BBC News 2 October 2014 Last updated at 13:23

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Wonga to write off £220m of loansWonga logo

Payday lender Wonga says it is writing off £220m of debts for 330,000 customers after putting in place new affordability checks.


Pro-democracy demonstrators rest after overnight protests near the Hong Kong government headquarters on 2 October 2014 China throws weight behind HK leader

China's state media strongly back Hong Kong's embattled leader CY Leung, while condemning democracy protests as "chaos".

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in a posed photograph with Prince GeorgePrince George 'harassment' warning

Lawyers for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge write to a photographer asking him to "cease harassing" Prince George and his nanny.

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