Boxing Day Tsunami: Survivors of 2004 tsunami left horrified after being "ambushed" by trailer for movie on Boxing Day tragedy

Survivors of 2004 tsunami left horrified after being 'ambushed' by trailer for movie about Boxing Day tragedyTrailer for The Impossible shown before The HobbitSurvivors' groups call for Odeon to issue warnings The 2004 Boxing Day tsunami killed 230,000 people including 155 Brits | UPDATED: 20:10 GMT, 25 December 2012 Survivors of the 2004 tsunami have been left 'in tears' as cinemas are screening the trailer for a movie about the disaster without warning. The trailer for the film uses graphic imagery to re-tell the story of one family's fight for survival after the 98-foot-tidal wave hit Thailand on Boxing Day eight years ago

Cold-call champion is victorious again: Ambulance-chasing lawyers pay up for wasting his time

Cold-call champion is victorious again: Ambulance-chasing lawyers pay up for wasting his time Richard Herman has won a payout after being targeted by no-win, no-fee personal injury lawyersPreviously awarded 195 plus costs from a firm promising compensation for mis-sold PPI | UPDATED: 00:11 GMT, 22 December 2012 Invoice: Richard Herman is celebrating another victory over cold-callers A businessman who successfully sued cold- callers for wasting his time on the phone has scored another victory. Richard Herman, who won 195 plus court costs from a firm that promised compensation for mis-sold payment protection insurance, has received a payout after being targeted by no-win, no-fee personal injury lawyers. After his first win in October, Mr Herman, 53, was bombarded by phone calls from ambulance chasers promising him compensation for a road accident

Orange becomes Britain"s most complained-about broadband provider

Orange becomes Britain's most complained-about broadband provider (much to the relief of TalkTalk) Regulator Ofcom says it receives over 300 calls a day from people unhappy with their broadband providerSky's broadband service attracted the fewest complaints | UPDATED: 15:44 GMT, 18 December 2012 TalkTalk has finally shaken its title as the most complained-about broadband provider, having been replaced by Orange, according to the latest Ofcom figures. Complaints about Orange’s service spiked in September, apparently related to it withdrawing its free broadband offer unless customers bought line rental from the company. TalkTalk was the second most complained-about broadband provider, with BT also generating above-average complaints, the regulator’s figures for July to September show

Time to call for the hedge trimmer: Villagers give overgrown phone box haircut after ivy blocked the door

We were forced to excavate our phone box! Villagers give overgrown ivy a severe haircut after they couldn't open the doorTelephone box covered in ivy and has been used three times in the last yearMore than 46million people in the UK (92 per cent) now have a mobile phone By Sarah Johnson PUBLISHED: 21:16 GMT, 3 December 2012 | UPDATED: 07:38 GMT, 4 December 2012 It is almost completely hidden from sight and looks like it hasn't been used in years.

Cold call complaints rocket in the past year as people object to abandoned marketing calls

Cold call complaints rocket in the past year as people object to abandoned marketing callsPhone users registering their numbers to avoid marketing calls have increased with 73 per cent | UPDATED: 20:29 GMT, 29 November 2012 Complaints about unwanted phone calls have rapidly increased over the past year, it emerged today. Grievances regarding silent or abandoned calls have increased by nearly 300 per cent since October last year, regulator Ofcom revealed. Complaints to the Telephone Preference Service – the register of phone users not wanting marketing calls – have increased by around 73 per cent from 4,062 to 7,019