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27 June headlines
Auditors probe £16bn green energy contracts
The government may have failed to protect the interests of bill payers when awarding green energy contracts, says the National Audit Office (NAO). BBC.
Population surge in Britain is fastest in EU
Britain’s population is the fastest growing in the European Union and is expected to increase to more than 74 million in a quarter of a century, official figures showed yesterday. High levels of immigration and an increased birthrate will help to drive the population up ten million by 2038, increasing pressure on housing, schools and the NHS. The Times.
Britain switches on to green power
Britain is in the midst of a green energy revolution after production soared to record levels, according to new figures which deal a blow to opponents of renewable energy and a potential boost for consumers. The Independent.
Revealed: Tesco hoarding land that could build 15,000 homes
Tesco, the UK’s largest supermarket chain, is hoarding land and buildings covering an area big enough to build 15,000 homes, a Guardian analysis has revealed. The Guardian.