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Tory grassroots split on whether Liz Truss’s economic plan will work after mini-Budget sparks turmoil

Party chairs who backed Ms Truss in the race for the keys to No 10 Downing Street believe she should be given more time to show her tax cutting strategy can work → Read More

Top 10% of earners to benefit from almost half of mini-Budget tax cuts, claim economists

Bank of England should bring next interest rate rise forward to next week in battle to control inflation, says leading banker → Read More

Interest rates could rise as high as 5% in 2023 as ‘era of low rates is over’, claim economists

The Bank of England set the cost of borrowing at its highest level in 14 years, with experts warning of further rises to come in coming months → Read More

Pound could slide further against dollar as interest rates fail to match US and UK Government borrowing soars

The pound is already at a 30-year low against the dollar with importers being forced to pay more for products and materials → Read More

‘It’s going to be emotional’: Crowds in London celebrate before falling silent at Queen’s funeral

Hundreds of thousands of people had joined the half mile stretch along the Mall by 7am → Read More

Haymarket stabbing: Female police officer seriously injured after attack in central London

A female officer may have life-changing injuries, while another was hurt but should make a full recovery after being stabbed in central London this morning. → Read More

Liz Truss in energy bills gamble with £100bn borrowing plan to freeze price cap despite tax warnings

The Prime Minister will use a House of Commons speech to announce details of the support package, which will be funded from general taxation and borrowing → Read More

Liz Truss in energy bills gamble with £100bn borrowing plan to freeze price cap despite tax warnings

The Prime Minister will use a House of Commons speech to announce details of the support package, which will be funded from general taxation and borrowing → Read More

Liz Truss’s economic adviser Matthew Sinclair is a fan of cutting taxes and Whitehall but prefers life on Mars

Matthew Sinclair, former boss at the right-wing TaxPayers' Alliance, has criticised the green levy to tackle climate challenge on Earth - but he is keen on terraforming the Red Planet → Read More

New Cabinet are 'the poshest since John Major's', with 68 per cent educated in private schools

Members of the Cabinet are almost ten times as likely to have attended independent schools than the wider population, while more than a third attended Oxford or Cambridge universities → Read More

Taxpayers will pay for freezing energy bills despite Liz Truss pledge not to raise taxes, economists warn

Economists have cast doubt on the new PM's ambition to fund the energy freeze and offer support to businesses which are also struggling with their bills, without having to increase taxes → Read More

Liz Truss draws up plans to freeze energy bills for all at £1,971 until at least the end of January

The move is expected to cost the Treasury around £40bn, will be reviewed after four months, and would be paid back via a long-term levy on household bills, i understands → Read More

Liz Truss considers cutting taxes for top 10% of earners by raising tax threshold to £80,000

Raising the point at which people begin paying 40 per cent tax would save higher earners an average of £3,000 a year with someone on £80,000 or more taking home an additional £6,000 → Read More

Why putting dangerous criminals behind bars is harder than ever

CPS in the dock: One of the UK's most senior police officers blames years of underinvestment and rising evidence thresholds for delays in cases making it to trial → Read More

Tory chair in Red Wall area says most people don't really need food banks and rising costs are 'overplayed'

Graham Hutton, chairman of the Newcastle-under-Lyme Conservative Association, adds that people should 'put on a jumper' to save on energy bills this winter → Read More

'No 10 have completely checked out. It’s really bad': Inside Boris Johnson’s zombie Government

The PM's gone on holiday, key legislation is in limbo, Whitehall offices are half empty and No 10 staff have 'downed tools' - insiders tell i about Britain's administration of the undead → Read More

South West Water boss trebles pay with huge bonus as beaches are shut due to raw sewage pumped into sea

Susan Davy is chief executive of South West Water’s parent company Pennon and has boosted her £456,000 salary with more than £1m in bonuses, incentives and benefits → Read More

Let’s cheer on those with vocational and technical qualifications – and A-level students’ success stories

Employers, from both the professional and trade sectors, are finally beginning to grasp the fact that those who do not choose a path through academia have as much to offer as those who do → Read More

Two million people with variable rate mortgages face yet another hike in payments in September

Experts expect the Bank of England to raise rates from 1.75 per cent to 2.25 per cent next month as inflation rises above 10 per cent, with further rises likely to cost those on variable rate mortgages thousands of pounds a year → Read More

Liz Truss’s tax cuts plan risks ‘putting fuel on the fire’ of soaring inflation, Tory grandees warn

Former chancellor Lord Hammond and Asda boss Lord Rose tell i the next prime minister should offer immediate financial support for the less well-off to help with the cost of living → Read More