You and Yours - Road building, regional supermarkets and Cuban cigars
Consumer news with Winifred Robinson. Which innovations today could be behind economic regeneration tomorrow? And how fraudsters posing as police are holding computers to ransom.
Consumer news with Winifred Robinson.
Computer fraudsters are freezing personal PC's and then demanding a fine is paid before the computer can be unlocked. The demand comes via an email purporting to be from the Police but it's a fake.
Should we build more roads? Broadcaster and columnist Matthew Parris thinks so; He says there's a marked change in car use and new roads would now be unlikely to induce more traffic as in the past.
Economic recession may be tough for industry but it is a good time to invent something- many of the key innovations that drive the modern world were developed during recession - why?
Booths, the Lancashire food store, is a thriving regional supermarket but despite its success it has no imitators in the rest of the UK; is there a gap between the convenience store and superstore that enterprises elsewhere in the UK could and should exploit ?
The Segway, an electric powered two wheeled platform, was hailed as the urban transport of tomorrow ten years ago; why has it failed to thrive in the UK?
and the enduring attraction of the Cuban cigar- the champagne of smokes.