All summer and coming into the winter, you might have heard a lot of talk about the cost of living. It is being described as a crisis with fuel and energy costs going way up, the price of food rising and lots more.

Here, Reem from news2day breaks it all down so we can understand why this is happening. There are a lot of complicated things going on around the world and it all means that prices are rising.

You can watch the full show here and watch the story up top!

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