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Digging into Tesco rubbish lands woman in trouble with law

February 14, 2011

Sasha Hall, 21, is being charged with theft after she helped herself to food thrown away by Tesco following a power cut. The supermarket giant left thousands of pounds of spoiled stock on the street, much to the delight of dozens of people. Sasha help saw no harm in helping herself ...

Ebay pushes PayPal into limelight

February 11, 2011

EBay Inc put its online payments unit PayPal business into the spotlight predicting doubling of revenues by 2013. BGC Partners analyst Colin Gillis said that people are investing in eBay because of PayPal. Although PayPal has been the company’s main growth driver, in the minds of investors, questions still loom about ...

Highway thieves take lucrative gas stations

February 10, 2011

Marks & Spencer and Burger King have been accused of scamming millions of motorists with little choice for food. Ridiculous prices have been applied for driving in the wrong place, with 91 percent of drivers erroneously billed. Snacks aside, petrol and diesel go a long way. WH Smith imposed ...

Legal wrangling to continue over sale of Liverpool

February 9, 2011

The Royal Bank of Scotland and former Liverpool owner Tom Hicks will continue disputing the club’s sale to New England Sports Ventures in the High Court. Both sides want injunctions coming from a heated court-room battle last October which culminated in the sale of the club against Hicks’s wishes. In what ...

Apple crumble back on top of the table

February 8, 2011

Foreign desserts are finally making top room for British puddings. 68 percent of shoppers interviewed said apple crumble was their preferred choice of dessert. Also soaring in the hearts of food-lovers were bread and butter pudding, sticky toffee pudding, spotted dick and jam roly-poly. Local puddings have thus dominated the ...

David Cameron signals no more meddling with banker bonuses

February 7, 2011

Despite the enormous £6billion in bonuses set to go to them, David Cameron has indicated that there would be no further action on bankers. On the other hand, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Cleg has insisted that a crackdown on bank bonuses is eminent. The disclosure of unthinkable ­payments at four ...

Viscount son jailed for funding festival with Tesco cash

February 4, 2011

An aristocrat who spent £335,000 on his Tesco company credit card to fund a music festival in his garden has been jailed for 30 months. Alexander Trenchard, 32, used to money to pay for the annual Standon Calling festival which is held in the grounds of his parent's 16th century ...

Ocado posts first profit since going public

February 3, 2011

Online grocery Ocado Plc has defied industry predictions and posted its first profit since going public. The supermarket said it would look to rival industry heavyweights like Sainsbury's and Tesco as it aggressively steps up its campaign to provide quality service and a wide variety of branded and own-label goods. Shares for ...

Dove Spa offers last minute deals

February 2, 2011

As last minute holidays and deals become widely popular, more and more Britons are taking advantage of late bookings to enjoy holidays and spa retreats. The most recent offering comes from Dove Spa, which has partnered with discount vouchers and Last Minute to offer half off its spa packages. As the ...

Former Barclays manager gets suspended sentence for fraud

February 1, 2011

A Barclays' bank branch manager has been fired and given a suspended jail term in the wake of siphoning thousands of pounds into her daughter's account. Janet Wylde, 56, worked her way to a manager position at the bank branch only to fall from grace to aid her debt-ridden daughter with ...

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