Gas and electricity bills are eating up more and more of the monthly paycheck, begins a comment from UK Prime Minister Theresa May in The Sun.
"I am fed up with rip-off energy prices," writes the PM, before making an election promise to cap electricity prices should she win the UK election on June 8.
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