Ram-raiders with a stolen mechanical digger have ripped two cash machines from Tesco in Grove Green, near Maidstone in Kent. John Ryall reports.
Twenty of Britain's biggest Tesco supermarkets - among them stores in Kent and Sussex - were targeted today by campaigners calling for a ban on so-called Lads' Mags. Feminist groups say the magazines fuel sexist behaviour. John Ryall reports.
A motorcyclist has been seriously injured after crashing through supermarket windows in Dorset.
It happened at Tescos on Castle Lane West in Bournemouth on Wednesday afternoon.
The biker lost control and smashed through a fire exit, into the crisps aisle of the store. No-one inside Tesco's was hurt. The rider was taken to Poole Hospital.
Video. Angry residents in Margate have lodged an appeal against a Government ruling that allows Tesco to build a new superstore in the town. It follows a lengthy public enquiry and a decision not to carry out an Environmental Impact Assessment on the site
Retail guru Mary Portas has demanded a meeting with David Cameron, saying she believes the store will become a symbol of a failure to tackle the problems facing high streets.
The government will announce today whether to allow a large Tesco store to be built in Margate.
The proposed development at Arlington House has been the source of much local controversy.
A public enquiry was held in November last year.
The event sponsor Tesco's Community Director, Michael Kissman, says "We're delighted the Trolley Push was such a success.
"Our colleagues and customers enjoyed taking part in our national food collection in December, so it's been great to have had the opportunity to help raise important funds for food banks."
At a time when the recession is biting harder than ever, at last some good news - with a massive jobs boost for Reading. Tesco have opened a huge distrubution centre - to serve its stores across the South. Andrew Pate reports.
A new Tesco distribution centre is to open in Reading, with recruitment for around 1,000 jobs starting this week, the company has told ITV Meridian.
The supermarket giant said 1,150 jobs are being created in total with 85 positions "‘ring-fenced" for the long term unemployed.
The centre will open in May.
A company spokesperson said: “As part of a strategic review of our distribution network, we are delighted to confirm that our new Tesco grocery distribution centre will open in Reading this May.
"This is a significant investment in the local economy and will create hundreds of jobs for local people, including some specifically for the long term unemployed.
“Our customers in Reading, and across the South East, will benefit from improved availability of grocery products in their local stores and, by bringing thousands of products closer to stores, we are also able to reduce the carbon emissions from our distribution network.”
Large amounts of poultry, beef and veal have been discovered in many lamb kebabs, a trading standards investigation in West Sussex has found. Trading standards officers have been examining descriptions applied to kebabs at sellers across the county over recent months.
It comes just a week after horse meat was found in some Tesco value burgers. Officers in Sussex found that eight out of 10 descriptions were wrong. Officials said most of the problems stemmed from local sellers not understanding the rules rather than deliberately deceiving the public.
Sellers were given a warning and a chance to put matters right before being re-visited. Christine Field, from West Sussex County Council, said: "We want to remind traders that mis-describing food is a serious matter. What goes on sale for the public to eat has to be what has been described."
VIDEO: Online shopping is being blamed for shutting down shops and changing our High Streets forever. That's why stores like Tesco say in order to survive they HAVE to embrace this way of buying. Andy Dickenson reports,