Energy giant warns of price rise

Press Association

Energy giant SSE has warned that prices will continue to rise - even after profits from UK households jumped by a third following the cold winter.

The latest windfall was described as a "slap in the face" for customers after the company was last month hit with a record fine for mis-selling and in October raised its tariffs by an inflation-busting 9%.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%