News in October 2006

 
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  • 31 Oct 2006KFC to ditch harmful trans fatsOne of the world’s biggest fast food chains is to ditch dangerous trans fats from most of the foods it serves at its US restaurants.
  • 31 Oct 2006Adult 020 chatline scam tackledA sex chatline scam first exposed by Which? in 2002 has finally been taken to task after years of exploiting a legal loophole.
  • 31 Oct 2006Ryanair to cut baggage allowanceNo-frills airline Ryanair is to cut checked-in baggage allowances for passengers from tomorrow.
  • 30 Oct 2006Parents still confused by new car seat rulesMany motorists are still confused by the new child car seat laws, a new survey has found.
  • 30 Oct 2006Fashion shoppers embrace cheap chicShoppers seeking cheap fashion are flocking in greater numbers to budget clothes stores such as Primark and New Look.
  • 30 Oct 2006Flight liquid ban to be relaxedThe ban on carrying liquids on board flights in hand luggage is expected to be relaxed from the start of next week.
  • 30 Oct 2006ITV expands digital channelsITVhas launched channels on the Sky satellite service. ITV2+1 and ITV3+1 offer viewers a chance to watch the daily schedules of ITV2 and ITV3 an hour later.
  • 27 Oct 2006Holiday from hell? Here's what to doBuilding chaos, non-stop noise and lost luggage can turn a trip away from it all into a holiday from hell.
  • 27 Oct 2006Neighbours battle over parking spacesThe increasing scarcity of parking places in British streets is behind the increase in ‘parking rage’ between neighbours, it’s been claimed.
  • 27 Oct 2006Homeowners need push to go greenThe government "needs to do more" to persuade homeowners to go green.
  • 26 Oct 2006Homeowners warned over cutting costsHomeowners who rely on friends and relatives to carry out specialist home improvements risk botched jobs, injury and wasted cash.
  • 26 Oct 2006Doctors hit out at homeopathy moveScientific organisations and doctors are warning that changes to the regulation of homeopathic medicines could put patients at risk, according to media reports today.
  • 26 Oct 2006Credit broker gets £455,000 fineA credit broker has been hit with a fine of almost half a million pounds because it failed to treat thousands of its customers fairly when it sold payment protection insurance (PPI).
  • 25 Oct 2006Lloyds TSB ads ruled 'untrue'Lloyds TSBhas been slammed by ad watchdogs for sending householders material that looked as if their neighbours were recommending the bank’s home insurance.
  • 25 Oct 2006Government probes Farepak collapseThe government is investigating the collapse of Christmas hamper firm Farepak.
 
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