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The Telegraph Frontpage Tuesday 2022 December 27

Good morning.

Energy companies are hoarding nearly £2 billion of customers’ cash amid the cost-of-living crisis, The Telegraph can disclose.

Meanwhile, traditional town high streets led the revival of Boxing Day sales on Monday as shoppers flocked to local towns over cities amid train strikes.

Headlines: Today’s essential news

Energy | Gas and electricity suppliers are raising customers’ direct debit payments even when they are thousands of pounds in credit, an investigation has found. Some companies have been accused of using the money as a cheap source of finance whilst many British households struggle to make ends meet. In other news, a Czech energy tycoon that trade union leaders claim is plotting a takeover of Royal Mail is being advised by Chuka Umunna, The Telegraph can also reveal.

Around the word: Top Stories

Comment and analysis

Editor’s choice: Take 5

Gallery: Royal family’s photos of the year

It has been a momentous and poignant year for the British monarchy, encompassing both Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee in June – and her death in September. Look back at a gallery of the most striking images from the Royal family’s defining moments of 2022.

Royal family

A portrait of the late Queen released to mark her 96th birthday

Looking back at 2022: Cost-of-living crisis

Lockdowns may have been a thing of the past this year, but economic chaos replaced that of Covid, with inflation and strikes wreaking havoc. One in four people struggling to pay their energy bills live with moderate or severe symptoms of depression. Rachel Mortimer explains how Britain’s cost-of-living crisis has morphed into a health emergency. The country is also suffering one of the toughest runs of rail strikes in years, as the country braces for further walkouts and unions brace to challenge reforms. These are the details of next month’s planned strikes.

Here is a selection of articles we think you’ll be interested in today.
How much families will pay in extra tax after stealth rises: research
Michael Gove: Revive traditional architecture to boost backing for new homes
Agencies ‘are paid £500m’ for staffing NHS each year
Rishi Sunak told care system at risk of collapse if workers not paid as much as nurses
Rule-breaking ministers could be fined nearly £30,000 over jobs taken after leaving office

Today’s big-read

Why 2023 will be another ‘year of Boris Johnson’

Boris Johnson

In the year ahead, the former prime minister is set to push his case for being the best-placed Tory to win the next election. Political editor Ben Riley-Smith explores his chances

Tonight’s TV

Call the Midwife
1917, BBC One, 9pm | Sam Mendes’s First World War film unfolds in northern France and is gorgeously shot. More details – and other TV choices.

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