Bread and cereals were the largest contributors to the rise in food prices, followed by milk, cheese and eggs. Photo: Bloomberg
Bread and cereals were the largest contributors to the rise in food prices, followed by milk, cheese and eggs. Photo: Bloomberg
Britain

UK inflation hits double digits, a new 40-year high, as cost of living continues to soar

  • UK’s Consumer Prices Index (CPI) accelerated to 10.1 per cent last month, the highest since 1982
  • The increase was largely down to food prices and staples including toilet rolls and toothbrushes

Bread and cereals were the largest contributors to the rise in food prices, followed by milk, cheese and eggs. Photo: Bloomberg
Bread and cereals were the largest contributors to the rise in food prices, followed by milk, cheese and eggs. Photo: Bloomberg
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