UK inflation jumps to 40-year high of 9%

UK inflation jumps to 40-year high of 9% as food and energy prices spiral

The 9% rise in the consumer price index is the highest since records began in 1989, outstripping the 8.4% annual rise posted in March 1992 and well ahead of the 7% seen in March of this year.

A quarter of Britons have resorted to skipping meals as inflationary pressures and a food crisis conflate in what Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey recently dubbed an “apocalyptic” outlook for consumers…

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Inflation in the UK is probably double the ‘official’ figure, but it’s not just our problem:

Prices are going up so fast at this restaurant they’re using stickers on the menu…

I’m still buying precious metals