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‘Laughing at us all’
Today's newspaper front pages
Today’s newspapers

‘Laughing at us all’

A round-up of the headlines from the UK front pages
26 May 2022
The arguments for and against a windfall tax
A North Sea oil rig
Pros and cons

The arguments for and against a windfall tax

A one-off levy could fund measures to ease the cost-of-living crisis, says Labour
16 May 2022
The countries most reliant on Russian gas
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has backed a move away from Russian gas
Fact file

The countries most reliant on Russian gas

EU energy ministers hold crisis talks after Moscow starts cutting supplies
3 May 2022
Bulb Energy: the troubled hunt for a buyer
Bulb Energy Ltd
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Bulb Energy: the troubled hunt for a buyer

Nearly six months on – amid mounting embarrassment and expense – the need to offload Bulb is becoming pressing
28 Apr 2022
Gerhard Schröder: the ex-German chancellor turned Putin’s man
Gerhard Schröder addresses journalists in 2020
Profile

Gerhard Schröder: the ex-German chancellor turned Putin’s man

Former leader refuses to quit roles with Russian energy companies
26 Apr 2022
Power stations in space: how this science fiction concept is being ‘taken seriously’
Earth and space
In Depth

Power stations in space: how this science fiction concept is being ‘taken seriously’

Could space-based solar power be the answer to the world’s energy problems?
22 Apr 2022
Are heat pumps worth the investment?
Air source heat pump
Expert’s view

Are heat pumps worth the investment?

Days of the gas boiler ‘are numbered’ as Britain heads towards a ‘home heating revolution’
11 Apr 2022

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Boris Johnson’s energy strategy explained
Boris Johnson during a visit to the Hinkley Point nuclear power station
Fact file

Boris Johnson’s energy strategy explained

Nuclear energy at the heart of plan dismissed by critics as a ‘missed opportunity’
7 Apr 2022
Hungary sides with Russia on gas payments
Vladimir Putin
The latest on . . .

Hungary sides with Russia on gas payments

Vladimir Putin has gambled on a threat to cut energy supplies in response to sanctions
7 Apr 2022
BP and Shell: the significance of Big Oil walking out of Russia
Shell petrol station
Business Briefing

BP and Shell: the significance of Big Oil walking out of Russia

In time, a greener, cleaner BP may thank Ukraine for forcing its hand
3 Mar 2022
‘Black Thursday’ for Brits as energy bills and interest rates soar 
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak
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‘Black Thursday’ for Brits as energy bills and interest rates soar 

Rishi Sunak pledges support after cost of living ‘double whammy’ hits millions
3 Feb 2022
Explained: what is the energy price cap?
Energy bills will increase when the energy price cap is reviewed
Business Briefing

Explained: what is the energy price cap?

Ofgem announces a record 54% rise in energy bills for 22m households 
3 Feb 2022
Tackling energy bills: what the pundits say
Gas
Expert’s view

Tackling energy bills: what the pundits say

Price shock, easing the blow and self-help
27 Jan 2022
Business and energy: firms feel the pain of surging prices
Shell logo
Why we’re talking about . . .

Business and energy: firms feel the pain of surging prices

Is a windfall tax really the answer to the acute pain of energy costs?
14 Jan 2022
Why did Bulb flicker out? 
Bulb Energy Ltd
Why we’re talking about . . .

Why did Bulb flicker out? 

The energy crisis has claimed its largest scalp to date. Is the market irretrievably broken?
26 Nov 2021
‘Boris Johnson resorting to moral blackmail on green policies’
Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street
Instant Opinion

‘Boris Johnson resorting to moral blackmail on green policies’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
20 Oct 2021
The gas crunch
The UK’s gas supplies are reliant on Russian pipelines
Getting to grips with . . .

The gas crunch

High gas prices are creating chaos in energy markets – and Britain is particularly vulnerable
17 Sep 2021
Instant Opinion: people ‘believe women lie about rape’
Cyprus rape case
In Depth

Instant Opinion: people ‘believe women lie about rape’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 8 January
8 Jan 2020
Energy firms move offshore to prevent Labour power grab
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In Brief

Energy firms move offshore to prevent Labour power grab

National Grid and SSE open international holding companies to protect against nationalisation plans
25 Nov 2019
Smart meter roll-out: what went wrong
Smart meter
In Depth

Smart meter roll-out: what went wrong

Completion date for UK upgrade is pushed back four years amid technical problems
17 Sep 2019
US overtakes Saudi Arabia as world's No. 1 oil exporter
A flame torch at the Total refinery in Donges, western France
In Brief

US overtakes Saudi Arabia as world's No. 1 oil exporter

Trump administration actively pursuing ‘energy dominance’ regardless of what happens to oil prices
13 Sep 2019
What will energy nationalisation cost?
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In Brief

What will energy nationalisation cost?

Labour plans to take over gas and energy networks criticised by business groups
16 May 2019
UK signals shift from nuclear to renewables
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In Brief

UK signals shift from nuclear to renewables

Business Secretary says ‘economics of the energy market have changed significantly in recent years’
18 Jan 2019
Britain’s nuclear energy future in jeopardy
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In Brief

Britain’s nuclear energy future in jeopardy

Hitachi set to suspend work on £16bn reactor, leaving Hinkley Point as the only new UK plant still being built
15 Jan 2019
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