Fake coins, solid wall insulation and dodgy door locks

There are 43 million fake pound coins in circulation; double the number four years ago. Could the counterfeiters force the government to consider re-issuing the currency?
For millions of homes solid wall insulation is the best option to retain warmth but it is expensive, intrusive and can look ugly; will the consumer buy into the technology as the government hopes?
A new Bill to force insurance companies to be more transparent about exclusions from policies is due to become law in the summer; the government says it wants to give the consumer more confidence when buying policies.
If you have what you think is a Sky Box warranty to cover faults, are you sure it's from Sky?
One of the most popular locks for UPVC doors and windows has been shown to be ineffective. With home break-ins on the rise consumers have little alternative but to hope, as there is currently no alternative that meets minimum security standards.
A new report into large scale events, says safety for the huge crowds that attend them could be better.
As Universities are encouraged to take students from poorer backgrounds we ask how do they define 'poor'?

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