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Royal Jubilee engagements causing backlog of unopened supermarkets

Tesco and Sainsbury’s have led angry calls for the Royal Family to ‘stop fannying about for the Jubilee’

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Posted: Jun 1st, 2014
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Demise of village store ‘a tragedy’, says man who shops at Tesco

‘I drove past it every couple of days on my way to Tesco. It always looked so attractive with its rustic window display and traditional outside stall – I’ll really miss it.’

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Posted: Jul 30th, 2013
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Supermarkets to hide everything under the counter in new public health drive

heading off arterio-sclerosis and 'time-bomb' flatulenceThe Department of Health said the move was in response to evidence that everything promoted and sold in supermarkets can encourage adults and young people to lead unhealthy lifestyles.

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Posted: Dec 27th, 2012
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Supermarkets on the offensive as ‘BOGOF’ becomes ‘POOFACE’

Britain’s supermarkets, recognising that referring to ‘Buy One Get One Free’ as ‘BOGOF’ has seen the term enter into everyday parlance, are reportedly ‘going on the offensive’ to find new, catchy ways of insulting their customers.

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Posted: Oct 7th, 2012
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Looters divided over Sunday shopping laws

‘The great thing is that supermarkets and big stores will be able to open,’ points out Winston Perks,19, who has studied Osborne’s plan. ‘So you’re not just confined to little corner shops or Tesco Express. But for obvious reasons it’s important that shops stay open well after dark.’

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Posted: Mar 22nd, 2012
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