While the interview touched on an array of issues, including health care, foreign affairs and politics, the investigation dominated the conversation. He said that as far as he knew, he was not under investigation himself, despite reports that Mr. Mueller is looking at whether the president obstructed justice by firing…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some customers could see energy bills rise 51% Half a million households could see a 51% increase in their energy bills this summer – if they simply allow their old fixed-price tariffs to roll over. The warning comes from uSwitch, the price comparison and…

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Image copyright PA Working families in the UK face rising childcare costs and a scarcity of council run childcare provision this summer, a survey has suggested. The cost of holiday childcare has risen 4% since 2016 to an average of £125 per week, a Family and Childcare Trust report found….

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The effort by Senate Republican leaders to remake the nation’s health care system — which went well beyond the perimeters of Mr. Obama’s health care law — was in retrospect doomed from the moment it began, even with the wind of an unlikely win in the House at their backs….

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Image copyright EPA Image caption London still has the greatest income inequality says the IFS The gap between the richest and poorest households in the UK has narrowed since the recession of 2007-08, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). In its latest report on living standards, the IFS…

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Image copyright Getty Images Consumers are no longer to be charged extra for paying by debit or credit card, the government has said. From January next year, businesses will not be allowed to add any surcharges for card payments. The worst offenders currently are airlines and food delivery apps, and…

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