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  • Smart TV sales set for strong UK growth

    Smart TV sales set for strong UK growth

    5th February 2016

    Sales of smart TVs in key global markets are expected to remain robust in the next few years, according to research from a market analyst firm.

  • Landlord rapped over gas safety failings

    Landlord rapped over gas safety failings

    4th February 2016

    A housing association has been criticised for failing to ensure that gas appliances at its properties were checked.

  • SSE announces energy price cut

    SSE announces energy price cut

    2nd February 2016

    SSE has become the latest of Britain's 'big six' utilities firms to announce an energy price cut, amid an ongoing slump in wholesale fuel prices.

  • Smart appliances a potential security risk: study

    Smart appliances a potential security risk: study

    1st February 2016

    A team of researchers from Finland have found that smart appliances could potentially be vulnerable to security breaches.

  • Electrolux posts fourth-quarter loss

    Electrolux posts fourth-quarter loss

    29th January 2016

    Swedish appliances manufacturer Electrolux has reported a loss for the fourth-quarter of last year, after an unsuccessful bid to buy General Electric's (GE's) appliances division.

  • Plymouth builder 'put family at risk'

    Plymouth builder 'put family at risk'

    27th January 2016

    A court has heard that a builder from Plymouth put a family of four in danger of carbon monoxide poisoning through the inadequate installation of a gas flue.

  • LG boosted by appliance sales

    LG boosted by appliance sales

    26th January 2016

    South Korean consumer electronics giant LG has announced strong fourth-quarter figures, with robust appliance sales fuelling growth.

  • Samsung unperturbed by Haier-GE deal

    Samsung unperturbed by Haier-GE deal

    25th January 2016

    Chinese group Haier's acquisition of General Electric's (GE's) appliances division will have little impact on Samsung, says a senior executive at the South Korean firm.

  • London Fire Brigade urge appliance registration

    London Fire Brigade urge appliance registration

    22nd January 2016

    London Fire Brigade (LFB) has urged residents in the capital to register their electrical appliances so they can be alerted to any problems quickly.

  • Householders warned of carbon monoxide dangers

    Householders warned of carbon monoxide dangers

    21st January 2016

    Residents have been reminded of the potential dangers posed by carbon monoxide (CO) after a family of seven from north-west London was hospitalised following a leak.