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Train fares, nuisance callers and tasteless fruit

Duration:
55 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 22 March 2013

News of a crack down on the companies that keep on calling you even when you've opted out of marketing calls. Should train companies be obliged to offer you the cheapest ticket for your journey? Why does fruit seem to taste better on holiday? The latest techniques used by thieves to steal money from cashpoints.

Presented by Peter White and produced by Sarah Lewthwaite.

Chapters

8 items
  • Disability Hate Crime

    Disabled victims of crime are failed by the justice system according to a new report.

  • ATM fraud

    The number of attacks on hole in the wall cash dispensers is rising.

  • The Taste of Fruit

    Are there good reasons why fruit just doesn't taste as good as it used to?

  • Cold Callers

    The first fine has just been handed out to a company for persistent cold calling.

  • Health Service Ratings

    Would patient care be improved if hospitals were given Ofsted-style performance ratings?

  • Retail Revival?

    We visit the largest new shopping area to open in western Europe this year - in Leeds.

  • The Psychology of Pubs

    Do food and drink have a different taste - depending on your surroundings?

  • Train Fares

    Should staff at railway stations be forced to tell passengers the cheapest fare option?

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