here is what it means for you.

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng hails 'new era' as he unveils tax cuts

The chancellor announces the biggest tax cuts since 1972 in a significant change of policy.

737 Max: Boeing to pay $200m over charges it misled investors

US regulators said the firm and its former boss misled investors following two fatal crashes.

Cost of living: Students struggling with impact of soaring prices

One student tells the BBC of the isolating effect of running out of cash while studying at university.

National Insurance rise to be reversed in November

The 1.25% rise will be reversed from 6 November and a levy to fund health and social care will be axed.

Avanti West Coast boosts services after timetables cut

Avanti West Coast says services will be further boosted once 100 new drivers complete training.

Tesla ordered to recall more than a million US cars

The US car-safety watchdog says a window glitch is affecting all four Tesla models.

What will happen to energy bills and mortgages? Upcoming dates to be aware of

Dates to look out for over the next few months that might have an impact on your finances.

Manchester United announce net loss of £115.5m for 2021-22

Manchester United announce a net loss of £115.5m for the 2021-22 season even though revenues rose by 18% to £583.2m.

Fracking ban lifted, government announces

Scientific review into fracking concludes there is still a limited understanding of impacts.

Sri Lanka: Inflation rate jumps to 70.2% in August

The South Asian nation is facing its worst economic crisis since independence from the UK in 1948.

UK inflation: Milk, cheese and eggs push food price rises to 14-year high

Food prices rose at their quickest pace since 2008, as overall inflation remains near a 40-year high.

BT Group: Hundreds of 999 call handlers to join strikes

Emergency call centre staff will join 40,000 BT workers walking out in October, their union says.

Fed rate hike: US interest rates hit 14-year high in inflation battle

The US unveils another sharp rate rise as it fights to bring soaring prices under control.

Tax cut 'gamble' will make debt unsustainable, says IFS

The Institute for Fiscal Studies says UK borrowing is on an "unsustainable" path.

Trump sued: Family inflated net worth by billions, says lawsuit

Along with three of his children, the ex-president is accused of lying to "unjustly enrich himself".

Firms still fretting over energy bills despite price cap

Some companies warn the six-month cap on gas and electricity costs will not provide long-term security.

How King Charles helped save British farmhouse cheese

The new king helped drive a renaissance in British cheesemaking when the industry was in crisis 30 years ago.

The firms making flour from mushrooms and cauliflower

The search for wheat alternatives is being driven by a demand for healthier diets and food security.

Pet perks tempt staff back into the office

Some businesses are giving staff incentives to get them back into the workplace.

Ring doorbell inventor shares advice... about advice

Jamie Siminoff, inventor of the Ring wireless doorbell, shares his advice for the CEO Secrets series.

Off-gridders take energy needs into their own hands

Natural disasters have spurred some communities and homeowners to generate their own electricity.

Should billboard advertising be banned?

Campaigners want to see the end of all outdoor advertising, calling it "sight pollution".

How India is building a pearl farming industry

The Indian government is fuelling its growth, but critics say the boom is coming at a cost.

Japan's female bosses mapping a course for other women

Female bosses remain a small minority in Japan, but efforts continue to increase their numbers.

The inside scoop on ice cream innovation

It is one of our favourite treats, but just what really goes into getting ice cream onto your cone?

Quiet quitting: The workplace trend taking over TikTok

Workers are starting to "quiet quit" in a bid to get their work-life balance back.

Big Hoose Fife: How colanders and hotel bedding are helping hard up families

Families have received hundreds of thousands of items of unwanted stock to help them during the cost of living crisis.

When is a bestseller not necessarily a bestseller?

When publishers pay to get on a shop's bestselling shelves or staff base rankings on sales forecasts.

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