Lights out for 100-watt bulbs
"Health is important and it should come over anything else, but they're not looking after ours"
- David Price from Spectrum
There is no light at the end of the tunnel for the humble 100-watt bulb after a European Union ruling banning their manufacture and import came into place yesterday
The ban will be extended to all incandescent bulbs by 2012 in a bid make the public switch to energy-saving compact fluorescent bulbs.