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Modern slavery in the UK is inflicting misery under our noses every day

 ‘Traffickers charge their victims tens of thousands of pounds, and lure them on false promises of good employment and accommodation.’ Photograph: Wednesday 20 September 2017 15.59 BSTLast modified on Wednesday 20 September 2017 17.55 BST Anew global report on slavery has estimated there are more than 40 million people trapped

Modern slavery at UK Traveller site may be tip of iceberg, warns judge

Modern slavery at UK Traveller site may be tip of iceberg, warns judge Timothy Spencer QC, sentencing 11 people from one family, says such abuse could be happening nationwide on ‘shocking scale’  An aerial photo of the Drinsey Nook Traveller site in Lincolnshire, where

Modern slavery cases ‘in every large town and city’ in UK

Modern slavery and human trafficking are much more prevalent than previously thought, the National Crime Agency has said. There are cases in “every large town and city in the country”, the NCA said, with the organisation currently assisting 300 live police operations targeting modern

UK government suddenly realises smart meters should link to appliances

THE UK GOVERNMENT has announced that it wants to use smart technology in the home to make households “at one” with the National Grid. The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has been working with OFGEM, the energy regulator, to come up with a

Best Blu-ray players 2017 UK: the most popular Blu-ray and DVD players you can buy in the UK, including 3D Blu-ray players | 3D Blu-ray player reviews

We reveal the best Blu-ray players you can buy in the UK in 2017. Blu-ray player buying advice. Most popular Blu-ray players to buy today. Also see: Best Tech Deals In a world of online catch-up TV, Netflix, Amazon Prime and YouTube who needs

Best smart switch 2017 UK: Control lights, fans, heaters, kettles, cookers, irons, straighteners and more from your phone

Which smart switch is best? What do smart switches do, and are they worth the money? We test five of the contenders: the Belkin WeMo Insight Switch, TP-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug, Elgato Eve Energy, Energenie Mi| Home Adapter Plus and the Efergy Ego. Also read our

best NAS drives 2017 UK: The best network storage you can buy in the UK

NAS drives are like cloud storage: you can access all your files from anywhere, both inside and outside of your home or office. You can use them to store and play your music and video collections, as well as documents and other files. Also

aluplast Unveils Significant Expansion Of Its Dedicated UK Offer

aluplast has launched its highly flexible new Ideal 4000 SquareLine casement window system, signalling the start of a significant expansion of its UK offer. The 70mm system is defined by a contemporary ‘square-edge’ profile and the flexibility that it delivers, as a fully integrated

Panasonic Debuts Its First Slow Juicer Model to UK Market

From March Panasonic will introduce its first Slow Juicer in the UK, the MJ-L500. The Slow Juicer is designed for you to quickly create healthy drinks and smoothies, without damaging important nutrients and enzymes. Available in 3 three colours, silver, champagne and red. The

Revealed: Favourite decorating styles across the UK

A new survey carried out by Hillarys has uncovered the country’s favourite decorating trends region by region. Those in Yorkshire are most likely to deck out their homes in leopard print, while other notable findings include the East of England’s love of animal-themed designs and the