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France: Safety checklist for Christmas toys

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, December 16, 2015

A clear 7-point checklist for consumers buying toys in France for children this festive season could prevent unnecessary accidents. The French General Directorate of Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control… Read more…

Get your free app featuring European passenger rights

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Don’t get mad get informed this summer, with the European Union’s updated app ‘Your Passenger Rights’. The European Commission’s free smartphone app featuring passenger rights has been upgraded just in… Read more…

France: Significant changes made to consumer protection and laws

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, March 20, 2014

Voted into law this week the Benoît Hamon Act introduces several innovative changes that will improve the daily lives of consumers in France and will gives purchasers more power. The… Read more…

Europe: How to Register against Unsolicited Mail and Phone Calls

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, February 20, 2014

Unsolicited mail is the bane of many peoples’ lives. It’s an annoyance to have a mailbox filed with unwanted leaflets, catalogues and envelopes. It’s also a security risk when the… Read more…

Spain Restricts Telecomm Cold Callers

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Euro Weekly News – Spain’s main telecommunications companies are adopting a new code of telesales ethics. Cold callers for Movistar, Vodafone, Orange, Jazztel, Ono and Yoigo may now only ring… Read more…

France to Bring in New Laws to Protect Consumers

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, May 8, 2013

The French government announced last Thursday that it would allow class action lawsuits against companies for miss-selling and over-charging. It brings France into line with 13 other EU countries that… Read more…

New Consumer Rights For EU Ship Passengers

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, December 20, 2012

Passengers travelling by ferry and cruise ship now have the same rights as airline and rail passengers. European Union (EU) laws regarding the rights of cruise and ship (ferry) passengers… Read more…

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