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June 30, 2018 1:00 PM WORST CO2 shortage in DECADES sees Britain wiped of chicken, fizzy drinks and veg

SUPERMARKETS are rationing meat, fizzy drinks, alcohol and vegetables as Britain braces itself for the worst CO2 shortage the nation has seen in DECADES. Asda is rationing online sales of Coca Cola, 7Up, Fanta and Pepsi as well as the supermarket giant’s own brand of pop as the country’s CO2 crisis worsens. The shortage of the gas, used to make drinks 12

June 28, 2018 4:22 PM Woolworths takes a drastic plastic bag ban U-turn and reveals supermarkets will hand out free reusable bags for the next 10 days after shoppers were left irate at having to pay for them

Supermarket giant Woolworths will hand out free reusable bags for the next 10 days to help shoppers adjust to the single-use plastic bag ban that was put into place last week. This comes after a major backlash from customers who were left irate at having to pay for shopping bags. People reportedly complained about the hassle of having to remember to bring 8

June 24, 2018 12:08 PM Drinks giants battle it out to unveil new non-alcoholic and low-alcohol tipples to match modern habits of millennials and weight-watchers

Millennials are fuelling a rise in low or no-alcohol beverages this summer as drinks giants try to match modern habits. Drinking rates among adults in the UK are already at their lowest point since 2005, and the change is particularly prevalent among millennials, with more than a quarter of 16-to-24-year-olds going without alcohol. Diageo launched a ready-mixed 14

June 22, 2018 4:11 PM Trump threatens 20 per cent tariffs on cars built in the European Union fuming 'build them here!' in latest trade war threat against an ally

President Donald Trump fired another shot in his trade war with European allies, threatening to impose a 20 per cent tariff on European autos. Trump blasted steep European Union import duties on U.S. cars, a month after his administration began an investigation of whether European duties on cars posed a threat to U.S. national security. Trump leveled 4

June 22, 2018 3:44 AM So where DOES all the money go? Coles and Woolworths claim they won't make money from the plastic bag ban

The plastic bag ban sweeping the nation's major supermarkets has been slammed by skeptical shoppers, who claim it is a money making scheme. Australia supermarket giants Coles and Woolworths announced this week they will ban single-use plastic bags. Customers will now need to bring their own bags for groceries, or buy multi-use bags being sold in stores 2

June 22, 2018 1:00 AM Save £4 by filling up at the supermarket: Oil company branded garages charge more for a tank of petrol than the big four stores

Oil company branded garages are charging up to £4 more for a tank of petrol than supermarkets, according to an investigation. The AA has found that BP, Shell or Esso forecourts charge 5.5p per litre more on average than the Big Four stores – 130.2p compared with 124.7p. This equates to a £2.75 difference in the cost of filling up a 50-litre tank in a typical 11

June 19, 2018 10:08 PM Woolies plastic bag ban begins

Single-use plastic bags will be banned in all Woolworths stores from Wednesday as the retail giant tries to dramatically reduce the amount of plastic in its stores. Woolworths and Coles last July joined a push to rid Australia of disposable plastic bags and set a deadline of June 30, 2018 for their stores to stop offering them to shoppers. Woolies, which 2

June 18, 2018 6:36 AM My, how you've changed! Iconic nineties band Bachelor Girl reunite on the 20th anniversary of hit song Buses and Trains

They're one of the biggest Australian bands from the nineties, known for their hit songs Buses and Trains and I'm Just a Girl. And now Bachelor Girl have reunited on the 20th anniversary of Buses and Trains. Pop duo Tania Doko and James Roche appeared on The Morning Show on Monday, promoting their new record Speak. The pop duo spoke about the success 5

June 18, 2018 12:28 AM Debit card payments more popular than cash

Debit card payments have overtaken cash use for the first time, new figures show, as contactless technology takes a firm hold on day-to-day spending. A total of 13.2 billion debt card payments were made last year, a rise of 14% on the previous year, according to banking trade body UK Finance. That outstripped the 13.1 billion cash payments made, as the use of notes 8

June 14, 2018 10:00 AM Where you can pick strawberries this season

Helloooo strawberry season! It’s a sure sign that summertime is here when strawberries hang heavily from their runners. Last year more than 137,000 tonnes of strawberries were sold in the UK, with shoppers spending upwards of £1.3 million on the classically British berry. And the cold start to the year (remember that snow?!) mixed with the recent warm days and cooler 12