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Booze-free bars, energy complaints, and the legal challenge to a tax on e-books

55 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 01 November 2012

Simon Callow shares his doggy tales to calm down your best friend this Bonfire Night. The 'party' cities embracing alcohol-free bars. How a court case might affect the price of ebooks and the energy company that's seen complaints go up by almost 80% in a year. Plus more consumer news presented by Winifred Robinson.

Producer: Jon Douglas.


9 items
  • Energy Complaints

    Why complaints to two of our biggest energy suppliers have soared

  • Tyre labels

    From today tyres for sale should show a label rating their grip, fuel efficency and noise

  • Alcohol free bars

    Alcohol free bars are springing up in cities known for their party image.

  • Exempt DVD's

    Some types of DVD's are allowed to go on sale without an age rating. Should that change?

  • Audiobooks for dogs

    Simon Callow on the audiobook he's recorded to distract troubled dogs on bonfire night.

  • Cannabis

    Amsterdam has pulled back from a pledge to bar tourists from cannabis shops

  • Comet

    The latest on the financial problems facing the retailer, Comet

  • Complaints Handling

    The ever evolving world of online complaints

  • eBooks tax

    What a threatened court case might mean for the price of ebooks



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