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Consumer Affairs with Julian Worricker.

Air and ground heat pumps, increasingly popular devices that produce hot water using renewable energy have failed the UK's largest field test in four out of five cases. Why did so many UK suppliers not meet EU standards and what can be done about it?

A web based estate agent has launched a home sale product which he claims undercuts High Street rivals by 90% - what's the catch?

A Cumbrian academy, which replaced three schools last year in need of improvement and investment, has recorded worst results than the schools it replaced.

Rob Penn does not do things by halves. In 1994 he cycled around the globe and now he's completed another bicycle based quest - a year long search for components and craftsmen to build the best bike in the world.

And is the end of the road fast approaching for the independent petrol station?

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Mon 20 Sep 2010 12:04
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