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npower prices up 10.4%

Energy firm npower said today that its electricity prices will rise by 9.3% and gas prices by 11.1% from December 1 - an increase to customers, on average, of 10.4%.

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Miliband on npower: 'That's why we need a price freeze'

"Another day, another 10% price rise, and we've got a Prime Minister who's standing up for the energy companies, not hard-pressed families," said Labour leader Ed Miliband today.

"That's why we need Labour's price freeze."

He said Britain needs to "reform a broken market that is in the grip of the big six energy companies."

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