Six million UK households owe over £200 to energy suppliers, according to a survey.
Nadhim Zahawi and Kwasi Kwarteng will speak to bosses of gas and electricity firms to discuss rising costs.
Ukraine's president devotes nightly address to Crimea after explosions rock a Russian airbase there.
Most of the world's chalk streams are in southern and eastern England and are under particular strain.
Young people like 18-year-old Eloise says it could be another year before they pass their test.
The author-illustrator's family said he "was much loved and will be deeply missed".
BBC News finds almost 400 couples who tried to exploit a post-Brexit scheme have yet to be removed.
The Met Office says temperatures will be below July's record highs - but this heatwave will last longer.
The new cap applies to England and Wales, but analysts say it won't help students with rising costs.
Former Plaid leader Dafydd Wigley says there would be a "greater focus" on a redesigned UK.
The Nova Jones and Britain's Got Talent star is the 10th contestant named for the BBC One show.
More than 90% of polling stations have reported, but the official result may not be known for days.
The spiralling cost of living and the ongoing Tory leadership race lead the papers.
Divers, vets and police are involved in moving the ailing beluga whale from the Seine to the sea.
Charities are on a mission in what is thought to be one of the US's biggest ever dog rescue efforts.
The fast food giant's pandemic-related exit from Italy was celebrated by some social media users.
Robert Pope ran the almost 130-mile route from Galway to Dublin in just 23 hours and 41 minutes.
The comedian and actress hasn't danced with anyone since competing with her late sister as teenagers.
Mpumi Zikalala, CEO of Kumba Iron Ore, shares an insight for our CEO Secrets series.
Wheelchair user Naomi Stenning is campaigning to improve access to buildings at King's College London.
Surf's up! Watch these glorious plucky pooches show their owners how to hang 10.
Former prisoners expose how and why rape is being used as a weapon inside Russian jails.
Award-winning illustrator and cartoonist whose work The Snowman became a Christmas favourite.
The film has inspired generations of fans. But is it under fire in the era of MeToo?
Hosepipe bans are being introduced but what are water companies doing to tackle leaks?
The country's property sector is struggling with a cash crunch, forcing buyers to take extreme steps.
The actor's remake of the Hollywood blockbuster is Bollywood's most ambitious adaptation yet.
A typical household bill is now predicted to reach £4,000 in January.
The law against mishandling classified data includes a potential ban on running for office.
Dawid Malan hits 88 not out as Trent Rockets beat Northern Superchargers - a reminder of Malan's class and the Rockets strength in The Hundred.
As Serena Williams suggests she is set to retire, BBC Sport looks at the biggest moments from her iconic career.
British Para-cyclist Fin Graham wants to continue his perfect record in Canada at this week's Road World Championships.
Watch the best of Tuesday's action in the Hundred as Trent Rockets comfortably beat Northern Superchargers by seven wickets at Headingley.
Britain's Andy Murray loses in straight sets to Taylor Fritz in the first round of the Canadian Open but Cameron Norrie beats Brandon Nakashima to progress.
Conor Benn and Chris Eubank Jr will fight at London's O2 Arena on Saturday, 8 October, almost 30 years since their fathers shared one of the most iconic rivalries in British boxing history.
1. How to avoid losing sleep through overwork. Experts suggest your day job could be affecting your sleep. And sleep deprivation can have serious implications in the long run, leading to various health issues as well as impacting your work performance. READ MORE >>
2. Our 77th Prime Minister. Liz Truss is “heading for No 10” said The i after a survey revealed Rishi Sunak’s tax-cutting announcement failed to win over Tory voters. The poll, by BMG Research, showed that Sunak is 11 points behind among people who voted Conservative at the last election and 19 points behind those who voted to leave the EU. However, both Tory hopefuls are behind Keir Starmer in the poll. The Labour leader beats Truss by 37% to 32%, and Sunak by 37% to 31%. In the meantime, a majority of voters believe a general election should be called immediately after the Tory leadership election. A poll found that 56% support the proposal that whoever wins the leadership contest “should call a general election immediately”. The Independent
3. Crime rates hit new high. Recorded crime in England and Wales has hit a 20-year high, as the proportion of offences resulting in a charge has fallen to a record low. In the year to March 2022, 6.3 million crimes were recorded by police (up from a previous high of 6.1 million in the year to March 2020), according to the ONS. Meanwhile, the Home Office has reported that just 5.6% of offences in England and Wales in the year to March 2022 led to a suspect being charged within a year, down from 7.1% the previous year, and from 15.5% in 2014-2015. The charge rate for rape was just 1.3%; in 42% of cases, the case was closed because the victim did not support further police action. The Guardian
4. UK has ‘done least’ on fuel prices. The RAC said the UK has done less to ease the burden of high petrol prices than other European countries. In a table of European governments that have taken action to slash petrol taxes only Luxembourg performed worse. Sky News said the 5p per litre reduction implemented by the government in March is “dwarfed” by fuel tax cuts in Germany (25.1p per litre), Italy (21.2p per litre) and Portugal (16.2p per litre). An RAC spokesman said that Boris Johnson’s government has “pretty much done the least to support drivers through the current period of record high fuel prices”. BBC
5. Good news story of the week. Some 56 years ago, when England last won a major international tournament, they thought it was all over. This time, you sense it is just the beginning. How else to characterise the scale of this achievement by England Women who now call themselves the champions of Europe? How else to contextualise the magnitude of the winner, stabbed in with the tenacity. The 110th-minute strike not only won the Women’s European Championship but delivered the Lionesses the first tournament success of their history. Now that is something worth celebrating. Editor
6. Inflation pushes retirees back to work. The impact of Covid and inflation are reshaping the workforce, with many forced out of retirement due to living costs. Chronic illness has shrunk the labour market significantly keeping people from seeking or returning to work. But the number of over-50s looking for work has risen to levels last seen pre-pandemic, with more than half the rise among men over 65. Polling shows the cost of living is to blame, with most "unretirees" doing it for financial reasons. Research also shows a third of people – and half of under-50s – believe they will never get a state pension. The Financial Times
7. Are hybrid workers happier? Hybrid work arrangements make people less likely to quit, research shows. Quit rates are down and satisfaction is higher at a range of global firms that offer hybrid work options, with attrition falling 35% at one tech firm. Surveys have shown that workers prefer hybrid work, citing benefits such as less frequent commuting and better work-life balance. It's these advantages that lead us to believe hybrid work will thrive, even in the face of economic downturn. Do you think hybrid work is now key to staff retention? CONTACT US >>.
8. Long Covid bill revealed. Long Covid is costing the UK £1.5bn in lost earnings per year, according to a new study. The Institute for Fiscal Studies estimates that 110,000 of the two million people suffering from long Covid – which is when symptoms have been reported for at least three months – were signed off sick over the last 12 months. The findings will “heap further pressure on the government to tackle a problem which is expected to grow further as infections rise again”. The Independent
9. Charles accepted £1m from Bin Ladens. Prince Charles accepted a £1m payment from the family of Osama bin Laden. The Prince of Wales secured the money from Bakr bin Laden, the patriarch of the Saudi family, and his brother Shafiq - half-brothers of the founder of al-Qaeda who masterminded the September 11 attacks. Charles reportedly accepted the money despite objections of advisers, with one household staff member “shouted down”. A Clarence House spokeswoman said: “The Prince of Wales’ Charitable Fund has assured us that thorough due diligence was undertaken in accepting this donation.” The Sunday Times
10. The bottom line. The IMF said it expected the UK to slow down markedly in the second half of the year, and slashed its growth forecast to 3.2% in 2022. The picture next year is forecast to be uglier, with growth of just 0.5% – the weakest of the G7 economies. The fund identified the UK and the eurozone as places where cost-of-living pressures had particularly intensified. The Daily Mail
Wheelchair user Naomi Stenning is campaigning to improve access to buildings at King's College London.
A new petition to the government is calling for a tax on plastic lawns to 'encourage more sustainable options'.
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About 60 people were evacuated from their homes in west London but no injuries were reported.
Macro photographer Geraint Radford says insects have a bad reputation, but they're "funny".
The charity fundraiser even did a loop-the-loop for the first time.
His mother Hollie Dance announced the 12-year-old's death, after his life support was withdrawn.
Thousands take to the streets as the celebration marks its 30th anniversary.
The Conservative leadership frontrunner told the Financial Times she supported tax cuts to tackle the cost of living crisis.
Nisha Popat looks back 50 years to when dictator Idi Amin forced her family out of Uganda
The foreign secretary can be heard responding with a promise to clamp down on disruptive protest.
The mechanical bull used in the Commonwealth opening ceremony will now be given a permanent home in the city.
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Mr Sunak says that his policies as ex-chancellor were designed to help the most vulnerable with their bills.
Laughter is heard as the foreign secretary is reminded about her 1994 call for the monarchy to be abolished.
The father of a murdered police officer continues to campaign for a medal to honour emergency workers.
After fleeing the war in Ukraine, Anastasia and her family have been provided with a new home in Oxford.
Actors Will Mellor and Kym Marsh tell BBC Breakfast how they're feeling about taking part in the show.
The Euro 2022 winner says girls who want to play football should have equal opportunities.
Archie's mother, Hollie Dancer, said she was "relieved" the new application was made.
Nottinghamshire Police say the BBC drama has "done wonders" for them in terms of recruitment.
She went viral after enthusiastically dancing to Sweet Caroline when England won their semi-final match.
England's players gatecrash coach Sarina Wiegman's post-match news conference with a rendition of 'Football's Coming Home'.
England's Lionesses beat Germany 2-1 at Euro 2022, bagging their first major trophy.
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Prince William and Princess Charlotte send a message of support on social media to the Lionesses.
A woman who adopts disabled cats wants more people to consider adopting.
Student Dani Honig, 23, plans to attend Nottinghamshire Pride in memory of her brother Jonatan.
University student Shauna Lennon from County Tyrone was involved a serious car accident last year.
Archie's parents lost a Supreme Court appeal, on the day his life-support was due to be turned off.
England are one win away from their first major trophy, while Germany are eight-time champions.
The actors behind Paul Robinson and Harold Bishop reflect on the TV soap coming to an emotional end.
Ben Oliver, 25, is sentenced to life in prison for the manslaughter of his grandfather.
The broadcaster announced she's leaving BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio London next month after nearly 20 years.
The culture secretary received criticism from fellow MPs for commenting on the price of Sunak's suit.
People across the country have been celebrating as England beat Sweden 4-0 in the Euro 2022 semi-final.
Eight-year-old Tess was seen dancing and singing after England's win against Sweden.
TalkTV confirms Kate McCann is "fine" - but the debate is cancelled on medical advice.
Labour's transport spokesman Sam Tarry defies leader Sir Keir Starmer by joining rail workers' picket lines.
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Talia Hawker and daughter Safiyah have lived in the circus since the nine-year-old was born
Bella escaped the Taliban in a secret UK mission and is now settling into Brighton's LGBT+ community.
Hundreds joined Nicola Roberts, Cheryl and Nadine Coyle in London's Hyde Park for memorial run.
Fire crews on Sunday tackled fires in locations including Surrey, London, Suffolk and Hertfordshire.
The recent heatwave has parched grass lying over a formal garden, which dates back to 1699.
Wisdom Oviawe, 22, has been offering his services to homeless people in Nottingham city centre.
Volunteer builders carried out a home extension for a man with a debilitating neurological condition.
The local fire service says the blaze, which spanned eight hectares, has now been extinguished.
With dog ownership growing during lockdown, many owners are reporting a shortage of space in kennels.
Using epoxy resin to make art has exploded as an online trend, but experts are urging caution about its use.
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Normal People star Daisy Edgar-Jones is making her Hollywood debut in Where the Crawdads Sing.
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Penny Mordaunt fails to make it into the final two in the race to be the new Conservative Party leader.
Boris Johnson says goodbye during his final PMQ's by quoting Arnold Schwarzenegger.
PM Boris Johnson faces Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer in Prime Minister's Questions for final time.
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Car enthusiasts are used to spending on their motors, but the petrol costs could price some out.
The London Fire Brigade declares a major incident after a number of fires break out across the capital.
Residents have been sharing ways to keep animals cool during the UK's worst-ever heatwave.
The BBC's Matt Taylor says fresher weather is on the way, after the UK topped 40C on Tuesday.
The BBC’s Analysis Editor Ros Atkins examines why this heatwave is different.
The remaining five candidates faced off in the second debate ahead of Monday's next round of voting.
Sophie Raworth ends the programme saying she never expected to cover such "extraordinary times".
A lorry driver says his TikTok videos have prompted lots of viewers to start training to do the job.
The health secretary says people should also keep an eye out for vulnerable people and neighbours.
The five candidates hoping to be the next Tory leader faced off in front of a studio audience.
A paramotoring pilot says he wants to help more ex-soldiers to get into the sport.
A heatwave is sweeping across Europe and scorching temperatures are expected in the UK next week.
Sharon Graham, the head of the UK's biggest private sector union Unite, speaks to Faisal Islam about pay.
Several candidates for leader have made slick campaign videos to try and get their message across.
PMQs got off to a noisy start as two Alba Party MPs were named and had to leave the Commons.
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His mother says she felt like "transporting with joy" when Sir Mo Farah called her after years apart.
A project funded by the UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council has analysed protest songs from the 1600s to today, creating the first official database of English protest songs.
The supermodel has been awarded an honorary doctorate by a UK university for her impact on global fashion.
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Boris Johnson is asked whether he will rule out dissolving parliament if he doesn't have his MPs confidence.
Former health secretary Sajid Javid says the government's problems and scandals "start at the top".
The Speaker tells MPs off for clapping as Gary Sambrook criticises the prime minister.
The Liberal Democrats leader says it's the "patriotic duty" of Conservatives to get rid of the PM.
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The troopers swap ceremonial duties for time to bond with their horses in the North Sea.
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Sajid Javid quits as health secretary after the PM says it was a mistake to appoint Chris Pincher.
The Labour leader says the Conservative party is 'corrupted' and calls for a change of government.
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The PM says a complaint was made against Chris Pincher in the Foreign Office three years ago.
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