Asda worker fired for ‘racist’ comment was ‘trying to stop shopper panic buying’

An Asda worker who was sacked after a customer complained she'd thrown a racist slur at them over their Asian heritage has claimed she was actually telling them off for panic-buying. Samantha Doherty was given the boot after a row with a customer during the height of the coronavirus pandemic

Scramble as Tesco customers wait hours to get Christmas delivery slots

Tesco customers have been left furious after having to wait hours in a virtual queue to secure a Christmas delivery slot. This morning the supermarket released slots for the week starting 21 December – but only to their delivery saver customers who pay a subscription fee. But after waking up

Supermarkets to restock shelves overnight to combat coronavirus panic buying

Supermarkets will be restocking through the night in response to coronavirus panic buying. Environment Secretary George Eustice met with bosses from major supermarket chains to draw up the plans after stories found it difficult to keep up with demand for loo roll, pasta, rice and other essentials. Tesco has even