Cost of living

‘Cost-of-living crisis impairs the mental health of pet owners in the UK’

Pet ownership in UK is becoming a source of stress and impaired mental health due to the rise in the cost-of-living crisis. A recent survey conducted by the national pet charity organisation, Blue Cross, suggests that the cost-of-living pressure and the need to care for pets leaves a negative impact on owners’ mental health. The […]

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Manchester students continue rent strikes despite ultimatum from university  

University of Manchester students occupying John Owens received an ultimatum threatening disciplinary action if they had not left the building by 4pm yesterday But rent strikers are continuing to occupy buildings including the Simon building and many are continuing to withhold their rent payments for three weeks.  A first-year humanities and politics student, who lives in Oak […]

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MP Rebecca Long-Bailey calls out ‘devastating’ effect of energy prices in Salford amidst record BP profits

Salford and Eccles MP Rebecca Long-Bailey is leading calls to put an end to “rampant profiteering” and “freeze energy bills” in a broadside against the government following huge profits announced by oil giant BP. The British-headquartered firm revealed profits of $27.7 billion and follows huge numbers announced by Shell recently. The shaky supply of energy […]

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