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Beko recall fridge freezers after one sets a block of flats on fire

Recently, there was a rather large fire in a tower block in Bermondsey. While you cast dispersions on the people of Southwark like 'they deserve it' or 'surprised anyone noticed', we'll crack on with telling you that it was all the fault of a Beko fridge freezer. The London Fire Brigade (LFB) reckon that up…

Don't make small complaints to Aer Lingus staff or they'll get the police on you

For the most part, air stewards are pleasant enough, if a little dead behind the eyes. That's if you can make their eyes out under the 43 inch layer of orange make-up. However, it would appear that they're not a breed of people to be trifled with, as one passenger claims who flew with Aer…

Durham Tees Valley Airport to charge you simply for walking through the door

If you're planning on flying from Durham Tees Valley Airport, you'll love this. Soon, you'll have to pay a fee just to get through the doors. That's right! From November, adults will be charged £6 and children £2. Owner Peel Airports reckon that this fee is a way of safeguarding the future of the airport,…

DVLA act unlawfully whilst losing your letters and blaming you for it

Many companies act like complete arseholes when correspondence goes missing. The amount of times I haven't been sent a letter or the postman has eaten it (or whatever they do with them), to be then chased up with a grouchy phonecall has gone past the point of trying to remember a number. However, most companies…

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Amazon: Know your rights

Amazon: Know your rights

Have you had any bother when dealing with Amazon.co.uk when buying electrical goods? It seems that its a common complaint and that their customer service can be a bit shoddy. Well, there's a little bit of good news. Basically, thanks to Amazon basing themselves in Luxembourg, they've got to tow the line with the EU,…