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  • Top 10 genuine excuses for mobile phone insurance claims revealed
    Phones

    Top 10 genuine excuses for mobile phone insurance claims revealed

    By 24 October 2012

    We've all had problems with a mobile phone or two in the past, from dropping it on the floor while, ahem, slightly tipsy to getting it soaking wet in a sudden downpour, but some of us have damaged our phones in far more peculiar ways. Or, at least, so...

  • iPad 2 free insurance up for grabs
    Tablets

    iPad 2 free insurance up for grabs

    By 24 March 2011

    There's a lot of reasons to consider going down to the Apple Store at Regent Street early and getting in the queue. Firstly, if you're one of the first handful of people near the front then you're more than likely to get your 5 minutes of fame as every...

  • HMV offering games insurance
    Gaming

    HMV offering games insurance

    By 22 April 2010

    HMV looks to be trialling video games insurance in some of its retail stores, offering consumers the option of protecting their purchases for £1 for a year. Customers who plump for the offer will get the assurance of a replacement disk if their copy...

  • Pay-As-You-Go Premiums Get Go Ahead
    Online

    Pay-As-You-Go Premiums Get Go Ahead

    By 2 October 2006

    Norwich Union is to go ahead with plans to introduce insurance premiums based on a pay-as-you-drive basis, despite heavy criticism from civil liberties groups. Aimed predominantly as younger and older drivers, the plans – which will involve the fitting...