BBC News 2 October 2014 Last updated at 17:32

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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.

A protester stands outside the legislative government complex as the standoff continues on October 2, 2014 in Hong KongHong Kong leader refuses to quit

Hong Kong's Chief Executive CY Leung insists he will not resign, but offers talks to pro-democracy protesters calling on him to step down.

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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