Plastic pollution: it’s not just bags at the checkout, what about the plastic clogging supermarket aisles?

Plastic pollution: it’s not just bags at the checkout, what about the plastic clogging supermarket aisles?

Posted May 06, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: Plastic-wrapped fruits and vegetables are regularly sold in supermarkets. (ABC Radio Sydney: Amanda Hoh) Related Story: There is a way to a plastic-free life, but those who do it offer a word of caution Related Story: Whale dies after swallowing nearly 30kg of rubbish …

Madrid leader Cristina Cifuentes resigns over supermarket shoplifting video

Madrid leader Cristina Cifuentes resigns over supermarket shoplifting video

Updated April 26, 2018 08:40:59 Related Story: Madrid to keep ruling Catalonia if Puigdemont tries to govern from exile Related Story: Catalonia’s leader urges Spain to let him return home The head of Spain’s Madrid region has resigned hours after a website broadcast a video allegedly showing her shoplifting cosmetics …

Coles supermarket under fire as Kununurra teens allegedly refused entry, asked for ID

Coles supermarket under fire as Kununurra teens allegedly refused entry, asked for ID

Posted April 18, 2018 14:38:33 A Coles supermarket in Western Australia has been accused of refusing entry to minors and demanding identification. Thirteen-year-old Amos Lippitt and his cousin were entering Coles Kununurra earlier this month when they were stopped by security. “Me and my cousin were going to buy some …

Wesfarmers to demerge its Coles supermarket chain in search of better returns

Wesfarmers to demerge its Coles supermarket chain in search of better returns

Updated March 16, 2018 14:56:51 Wesfarmers has announced plans to spin off its Coles supermarket business, as well as its liquor and convenience stores, creating a new, standalone, top-30 company. Key points: Wesfarmers plans to spin-off Coles and liquor businesses it bought in 2017 for $22b Shareholders will be given …

Trebes supermarket shooting: Gunman’s apartment searched after French siege

Trebes supermarket shooting: Gunman’s apartment searched after French siege

Updated March 24, 2018 11:38:47 Video: Police search the apartment complex of suspected gunman (ABC News) Related Story: ‘Hero’ policeman shot after trading places with hostage dies in hospital A gunman who took several hostages in a supermarket in the southern French town of Trebes has been identified as a …

Trebes supermarket shooting: Policeman who traded places with hostage dies in hospital

Trebes supermarket shooting: Policeman who traded places with hostage dies in hospital

Updated March 24, 2018 17:25:48 Photo: Local media identified the policeman as Arnaud Beltrame. (AP: Ouest France) Related Story: Gunman’s apartment searched after French supermarket siege A policeman who swapped himself for a hostage held by a gunman during a deadly siege of a supermarket has died, the French Interior …

Trebes supermarket shooting: Policeman who traded places with hostage ‘fighting for his life’

Trebes supermarket shooting: Policeman who traded places with hostage ‘fighting for his life’

Updated March 24, 2018 11:38:47 Photo: Local media identified the policeman as Arnaud Beltrame. (AP: Ouest France) Related Story: Gunman’s apartment searched after French supermarket siege French officials have hailed the bravery of a policeman who was severely injured after swapping himself for a hostage held by a gunman during …

French supermarket shooting gunman identified as Redouane Lakdim

French supermarket shooting gunman identified as Redouane Lakdim

Updated March 24, 2018 07:41:23 Photo: Police in helmets and body armour took up positions around the supermarket before storming the premises and killing the gunman. (Reuters: Regis Duvignau) The authorities have identified a gunman who took several hostages in a supermarket in the southern French town of Trebes, France’s …

Gunman takes hostages at French supermarket, local media and police reports

Gunman takes hostages at French supermarket, local media and police reports

Updated March 23, 2018 22:39:38 Eight people are being held captive at a supermarket in the south-western France, a police source has said, adding that the hostage-taker had shot at a police officer. BFM TV said the hostage-taker has claimed allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group. A source at …