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A children's Spiderman dress-up suit has been recalled by Asda due to safety fears.
The light-up costume has been taken off shelves across the country after an investigation by the supermarket chain discovered a fault with the battery.
The investigation follows a complaint from Steve Slaughter, who bought the £12.50 outfit for his son Stephen to wear on World Book Day.
Mr Slaughter, from Middlesbrough, complained to Asda earlier this month after the detachable chest piece - containing a battery pack - appeared to blow up and flew across the living room after it was left lying on top of a storage unit.
A spokeswoman for Asda said: "Asda George has issued a recall of its Spiderman light-up dress-up costume. The wrong batteries have been included inside the costume's removable light-up unit resulting in a potential safety issue.
"The care and safety of our customers is our number one priority, which is why we have taken the precautionary decision to recall the product based on the outcome of our investigation."
Customers who have already purchased the costume have been advised to return it and claim a full refund.
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The CEO of Asda has said prices would rise in an independent Scotland. Following comments from John Lewis earlier, Andy Clarke said that the supermarket would have to 'reflect' the costs of operating in Scotland.
If we were no longer to operate in one state with one market and – broadly – one set of rules, our business model would inevitably become more complex. We would have to reflect our cost to operate here.
This is not an argument for or against independence, it is simply an honest recognition of the costs that change could bring. For us the customer is always right and this important decision is in their hands
Asda could spark a supermarket price war by cutting the cost of its fuel.
From tomorrow, Asda is reducing the price of its petrol by up to 2p a litre, with diesel coming down 1p a litre.
This means that drivers filling up at Asda will pay no more than 124.7p a litre for petrol and 128.7p for diesel - the lowest prices since January 2011.
Asda petrol director Andy Peake said: "It now costs £6 less than last summer to fill up a family car with fuel, meaning we're putting much-needed cash back in drivers' pockets for those bank holiday ice-creams."
Prime Minister David Cameron met one-year-old Luca during a walkabout in Asda this morning. Lucas appeared to want to give Mr Cameron his Easter Bunny balloon.
The pair appeared to get on very well, and when his mother handed him over to take a picture, she joked she was off to do her shopping, happy to leave him in the Prime Minister's apparently capable hands.
Supermarket giant Asda is bringing real value to more customers in the UK, the president and chief executive of the store's US parent company Walmart said, after it announced it would create 12,000 new jobs over the next five years. Doug McMillon said:
It has been a pleasure to meet with the Prime Minister today and reaffirm Walmart's commitment to investing in the UK.
A seismic shift in the structure of the retail market is under way - not just in the UK but right across the world.
Asda recognised the change in its market and took early action to develop and implement a strategy that will see it grow - creating more new jobs and bringing real value to more customers in the UK.