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Buying contact lenses online, the rising cost of music lessons, and blocking cold-callers

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It's illegal to sell contact lenses in the UK without a valid prescription, but some companies are getting around the rules by registering their website overseas. We look at the safety of online lens sales.

There are fears that pupils and parents could be priced out of music lessons in Wales if councils reduce their subsidies. We'll hear how funding compares in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

'Cold calls' are on the increase. The Telephone Preference Service tells us how you can avoid cold calling and looks at some of the products designed to filter out unwanted callers.

And Apple is planning to remove its most expensive computer, the Mac Pro, from sale in the UK because of its cooling fans.

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Fri 8 Feb 2013 12:04
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