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Google Photos to stop offering unlimited free storage

Google Photos will stop giving users unlimited free online storage for photos and videos from 1 June - meaning those who routinely use the service may need to start paying fees or saving photos elsewhere.

28 May 2021

Got a Huawei phone? Your rights as Google prepares to restrict its use of Android

If you've a Huawei smartphone you may struggle to download some future versions of the Android operating system, and there are questions over whether you'll continue to get some security updates, after Google restricted the Chinese tech giant's access to the software. Here's what we know so far about what's happening and your rights

21 May 2019

'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