29 Jun 2006OFT crackdown on costly phoneline scamA company which conned consumers into thinking they'd won GBP 10,000 to lure them into calling a costly phone line has been forced to make a binding promise to stop ripping off the public.
29 Jun 2006Flight complaints soarMore consumers than ever are complaining about a problem they suffered while in another EU country - and most concern flights.
29 Jun 2006Care homes to get ratingsCare homes for elderly and disabled people are to be given hotel-style star ratings in a bid to improve standards, it's reported today.
28 Jun 2006ASA raps Flora for health claimA newspaper ad which claimed Flora Pro.activ margarine 'helps keep blood vessels healthy' has been slated by the advertising watchdog.
28 Jun 2006Thousands stolen from HSBC accountsA financial scam at an HSBC Indian call centre has seen close to a quarter of a million pounds siphoned out of British bank accounts, it emerged last night.
27 Jun 2006Doctors slam scares over MMRThirty leading paediatricians have warned that more children will die unless a line is drawn under health scares that link the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism.
26 Jun 2006Cadbury denies link to food bug outbreakCadbury is insisting there's no link between a recent food poisoning outbreak and the mass contamination of its chocolate with the same strain of the salmonella bug.