Free boilers, Unwanted paint, Delays in cancer treatment

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A major part of the Government's flagship energy saving programme has been put on hold by the UK's biggest energy supplier. British Gas says it's temporarily stopped taking applications for free boilers under the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) because it has met a target one year early.

The killing of three children believed to have been suffering with Spinal Muscular Atrophy has brought a little known condition to national attention; we hear from a Mum about living with the disease.

There are believed to be 40 millions litres of unwanted paint sloshing around in our homes. Many councils won't accept it at their tips so how do you get rid of it?

Four in ten people with cancer say there were delays in their diagnosis and treatment leading to a lesser quality of life.

Fraudsters who took out mortgages on wholly owned homes without their owner's knowledge have been jailed in a £7million fraud.

The man behind the UK's Record Store day says there's life in the event yet despite claims that touts and major music labels have been muscling in distorting its original purpose.

It's claimed that a debt collector charged with collecting some student loans has started taking direct debit payments despite promising not to do so without notifying the debtors.

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Fri 25 Apr 2014 12:04
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