But union leaders blame politicians for failing to stop the strikes, which will begin on Tuesday.
People struggling with their finances can access small, zero-cost loans as part of a nationwide trial.
Treasury minister Simon Clarke warns bosses to be "very careful" in setting wage increases.
Energy firm Eni says it will only receive half the gas requested from Russia after two days of shortfalls.
The airport says it will lead to a more reliable service, after a wave of cancellations and delays.
People in Birmingham and Kent tell the BBC how they are cutting back to cope with the cost of living crisis.
The World Trade Organization announces a raft of agreements after five days of negotiations.
The errors, mostly worth a few pence a week, are thought to have been discovered in the 1990s.
The Dow Jones share index closed below 30,000 at its lowest level in more than a year.
More than eight in 10 people say they are worried about the cost-of-living, a BBC survey suggests.
The decision to keep rates on hold comes as central banks around the world raise borrowing costs.
The billionaire also discussed aliens in his first address to the social media firm's staff.
The 90-year-old firm says supply chain disruptions have driven up the cost of raw materials.
An International Monetary Fund team is due to arrive in the capital Colombo for talks on Monday.
The tech giant is accused of secretly slowing down the performance of older models.
The Bank of England increases rates to 1.25% and forecasts inflation could surpass 11% this year.
It comes after energy firms in Germany, Italy and Austria report big falls in Russian gas supply.
Losing passengers will endanger thousands of rail jobs, the transport secretary says.
The Renters Reform Bill will also end blanket bans on benefit claimants or families with children.
There will be a spike in food prices this summer, the Institute of Grocery Distribution predicts.
The online retailer says "inflationary pressures" are leading its customers to send back orders.
Australia's energy minister urges households to use less electricity in the face of a power crisis.
The cryptocurrency crash is hurting many investors, including one country that has bet big on Bitcoin.
The US central bank raises rates by 0.75 percentage points as it scrambles to contain soaring prices.
Russian giant Gazprom says it will cut the amount of gas it sends to Germany by more than half.
A message circulating on WhatsApp offering the chance to win beer is a phishing scam, Heineken says.
Only a fifth of train services are due to run during next week's strike action.
Bloomsbury says the pandemic surge in reading appears to be permanent, as it reports bumper profits.
Sterling has been sliding against the dollar and euro making overseas travel budgets tighter.
The banned advert shows a man failing to pay full attention to his wife's words while using a betting app.
The RAC calls for more government action to ease inflation and pressure on motorists.
More than eight million UK homes will get the first of two cost-of-living payments totalling £650.
Flights in and out of Switzerland were halted because of an IT fault at air traffic control.
The streaming and TV rights for the Indian Premier League, the world's richest cricket competition, are sold for a record $6.02bn (£5.13bn).
The announcement comes as the country faces its worst economic crisis in more than 70 years.
It will see 456 contestants compete in a series of challenges inspired by the dystopian drama.
Four months after Russia invaded Ukraine, the economy still works but it lacks some of its parts.
Relatives should check pensioners are making claims as an estimated 850,000 households are missing out.
Out-of-pocket shoppers will have to rely on their credit card or payment provider to reclaim money.
Ministers says airlines must ensure summer schedules are deliverable to prevent more travel disruption.
Boss Michael O'Leary responds to the row by saying that the quiz "doesn't make sense anymore".
The value of Bitcoin is at an 18-month low, as the cryptocurrency market continues to tumble.
Motoring and car industry groups criticise the government's decision to end the plug-in subsidy scheme.
Pay excluding bonuses is failing to keep up with the rising cost of living, official statistics show.
The strikes could be held from July 25 and threaten to add to summer travel disruption.
It comes as the Ukraine war is making the raw materials used in sanitary products more costly.
The Tesla boss has warned he may quit his takeover deal over the number of fake accounts on the platform.
A surge in government spending drove US inflation to the highest of advanced economies last year.
In the EU, the contingencies for a trade war with the UK are being put in place
More than 64,000 workers at the bank will get a one-off payout, following a campaign by the Unite union.