Voices Prudent shopper Russell Lynch, who started compiling his own inflation index 18 months ago

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Low-cost supermarkets bid for middle-classes as Aldi offers 1973 Napoleon Vintage Brandy worth £107 for bargain price of £29.99

Once, gourmets and bon viveurs might have looked down on budget supermarkets. Now they are more likely to be looking up where they could find their nearest store.

Elbows at the ready: Aldi offers 1973 Napoleon Vintage Brandy worth £107 for bargain price of £29.99

The discount retailer has slashed prices on a range of premium spirits

Aldi trainees’ ‘mistreatment’ claims

Trainees at discount supermarket Aldi were wrapped in clingfilm, chained to posts and had their faces scrawled on with permanent marker, the company has admitted.

You can tell who people vote for just by looking at their shopping bags

Are we really that obvious in our ways? It appears we are.

Hurry up, Harry, we're going down the grocers

As pubs give way to supermarkets, is it a case of adapt or call time, asks James Thompson

Discounters have a summer to celebrate

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Undermine Legal Aid and you put our entire justice system at risk

Now top legal talent will find the prospect of working in criminal courts less attractive

Investment Column: Food for thought if you want a stake in grocers

I think Tesco might look cheap by the end of the year, so it's time to take a punt and buy

Philips has Morrisons bonus scrapped

Morrisons chief executive Dalton Philips paid the price for the grocer's recent struggles as his annual pay package plunged by almost £700,000.

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