Katie Grant, i newspaper

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Recent articles by Katie:

UK investment zones: National Trust and RSPB step up opposition to plans unveiled in Kwarteng’s mini-Budget

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng's announcement that Government plans to create dozens of 'investment zones' across England where planning rules has sparked a furious backlash (Photo: Getty) → Read More

Hilary Mantel, acclaimed author of the Wolf Hall trilogy, dies aged 70

The best-selling author died 'suddenly yet peacefully' yesterday, her publisher HarperCollins has announced → Read More

Funeral providers refuse to accept bookings that clash with the Queen's burial on Bank Holiday Monday

The step will make it virtually 'impossible' for Jewish and Muslim families to bury their loved ones within 24 hours of their death in accordance with custom → Read More

Foreign leaders 'asked to catch a coach' to Queen's funeral instead of taking private cars

The Foreign Office has also advised foreign leaders to travel to the UK on commercial flights as Heathrow airport will not be available for private flight arrangements, it is understood → Read More

The Queen: A timeline of Elizabeth II’s extraordinary life, from her 1953 coronation to her grit during Covid

Millions of Britons took comfort in the Queen's words when the monarch reassured the UK and Commonwealth during the Covid-19 pandemic, promising during a televised address, 'We will meet again' → Read More

‘No dentist will see me’: One million pregnant women and new mothers denied free NHS dental care

Pregnant women are entitled to free NHS dental care but more than 940,000 maternity appointments have been lost, saving the Government an estimated £46m → Read More

Meet the 'breast biomechanic' who kitted out England Lionesses with sports bras for Euro 2022 football triumph

It's not just professional sportswomen who suffer when exercising - breast pain is thought to affect 52 per cent of the female population → Read More

Bristol Zoo is closing and huge energy bills threaten others: ‘I can’t put a woolly jumper on a Komodo dragon’

The vast quantities of energy zoos require to heat their animal enclosures over the winter means their already-substantial bills will rocket in the coming months → Read More

Energy prices: Tory MP who devised energy price cap says it's not fit for purpose and needs replacing

John Penrose, who is married to Dido Harding, revealed his own energy bills had quadrupled → Read More

Fears of a winter debt crisis with 1.7m poised to cancel direct debits to energy companies

Which? and Citizens Advice have called for new Government help - and warned consumers that rash decisions could damage their credit in future → Read More

Felixstowe strike: Why dock workers at the UK’s biggest container port have walked out for eight days

The Felixstowe Dock and Railway Company is 'massively profitable and incredibly wealthy' and is 'fully able to pay the workforce a fair day’s pay', according to Unite → Read More

Apple security alert highlights the importance of installing updates, cyber-experts say

Apple has identified two security flaws that could allow attackers to take complete control of users’ phones, tablets and computers (Photo: Mike Segar/Reuters) → Read More

Cost of living crisis: Students are increasingly living at home during university because of high rents

An increasing number of students are taking up places at universities close to their family home so they can save money → Read More

Cost of living crisis: Local pubs across the UK on the brink of closure as inflation soars to 10.1%

'What we are facing in terms of rising costs could have a worse impact than the pandemic in terms of business closures' → Read More

Omicron boosters: GPs complain of vaccine rollout ‘on the cheap’ as NHS sets out plans for autumn campaign

The Covid-19 booster programme, with a new Moderna jab targeting the Omicron variant, will start within weeks and is due to be completed by the end of the year → Read More

Sainsbury’s labelled ‘worst supermarket’ by disabled shoppers while Co-op attracts fewest complaints

Difficulties concerning the delivery process for online orders was the most common complaint, according to an analysis of reviews left by disabled shoppers → Read More

What does the recession mean for me? How it will affect your income, from single parents to pensioners

Squeezed households will see their disposable incomes tumble by hundreds of pounds over the next two years if the Bank of England's forecast proves accurate → Read More

Energy price cap: What Ofgem's switch to quarterly adjustments means for your bills

Ofgem's decision to review the energy price cap four times a year means billpayers will be hit with two price hikes this winter → Read More

Ofgem announcement: Energy price cap will be updated every three months instead of every six

Fuel poverty campaigners brand decision 'inhumane' as regulator warns of 'very challenging winter' for customers → Read More

Wagatha Christie: Coleen Rooney could stick the boot in with her own legal action against Rebekah Vardy

Coleen Rooney's 'Wagatha Christie' win against Rebekah Vardy could merely be the first instalment in a series of drawn-out legal challenges → Read More