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Tesco blackmail plot: Nigel Wright contaminated baby foodFarmer Nigel Wright put metal shards in baby food to extort £1.4m from the supermarket.
Sheep farmer found guilty of lacing baby food with metal shards at Tesco storeA sheep farmer has been convicted of lacing jars of baby food with metal shards as part of a plot to blackmail supermarket giant Tesco.
Coronavirus: Cases rise at Newark Bakkavor dessert factoryBakkavor, which makes desserts for Waitrose and Tesco, is testing its whole workforce.
Tesco blackmail trial: Farmer bought presents 'after spiking' jarsFarmer Nigel Wright is accused of deliberately contaminating baby food in a plot to blackmail Tesco.
Mothers nearly fed babies metal shards after sheep farmer contaminated food to blackmail Tesco, court hearsParents tell court of finding slivers of knife blade in Heinz baby food jars
Sheep farmer tried to extort £1.4m worth of Bitcoin from Tesco by lacing baby food with metal, court hearsDefendant claims travellers threatened to kill his family unless he paid them £1m
Chickens at farms supplying Tesco, Ocado and McDonald's made to die of thirst or had necks crushedExclusive: Undercover footage also reveals birds deemed unprofitable at Red Tractor-backed business killed painfully by the neck
Coronavirus outbreak among Tesco supermarket staff in SwindonNew cluster comes days after 51 staff at Iceland distribution centre test positive
Coronavirus: Tesco Swindon store staff test positiveThe store says the workers are self isolating and it is following government advice.
M&S, Tesco and Waitrose drop goat-milk company after violent attacks left animals crippledExclusive: 'We want our customers to be confident that our food has been produced to the highest standards of animal welfare,' says M&S
Goats punched, hit, kicked and 'left lame' at farm supplying milk to Tesco, Sainsbury, Waitrose and Ocado, video showsExclusive: Tesco suspends brand after footage shows animals crying in pain
Coronavirus: Asda, Tesco and Sainsbury's among supermarkets refusing to enforce face-mask rulesAldi among retailers telling shoppers they will need to obey rules to enter stores
Coronavirus: Council probe as Bracknell Tesco workers test positiveThe supermarket chain confirmed two employees had tested positive at a Bracknell branch.
Foster eyes key British title win as boxing returns to UKBrad Foster will headline boxing's first event since the coronavirus shutdown but he still hasn't given up doing night shifts at Tesco.
Woman complains packed beach is 'like being in Tesco' after driving more than an hour to get there'I'm quite shocked as to how many people are here,' she says
More than a fifth of people cooking every meal from scratch due to coronavirus lockdown, Tesco findsIt also emerged one in five have widened their repertoire of recipes since lockdown began and 35 per cent are better at using leftovers to avoid food waste
Coronavirus: Tesco tells shoppers to visit stores because there 'isn't enough capacity' for delivery'Between 85 per cent and 90 per cent of all food bought will require a visit to a store,' says supermarket giant
Carer breaks down after Tesco queue skip rejectionLynne Tonkin was told she couldn’t cut the Tesco despite it meaning an old lady couldn’t receive food.
Coronavirus: Canal towpaths 'like middle of Tesco'Bosses defend keeping canal towpaths open despite residents saying social-distancing is impossible.
Coronavirus: 'Pay your staff' graffitied on Wetherspoon pub after millionaire owner tells workforce to get jobs in Tesco'Whilst other companies such as Costa have promised their staff eight weeks fully paid, Wetherspoons have left over 40,000 people without their next pay date,' say employees on strike
Coronavirus: Millionaire Wetherspoon's boss tells staff to consider working for TescoTim Martin indicates employees won't be paid regular wage during lockdown - despite pub company having £1.8 billion turnover
Tesco staff in Bury St Edmunds held at knifepoint during robberyPolice are searching for two men who threatened staff during the raid.
Panic buying forces British supermarkets to ration foodBritain's biggest supermarkets, Tesco, Sainsbury's and Asda, limited purchases of all food products on Wednesday after frantic shoppers stripped shelves to prepare for possible isolation during the..
British supermarkets impose limits as panic buying spreadsBritain's biggest supermarkets, Tesco, Sainsbury's and Asda, imposed limits on purchases of pasta, toilet roll and long life milk on Wednesday after alarmed shoppers stripped shelves bare to hoard for..
Coronavirus: Tesco 'puts security tags on soap in toilets' amid panic stockpilingSupermarket rationing certain products after shelves left empty
Liam Gallagher's son and Ringo Starr's grandson given court date for 'Tesco fight' trialGene Gallagher and Sonny Starkey are accused of starting a late-night brawl last May
Coronavirus: Tesco and Waitrose rationing essentials after stockpiling sees shelves emptyCustomers limited to buying no more than five of certain items
Anti-stealing warnings in front of tampons get backlash from women's groupsTesco should 'try exercising a little compassion', says Women's Equality Party leader
Tesco cat Pumpkin defies Norwich supermarket 'ban'Pumpkin was an "unexpected item in the bagging area", his social media followers quipped.
Report of man with gun on Shrewsbury Tesco roof sparks armed responseThe police helicopter has also been deployed as officers search near a Tesco Extra in Shrewsbury.
Australia's Cotton On probes Chinese supplier amid forced labor fearsAustralian clothing retailer Cotton On Group on Tuesday said it is investigating a Chinese supplier after British supermarket operator Tesco PLC suspended ties with the same supplier due to fears of..
Tesco Christmas card factory in China denies 'forced labour'A six-year-old found a handwritten message, claiming to be from Chinese prisoners in a Christmas card.
Tesco suspends Chinese supplier after suspected prisoner messageBritish supermarket giant Tesco suspended a Chinese supplier of Christmas cards on Sunday after a press report said a customer found a message written inside a card saying it had been packed by foreign..
Tesco shuts down production at China factory amid claims Christmas cards 'packed by prison slaves'Six-year-old London girl discovers desperate plea from 'foreign prisoner' inside box of cards: 'Please help us'
Christmas cards 'held message from China prisoners'It comes after a girl reportedly found a message from Chinese prisoners in a box of Tesco Christmas cards.
Car crashes into Tesco cafe in Sutton ColdfieldA number of people suffer cuts and one man is taken to hospital after falling unconscious.
Man rapes woman in Hove church graveyardPolice said the attack happened early evening on Halloween and was near a busy Tesco superstore.
'Distressed' farmers condemn Tesco vegetarian advert and suggest teenage girls should eat more meatOne of UK's biggest supermarkets - and major retailer of meat - attacked over promotion of vegetarian range
Tesco worker who tackled shopkeeper died from natural causesA coroner ruled Hilary Simmons died of natural causes contributed to by the stress of a shoplifter.
Middlesbrough Tesco worker died after altercation with thiefThe stress of the confrontation "directly contributed" to Hilary Simmons' death, an inquest hears.
Stanwell Tesco stabbing: Vincent Fuller caught on CCTVVincent Fuller, a white supremacist who tried to kill a teenager in a Tesco car park, has been jailed.
Stanwell Tesco knifeman 'had no historic terrorist links'There is nothing to suggest Vincent Fuller was wedded to a terrorist cause, his lawyer tells a court.
Tesco, Asda, Poundland and Home Bargains illegally sold knives to childrenIt is still too easy to buy them, Trading Standards says, after sending in "mystery shoppers".
Far-right racist admits stabbing Bulgarian man in Tesco car park after shouting he wanted to 'kill Muslims'Apparently inspired by terror attack on Muslims in Christchurch the previous day, Vincent Fuller rampaged through town with knife and baseball bat before telling police who arrested him 'I hope Isis..
Aldi censured over misleading advert suggesting shoppers could save 45% by switching from TescoUse of pricey Moet et Chandon champagne 'skewed' comparison with rival supermarket
Tesco Norwich swallow chicks hatch after nets removedThe supermarket originally installed netting to protect the trolley area from the birds' droppings.
Tesco suspends chicken sales from 'ethical' farm after video shows injured birds being kicked and hurled into cratesOne farm worker allegedly threw seriously injured birds into bucket filled with urine
Shopper films Tesco roof collapsing and water pouring into aisles as thunderstorms batter UKFlash floods hit Scotland as parts of country soaked by half a month's rain in one hour