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Household costs increasing rapidly as oil prices rise

Food bills are increasing at the fastest pace for nearly two years, according to new figures - a situation not helped by another rise in oil prices on Wednesday.

Research also shows that many older people are having to choose between buying food and paying their energy bills, as the main providers begin another round of price hikes.

Hugh Pym reports.

  • 08 Jun 2011