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'Google you owe us': Legal challenge launched on behalf of millions of iPhone users

A consumer campaign group is today launching an unprecedented legal action against Google

30 November 2017

Google bans payday loan ads to protect users from 'harmful financial products'

Payday lenders will no longer be able to advertise on Google from 13 July

12 May 2016

Google warning – now many will only see ads (which look a lot like search results)

If you're searching online, beware – Google has increased the number of paid-for ads shown at the top of search results.

8 March 2016

Children's online games referred to watchdog for investigation

Three online games could be investigated by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over paid for extra game features

4 June 2015

TfL to tackle bogus congestion charge websites

Congestion charges payments made by unofficial copycat websites can now be refused by TfL

17 December 2014

Google cracks down on copycat government websites

Copycat websites that charge customers for free Government services will find it harder to lure in victims

23 April 2014

Extra cash to tackle copycat Government websites

Extra funding is being given to crackdown on misleading websites that try and palm themselves off as government services

4 March 2014

Google axes ads for London congestion charge copycats

Google has removed ads linking to unofficial London congestion charge sites after motorists were stung by extra charges

26 February 2014

Games firms told to clean up their act over costly kids' apps

The Office of Fair Trading has told games producers they've got until 1 April to comply with new rules published today

30 January 2014

Car insurance premiums too high, competition watchdog says

Car insurance premiums are too high and should be cut through a number of 'far-reaching reforms', the CC says

17 December 2013

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