Mixed results for supermarkets

Supermarket giant Tesco has reported a 12% drop in group pre-tax profits to £1.7 billion in the six months to August 25. However Sainsbury's has reported strong sales for the second quarter of the year, with total sales up 4.3 per cent.

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Miliband: 'Cameron's got to get a grip on the Department of Transport'

The Labour leader Ed Miliband has given his reaction to the failed West Coast rail franchise deal.

He told ITV News' Political Editor,Tom Bradby: "The first thing David Cameron's got to do is get a grip on the Department of Transport and his ministers. This should never have happened."

He went on: "I want to hear from the Prime Minister who the buck is going to stop with".

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