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Cost of living crisis

Enough is Enough: Unions, food banks and MPs launch campaign to fight the cost of living crisis

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What are the risks of Don’t Pay UK? We asked a leading lawyer

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How to care for your garden during a heatwave and a hosepipe ban

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Gordon Brown: ‘A poverty time-bomb is ticking across Britain’

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