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19/02/2009

Presented by Winifred Robinson.

Charities are reporting a decline in the number of donations during the recession. We speak to Sarah Farquhar from Oxfam and Charities' Minister Kevin Brennan.

The Advertising Standards Authority has told a betting company to remove an advert on the grounds that it links gambling to sexual success.

More than 9,000 MOD properties are being left vacant across the country. We speak to Henry Oliver from the Empty Homes Agency.

People unable to move home because of a deal they did with their bank in the late 1990s are taking HBOS and Barclays to court.

Thousands of pounds being sent home to the Philippines has gone missing. Should there be better regulation?

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Thu 19 Feb 2009 12:04

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