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What Sanctions? UK To Start Buying Russian Gas

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Politics

Britain is set to start buying gas directly from Russia this year despite EU politicians threatening to bring in further sanctions against Moscow amid...

British Gas Boss Blasts Miliband's 'Not Credible' Price Freeze

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK

Ed Miliband's pledge to freeze energy prices if Labour wins the next election is "not a credible solution" for ensuring low bills, the head of British...

British Gas Customers Hit By Price Rise

PA | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK

Nearly eight million households will wake up to higher energy costs today when British Gas hikes its prices in the latest round of winter bill rises. ...

Why Is British Gas' Boss Not Taking His £2m Bonus?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Politics

The boss of British Gas owner Centrica has chosen not to take his bonus this year in the wake of continuing anger over rising energy bills, including ...

Why Had Ed Miliband Dumped E.On?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.10.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband switched his energy supplier to one of the "minnows" challenging the Big Six providers after being stung by a bill for £1,000. The Lab...

British Gas Plans To Give Away Free Power At Weekends

PA | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

British Gas has said it could offer free electricity on Saturdays in a bid to reduce demand on weekdays. The energy firm has announced plans to tri...

How Much Did British Gas Make In The Freeze?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

British Gas owner Centrica saw profits from its residential energy arm rise by 3.2% to £356 million as it cashed in on the freeze in the first half o...

Richard Branson and His Self-Interest Corporatist Friends Are Not Being Honest About True Cost of EU

Janice Atkinson | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK Politics
Janice Atkinson

So Messrs Branson et al, go back and do your sums. Your signatories to this letter are fighting their self-interested corporatist corner. The big energy companies are well-represented in your letter, along with others who have contracts with government or are taxpayer bailed out companies.

Turning Up The Heat On British Gas

Seth Freedman | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Politics
Seth Freedman

Damage limitation was the order of the day at Centrica on Monday, but the British Gas parent parent company knows its public image has been hammered once again on the back of its latest trading update.

The Energy Crisis Is Here to Stay, Which Is Why Solar Power Needs to Start Shining

Steve McKevitt | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK
Steve McKevitt

Energy is the most important issue in the world today and it's getting more important every day. We are living through a period of explosive population growth that will see at least another two billion people added to the global population - currently standing at 7.1 billion - over the next 20 years.

Anger Over British Gas Profits As More Children Suffer In Fuel Poverty

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK

The number of UK children living in fuel poverty has risen to 1.6 million as British Gas revealed they made £606 million in profit last year from the...

Downing Street Calls For Gas Price Fixing Inquiry

PA | Posted 13.11.2012 | UK

Downing Street has called for a speedy inquiry into allegations that Britain's £300 billion wholesale gas market has been "regularly" manipulated by ...

Owners Of British Gas Report Increased Profits Of 23%

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK

Centrica, the owners of British Gas have seen increased profits at its residential arm by 23%, a percentage which may anger customers who have experie...

Energy Prices Set To Rise Again, British Gas Owner Warns

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK

British Gas owner Centrica warned on Friday that costs of energy will continue to rise. Citing the rise in wholesale gas prices, Centrica said it w...

Centrica Signs £13bn Norwegian Gas Deal

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK

Centrica has signed a £13bn deal with the Norwegian company Statoil to supply gas to the UK, in a deal that the company said would be a boost to ener...

British Gas To Cut 850 Jobs

Press Association | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK

British Gas is planning to cut around 850 jobs after reviewing resource levels in its services business, the company has announced. The cuts, revea...

Students Regret Taking On Jobs For Money Rather Than Experience

PA | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- University students take on any summer job just to earn money rather than seek work experience in a career they are interested in...

Centrica Reports £1.3bn Profit As Gas Prices Set To Soar

PA | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Utility giant Centrica is facing more public outrage after reporting £1.3bn in half-year profits - including £270m for its resi...