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Unemployment drops sharply – so are interest rates set to rise?

Unemployment has fallen to 7.1% – close to the figure which will be used to decide whether interest rates rise

Petrol price falls help inflation slip down

Inflation dropped to 3.2% last month as petrol prices fell, the Office of National Statistics says

Food price hikes push inflation up

Inflation rose over the year to August to 3.3% - up from 3.1% in July, the Office of National Statistics says

Rail commuters face fare hikes – but you can beat the rises

Cash-strapped commuters face regulated rail fares rises of 4.1% on average in England next year

Petrol prices help push inflation up

Inflation rose last month due to rising prices at the fuel pumps and shallower discounting by fashion retailers

Rising air fares see inflation take off

A 22% rise in the cost of air travel led to a rise in inflation in May

Falling petrol prices pushed inflation down in April

RPI fell from 3.3% in March to 2.9% in April, the Office of National Statistics announced today

Student loan rates may drop after inflation rises

Inflation rose to 3.3% last month but it means a number of students and graduates will be charged less interest on loans

Falling food costs see inflation rate slip

Inflation fell to 3.2% last month, largely due to falling food prices, the Office of National Statistics says

Dearer drinks send inflation up

RPI rose to 3.3% last month, largely due to rising alcohol prices, the Office of National Statistics announced today

Inflation pushed up by rising fuel bills

The Retail Prices Index, which includes housing costs, rose to 3.1% in December, up from 3% in November

RPI measure of inflation to remain

RPI, which is linked to retirement income and other investments, should remain unchanged says the national statistician