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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's "big four" supermarkets have all lost market share in a barely growing grocery market, with Tesco and its main rivals failing to keep pace with discounters Aldi and Lidl, Kantar Worldpanel said on Tuesday. German-owned Aldi and Lidl now have a combined market share of 9.7 percent, versus 8.4 percent a year ago, according to the market research company. Like-for-like sales at market leader Tesco fell 0.9 percent in the 12 weeks to Aug. 16, Kantar said, as strong growth in its convenience shops and online could not offset lower revenue at larger stores. ... More »Tesco, Asda sales fall as discounters advance - Kantar
An investigation has been launched into claims that migrant workers on a construction site are being treated "appallingly". More »Probe into claims migrant workers being treated 'appallingly'
A Jewish campaign group is looking to take a local council to the High Court over their boycott of items produced in Israeli settlements in the West Bank. More »Jewish group challenges council's Israeli settlements produce boycott
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger railed against the decision to disallow a goal by Aaron Ramsey for offside after his side drew 0-0 in a lively home game with Liverpool. More »Wenger rues offside call in Liverpool stalemate
The fatal accident inquiry into the bin lorry crash that killed six people in Glasgow was due to be told that victims' families feel "let down" by a decision not to prosecute the driver. Lawyers for at least one of the families were expected to say that the blame lies with driver Harry Clarke together with failures in the system that allowed him behind the wheel, despite a history of fainting. Sheriff John Beckett QC, who is chairing the inquiry, was expected to be told by lawyers for at least one victim that families feel let down by a decision not to prosecute Mr Clarke. More »Families Of Bin Lorry Victims Feel 'Let Down'
Identifying all the victims of the Shoreham Airshow disaster could take weeks, it has been revealed. Coroner Penny Schofield said the investigation was likely to be a "slow and painstaking operation" and appealed for the public to be patient and understanding. It comes as police warned they were keeping an open mind about the number of victims who may have died when the Hawker Hunter jet ploughed into the A27 in Shoreham at the weekend. More »Identifying Shoreham Victims Could Take Weeks
Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Tuesday he hoped the reopening of the British embassy in Iran could spark a "new chapter" in ties between the two countries. More »Britain's Hammond hopes for 'new chapter' in Iran ties
Poundland's £55m takeover of rival budget retailer 99p Stores has won provisional approval from the competition watchdog. The deal will not make customers "worse off", the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) decided. The acquisition is set to create a combined network of around 800 UK stores, with 99p Stores being rebranded as Poundland. More »Poundland's 99p Stores Takeover Gets Go-Ahead
Complaints about Britain's financial firms rose eight percent in the first half of this year after a jump in new cases about packaged bank accounts, the industry's watchdog said on Tuesday. Packaged bank accounts offer a range of additional services -- such as insurance policies, better deals on savings accounts or loans, and other perks in exchange for a monthly fee. Three major banks -- Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays and Lloyds -- have set aside 732 million pounds between them to compensate customers for possible mis-sold packaged accounts, raising concern it could build into another big compensation problem for the industry. More »UK banking complaints grow 8 percent on packaged account concerns
West Ham United's Diafra Sakho has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill and witness intimidation, with his spokesman saying Tuesday that the striker denies the allegations. More »West Ham's Sakho arrested over 'death threats'
Britain's Foreign Office is "urgently working" with Canadian authorities to establish the identities of the victims of a seaplane crash in which four Britons died. More »UK 'urgently' investigating Canada seaplane crash
West Ham United star Diafra Sakho has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill and witness intimidation, according to reports. More »West Ham's Diafra Sakho arrested over 'threats to kill and witness intimidation'
One Direction have confirmed they are taking a break next year - but are not splitting up. Group member Niall Horan, 21, posted a message to his 23 million followers on Twitter in which he said: "Ok so Lots of rumours going round. It comes as group spokesman Simon Jones declined to comment on reports in The Sun that the group would take an extended hiatus in March 2016, saying he would not comment on "speculation". More »One Direction Star: 'We Are Not Splitting Up'
Female fish have become better swimmers in order to escape male sexual harassment, new research claims. More »Female guppies swim faster 'to avoid sexual harassment by males'
Britain's competition watchdog said it was minded to approve Poundland's acquisition of rival 99p Stores, after it discounted fears the combined 800-strong group would dominate the value market. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) undertook a lengthy review of the deal, announced in February, on concerns it could lessen competition in certain areas through a possible reduction in quality, fewer promotions or closure of stores. Poundland's Chief Executive Jim McCarthy welcomed the provisional clearance. More »UK competition watchdog clears Poundland-99p stores deal
The British Heart Foundation is warning adults not to be complacent about the risk of heart disease. The charity is putting the family at the centre of a television advert in which they appeal for more funding to research the causes of coronary heart disease which remains the biggest killer in the UK. As the leading cause of heart attacks, coronary heart disease claims some 70,000 lives each year, among them, nearly 10,000 adults of working age - equal to around 200 deaths in adults under 65 each week. More »Heart Disease Kills 10,000 Under-65s Every Year
British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson has died after being hit by a piece of debris during a race in the US. The 37-year-old from Sheffield had been in a coma after sustaining a severe head injury when a car crashed in front of him on lap 180 of the Verizon IndyCar Series at the Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania on Sunday. A statement issued by staff at Indycar.com said they would focus on providing support for Wilson's family. More »British IndyCar Racer Justin Wilson Dies
Harriet Harman will meet Labour leadership hopefuls later to discuss their concerns the contest is not being conducted fairly. The acting party leader hopes the emergency meeting will assuage candidates' fears the contest has been infiltrated by Labour's political opponents hoping to swing the vote for left-winger Jeremy Corbyn. For £3 anyone can register as a Labour supporter and secure a vote in the poll and more than 120,000 people have signed up, swelling the electorate to more than 600,000. More »Labour To Address 'Tory Infiltration' Concerns
British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died on Monday after suffering a severe head injury during a wreck in the closing laps of a race the previous day at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania, IndyCar officials said. Wilson, a former Formula One driver and seven-time winner in IndyCar racing, had been in critical condition in a coma at a hospital in Allentown, Pennsylvania, before his death. "This is a monumentally sad day for IndyCar and the motorsports community as a whole," Mark Miles, chief executive officer of Hulman & Co, the parent of IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway, said in a statement. More »IndyCar driver Wilson dies after wreck
(Reuters) - Factbox on driver fatalities in open wheel races on North American circuits since 1996 after Briton Justin Wilson died on Monday after being hit by debris from another car during a race at the Pocono Speedway in Pennsylvania on Sunday. - - - - Scott Brayton (United States) May 17, 1996 The 37-year-old died in practice for the 1996 Indianapolis 500 having already qualified on pole. Brayton crashed after a tyre blew out and he slammed into the wall with the impact of the 370kph crash killing him instantly. More »Factbox - Recent deaths at North American open wheel races
(Reuters) - Reaction to the death of IndyCar driver Justin Wilson, who died on Monday after being struck in the head by debris during a race at Pocono Speedway in Pennsylvania on Sunday. - - Mark Miles, chief executive officer of Hulman & Co, the parent of IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway This is a monumentally sad day for IndyCar and the motorsports community as a whole. - - Wilson's family He was a loving father and devoted husband, as well as a highly competitive racing driver who was respected by his peers. More »Factbox - Reaction to the death of IndyCar driver Justin Wilson
Women's sexuality is more "adaptive" than men's, psychologists have found. More »Women 'more likely to become bisexual' say scientists