Beast from the East

E.On blames Beast from the East for second price hike in two months

E.On customers in the UK are in for a second bill increase in two months, after the energy giant announced it would hike prices for electricity, gas and dual fuel customers because of rising costs and the 'Beast from the East' weather front.<p>From August 16, the Big Six energy supplier will increase …

Business

Consumers in Wales 'badly let down' following disruption to water supply after Beast from the East

Consumers in Wales felt 'badly let down' after thousands of homes were left without water following the Beast from the East, according to the …

News (Wales)

Flybe is expecting profits to tumble after Beast from the East takes its toll

Regional airline Flybe is expected to reveal nosediving profits on Tuesday following a series of setbacks from poor weather.<p>Annual pre-tax losses for …

Transportation (UK)

Beast from the East blamed for construction output fall

According to the Federation of Master Builders, the Beast from the East, rising costs and Brexit are to blame for the sharp drop in construction …

Property (UK)

Joules enjoys 'Beast from the East' boost as shoppers splash out on coats and wellies

Joules has enjoyed a rising demand for its colourful raincoats and wellies after the ‘Beast from the East’ delivered bitter weather conditions at the start of the year.<p>Revenues climbed 18pc to £185.9m for the year to May 27, as the freak cold snap in February and March prompted shoppers to buy …

Business

Shops and restaurants running low on crabs because of 'Beast from the East' winter storms

SHOPS and restaurants are running low on crabs for seafood fans — because of devastating weather throughout last winter.<p>“Beast from the East” storms …

Weather (UK)

Damage left by Beast from the East along Whitley Bay seafront is repaired

Work is nearly finished to replace lampposts that were flattened when the Beast from the East struck earlier this year.<p>Several street lights along …

Tyneside

FTSE CLOSE: High street spending slows down at fastest rate in six years; British Gas owner boosted by 'Beast from the East' cold snap

• <b>High street spending saw biggest fall for six years in April, according to Visa</b>• <b><br>Centrica said it lost more than 100,000 accounts in the first four</b> …

Money (UK)

The cut-flower growers who battled the Beast from the East to get to Chelsea Flower Show

In a freezing barn in the East Riding of Yorkshire in late February, a group of cut-flower growers is gathered in the winter gloom. With much stamping of feet to keep out the penetrating cold, members of the small team from “Flowers from the Farm” – a not-for-profit cooperative of British growers – …

Chelsea Flower Show

U.K.'s `Beast From the East' Storms Take a Bite Out of Greggs

Disruption caused by the “Beast from the East” snowstorms, which hit the U.K. in February and March, has been blamed by numerous companies for …

Bank of England

Beast from the East eats up Direct Line's entire yearly budget for weather claims

The cold snap that brought freezing temperatures to Europe earlier this year has eaten up almost all of insurer Direct Line's yearly budget for weather claims.<p>The so-called Beast from the East, which dumped thick snow across Britain in late February and early March, has landed Direct Line with …

Business

Shona Robison blames Beast From the East for large spike in cancelled NHS operations

The SNP’s embattled Health Minister has blamed last month’s wintry weather for a sharp spike in cancelled operations in Scotland’s hospitals as she came under fire for presiding over a “growing catalogue of failure”.<p>Shona Robison argued that the so-called Beast From the East was responsible for a …

African Languages

Construction plunge and Beast leave economy cold in first quarter

The preliminary figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), which were much worse than economists and markets had predicted, showed the …

Beast from the East

Brexit and Beast from the East blamed for poor jobs figures

Bad weather and the continuing impact of Brexit have been blamed for poor job figures in March<p>Statistics from recruiters Morgan McKinley show that …

Brexit

Water company crackdown: why did our taps run dry following the Beast from the East?

<b>The water regulator has promised to make reforms to ‘make it even clearer that companies must put customers at the heart of everything they do’.</b><p>Ofwat …

Weather (UK)

Thames Water told to pay out correct compensation to 'Beast from the East' victims

A Government minister has urged Thames Water to pay out the correct compensation to customers who went days without water in the aftermath of the Beast From the East.<p>Many have complained they have only received £30 after going more than 48 hours without water last month, instead of the promised …

Compensation

U.K. Economy Battered by the ‘Beast From the East’ Snowstorm

Bad weather in March has taken a toll on the U.K. economy, but the ‘Beast from the East’ may not be enough to shake the Bank of England from its path …

IHS Markit

Beast from the East chills UK construction - PMI | Reuters.com

Britain's construction industry seized up due to heavy snow last month, prompting the biggest drop in activity since just after 2016's Brexit vote, an industry survey showed on Wednesday. David Pollard reports.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>Britain's construction industry seized up due to heavy …

Construction Industry

Beast from the East inflicts hit on Flybe

Budget airline Flybe has been blown off course by the Beast from the East.<p>In a trading update on Tuesday, the UK-focused airline said it had …

Profit

Snow forecast for Birmingham over Easter weekend by Met Office amid Beast from the East 3 warnings

Here we go again.<p>Birmingham has been forecast to receive flurries of snow across the Easter weekend - the worst of which will fall early on Easter …

Weather

UK weather: 'Beast from the east' not coming back over Easter bank holiday weekend after all, says Met Office

The Met Office has moved to dispel concerns that the UK was set to be struck by a third instalment of the "Beast from the East" over the Easter …

Weather

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Courtney Barnett

Edinburgh’s weather: There will be no Beast from the East this weekend

There have been multiple warnings for snow over the Easter break with early reports indicating that snow will hit parts of the UK over the …

Weather

It will be a White Easter - but where will the snow hit? The areas that will be affected

More snow and Siberian weather is on the way for the Easter weekend as temperatures once again plummet due to a third 'Beast from the East'.<p>Recent …

Weather

UK weather: Beast from the East 3 and transport strikes set to cause chaos during Easter getaway

The Easter getaway is set to be carnage for thousands of families this weekend, with transport chaos and more snow.<p>Industrial action , engineering …

London Public Transport

Snow at Easter likely as Beast from the East refuses to die

Snow and freezing weather could be returning to the UK for a third time in less than a month as the Beast from the East refuses to die.<p>Although we …

Snowfall

White Easter could be on the cards as Beast from the East set to return

<b>THE news nobody wants to hear is upon us.</b><p>Just when you thought we were finally finished with wintry conditions, weather forecasters in both the UK …

BBC

Leeds lasses show true northern grit as mini beast from the east fails to spoil night out

It doesn’t take a genius to know that there is a north/south divide in pretty much every part of our existence.<p>Even down to the naming of bread …

High Heels

UK weather latest: ‘Mini Beast from the East’ to blast Britain with snow and ice as exceptionally cold temperatures loom

Forecasters have upgraded snow and ice warnings to amber level as Britain prepares for a “mini Beast from the East” over the weekend.<p>The …

Weather

Met Office issues ‘danger to life’ warning as beast from the east returns

The Met Office has issued new amber warnings for severe weather and extended yellow warnings as the Beast from the East returns.<p>There are wide-scale …

Weather