What the papers say: Saturday's front pages

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What The Papers Say: Saturday's Front Pages What The Papers Say: Saturday's Front Pages
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Saturday's front pages are dominated by stories on energy price hikes.

Further energy price increases are the main topic on the front pages of The Irish Times, Irish Examiner and Irish Independent.

The Echo leads with an interview with a Cork priest speaking about the reforms needed within the Catholic Church.

The Irish Daily Mail and Irish Daily Star and The Herald also lead with energy prices.

The Irish Sun leads with a story on Republic of Ireland Women's team manager Vera Pauw speaking about her decision to reveal she was sexually assaulted.

In the North, energy prices are also the main topic in the Belfast Telegraph.

The UK newspapers are dominated by the 80.06 per cent rise in the energy price cap for around 24 million households, sending the average household’s yearly bill from £1,971 to £3,549.

The Independent covers the news by saying Britain is facing a “dark winter ahead”.

FT Weekend adds the leap will send millions into poverty.

“Energy bills hit £3,500 with worst yet to come,” says The Times.

The Guardian covers the “winter catastrophe of rising energy bills” with an ominous warning from consumer champion Martin Lewis that “lives will be lost” as he condemned inaction by ministers.

The Daily Mail has more warnings for consumers – with economists telling the paper up to six million Brits could have their savings completely wiped out by the increase.

The Daily Telegraph‘s splash features an interview with the UK chancellor in which he says the middle class will also need help to cover their energy bills.

The Daily Mirror carries a message to leaders over the energy bills crisis, telling them: “For heaven’s sake, do something.”

The Daily Express offers up a promise from the outgoing prime minister, Boris Johnson, that a “pipeline of cash” is on the way to help struggling families.

Tory frontrunner Liz Truss has done a “U-turn on energy handout”, reports i Weekend, but it adds six million will still lose their savings.

Elsewhere, The Sun claims Ryan Giggs’ ex partner was left “traumatised” after three men stole her £80,000 car.

And the Daily Star has Ozzy Osbourne claiming his Hollywood home is haunted.

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