British industry risks shutdown due to record gas prices

The crisis has already prompted collapse among energy suppliers, leading to warnings that households will likely receiver higher bills as a consequence.

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Gas prices reached new heights on Wednesday, prompting the UK industry to warn that factories could be forced to shut down during the winter or switch to more polluting fuels, reports The Guardian.

This happens as Britain prepares to host climate conference COP26 in November.

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