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More than £1.6bn worth of groceries and other goods are being stolen every year by supermarket customers using self-service tills, according to a new survey.
The men were accused of stealing food reportedly totalling to £33 out of Iceland bins last year
Govenment warns regulator will be scrapped if it fails to reduce gas and electricity bills for consumers
Caroline Flint, the shadow Energy Secretary, threw down the gauntlet to the big six energy companies yesterday, accusing them of over-charging customers and challenging them to close down their retail arms if they were unhappy with their profits.
One of the men is to be tried in February for allegedly stealing cheese, mushrooms, tomatoes, and cake in the middle of the night last year
Adidas, Puma and Warrior are all likely to be interested in a possible link-up with the Premier League champions
Taxpayer-backed lender has cut 11,760 jobs as part of its 2011 strategic review
With a seasonal changeover and a tie-up with Repossi, the Mayfair store is thriving, finds Rebecca Gonsalves
A shopping spree really does make you happy, says new research
As the Sochi games approach, Lush stores around the world will be running a Valentine’s campaign in defence of equal love
The United States is confronting yet another public shooting rampage tonight after police in Maryland confirmed that three people had been shot dead inside a shopping mall in Columbia, a suburb of Baltimore.
Caretaker manager is confirmed in a full-time role shortly after victory
In Canada it is perfectly legal to acquire a firearm and bullets. But Marmite and Irn-Bru are apparently a threat to the nation’s health after the Canadian food watchdog banned some of Britain’s most popular exports from supermarket shelves.
Authorities say many famous British products are ‘enriched with too many vitamins and minerals’
Official statistics reveal 10% reduction in criminal offences
Tony Hall, the Director General of the BBC, is planning a shake-up of the organisation’s Executive Board in an attempt to correct the Square Mile culture which led to its management pay scandal.