Tesco are endeavoring to make the trip to the self-service checkouts a little less fraught with tension by introducing a "friendlier" voice after customers complained that they felt they were being shouted out by the faceless monster inside the till.
They're also doing away with the dreaded five words; UNEXPECTED ITEM IN BAGGING AREA.
With a reputation as a English gent with a naughty side, the dashingly dapper Anton Du Beke has become a household favourite thanks to Strictly Come Dancing.
The longest serving professional dancer sashays into the studio to chat about taking to the road with his partner Erin Boag and showing his support for causes dear to his heart.
I'm doing something big to prove to her
Originally weighing in at 560 lbs (40 stone), Eric Hites created a blog called Fat Guy Across America to share his journey of losing weight and winning back his wife Angie, by deciding to ride his bike across the United States to prove to her that he can change.
Partially inspired to embark on the adventure by the Proclaimers song, I''m Gonna Be (500 miles), Eric will be riding much more than that as the distance from coast to coast is approximately 3,000 miles (4,800km).
Eric joins us via a studio in Rhode Island while his wife Angie joins us on the phone from their home in Indiana.
Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday warned the UK would not become a "safe haven" for migrants amid the worsening crisis at Calais. His comments came following reports that more than 3,500 attempts have been made to get into the Channel Tunnel terminal.
The situation has also had a ripple effect on the economy and local residents in Kent, with lorries unable to cross the channel leading to gridlock on the M20. This morning we're joined by investigative reporter Mark Williams-Thomas live from Calais and mum Vanessa Challess live from her home in from Kent, who fears she may give birth on the roadside due to local gridlock.
We're welcoming in the last weekend of July with Phil's summery twist on a classic roast lunch - Shoulder of pork with summer vegetables and apple juice all cooked in one tray so there's no stress and no extra time needed for washing up. To top it all off he's joined by MasterChef winner Kimberly Wyatt who will be making her Sinatra cheesecake: done her way.
Some don't make it
In recent years Soapland has worked tirelessly to deliver the biggest storylines imaginable, and, if Emmerdale's Michael Parr is to be believed, next week's wedding storyline could feature the most explosive scenes in British soap history...
Michael, 28, who plays bad boy Ross Barton, joins us today to talk illicit babies, wedding bells and boiling revenge.
Is your EHIC leaving you unprotected, £4.20 champagne trick, free fitness classes, Tesco points double-up and more is on offer from Martin Lewis's deals this week
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