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Free and cheap things to do with children this February half term 
Children

Free and cheap things to do with children this February half term 

Check out these free things to do with kids this February half term – there are lots of options out there for your family

Strike dates 2023: From train drivers to Border Force, here are the dates to know
Strike action

Strike dates 2023: From train drivers to Border Force, here are the dates to know

These are the dates to put in your calendar if you’re planning to travel, have school-aged children, are a university student or have a scheduled hospital appointment

We asked experts how BP can make record profits in the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

We asked experts how BP can make record profits in the cost of living crisis

BP profits have more than doubled to £23billion. How is the company making so much money in the cost of living crisis?

Will giving workers a pay rise really make inflation worse? We asked expert economists
Inflation

Will giving workers a pay rise really make inflation worse? We asked expert economists

Here’s when people will get the £150 disability cost of living payment
Cost of living crisis

Here’s when people will get the £150 disability cost of living payment

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All the places where kids can eat free during the February half term
Cost of living crisis

All the places where kids can eat free during the February half term

What is a recession and what does it mean for me?
Cost of living crisis

What is a recession and what does it mean for me?

All the cost of living help available from the government, energy companies, councils and charities
Cost of living crisis

All the cost of living help available from the government, energy companies, councils and charities

Time to Talk: ‘Don’t let your debt and mental health struggles bury you’
Time to talk day

Time to Talk: ‘Don’t let your debt and mental health struggles bury you’

Britain on strike: The biggest walkout in a decade in pictures
Employment

Britain on strike: The biggest walkout in a decade in pictures

February 1 strikes: Who is on strike this Wednesday and where are protests taking place?
Strike action

February 1 strikes: Who is on strike this Wednesday and where are protests taking place?

This map shows you where to find a warm bank near you this winter
Winter survival guide

This map shows you where to find a warm bank near you this winter

UK poverty: the facts, effects and solutions in a cost of living crisis
Poverty

UK poverty: the facts, effects and solutions in a cost of living crisis

Pawnbrokers’ phones are ‘ringing off the walls’ in the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Pawnbrokers’ phones are ‘ringing off the walls’ in the cost of living crisis

Cost of living update: Pensioners protest freezing homes and record energy bills
Activism

Cost of living update: Pensioners protest freezing homes and record energy bills

Why is inflation so high in the UK?
Inflation

Why is inflation so high in the UK?

How to save money AND help save the planet
Cost of Living Crisis

How to save money AND help save the planet

Is it time for a wealth tax?
Inequality

Is it time for a wealth tax?

How much should my pay rise to beat inflation?
Work advice

How much should my pay rise to beat inflation?

Here’s where to get help to pay your energy bills
Cost of living crisis

Here’s where to get help to pay your energy bills

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Cost of living crisis
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Cost of living crisis

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‘Scandalous’: Charity that delivers essential supplies to older people faces closure after funding blow
Social Justice

‘Scandalous’: Charity that delivers essential supplies to older people faces closure after funding blow

Student finance, discounts and budgeting tips for surviving university in a cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Student finance, discounts and budgeting tips for surviving university in a cost of living crisis

Tory MP slammed for claiming people can save money with Tesco weetabix and 10p worth of milk
Cost of living crisis

Tory MP slammed for claiming people can save money with Tesco weetabix and 10p worth of milk

Millions are going without heating or hot water because they can’t afford to top up their meter
Cost of living crisis

Millions are going without heating or hot water because they can’t afford to top up their meter