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Google cracks down on secondary ticketing websites

Find out what the new rules could mean for you, what the problems have been with secondary ticketing websites, and how to avoid being ripped off.

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Secondary ticketing websites are ‘breaking the law’

Secondary ticketing sites are breaking the law, according to the competition watchdog, which is widening its investigation of the sites' poor practices.

One in four tickets touted on resale sites

As many as one in four tickets to popular music, theatre and sporting events are for sale on secondary ticketing websites, according to a new Which? investigation. Hundreds or even thousands...

As many as 10,000 tickets for Ed Sheeran’s 2018 UK tour cancelled

Up to 10,000 tickets for Ed Sheeran’s 2018 UK stadium tour which were sold on the secondary market have now been cancelled, according to the tour promoters. Ed Sheeran’s 2018...

Event tickets still being sold unlawfully

Music and theatre tickets are still being sold unlawfully on some of the UK’s biggest secondary ticketing sites, new Which? research reveals.

Which? probes ticket resale rip-off

Which? spent eight weeks monitoring of the biggest secondary ticketing websites and found evidence that the market is failing fans.

Ticket site listings breach Consumer Rights Act

A Which? investigation has revealed listings on some well-known ticket resale websites are in breach of the Consumer Rights Act 2015.

Ticket resales set for greater transparency

Websites reselling tickets must be honest on prices, charges and seat location from today. New rules aim to stop consumers paying hugely inflated prices

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