Petrol prices and air fares are rising, helping to drive up the UK inflation rate. Photograph: Bruno Vincent/Getty Images. Katie Allen.
The number of Americans who smoke cigarettes is at an all-time low. According to the most recent US government statistics, just 15 per cent of US adults smoked in 2015, compared to 21 per cent a decade earlier.
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But as the drivers' union Aslef announced yesterday that it had suspended its strike action, it emerged that passengers had begun to exploit consumer laws to gain additional refunds via their credit and debit card providers.
Theresa May has promised to take Britain out of the EU single market and pledged instead to seek a “bold and ambitious” trade agreement with the bloc.