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....This time, both models feature displays that curve round the phones' sides. The launch follows Samsung's botched release of the Note 7, which was recalled twice after fires. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The nonagenarian great-grandmother first joined in 1973 after her husband retired due to disability. "I told him we were too young to stay at home and so I went for a job," she recalled after enjoying a cake at a special party colleagues threw for her. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . This is the launch that follows the Note 7 scandal last year, the phone Samsung recalled and then eventually scrapped after some batteries overheated and caught fire. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Samsung hopes to refurbish the 2. 5 million Galaxy Note 7 devices that it recalled after a battery fault led to some catching fire. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... But some of these claims, particularly in Brazil, are disputed. “When we talk about free trade, we have to remember that it is a utopian value,” says Sly, recalling past experiments with taking on the world’s lowest price that ended in the return of a degree of agricultural protection. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....So far almost 500,000 of the 1. 2m affected VW, Audi, Seat and Skoda diesel cars have been returned as part of the official dealer recall. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Samsung Galaxy S8 hides home button and gains Bixby AI image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 03:00:35 PM
....This time, both models feature displays that curve round the phones' sides. The launch follows Samsung's botched release of the Note 7, which was recalled twice after fires. ...
Samsung: Is Galaxy S8 the firm's most important phone yet? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 05:01:52 AM
.... . This is the launch that follows the Note 7 scandal last year, the phone Samsung recalled and then eventually scrapped after some batteries overheated and caught fire. ...
Samsung plans to relaunch refurbished Note 7 devices image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 05:38:47 PM
....Samsung hopes to refurbish the 2. 5 million Galaxy Note 7 devices that it recalled after a battery fault led to some catching fire. ...
​Sweet Brexit: what sugar tells us about Britain’s future outside the EU image
.... But some of these claims, particularly in Brazil, are disputed. “When we talk about free trade, we have to remember that it is a utopian value,” says Sly, recalling past experiments with taking on the world’s lowest price that ended in the return of a degree of agricultural protection. ...
McDonald's worker, 94, says she will never leave image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 02:59:55 PM
....The nonagenarian great-grandmother first joined in 1973 after her husband retired due to disability. "I told him we were too young to stay at home and so I went for a job," she recalled after enjoying a cake at a special party colleagues threw for her. ...
Up in smoke: the VW emissions  ‘fix’ has left our car undriveable image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:03 AM
....So far almost 500,000 of the 1. 2m affected VW, Audi, Seat and Skoda diesel cars have been returned as part of the official dealer recall. ...
Thousands join UK legal case against VW over emissions scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 10:27:25 AM
....VW was contacted for a comment but did not respond. The firm has recalled 1. ...
Torrey Canyon disaster – the UK's worst-ever oil spill 50 years on image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 08:00:33 AM
. “I saw this huge ship sailing and I thought he’s in rather close, I hope he knows what he’s doing,” recalled Gladys Perkins of the day 50 years ago, when Britain experienced its worst ever environmental disaster. ...
Osborne, an ‘editor of substance’. What substance, crystal meth? | Marina Hyde image
....His house, in the grounds of Hampton Court, has appeared in interiors magazines almost as frequently as Osborne’s family wallpaper business. For all Lebedev’s excruciating flourishes – I seem to recall one room being described to World of Interiors as “Elton’s bedroom” – he frequently seems to be excluded from the journalists’ jokes, a fate that we must hope does not befall his new editor. ...
Whose round is it? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 12:02:53 AM
....And refreshment faux pas can prevail in other professional capacities. Lawyer Grace Bennett at Vista Employer Services recalls how a recent networking event was blighted by "dinosaur attitudes". ...
VW diesel compensation stalls in UK image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 11:52:52 AM
....In Europe, things have been rather different. Although Volkswagen is in the process of recalling the affected vehicles and modifying them, it has refused to provide any recompense for buyers. ...
Brexit and Bochum haunt Vauxhall in the new battle for Ellesmere Port image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 04:00:38 PM
.... It also outmanoeuvred Opel, Vauxhall’s German sister, which was desperate to secure the Astra for its ailing Bochum plant. “The Germans were incandescent,” Cable recalled. ...
Charlotte Hogg: a family tree deeply rooted in the British establishment image
. When Andrew Tyrie, the Conservative MP who chairs the Treasury select committee, opened a hearing with Charlotte Hogg a week ago he recalled how he had lunched with her grandfather in the members’ dining room at Westminster. ...
Christian Candy adviser linked to Litvinenko and his alleged killer image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 07:45:01 PM
.... Smith explained how he had stood by Hunter after the private detective was arrested on suspicion of police bribery in 2012. He recalled RISC’s dealings with Litvinenko. ...
From V-necks to handcuffs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 05:52:51 AM
.... . But it will do nothing for the company's reputation, already smarting from the botched recall, re-release and eventual scrapping of its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7. ...
Patagonia and The North Face: saving the world – one puffer jacket at a time image
....A visitor to The North Face campus encounters the same sporty feel as at Patagonia HQ – but instead of Patagonia’s crunchy “soul surfer” vibe, here there is an edge of elite athleticism, whether in the form of employees doing bootcamp workouts and agility drills in the well-equipped gym, or a casual mention that Dean Karnazes was there just the other day, leading a group run along the water. “One of my first weeks on the job, I was talking to somebody and they were like, ‘What are you doing this weekend?’” Spaletto recalled, smiling. ...
Trump could end global trade and force choice between US and China, says economist image
....Every said it was unrealistic for Australia to step back without making a choice between China and the US at some point if present political trends were to continue. “The historical lesson is that world trade has fractured before – and we must recall that Australia is propped up under Chinese demand . ...
Global recall of 1m Mercedes cars 'could include 75,000 in UK' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 11:21:07 AM
. Owners of 75,000 Mercedes cars in the UK could be affected by a global recall of several models following reports of fires. ...
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Daimler recalls 75,000 Mercedes-Benz cars in UK image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 12:58:04 AM
. Daimler is to recall about 75,000 Mercedez-Benz cars in the UK because of the risk of fire. ...
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Quorn recalls mince over fears it contains metal pieces image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 09:56:51 AM
. Quorn Foods is recalling 12,000 packets of its frozen meat-free mince over fears it may contain small pieces of metal. ...
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Property tycoon denies threatening business partner’s pregnant wife image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 08:09:33 PM
.... Having originally borrowed £12m, he ended up repaying Christian Candy’s CPC Group £37m. “I do recall saying to Mr Holyoake that the situation must be stressful for his wife, who I knew was pregnant at the time,” Candy said. ...
Pets at Home recalls food after cats 'collapse' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 01:18:26 PM
. Pets at Home is recalling AVA dry cat food after three cats became ill. ...
Australia Post CEO says he feels sorry for Pauline Hanson over pay controversy image
....Before Fahour’s testimony, Fifield said he had a conversation with Stanhope shortly after he became minister in September 2015 at which he commented that executive pay was a matter that drew attention from time to time. Stanhope could not recall the conversation but said it had “probably” happened. ...
MWC 2017: Samsung unveils two new tablets but no phone image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 08:18:09 PM
....". The hiatus follows trouble for the South Korean tech giant after its Galaxy Note 7 phone had to recalled twice, the second time permanently. ...
'The pips are squeaking!' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 09:44:16 PM
....However, when he graduated to a more conventional retail space in the mall last year he had to pay £565. It would have been free but retail relief was abolished that year, he recalls sadly. ...
Faulty tumble dryers: More than 40,000 sign recall petition image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 11:51:57 AM
. More than 40,000 people have signed a parliamentary petition to force Whirlpool to recall three million potentially dangerous tumble dryers. ...
Hotpoint tells tumble dryer owners: unplug faulty machines due to fire risk image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 12:55:45 PM
....8 million potentially faulty machines across the UK after identifying a safety defect in November 2015, caused when excess fluff touches the heating element. However, it did not issue a product recall, telling customers they could continue to use their tumble dryer while waiting for the modification, provided it was not left unattended. ...
Volkswagen boss says firm in Europe 'misled nobody' over emissions image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 01:09:54 AM
....“You come before us and your mouth opens and words cascade out and then the next time you come before us those words have changed in meaning,” Conservative MP Mark Menzies said. He attacked Willis for repeatedly using phrases such as “to the best of my knowledge” and “I can’t recall”. ...
Missing wage rises give lie to picture of full employment | Larry Elliott image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of February 2017 11:49:11 AM
.... But more than half the £5 notes in circulation are now made of polymer, and production is well under way for the next generation of £10 notes in preparation for them to be issued in September. The Bank has looked at whether to recall and destroy all the polymer notes, but decided not to do so. ...
EpiPen alternative to hit market at more than seven times the price image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of February 2017 11:00:11 AM
.... The drug was once priced at the comparatively modest $690. Evzio’s price increase followed a faltering deal with Sanofi when the company’s other product, Auvi-Q, was the subject of a broad recall. ...
Less of the burden when reporting on tax forecasts, please | Brief letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 07:24:20 PM
....Charles Foster Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire. • Following the discussion on the various properties of Weetabix (Letters, 8 February), I recall working in an architectural practice, and having a discussion with one of the architects about the properties of some wood fibre roofing board: it crumbles like Weetabix, he said – pause for thought – “Maybe it is Weetabix?” Elizabeth NokesLondon. ...
GSK needs no medicine despite talk of poor performance image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 07:49:04 PM
.... Only 18 months later, Rio was in the humiliating position of trying to flog assets to China before its shareholders called a halt to the madness and backed a rights issue. Or recall the misadventure in Mozambique. ...
Samsung factory fire caused by faulty batteries image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 04:31:21 PM
....The Wuqing branch of the Tianjin fire department said on Sina Weibo that the “material that caught fire was lithium batteries inside the production workshops and some half-finished products”. Samsung SDI operates five plants within China, with Tianjin operating as the main manufacturing point for small batteries used in portable electronics, including the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 that had to be recalled twice and withdrawn from sale leaving Samsung with a $5. ...
UK tourists face mobile phone roaming charges post-Brexit, analysis says image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of February 2017 10:25:15 AM
....The chair of the committee, Jerzy Buzek, a Polish MEP, writes in a foreword to the document that the paper is an initial assessment of the law and that he expects his colleagues to be involved in any negotiations. “It is important to recall that, given the short time available for their preparation and the fact that the UK position is still unknown, [the analysis] can only constitute a very first assessment of the situation,” he says. ...
Shattered when the roof of my Hyundai fell in on me image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 07:01:07 AM
.... As you say, there are lots of other owners claiming that the same thing has happened to them – in each case, like you, they report a gunshot-like sound and the whole thing shatters. In the US, Hyundai recalled 20,000 vehicles, and in 2015 was accused in a California federal court of doing nothing to protect or inform drivers of the possibility of panoramic sunroofs in certain models spontaneously shattering. ...
Energy customers locked into a costly scheme who have no right to switch image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 07:00:07 AM
....Amongst those who feel trapped is Steve Wyatt, who bought a one-bed flat in Barratt Homes’ Jefferson Plaza in east London a year ago. He doesn’t recall the agent mentioning the District Heating scheme, but he was aware it was operated by e. ...
Skoda ‘writes off’ my six-year-old £20,000 car when it suffers a common fault image
.... A basic internet search shows that this is indeed a common issue affecting thousands of owners of Volkswagen Group (which includes Skoda) cars fitted with this engine. It seems it was rectified in later engines, but, critically, there was no recall. ...
Criminal inquiry begins after battery is found in Co-op chocolate bunny image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 31st of January 2017 06:21:10 PM
....It is the second alleged “tampering” incident involving Co-op chocolate products in six weeks. There was a national recall of chocolate Santas just before Christmas after batteries were found inside two of them. ...
Nursery schools: ‘What society gives children less chance than their parents?’ image
. Kate Daenke is sitting in the headteacher’s room at Homerton early years centre in Cambridge, recalling her childhood years at the nursery school. ...
Cash, cruises and sex parties: inside ex-HBOS manager's £245m scam image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of January 2017 05:37:27 PM
.... The manager who discovered the scam described the failings as “astounding”. Giving evidence in court, Tom Angus, who took control of the bank’s impaired assets in July 2006, recalled how he had produced an internal review in 2007 focussing on 38 struggling businesses, each of which had received “irregular” loans and which together owed the bank £375m. ...
VW becomes world's No 1 carmaker despite diesel emissions scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of January 2017 01:55:34 PM
....It marks the first time that the German manufacturer has become the global bestseller, a record it has achieved despite having being beset by scandal for rigging emissions tests for its diesel vehicles. Riding out prosecutions, fines and vehicle recalls in the US, the VW group – which includes the Audi, Porsche and Skoda brands – recorded an overall 3. ...
The Crusader: Water meter would have saved Bournemouth couple thousands of pounds image
....Malcolm paid both the bill for the water and sewerage (with Wessex Water) on a six-monthly basis until May 2015 when Bournemouth told them it was fitting a meter at the property as it was a compulsory requirement for those with pools. “We had always made it clear we had a pool and were happy to see it fitted,” Malcolm recalls. ...
Royal Albert Hall president to be grilled by MPs over ticket abuse image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 05:39:12 PM
....The company did not respond to a request for comment. Ticketmaster, which sent its UK chairman Chris Edmonds to the committee’s first hearing in November, is also likely to be recalled to give fresh evidence. ...
Hermes courier: 'I felt pressured to work while caring for my dying son' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of January 2017 06:02:39 PM
.... A few hours later, with her son about to undergo surgery, she rang her manager. “I said my son had had a cardiac arrest and I can’t come in,” she recalled. ...
Does the Imperial revolt herald a new health warning for executive greed? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of January 2017 01:29:10 PM
.... It’s just that it is hard to see in the swamp of provisions. Hammond is happy to wait for the long term to arrive, as he probably should, but taxpayers may recall the old line about the definition of a long-term investment: it’s a short-term investment gone wrong. ...
Ikea issues global recalls for deckchair after reports of injuries image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of January 2017 10:44:00 PM
. Ikea is recalling a deckchair sold in the UK following reports that it can collapse and cause injury. ...
Rolls-Royce: questions remain despite £671m bribery settlement | Nils Pratley image
.... Now we need to know who let it happen. It’s amazing now to recall that when British American Tobacco sold its US subsidiary Brown & Williamson to RJ Reynolds in 2004, taking a 42% stake in exchange, the deal was worth only $3bn (£2. ...
Trump is a conservative – but that won't stop him sending deficits soaring image
.... If there is less money to go around later, when the opposition party gets its turn in power, well, that’s just too bad. One only has to recall recent US economic history to confirm the insight of the Italian/Swedish model – and to see the absurdity of claims that Republicans always aim to balance the budget while Democrats always try to spend beyond the country’s means. ...
Army of staff descends on Davos to serve WEF super-rich image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 04:43:08 PM
....A former assistant to economist Nouriel Roubini has described Deripaska’s parties as “endless streams of the finest champagne, vodka, and Russian caviar amidst dancing Cossacks and beautiful Russian models”. Sandra Navidi, who was Roubini’s director of research, recalled her trip to Deripaska’s party in her book Superhubs: How the Financial Elite and their Networks Rule our World. ...
Takata shares rise on US airbag settlement reports image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 03:26:11 AM
....The firm is expected to pay up to $1bn (£822m) and plead guilty to criminal wrongdoing over faulty airbags, which have been linked to at least a dozen deaths and more than 100 injuries. Most major carmakers have been affected by the fault, with around 100 million Takata airbags recalled globally. ...
Fiat Chrysler used software to cheat diesel emissions testing, EPA alleges image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 05:16:43 PM
....Nitrous oxide accounts for about 8% of the warming impact of current human greenhouse-gas emissions, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The EPA said it had the authority to force Fiat Chrysler to recall the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Cherokee SUVs and Ram pickup trucks – some 104,000 automobiles – but that it had not yet decided to do so. ...
For a better parallel with Donald Trump, try Enoch Powell image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 03:54:10 PM
.... And the establishment press was all there was. The 1960s and 1970s, recall, were when the BBC ruled the airwaves. ...
Parody-defying World Economic Forum must do better image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 07:33:53 PM
.... Some people return from Davos claiming to have been stimulated, and not just by the hospitality of the 120 (count ’em) sponsors, mostly multinational companies. But can anyone recall any vaguely memorable – or even heretical – pronouncements from last year’s event? The only lasting impression is of how unfractured is the society of millionaire bosses enjoying each other’s company at shareholders’ expense. ...
Dangerous business: what to do if a product you use has been recalled image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 11:42:14 AM
. Overheating phones, exploding car airbags and tumble dryers that catch fire – all products that have recently led to safety alerts and, in some cases, recalls. ...
A tank of my own image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 12:09:23 AM
....The brothers trace the origin of their enterprise (based in Maine, in the US) all the way back to their childhood. "We were always pushing the envelope," recalls Geoff. ...
Upper reaches of music industry 'a man's world', diversity study finds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 09:28:19 PM
....This diversity survey will be repeated on a yearly basis, in order to maintain pressure on the industry to improve. Harris recalled bringing up this same diversity issues in the 1990s and being met with hostility from those in the industry. ...
'Beautiful accident'  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 10:00:12 PM
....Unsurprisingly, perhaps, Ms Binoche didn't speak to Su-Man for the whole of the session. "I thought, 'OK then, it's got to be something I said, I'll just move on and forget about it,'" Su-Man recalls. ...
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Samsung profit estimate surges despite Note 7 battery fiasco image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 01:20:49 AM
....". In an earlier profit forecast for the fourth quarter, Samsung had said it expected the Note 7 recall would mean a $2. ...
Rail chiefs or unions: can passengers trust either of them? | Rafael Behr image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 07:00:17 AM
.... Discounting false memory and ideological commitment to nationalisation, there is no reason to imagine that this never-privatised system is a utopia of comfy carriages gliding into pristine stations with the precision timing of a Swiss watch. Those of us old enough to have used BR recall that the name was as synonymous with shabbiness as Southern is today. ...
Syncing feeling image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 12:18:00 AM
. It seems quaint to recall that bands used to be accused of "selling out" if a TV programme or commercial used their music. ...
Whirlpool added insult to injury with parking charge image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 2nd of January 2017 07:00:18 AM
. Having read your articles about the potential fire risk of Whirlpool tumble dryers, I contacted the firm to see if my Hotpoint machine was part of the recall. ...
Brexit’s slow-burning fuse will reach a powder keg this year image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 1st of January 2017 07:00:49 AM
.... Business is nervous; so is the City, which constitutes far more hundreds of thousands of employees than the small, avaricious band of bankers who made their notorious contribution to the financial crisis. It would be good if the majority of members of parliament could recall and act upon Edmund Burke’s 1774 address to the electors of Bristol: they should summon up the courage to act as representatives, not delegates of constituencies where they fear the threat from the xenophobic forces conjured up by the likes of Nigel Farage (who shamelessly continues to draw a handsome salary from an EU institution he affects to abhor). ...
How attempts to save BHS, and 11,000 jobs, were doomed by chaos and mistrust image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 31st of December 2016 04:00:32 PM
....Grant Atterbury, a worker who wrote a diary for the Guardian during the last weeks of BHS, said: “There was no tearful farewell to the old building [in Tunbridge Wells] as we exited the front doors for the last time, because, having sat in the stifling heat doing nothing for the previous three hours, we were all desperate to stretch our legs and feel some fresh air on our faces. No one even looked back, as far as I recall. ...
Deadline looms for Indian cash overhaul image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 30th of December 2016 11:56:17 AM
....The most recent figures released by the Reserve Bank of India show that about 12. 6tn rupees have been deposited since the rupee recall was announced, far more than the Modi government had predicted, indicating that it may have underestimated the amount of untaxed wealth being hoarded by citizens. ...
Changing direction image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of December 2016 11:32:46 PM
....And there is now evidence of consumers deferring car buying because of the growth of taxi-hailing and car-sharing services, he says. Briggs recalls the Red Flag safety laws of the late 19th Century when people were required to walk ahead of a revolutionary new machine - the motor car. ...
Co-op recalls chocolate Santas after batteries found in two of them image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 11:51:19 AM
. The Co-op is recalling chocolate Santas after batteries were found inside two of them. ...
Co-op recalls chocolate Santas over battery fears image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 11:26:51 AM
. The Co-op grocery chain has announced a nationwide recall of 165,000 hollow milk chocolate Santa figures after two alleged tampering incidents. ...
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Hotpoint and Indesit tumble dryer fires prompt legal move image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 12:02:10 AM
....Whirlpool, which now owns the brands affected, has been running a repair programme and offering discounted replacements to anyone with an affected dryer. This campaign - rather than a full recall - was agreed with the trading standards department in Peterborough, close to Whirlpool's headquarters. ...
Consumer group challenges Peterborough over potentially dangerous tumble dryers image
....The fire chiefs – along with Which? and the Chartered Trading Standards Institute – urged Whirlpool to change its advice to customers so that any dryers waiting to be modified are not used – advice rejected by the company. They also warned of the lack of a robust national system of product recalls in emergency situations. ...
Ikea in $50m settlement over child deaths from falling drawers in US image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 05:12:47 PM
...."The settlement is not yet approved by the court and it would be inappropriate for us to comment on it at this time," the Swedish furniture firm said in a statement. In June, Ikea issued a recall for millions of Malm chests of drawers in North America. ...
MPs are right to question Bank of England's monetary policy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 01:26:00 PM
....A long, hard look at the way the Bank of England has conducted monetary policy since 2008 is long overdue so the announcement by the Treasury select committee that it is launching an inquiry into ultra-low interest rates, quantitative easing and forward guidance is welcome. It is worth recalling that when Threadneedle Street slashed the cost of borrowing to 0. ...
Meeting notes contradict Murdoch claim not to have asked PMs for help image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 06:05:22 PM
....Murdoch requested the lunch, held on 4 January, to brief the prime minister on his bid for Times Newspapers. But he told the Leveson inquiry into the ethics and practices of the press in 2011 and 2012 that he could not recall the meeting. ...
European commission guilty of 'negligence' over diesel defeat devices, says draft report image
....The commission recently began legal action against several countries, including the UK, for failing to set up penalty systems to deter violations of emissions law in a move that won the current industry commissioner, Elżbieta Bieńkowska, grudging respect from Green MEPs. Despite the VW scandal, 27 of the EU’s 28 states have taken neither financial nor legal action against car manufacturers, nor made mandatory recalls or retrofits of vehicles, nor withdrawn type approvals. ...
Rupert Murdoch: 'I've never asked any prime minister for anything' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 01:57:06 PM
.... If not, his papers could not and would not support the Conservative government. So far as I recall he made no mention of editorial independence but referred to all his papers as ‘we’. ...
Banks told to combat payment scams image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 08:25:01 AM
.... But mostly they do not admit liability, leaving consumers out of pocket. Such transfers work instantly, and cannot be recalled. ...

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