InterContinental Hotels Group has announced a share buyback programme of $500m (£414m) and resumed its interim dividend after reporting healthy profits.
Energy bills are expected to rise even further this winter than previously thought, according to the latest forecast from energy consultancy Cornwall Insight.
Royal Mail workers are set to stage four days of strikes in the coming weeks in a dispute over pay.
Campaigners have demanded a 25p cut in fuel prices to help reduce the cost of living.
A small fashion business has triumphed over Zara after the fashion giant tried to get it to change its name.
People will have to go without food and be unable to heat their homes by October if the government doesn't take urgent action on the cost of living crisis, Gordon Brown has warned.
With the UK bracing itself for another heatwave, there are warnings parts of the country could experience droughts this month.