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Digital Activism Drives Democracy in the 21st Century

Hugh Salmon | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

For several years now, I have advocated that more intelligent use of the media options available to us in the 21st century can influence social change and a better world.

Woman Blames 'Dodgy' Tesco Rotisserie Chicken For Causing Her IVF To Fail

Ross Parry | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has claimed her IVF attempt to have a baby failed because she got food poisoning from a dodgy Tesco chicken. Lisa Fessey thought her emotio...

Fuel-Price War Expected As Tesco Slashes Petrol And Diesel Costs

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK

Tesco has sparked a likely supermarket fuel-price war by cutting the cost of its petrol and diesel. The supermarket giant said it was reducing petr...

#Delicious Or #Desperate? Brand Launches 'Social Media' Friendly Food

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK

Birds Eye has announced it'll launch a new range of potato shapes, "Mashtags" (Mas#tags), especially for social media savvy potato-lovers. The new...

Are Books on TV Dead? Enter the Bloggersphere

Hannah Beckerman | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Beckerman

How do you make programmes about books that people actually want to watch? And who - or what - should fill the gap left by the absence of books on mainstream TV? Macmillan clearly hope they've found the answer

Hackers Force Tesco To Close Over 2,000 Clubcard Accounts

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Tech

Tesco has been forced to deactivate more than 2,000 Clubcard accounts after they were hacked and log-in details shared online. Hackers obtained det...

From Farm to Fork - Whose Responsibility Is It?

Sian Breslin | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

Tesco say that they felt it is their duty to reconnect food for children, as 80% of parents feel that their children are not as healthy as they were when they themselves were children. However whose fault is that? The grocer? The teacher? Or the people? Who is best to turn the health of the nation around?

WATCH: Woman Rides Into Tesco On a Horse

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK

A young woman has ridden into Tesco on a horse. Filmed by laughing friends, the woman, named as Indiana Ralph, 21, trotted into the store, believed...

Are Call Centre Jobs About To Become Far More Interesting?

Mark Hillary | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK
Mark Hillary

Maybe outsourcing isn't so bad after all? Brands wouldn't be able to offer the customer service that consumers expect if they didn't work with an expert in the business and it's also creating thousands of jobs that are just getting better and better. Don't knock it.

Which Supermarkets Had A Terrible Christmas?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Tesco, Morrisons and Marks & Spencer have suffered sharp declines in sales after a "very challenging" Christmas for the supermarket sector. Industr...

Tesco Dragged Into UK-Poland Row

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

Tesco has reminded Poland that it employs "tens of thousands" of people in that country, after a senior government official called for a boycott of th...

Here Are 2013's Most Awkward Business Social Media #Fails

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.12.2013 | UK

2013 has been a busy year for business, especially those getting to grips with social media. Many social media missteps go viral online and get rep...

Dawkins Wades Into M&S Alcohol & Pork Products Row

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK

Prominent atheist Richard Dawkins has attacked Marks & Spencer over its policy of allowing Muslim checkout staff to refuse to serve customers alcohol ...

Can A £30 Tablet Be Any Good?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Tech

A couple of weeks ago we brought you the news Aldi were undercutting the prices of Argos and Tesco's tablet offerings with a sub-£80 device. Well,...

The Cheapest Supermarket For Your Christmas Shop Is...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Tesco has been revealed as the cheapest supermarket for your Christmas shop, having been awarded the coveted Christmas Grocer 33 accolade by the indus...

Asda Boss: We Could Reduce Food Prices In An Independent Scotland

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

Asda has become the second of the Big Four supermarket chains to signal its food prices could fall in an independent Scotland if politicians stepped i...

Morrisons: Our Prices Could Fall In An Independent Scotland

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Morrisons has become the first of the Big Four supermarket giants to suggest its food prices could fall in an independent Scotland. This comes aft...

Eat The Ugly Veg, Says Tesco

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK

Fussy customers who reject misshapen fruit and vegetables need to be educated about food waste, Tesco has told MPs. The supermarket said "wonky" pr...

Scottish Campaigners Threaten To Boycott Supermarkets

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Scottish independence campaigners have lashed out at the big four supermarkets, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and Asda, amid reports they could hike f...

The Difference Between a Service and a Product

Hugh Salmon | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK
Hugh Salmon

In my last post, I shared my experience of pouring hundreds of cans of beer down the drain in Vietnam due the high level of care Heineken take to ensure that every can of their lager meets their strict quality standards...

Which Supermarket Is Offering The Cheapest Christmas Dinner?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Morrisons is bringing the affordable festive cheer this year and has been crowned the cheapest supermarket to buy a Christmas lunch. According to r...

Do You Have ID? Tesco Asks 92-Year-Old

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK

A 92-year-old war veteran says he was stunned when asked for ID to buy vodka in Tesco. Tony Ball said he had been stopped from buying two bottles o...

How DEFRA Wastes The Equivalent Of A Truck Load Of Food Each Month

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Politics

Since coming to office coalition ministers have been keen to tell Britons to stop wasting food - but government departments should probably be prepare...

Tesco Recalls Ice Cream Cones

PA | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK

A supermarket has recalled its own brand of ice cream cones after customers found "pain relief" tablets in two individual cornets. Tesco said it is...

Man Accused Of Fraud After iPad Turned Out To Be Lump Of Clay

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK

A father was arrested and accused of fraud after complaining to his local Tesco that he had spent £470 on an iPad that turned out to be just a box wi...