Cheaper mobile roaming charges, failing academies, and spoof reviews

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Mobile charges abroad will be cheaper from the summer if MEPs approve new roaming charges today. Winifred Robinson finds out what it'll mean for us. Spoof reviews are promoting some bizarre products on the internet - we hear about some of the best.
Plus landfill taxes and carbon targets have led to a boom in applications for incinerators. So are they the best way to get rid of our rubbish?
Unauthorised motor insurance - we hear about the latest arrests.
What happens when a Academy fails? Michael Rosen says it was never meant to happen, and nobody quite knows how to fix it. We find out.
The first shipbuilding firm in 100 years has been launched on the Humber this month - we hear what's behind the new order. We ask what small businesses need to do now to plan for the Olympics.
And the smokers paid to quit.

Presenter: Winifred Robinson
Producer: Rebecca Moore.

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55 minutes

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Thu 10 May 2012 12:04
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