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Rail compensation, family portraits and Big Green Weekend.

55 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 05 October 2012

Radio 4's consumer affairs programme with Peter White. Should rail companies make profit out of delays caused by Network Rail? Are family portraits a thing of the past? The new e-Reader from the US set to rival Amazon for content. And the Big Green Weekend, a full weekend of events to protect green public spaces.


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  • EU Ruling on Flight Delays

    Two cases going through the EU Courts of Justice – decision expected Thursday

  • Retirement age

    Today (5 Oct) marks the final date that employers can force workers to retire at age 65

  • Family Photos

    Now we’ve all got digital cameras, and cameras on our phones you might have thought the family photo would have had its day. Not so.

  • Nook E-readers

    A US book retailer is hoping to rival Amazon and Apple by launching its own range of E-readers and Tablet computers in the UK.

  • Train Compensation

    The Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association says Network Rail is paying millions to private rail firms for delays but that money isn’t finding its way back to the passengers.

  • Consumer spending

    September consumer spending was up – the strongest monthly growth in nearly three and a half years.

  • Big Green Weekend

    The Conservation Volunteers, an environmental charity working to improve the quality of green space across the UK is organising the UK’s biggest weekend of conservation.


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