Serina Sandhu, i newspaper

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Recent articles by Serina:

What is Putin's 'nuclear train'? Why overreacting about Russia's nuclear threats reflects a climate of fear

'I think some of it has been blown out of proportion a little bit - but that's sometimes what happens when you have a lack of information about these things' → Read More

Benefit claimants facing real-terms cut to their incomes say 'we need a Robin Hood before winter'

The Government has refused to be drawn on whether benefits will go up in line with inflation in April 2023 → Read More

What is the 45p income tax rate? How much bracket will raise, who pays it and when it starts after cut U-turn

Scrapping the top tax rate accounted for £2bn of tax cuts → Read More

Tenants face higher rents as landlords’ mortgage costs ‘will increase by hundreds’ amid rising interest rates

'The cost of servicing a single buy-to-let mortgage will increase by hundreds of pounds per year,' said the National Residential Landlords Association → Read More

UK parents set to name babies Elizabeth in tribute to the Queen, says name expert

The popularity of the name Diana, after the former Princess of Wales, doubled after her death in 1997. 'We should expect to see a lot of baby Elizabeths ahead,' said one expert. → Read More

Universal credit: Cutting benefits for part-time workers ‘will fail to fix labour shortages’, experts warn

'The problem is that we don’t have enough workers, not that our workers aren’t doing enough hours' → Read More

Russia's key challenges in Ukraine war will remain even after Putin calls up 300,000 reservists, say experts

Russian servicemen take part in the 'Vostok-2022' military exercises at the Uspenovskyi training ground outside the city of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk on the Russian Far East (Photo: Kirill Kudryavtsev/Getty) → Read More

Will Putin use nuclear weapons? How Russia’s weapon stocks compare and what it means for the Ukraine war

Others say Vladimir Putin's threats are 'primarily political posturing' by a 'regime at the end of its tether' → Read More

The Queen’s funeral: Royals prepare to say final goodbye today with state funeral to be watched by billions

The final members of the public pay their respects at the coffin of the Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's orb and sceptre (Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire) → Read More

Lying-in-state: The moment seven close companions of the Queen curtseyed their goodbye to a friend and monarch

After decades of loyal service, Ladies-in-Waiting bid an emotional farewell at Westminster Hall → Read More

What will Prince William do now? How his royal duties will step up as he supports King Charles as new heir

'There could be a higher degree of burden sharing, particularly over foreign travel and the more arduous Commonwealth visits,' said one expert → Read More

The Queen’s fashion: Elizabeth II’s 35 most iconic outfits that sent messages of diplomacy across the world

A power dresser, the Queen knew how to boldly face the public, while also using her outfits to send important messages to the nations that looked to her for stability → Read More

Energy price cap: Kidney dialysis patient ‘petrified’ he won’t survive winter after prices rise again

Phoenix Halliwell says the only time he feels warm in the colder months is when he drives his 12-year-old daughter to school → Read More

Cost of living: UK coping with rising energy prices by turning off appliances and skipping meals, say experts

A GP said: 'One person told me the anxiety of not knowing what the next bill would be was worse than managing without electricity at home' → Read More

University tuition fee rise in UK would deter disadvantaged students from applying, education leaders warn

'The prospect of a huge financial commitment is especially likely to be off-putting for students from households in relative poverty,' the general secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders warns → Read More

UK heatwave: Care homes to step up monitoring of fluid intake and time spent outside after weather warning

Care homes said they were also worried about staff working to look after residents in the extreme heat → Read More

How the UK coped in the 1976 drought: Shared baths, leaving loos unflushed and queuing at standpipes

'I don’t know that I was unduly worried because winter comes and we knew that rain would come again, but it was just getting through it' → Read More

How the UK coped in the 1976 drought: Shared baths, leaving loos unflushed and queuing at standpipes

'I don’t know that I was unduly worried because winter comes and we knew that rain would come again, but it was just getting through it' → Read More

Don't Pay UK: Joining boycott and refusing to pay energy bills could damage your credit score, experts say

'If people aren't fully informed and induced into doing it thinking there is going to be safety in numbers, then I fear for them', a solicitor has said → Read More

UK interest rates to hit 3% by spring as leading economist declares ‘worst day for British economy’

Professor Danny Blanchflower warned the Bank's decision would be an 'electoral disaster for the Government' with Conservative leadership candidates 'handed the poisoned chalice' → Read More