Average five-year fixed mortgage rate goes above 6% for first time since 2010

T he average interest rate on a five year fixed mortgage smashed through six per cent…

Starmer: Prime Minister is the destroyer of growth

S ir Keir Starmer branded Liz Truss the “destroyer of growth” as he baulked at the…

Tory infighting continues as Nadine Dorries accuses Truss of ‘lurching to the right’- UK politics live

In her interview with the Times Nadine Dorries, the Tory former culture secretary, also called for…

Tory party 'tearing themselves to pieces' in 'world's biggest pantomime'

The Conservative party annual conference saw ministers turning on one another as new prime minister Liz…

Households to lose £2 in 'stealth' tax raid for every £1 gained under Liz Truss's plans

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found households will lose more over the next three years…

Councils: Delay social care reforms as sector faces ‘perfect storm’ in next year

C ounty councils in England say long-awaited social care reforms should be delayed due to the…

Rating agency Fitch downgrades UK credit outlook

Rating agency Fitch lowered the outlook for its credit rating for British government debt to “negative”…

Liz Truss heads for first meeting of new European Political Community

L iz Truss will call for unity from European leaders to “address the fundamental causes” of…

New guidance issued for universities to be more proactive in preventing suicides

U niversities are being urged to be more proactive in their efforts to prevent student suicides.…

Report into Croydon council collapse reveals leadership ‘dysfunction’

The scale of corporate dysfunction at Croydon council prior to its collapse into bankruptcy two years…

Home Office ‘suspends official after racist WhatsApp posts’

T he Home Office has reportedly suspended an immigration official and ex-Metropolitan Police officer after a…

Covid bereavement in UK has affected prospects of tens of thousands – report

Covid-19 has left tens of thousands of bereaved people in the UK facing serious consequences for…