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Inflation falls to lowest level in nearly three years

Inflation falls to lowest level in nearly three years

Business
Inflation fell to its lowest level in nearly three years in October, official figures show.Consumer prices rose at a rate of 1.5% compared to 1.7% in September as the energy price cap pushed down electricity and gas prices for 15 million homes, the Office for National Statistics said. It is the lowest rate of Consumer Price Index inflation since November 2016.An ONS spokesman said: "A fall in utility prices due to a lowering of the energy price cap helped ease inflation in October. However, this was partially offset by rising clothing prices."Gas and electricity prices fell by 8.7% and 2.2% respectively in October from thew previous month. Advertisement Falling fuel prices also helped push down inflation. T...
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo ‘hasn’t dribbled past anyone for years’, claims Fabio Capello

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo ‘hasn’t dribbled past anyone for years’, claims Fabio Capello

Sports
Fabio Capello has criticised Cristiano Ronaldo following his angry reaction to being substitution in Juventus’ clash against AC Milan at the weekend.The former Manchester United winger was substituted in the 55th minute of the match, with his replacement Paulo Dybala popping up with the winner in the closing stages of the encounter. AFP or licensors Ronaldo appeared to look furious after being taken off by Maurizio Sarri And following his substitution, the 34-year-old reportedly left the Allianz Stadium before the match had even finished. Capello, the former England and Juventus manager, wasn’t impressed with Ronaldo’s reaction and has questioned his ability on the ball. “I didn’t like this, it wasn’t nice,” Capello told Sky Sport Italia. “He must be
Japan’s Mount Sakurajima volcano makes largest eruption in 3 years

Japan’s Mount Sakurajima volcano makes largest eruption in 3 years

World
Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Japan's Mount Sakurajima volcano erupted again Friday -- only this time sending out its largest plume in three years, officials said. The eruption ejected smoke and debris more than 3 miles into the air, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The explosions in the mountain's Minamidake crater, at 3,412 feet in elevation, darkened skies over Kyushu island in southwest Japan and formed the largest ash cloud since 2016. Kagoshima Prefecture officials said there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. "Explosive activity continues," the weather agency's Volcanic Ash Advisory Center warned on Thursday. It referred to an ash plume that rose to 7,000 feet, threatening planes flying nearby. Pulverized rock in volcanic ash can get stuck inside jet engines and stall airline...
England v South Africa: Eddie Jones planning for Rugby World Cup final ‘for four years’

England v South Africa: Eddie Jones planning for Rugby World Cup final ‘for four years’

Sports
Rugby World Cup final: England v South AfricaVenue: Yokohama International Stadium Date: Saturday, 2 November Kick-off: 09:00 GMTCoverage: Live radio commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live and live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app.England coach Eddie Jones has warned South Africa that Saturday's Rugby World Cup final is the game he has been planning for since he took control of the team in January 2016.England are attempting to land their second World Cup to repeat the 2003 success and avenge the Springboks' victory in the 2007 final."We've had four years to prepare for this game," said Jones. "That's why the players can be relaxed because we know we've done the work."Jones has had ro...
Allergies: Teenagers needing hospital treatment up 65% in five years

Allergies: Teenagers needing hospital treatment up 65% in five years

Health
The number of children who received hospital treatment for allergies has increased by 65% across England in the past five years, figures have revealed.In 2013-14, 2,873 teenagers sought treatment whereas in 2017-18 it was 4,743, data from NHS Digital shows.Allergy UK said this could be because this was the age when sufferers started taking responsibility for themselves.There have been calls for the government to introduce legislation on how schools should manage allergies.The figures from NHS Digital, released to BBC London under the Freedom of Information Act, also showed the number of children treated for anaphylactic shock increased by 41% in the past five years.For teenagers, the increase was 36% while for those aged 19 and o...