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Britons face surge in cost of living as fuel prices push inflation to 3.2%

Tweet Petrol up 2.1p a litre between Sept and October Beer, wine and tobacco now more expensive Rates ‘to stay on hold’ despite inflation pressure Britons were hit with another above-target hike in the cost of living last month as sharp rises in fuel prices sent inflation to 3.2 per cent, official figures revealed today. The increase in the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) – up from 3.1 per cent in September – has forced ... Jump to full article >>

Beer prices to surge

Tweet Pub drinkers have been warned to brace themselves for higher beer prices next year amid poor barley harvests and higher taxes. It is the latest high cost of living to hit families that are reeling from the recession. Prices have already more than doubled in the past two decades, with the average cost of a pint of lager climbing from £1.08 in 1989 to £2.81 in 2009, the British Beer & Pub Association said. It is feared that the typic ... Jump to full article >>