The largest-ever fine for cold-calling has been handed down by the Information Commissioner's Office.
Brighton-based company Prodial was fined £350,000 for generating more than 46 million spam calls.
More than 1,000 people complained to the ICO about the automated message calls they had received from the company, which related to PPI claims.
Information Commissioner Christopher Graham said:
"This is one of the worst cases of cold calling we have ever come across.
"The volume of calls made in just a few months was staggering.
"This was a company t