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3 October headlines
Thousands more pensioners to get help with energy bills
An extra 200,000 pensioners will get help with their energy bills this winter, the government has announced. BBC.
Consumers not getting best value for renewable energy subsidies, say MPs
Consumers have been left to pick up the bill for “poorly conceived and managed” contracts worth £16.6 billion for renewable energy, MPs have warned. Guardian.
Conservatives set out plans to allow judges to ‘ignore’ European human rights rulings
Britain could withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights under plans for a new Bill of Rights to give UK judges the ultimate authority over laws in this country, the Justice Secretary has said. Telegraph.
Hong Kong protests: Talks accepted amid protest stand-off
Protesters in Hong Kong have accepted an offer of talks with the government after a week of unrest. BBC.