Cost of Living Crisis

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Article thumbnail: A detail of a hand holding a lateral flow test that shows a positive result in a domestic bathroom, on 23rd April 2022, in London, England. (Photo by Richard Baker / In Pictures via Getty Images)

Out-of-date Covid tests could risk spread of virus at Christmas

Scientists say we could be in for a spate of out-of-date tests this Christmas as the last of the free government tests expire amid the cost of living crisis

Animal shelters in crisis as abandoned pets soar in cost of living

Please don't buy teachers presents at Christmas

Article thumbnail: Mark Clare has seen his mortgage payments soar in just over a year (Photo: Mark Clare)

Bills to rise as new energy price cap announced - here’s how much you will pay

Royal visits to baby banks are a dangerous normalisation of poverty