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Department store beauty, Universal credit, Debt Hacker

Why department stores are investing millions of pounds revamping their beauty counters.

Severely disabled people switching to the new benefit Universal Credit will be up to £3000 a year worse off. We speak to claimants to find out why, and the effect it'll have on their lives.

Department stores like Debenhams, Selfridges and John Lewis are investing heavily in their beauty halls. Why has make-up become so lucrative for the high street?

As negotiations continue in Brussels, we ask the BBC's Europe Editor Katya Adler, if there are any answers to the main consumer issues that could affect us after Brexit.

Community fridges for food near its expiry date are being placed around the UK - how do they work and who's using them?

And, the new website Debt Hacker, that promised to help consumers make claims against Pay Day Loan companies. The founder of the website, Alan Campbell, joins us, as well as Greg Stevens, from the Consumer Credit Trade Association.

Presenter: Winifred Robinson
Producer: Lydia Thomas

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