This is not only a victory for Birmingham customers, it also has wider benefits for all consumers across the country.
It was the council’s case, confirmed by Tesco’s guilty pleas today, that this was a misleading offer which deceived the purchasers of strawberries over many weeks during the summer of 2011.
Food pricing, presentation and the depiction of promotional practices is a crucial issue for retailers, and in turn, consumers. We are happy to work with Trading Standards departments up and down the country to help protect customers.
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It will remain largely dry with clear spells and light winds tonight. Tomorrow, largely dry with the odd shower.
Rain in the far east dying out this evening. Thursday should see some good sunny spells and light winds, with the odd shower.
Leicester-based energy firm Mark Group Ltd has gone into administration with the loss of 939 jobs.