Meanwhile, pub, restaurant and hotel bosses have warned the industry could face mass closures this winter without “urgent” support from the Government.
In a joint letter to the Prime Minister, the Chancellor and the Business Secretary, seen by The Telegraph – The UK’s leading hospitality groups said the situation was “no less threatening” than the current drought.
How Hannah Boland The industry is reportedly calling for a reduction in VAT or an energy price cap, like the one set for customers.
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It is estimated that a reduction in stomach acid will affect 20% of the population over the age of 65. This is important because micronutrient deficiencies can increase our risk of disease.
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UK weather | The heatwave is expected to be broken by thunderstorms, as the Met Office warned they could lead to flash floods and even new bushfires. Yellow warnings for thunderstorms will be in place everywhere except northern Scotland today, while the whole of England and Wales will remain under a yellow warning tomorrow, with the danger continuing until Wednesday in southern England. Despite the risk of flooding, the storms will not bring relief from the drought. Check the latest forecast.
Around the world: Kremlin command in retreat
Russia has begun withdrawing troops across a key river to escape a Ukrainian counteroffensive, officials said. Vitaliy Kim, the Ukrainian governor of Mykolaiv district, said all Russian command personnel were withdrawing from the west bank of the Dnipro, which runs through the occupied city of Kherson in the southeast. Campbell MacDiarmidin Odesa, he says that would leave some 20,000 Russian soldiers isolated from their commanders and cut off from supply lines.