By Natalie Hensel
Britons are feeling less optimistic, according to a survey by YouGov.
With the ongoing cost of living crisis, war in Ukraine and the Covid pandemic not being left behind yet, people said to be nine per cent less optimistic compared to March 2021.
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By Lily Morris & April Norris
Essex is facing the consequences of Storm Eunice, as the UK is battered by 100 mph winds and heavy rain. The Met office has put a red weather warning in place for wind across England.
There is high risk of flying debris, falling trees, downed power lines, and damage to buildings, including roofs blown off of homes. Continue reading Storm Eunice batters Essex
By Beth Webb
‘Taking a break’ will become more expensive this year, as Nestle warns that its products are set to increase in price as manufacturing rates soar.
The owner of KitKat has already revealed that its prices have lifted by 3.1 per cent; in an interview with the BBC, Nestle CEO Ulf Mark Schneider said that shoppers should expect higher prices across the sector. Continue reading Inflation bites as consumer prices soar
By Lily Morris
Lecturers part of the University and College Union (UCU) are continuing their strikes this month, with lessons paused in universities across the country. Strikes at the University of Essex are taking place over two periods totalling ten days, up to Wednesday 2 March. Continue reading National Strikes continue across Universities
By Lily Morris
The body of a 2-year-old girl has been found in a Dagenham garden after she went missing on 29 January.
The toddler was pronounced dead at the scene at an address in Reede Road following a search of “around 20 to 30 people” according to a neighbour.
Continue reading Dagenham toddler found dead in garden