Cost of living and climate are higher global priorities than Ukraine, poll finds

But there remains strong support in many countries for Russian military withdrawal from Ukraine, survey findsThe cost of living is ranked by most voters globally as a more important issue than liberating Ukraine from Russian occupation, but there is st…

Cost of living crisis: what governments around the world are doing to help

From cancelling student loan debt to raising minimum wage, different strategies aim to reduce effects of soaring pricesThe Covid pandemic, soaring food and fuel prices, and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have dealt a triple blow to people around the worl…

Closer inspection of UK jobs market reveals economic scars of Covid | Larry Elliott

While the pandemic has not led to a jump in unemployment, its impact on the over-50s and public sector staff is particularly troublingAt first glance, the UK jobs market is in rude health. The unemployment rate is back to where it was before the Covid …

The rise in global inflation – the hit to living standards across the world

Analysis: From Pakistan to the US, Australia to Germany, the cost of living is rising to new highs and causing new hardshipsUS inflation reaches 40-year high at 7.5%Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsAfter decades lurking in the …

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