News in November 2005

 
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  • 30 Nov 2005Empire have misled consumers... againA catalogue shopping company exposed by Which? for its misleading mailshots has fallen foul of the advertising watchdog for the fifth time in a year.
  • 30 Nov 2005Pension scheme lifelineProposals announced today for a national pension saving scheme are a lifeline which could save UK pension provision.
  • 29 Nov 2005Watchdogs failingMPs in a select committee have branded the consumer watchdogs Energywatch and Postwatch 'feeble'.
  • 29 Nov 2005OFT raps scammersThe company behind a scam which lured thousands into calling an expensive phone line has been forced to give legal undertakings to curb its behaviour.
  • 28 Nov 2005Oil company investigatedOfgem has called for an urgent enquiry to investigate allegations that major gas suppliers have been withholding supplies to artificially push up prices.
  • 26 Nov 2005Bosch are the bestThat's the verdict of new Which? Awards honouring the companies who have produced the best products over the past year.
  • 26 Nov 2005BT enhances car securityBT has launched a new car security system which uses global positioning technology to pinpoint the location of a stolen vehicle to within a few feet.
  • 26 Nov 2005Sony's best buysEntertainment giant Sony is the best audio visual brand of 2005, according to new Which? Awards.
  • 26 Nov 2005Nintendo wins in 2005The portable Nintendo DS has been heralded as the most innovative new product in the Which? Awards 2005.
  • 26 Nov 2005Metronet's top honoursInternet company Metronet has come out on top as the Best Broadband ISP in the inaugural Which? Awards.
  • 26 Nov 2005New Which? awardsWhich? has launched new annual awards to honour companies who have produced the best products and services over the past year.
  • 24 Nov 2005Tesco gets sums wrongSupermarket giant Tesco has been fined thousands of pounds for misleading shoppers about the cost of its wine.
  • 23 Nov 2005Xmas Xbox shortageBritish stores are already warning that games fans face a wait to get their hands on the Xbox 360 after it's launched in the UK next week.
  • 22 Nov 2005Stop internet fraudstersThe telecoms regulator has warned that tougher measures are needed to stop the internet dial-up scams that can add hundreds of pounds to victims' phone bills.
  • 22 Nov 2005Flu vaccines diminishedBritain's stocks of winter flu vaccine are dwindling after bird flu fears apparently spurred many more patients to get a jab.
 
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