The two couples eating ice-cream in the UK
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British family charged £54 for four ice creams in Rome

7 May 2013 Last updated at 19:59 BST

Two British couples were charged 64 euros (£54) for four ice cream cones, while on holiday in Rome.

When they queried the price they were told the ice creams had been "really big".

The Italian authorities have said they will investigate.

Jo Black reports.