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Students to pitch low-carbon business ideas

The prize money will go towards launching the winning idea Credit: PA

City Hall will be more like the Dragons' Den today as students battle it out to win £20,000.

Contestants will have to pitch their own low-carbon business plan.

The prize money will go towards launching the winning idea.

Ten student groups have made the shortlist, with ideas ranging from eco-friendly bus shelters, to energy saving smart plugs and converting old bangers into electric cars.

More than 2,000 Londoners get cancer treatment grants

MacMillan Cancer Support says the disease can lead to financial isolation Credit: PA

More than two thousand cancer patients in London received grants for treatment, according to new figures.

Macmillan Cancer Support says more than six hundred thousand pounds have gone towards heating bills, clothing and transport costs.

The charity says it highlights the financial isolation that often follows a cancer diagnosis.

MacMillan Cancer Support.

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