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57 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 27 May 2011

The luxury travel company which has gone into liquidation, leaving thousands of travellers without a holiday.

How much the fire service spends rescuing cats from trees..

What working life is like at one of the most famous museums in the world, and how employees are sharing their experiences for posterity.

The new rules announced by the EU which orders clothes manufacturers to clearly label textiles containing animal products.

And what older people can do to get a travel insurance policy when companies impose upper age limits.

The presenter is Peter White. The producer is Katy Takatsuki.


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  • Dreamticket folds

    A travel company which once described itself as "one of the leading luxury travel companies in the UK" has gone into liquidation, leaving thousands of travellers without a holiday.

  • Circus Animals

    A look at the government's recent decision not to ban the use of animals in circuses - and why the Human Rights Act has been linked with the decision by other European countries to ban the practice.

  • Travel Insurance over 65

    How new rules for insurance companies could mean cheaper deals for older travellers.

  • EU Textile Labelling

    New EU rules mean that all textiles containing fur or leather will have to be clearly labelled.

  • Alicia Keys Tickets

    Why might some people who've paid for completely genuine tickets for Alicia Keys' one off concert at The Royal Albert Hall be denied entry?

  • Animal Rescue

    Fire Services in the UK have spent at least £3.5 million pounds on rescuing animals in the last three years according to a Freedom of Information request done by You & Yours.

  • Association of British Insurers

    We ask the Association of British Insurers why insurance companies are imposing an automatic charge for travel insurance based on age and regardless of any medical evidence.

  • Baby Food Diet

    An online shopping firm says a spike in the sales of baby food is due to a faddish celebrity diet. There's no proof and dieticians say its not a healthy way to lose weight.



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