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Dodgy timber, French breathalyser law & the airline letting you 'meet' fellow passengers

How some big DIY chains may have inadvertently sold 'illegally' sourced wood. Plus, the airline letting people 'meet' the person sitting next to them before they board the plane.

How some big DIY chains may have inadvertently sold 'illegally' sourced wood.

The airline offering to let you 'meet' the person you'll be sitting next to before you board their planes.

And the extra bit of kit you'll need to carry by law this summer if you're driving in France.

If The Work Programme, Job Centre or a job club couldn't find you work, how easy is it to become self employed and start a business? We'll look at one new business in Rochdale and talk to the Prince's Trust about what to consider and where to look for help. A list of the websites mentioned in the programme are on the Prince's Trust website - see link below.

Presenter: Winifred Robinson
Producer: Jon Douglas.

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55 minutes

Chapters

  • Eurotunnel Profits

    • Eurotunnel Profits

      Eurotunnel breaks into profit after 26 years with record bookings for this Summer.

      Duration: 04:30

  • French Breathalysers

    • French Breathalysers

      The extra bit of kit you’ll need to carry by law this Summer if you’re driving in France.

      Duration: 06:45

  • Meet and Seat

    • Meet and Seat

      The airline offering to let you ‘meet’ the person you sit next to before you board.

      Duration: 07:52

  • Harrogate Spa

    • Harrogate Spa

      The tap at the Yorkshire town famous for its ‘healing’ spa water is turned off.

      Duration: 03:22

  • Dixons Downloads

    • Dixons Downloads

      Dixons becomes the latest company to launch a film rental service.

      Duration: 06:25

  • Iranian 'KFC'

    • Iranian 'KFC'

      Why KFC is taking action against the owners of an Iranian restaurant claiming its brand.

      Duration: 05:16

  • Self-employed Start Ups

    • Self-employed Start Ups

      As more people become self-employed how easy is it to get started?

      Duration: 08:04

  • Dodgy Timber

    • Dodgy Timber

      How wood that may have been illegally sourced made its way into some of our DIY stores.

      Duration: 06:09

  • Mobile 'Bill Shock'

    • Mobile 'Bill Shock'

      1.4million mobile phone contract customers may have been hit with unexpectedly high bills.

      Duration: 06:17

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