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Average household energy bills are set to soar to nearly £2,000 a year in April, after the regulator Ofgem raised the price cap by £693. Chancellor Rishi Sunak is planning a package of loans and council tax cuts to soften “the bombardment on people’s wallets”, says the Mail. The remains of a woolly mammoth have been found in a cave in Devon, along with those of a woolly rhinoceros, wolf, hyena and reindeer. The discovery dates to the last ice age and could be up to 60,000 years old. Royal Mail postmen were left “high as kites” after scoffing an unclaimed box of hash brownies before their morning rounds in south London, says the Sun. Call them “postmen pot”.