News in August 2006

 
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  • 31 Aug 2006Ryanair to allow mobiles on flightsNo-fills airline Ryanair has announced plans to allow passengers to use their mobile phones during flights.
  • 31 Aug 2006Tesco service offers speedy deliverySupermarket chain Tesco has launched a new home shopping service which it claims will slash the amount of time people spend waiting in for deliveries.
  • 31 Aug 2006Car insurance set to riseDrivers look set to face a sharp rise in the cost of their car insurance after one of Britain's largest insurers announced plans to raise premiums by an average of 16 per cent.
  • 30 Aug 2006Royal Mail's junk mail rowRoyal Mail is at the centre of a row over junk mail after it suspended a postman who advised residents on a way of stopping it being delivered to their homes.
  • 30 Aug 2006Beware of airport parking roguesHolidaymakers hoping to cut costs by using off-site airport parking have been warned about crooked operators who've ripped off consumers and left cars damaged.
  • 30 Aug 2006Free music download service to challenge AppleThe world's biggest music company is taking on Apple by making its entire music catalogue available on a free, legal download service.
  • 29 Aug 2006Elderly patients face hospital hungerNine out of ten nurses say they don't always have time to help patients eat properly, says new research from Age Concern.
  • 29 Aug 2006Pupils are stocking up on snacksChildren are stocking up 'a secret mountain of junk food' on their way to and from school, according to new research.
  • 29 Aug 2006Scientists claim organic milk is healthierA group of scientists say they have evidence that organic milk has more health benefits than standard milk.
  • 26 Aug 2006Show to offer garden planning tipsGardeners thinking ahead to how they're going to plan next year’s garden should pop along to the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) London Flower Show next month.
  • 25 Aug 2006Millions of GP appointments missed each yearOver 11 million doctor's appointments are missed in the UK each year, wasting GP's time and NHS money.
  • 25 Aug 2006Britain facing obesity crisisBritain is facing an obesity crisis with nearly a third of all men classified as obese within the next four years, according to a report out today.
  • 25 Aug 2006Apple recalls 1.8 million laptop batteriesAppleis recalling 1.8 million Sony-built laptop computer batteries because of fears they could overheat and catch fire.
  • 24 Aug 2006Sony to release Pink PSPSonyhas unveiled a limited edition pink PSP which is due to hit UK shops in October.
  • 24 Aug 2006Couples must save £29,000 to buy homeCouples hoping to buy their first home have to save almost three quarters of their income just to get a foothold on the property ladder.
 
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