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Tesco: British retailer with multinational grocery and general merchandise stores
Tesco plc, trading as Tesco, is a British multinational groceries and general merchandise retailer with headquarters in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest retailer in the world measured by gross revenues and the ninth-largest in the world measured by revenues. It has shops in seven countries across Asia and Europe, and is the market leader of groceries in the UK, Ireland, Hungary and Thailand.

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Farmer guilty over Tesco baby food blackmail plotd with shards of metal [Video]

Farmer guilty over Tesco baby food blackmail plotd with shards of metal

Lincolnshire sheep farmer Nigel Wright, 45, has been convicted at the OldBailey of two counts of contaminating food after placing three jars of babyfood laced with shards of metal in two Tesco stores.

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Tesco blackmail plot: Nigel Wright contaminated baby food

Farmer Nigel Wright put metal shards in baby food to extort £1.4m from the supermarket.
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Sheep farmer found guilty of lacing baby food with metal shards at Tesco store

A sheep farmer has been convicted of lacing jars of baby food with metal shards as part of a plot to blackmail supermarket giant Tesco.
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Coronavirus: Cases rise at Newark Bakkavor dessert factory

Bakkavor, which makes desserts for Waitrose and Tesco, is testing its whole workforce.
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Tesco blackmail trial: Farmer bought presents 'after spiking' jars

Farmer Nigel Wright is accused of deliberately contaminating baby food in a plot to blackmail Tesco.
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Mothers nearly fed babies metal shards after sheep farmer contaminated food to blackmail Tesco, court hears

Parents tell court of finding slivers of knife blade in Heinz baby food jars
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Sheep farmer tried to extort £1.4m worth of Bitcoin from Tesco by lacing baby food with metal, court hears

Defendant claims travellers threatened to kill his family unless he paid them £1m
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Chickens at farms supplying Tesco, Ocado and McDonald's made to die of thirst or had necks crushed

Exclusive: Undercover footage also reveals birds deemed unprofitable at Red Tractor-backed business killed painfully by the neck
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Coronavirus outbreak among Tesco supermarket staff in Swindon

New cluster comes days after 51 staff at Iceland distribution centre test positive
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Coronavirus: Tesco Swindon store staff test positive

The store says the workers are self isolating and it is following government advice.
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M&S, Tesco and Waitrose drop goat-milk company after violent attacks left animals crippled

Exclusive: 'We want our customers to be confident that our food has been produced to the highest standards of animal welfare,' says M&S
Independent - Published

Goats punched, hit, kicked and 'left lame' at farm supplying milk to Tesco, Sainsbury, Waitrose and Ocado, video shows

Exclusive: Tesco suspends brand after footage shows animals crying in pain
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Coronavirus: Asda, Tesco and Sainsbury's among supermarkets refusing to enforce face-mask rules

Aldi among retailers telling shoppers they will need to obey rules to enter stores
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Coronavirus: Council probe as Bracknell Tesco workers test positive

The supermarket chain confirmed two employees had tested positive at a Bracknell branch.
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Foster eyes key British title win as boxing returns to UK

Brad Foster will headline boxing's first event since the coronavirus shutdown but he still hasn't given up doing night shifts at Tesco.
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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
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More than a fifth of people cooking every meal from scratch due to coronavirus lockdown, Tesco finds

It 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
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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
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Carer breaks down after Tesco queue skip rejection

Lynne Tonkin was told she couldn’t cut the Tesco despite it meaning an old lady couldn’t receive food.
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Coronavirus: Canal towpaths 'like middle of Tesco'

Bosses defend keeping canal towpaths open despite residents saying social-distancing is impossible.
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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
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Coronavirus: Millionaire Wetherspoon's boss tells staff to consider working for Tesco

Tim Martin indicates employees won't be paid regular wage during lockdown - despite pub company having £1.8 billion turnover
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Tesco staff in Bury St Edmunds held at knifepoint during robbery

Police are searching for two men who threatened staff during the raid.
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Panic buying forces British supermarkets to ration food

Britain'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..
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British supermarkets impose limits as panic buying spreads

Britain'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..
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Coronavirus: Tesco 'puts security tags on soap in toilets' amid panic stockpiling

Supermarket rationing certain products after shelves left empty
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Liam Gallagher's son and Ringo Starr's grandson given court date for 'Tesco fight' trial

Gene Gallagher and Sonny Starkey are accused of starting a late-night brawl last May
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Coronavirus: Tesco and Waitrose rationing essentials after stockpiling sees shelves empty

Customers limited to buying no more than five of certain items
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Anti-stealing warnings in front of tampons get backlash from women's groups

Tesco should 'try exercising a little compassion', says Women's Equality Party leader
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Tesco cat Pumpkin defies Norwich supermarket 'ban'

Pumpkin was an "unexpected item in the bagging area", his social media followers quipped.
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Report of man with gun on Shrewsbury Tesco roof sparks armed response

The police helicopter has also been deployed as officers search near a Tesco Extra in Shrewsbury.
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Australia's Cotton On probes Chinese supplier amid forced labor fears

Australian 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..
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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.
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Tesco suspends Chinese supplier after suspected prisoner message

British 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..
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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'
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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.
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Car crashes into Tesco cafe in Sutton Coldfield

A number of people suffer cuts and one man is taken to hospital after falling unconscious.
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Man rapes woman in Hove church graveyard

Police said the attack happened early evening on Halloween and was near a busy Tesco superstore.
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'Distressed' farmers condemn Tesco vegetarian advert and suggest teenage girls should eat more meat

One of UK's biggest supermarkets - and major retailer of meat - attacked over promotion of vegetarian range
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Tesco worker who tackled shopkeeper died from natural causes

A coroner ruled Hilary Simmons died of natural causes contributed to by the stress of a shoplifter.
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Middlesbrough Tesco worker died after altercation with thief

The stress of the confrontation "directly contributed" to Hilary Simmons' death, an inquest hears.
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Stanwell Tesco stabbing: Vincent Fuller caught on CCTV

Vincent Fuller, a white supremacist who tried to kill a teenager in a Tesco car park, has been jailed.
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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.
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Tesco, Asda, Poundland and Home Bargains illegally sold knives to children

It is still too easy to buy them, Trading Standards says, after sending in "mystery shoppers".
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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..
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Aldi censured over misleading advert suggesting shoppers could save 45% by switching from Tesco

Use of pricey Moet et Chandon champagne 'skewed' comparison with rival supermarket
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Tesco Norwich swallow chicks hatch after nets removed

The supermarket originally installed netting to protect the trolley area from the birds' droppings.
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Tesco suspends chicken sales from 'ethical' farm after video shows injured birds being kicked and hurled into crates

One farm worker allegedly threw seriously injured birds into bucket filled with urine
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Shopper films Tesco roof collapsing and water pouring into aisles as thunderstorms batter UK

Flash floods hit Scotland as parts of country soaked by half a month's rain in one hour
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