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Rail links, Cancer claims, Free insulation

Consumer news with Winifred Robinson, including the man fined for advertising claims he could cure cancer and the homes missing out on free insulation.

A man is fined for advertising claims he could treat cancer by looking at people's blood cells on a computer screen.

Changes to green levies were designed to bring our energy bills down but at what cost to people who stood to benefit from free home insulation?

And as the railway line undermined by the sea prepares to reopen we look at the long term prospects for rail links in south west England.

Presenter: Winifred Robinson
Producer: Jon Douglas.

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56 minutes


  • SSE price freeze

    The 2nd biggest energy company in Britain is going to freeze gas and electricity prices

    Duration: 05:41

  • Phone Thefts

    How thieves are stealing our mobile phones in order to access personal data.

    Duration: 03:38

  • Laptop dispute

    The Supreme Court ruled a case that may have implications for consumer credit agreements

    Duration: 03:50

  • South West Trains

    The railway line at Dawlish that was torn apart by storms prepares to reopen.

    Duration: 07:20

  • Social Care

    NHS warned it's flying blind because no one measuring impact of deep social care cuts.

    Duration: 02:48

  • Renting Spare Stuff

    How much money can you make from letting others use your home, car or other possessions?

    Duration: 02:28

  • Community Dentistry

    Are patients waiting too long for community dentists to visit?

    Duration: 05:52

  • Phone thefts advice

    How the government thinks more of us could keep our phones safe.

    Duration: 03:14

  • Cancer Prosecution

    The man fined for advertising claims he could cure cancer.

    Duration: 03:27

  • Long-term Renting

    Why don't more UK tenants get long-term leases?

    Duration: 03:54

  • Eco Funding

    How many homes are missing out on the government's free insulation scheme?

    Duration: 06:20


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