1. edstrom76

    Ecclestone pays to end bribery trial

    BBC News - F1 boss Ecclestone pays to end bribery trial True irony is when a bribery case is settled by way of bribery. :fail
  2. nick mercedes

    government pays owners to scrap W123s

    Morocco encouraging taxi drivers to scrap Mercedes w123s | Ran When Parked Should they do the same here?
  3. LTD

    It pays to shop around ....

    Not an MB thread but .... SWMBO fancied chipping in her car for another. Current ride os a 61 plate VW Polo 1.4 Match with 12k miles. Basically it her work taxi as any other journey is made in my car. She really fancied the Fiat 500S. Nice wee car and ticked all the boxes. Well spec'd with...
  4. Palfrem

    It pays to lease?

    Merc finance - annual statement late...ker-ching! - PistonHeads What a lovely surprise - if it's true....
  5. Palfrem

    Who pays for this?

    BBC News - Good Samaritan's car destroyed after pair given shelter Don't wish to debate whiplash here, but do we think that this unfortunate lady should be able to claim from the driver who caused the original accident? This is a direct result of the original RTA I can't see the Fire...
  6. nick mercedes

    eu pays ford 80m to take production out of uk

    "Ford's £80m EU loan to boost Turkey factory - and close Southampton's Swaythling plant" "£10m of UK Government cash was approved to help British Ford operations just days before the Swaythling bombshell was dropped. And now we have learnt that a cheap £80m EU loan to ramp up production of...
  7. F

    It pays to shop around

    I have been with Tiscali (max package, BB, free calls, line rental all in for £30 - 32 month)for some years but recently started to struggle with wireless connection to laptops. (Mine and our lad's since Christmas). The performance was poor considering a 90-100% reception. So I started to...
  8. Spinal

    Insurance... it pays to be new!

    So I needed to renew one of my insurances... went to a popular comparison site, went through the process and got my quotes... £205.65 comp... As I didn't have my card with me at the time, I decided to wait until I got home. When I got home, I realised I had made a mistake, and had put 3...
  9. crockers

    Mobilio to the to see if Warranty Direct pays out.??

    Driving up the road the car goes into "Limp Mode" and the engine management light comes on. I turn around and drive the half mile to my home - engine has no power etc. Get indoors and call my local MB garage - they advise me to call Mobilio. I do so and a Service Technician is here - plugs...
  10. Wookiepelt

    Car Insurance - It pays to shop around!

    My car insurance renewal from Elephant can through last week and it was an eye-popping £787 quote! :eek: Did a bit of internet browsing for online quotes and turned in much lower quotes from Admiral. Took this up with the Elephant's renewal team and it turned out that both Elephant and Admiral...
  11. Apial

    Phone line damage- who pays?

    I got a bill today from BT for vandalism damage to my telephone line. The damage took place in April. I knew nothing about this as I was away on holiday, but on investigation it seems a line box was smashed by an object thrown at it from ground level. The box was positioned above the pavement...
  12. grober

    Police Driver Training Pays Off.

    Seems that all those hours on the skidpan and watching videos of the "Dukes of Hazard" has paid off.:rolleyes:
  13. N

    Recent high winds, fence damage, who pays?

    At the bottom of my W. facing garden my fence has blown down, into my garden. When inspecting the damage I noticed for the first time that my neighbour has a fence on the other side of mine, on the wind facing side. His fence is also in my garden. There couldn't have been more than a couple of...
  14. S

    Who pays the fine

    The most senior British policeman on traffiic issues was fined £500 for failing to identify the speeding driver of one of his force's unmarked cars.The Chief constable of South Yorkshire,had to mount a prosecution against himself for a car doing 47mph in a 40mph zone and the driver could not be...
  15. Steve_Perry

    Sometimes it pays not to be an early adopter.

    Well last night I took the plunge and decided to upgrade to XP SP2, :crazy: a good 2 months or so after it was first released by Microsoft. After doing a lot of reading of MS technical bulletins and visiting sites of software that are known to have issues with SP2, I thought that the time was...
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