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The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Comedy

It was the week Hurricane Gonzalo hit Britain - and Twitter responded in time-honoured fashion: Some serious damage in Bradford on Avon this mornin...

Could Things Get Any Worse? 6 Crisis Moments Tesco Toughed Out

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

Tesco's chairman is leaving as the supermarket has revealed that its £250m accounting scandal is bigger than thought and pre-tax profits fell by a re...

Tesco's Results Are Actually Even Worse Than Anyone Thought

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

Tesco's chairman has been forced to resign as the supermarket revealed that its pre-tax profits had plunged by a record 91.9% and that its £250m acc...

Why Tesco's Former Chief May Not Get Away With His £10m Pay-Off...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK

Tesco's former chief executive Philip Clarke may be forced to give back some of his estimated £10m pay-off as the supermarket tries to recover from i...

Blind Woman Hounded Out Of Tesco By 'Shouting' Staff

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK

A blind woman shopping at Tesco was ordered to leave by three "shouting" staff adamant she could not bring her guide dog into the store. Was just t...

Thomas Tamblyn

Tesco's Made A Tablet For £65 And It's... Really Good

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Tech

The Tesco Hudl 2 is available to buy now for £129 or £65 with Tesco Clubcard vouchers. Key Features: 8.3-inch Full-HD display Intel Atom quad...

More Tesco Bosses Are Leaving Over £250m Book-Cooking Shambles

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK

Tesco has asked another three non-executive directors to leave the retailer, bringing the total number of executives who have had to leave to eight, a...

The End Of 'Unexpected Item In Bagging Area' Is Upon Us!

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Tech

Everyone knows the rage caused by an 'unexpected item in bagging area' message at a self-service checkout. Well the company that developed the first s...

Tesco Has A New Tablet

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Tech

Tesco has announced a new version of its incredibly popular Hudl tablet. The new Hudl 2 has an improved processor, a larger and better screen and a...

Tesco's Financial Shambles Just Got A Whole Lot Worse

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK

Tesco will face a "full-scale investigation" by the City regulator after overstating its half-year profits by £250 million, as the supermarket battle...

Improving the Lives of Thousands of Children Living in Assam

Sarah Roberts | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK
Sarah Roberts

I'm really pleased to announce a ground-breaking new partnership between Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) and UNICEF that will improve the lives of thousands of children and young people living in tea communities in Assam, and reduce their vulnerability to exploitation and trafficking.

MPs Are Keen To Probe Tesco's Financial Shambles...

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK

Tesco executives may be dragged before MPs to explain the supermarket giant's "stratospheric" error over its inflated profits guidance. Adrian Bail...

Tesco Still Reeling From Its Alleged Cooking Of The Books

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK

Tesco's share price has continued to fall in the wake of allegations that supermarket executives over-stated its profits. The arrival of a new fina...

Is This Tesco's Darkest Hour? It's Had A Few Others...

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK

Things aren't looking good for Tesco. Britain's biggest supermarket has just suspended four senior executives after admitting it overestimated pro...

Louise Ridley

This 'Inept And Oppressive' Tesco Is Officially The Worst Building Of The Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK

A Tesco in London's Woolwich town centre has been named the worst new building in Britain this year. Woolwich Central has been awarded the Carbuncl...

Troubles Continue For Tesco As Investors Take Fright...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK

Tesco has been left reeling after a raft of big banks and fund managers dumped shares in the troubled retail giant. Deutsche Bank sold 18 million s...

New Tesco Chief's First Day Started Rather Awkwardly

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK

Tesco was left reeling today after a major investor slashed its stake in the troubled retailer just as Dave Lewis took over as its new chief executive...

Tesco 'On The Rack' As It Prepares For Yet More Terrible Trading

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK

Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, is suffering an even deeper trading crisis as it was forced to issue yet another profit warning, and slash its divi...

#FreeGaza Protest At Tesco Sees Arrest As Stock Is Hurled To The Ground

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK

A man has been arrested during a Free Gaza protest in a Tesco store. According to West Midlands Police up to 100 protesters took part in the "larg...

Why Don't We Like Multiple Grocers Anymore? Ask Teddington

Mary Portas | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK
Mary Portas

As the saying goes, if you stay in the middle of the road for long enough, chances are you'll get run over. Today, the 'Big Four' are matched (or beaten) on quality and price by competitors and new arrivals. It's increasingly apparent that nobody really loves them, nor can they think of a reason to keep shopping with them anymore.

How Important Is the High Street?

Naomi Kerbel | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK
Naomi Kerbel

It seems that vast variety isn't as enticing as it once was. Think of the number of times, you've stood staring at rows and rows of washing powder, an odd trance-like state sweeping over you as you try to remember what it was you were after in the first place.

Tesco Has Not Done This Badly In Over 20 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK

Britain's biggest retailer Tesco has suffered its worst sales decline in at least two decades as discount rivals continue to attract more customers. ...

The Curse of the Deputy

Grant Feller | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK
Grant Feller

It was always Gordon Brown's problem. It's turned out to be Philip Clarke's as well over at Tesco. And, despite his recent runs for England, it may well be Alastair Cook's too. But why are deputies so often such failures? Why, when they have spent years planning their accession and have been positively groomed to take over, do they invariably make such a hash of the top job?

Tesco Shareholders Don't Want Their CEO To Go Off With £21 Million

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK

Tesco has come under pressure by its shareholders to stop chief executive Philip Clarke potentially walking away with £21 million, after he announced...

What Makes a Good University Worth a Mention?

Sue Dewey | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Sue Dewey

This week is Graduation Week at Nottingham Trent Universityhttp://www.ntu.ac.uk and the city centre is filled with smiling happy graduates and their p...