Bank of England to warn living costs "will keep soaring for two years"

Bank of England to warn living costs 'will keep soaring for two years' rounded off the worst four years for Britain’s economy, outside the aftermath of war, since the 1830s – leaving the UK on the brink of triple-dip recession. ‘The UK is set for a slow but sustained recovery,’ the Bank said last week. Sir Mervyn has said the economy will ‘zig-zag’ in and out of growth for some time, a warning he may repeat on Wednesday.

Bentley axes its company chaplain in case he upsets non-Christian workers: Employees start campaign to have him reinstated

Bentley axes its company chaplain in case he upsets non-Christian workers: Employees start campaign to have him reinstatedRev Francis Cooke made redundant just days before ChristmasCompany says too many people of different faiths to warrant chaplainMr Cooke says his role provided counselling for all not just ChristiansStaff have started petition to bring the chaplain back | UPDATED: 23:13 GMT, 23 December 2012 Rev Francis Cooke said he wasn't just a chaplain but a counsellor to all faiths Every week for ten years the Rev Francis Cooke visited the shop floor at Bentley, offering counselling and advice to the luxury car maker's workers. But only days before Christmas he has been made redundant because the company says he might offend non-Christians. It said there were too many religions represented among the 4,000-strong workforce at its factory to warrant a Christian chaplain.