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Thursday 16 January 2014
Political editor shut off his iPad before the 'embarrassing lyrics' started
Friday 27 September 2013
After Ed Miliband's price freeze pledge, David Cameron agrees action is needed to reduce the cost of energy
Thursday 12 September 2013
Are we really that obvious in our ways? It appears we are.
Friday 26 July 2013
The radio station will be powered entirely by bicycles and biofuel for Energy Day in September
Tuesday 21 May 2013
A question thrown up while MPs were arguing over gay marriage is whether fundamentalist Christian teachers should have a legal right to propagate creationism in the classroom. This cropped up while opponents of gay marriage were fighting a rearguard action to ensure that any religious group or individual with a religious objection to gay marriage was protected from anti-discrimination law.
Government to backtrack on Cameron pledge to force Big Six energy companies to give customers cheapest tariff
Monday 04 February 2013
The Department of Energy & Climate Change is expected to further backtrack on David Cameron’s promise to the House of Commons last year that new laws would be introduced “so that energy companies have to give the lowest tariff to their customers”.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Energy firms will be forced to switch all customers onto the cheapest tariffs, saving people from languishing on expensive, out-of-date deals, Ed Davey, the Secretary of State for Energy, announced today.
Wednesday 14 November 2012
An energy company whose customers were hit with bill hikes of 9% last month reported a 38% jump in half-year profits to nearly £400 million today.
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Britain’s big energy companies will be forced by law to place customers on the cheapest tariff suitable for their circumstances, David Cameron said today.
Saturday 29 September 2012
A drive to cut electricity bills for thousands of families from next year will be launched today by Labour at the start of its annual conference.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
The energy watchdog has paid more than £1 million in bonuses to staff in the past two years.
Friday 20 April 2012
Sunday 15 January 2012
Plans to install smart energy meters in every UK home could cost households even more, a consumer group warned the Government last night. A new report by Which? claims ministers are too hands-off about the £12bn project and are not properly in control of the costs. They warn that customers may not be protected from sharp price rises.
Friday 30 December 2011
Friday 30 December 2011
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Migrant boat disaster: Ukip candidate mocks victims in sickening Twitter post
Nigel Farage wants the BBC to stop making programmes like Doctor Who, Strictly Come Dancing, and Top Gear
Global warming: Scientists say temperatures could rise by 6C by 2100 and call for action ahead of UN meeting in Paris
Aaron and Melissa Klein: Oregon anti-gay bakers ordered to pay $135,000 after refusing to make cake for same-sex wedding
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