Tag Archives: The Independant

SES-imagotag: The company helping supermarkets to reduce food waste and stop customer rip off

News in February that Tesco had overcharged over two-thirds of its customers by advertising out-of-date promotions, showed that traditional paper price labels are not only time consuming and often inaccurate but can also do a lot of damage. At the time, an investigation found that Tesco was offering multi-buy deals months after the deductions had become invalid, putting Britian’s biggest ...

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JB Shorts, 53:two, Manchester, review: It is now something of an institution on the Manchester theatre scene

Suppose a nation were a person, and was subject to psychiatric analysis. Suppose a memory took flesh and appeared in conversation with us. Suppose, on a blind date, a couple were each accompanied by their alter ego, shouting advice and shrieking when it was not taken. JB Shorts is now something of an institution on the Manchester theatre scene. Twice ...

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Manchester attack: Anti-terror police carry out controlled explosion in Moss Side as investigation continues

Counter-terror police have carried out a controlled explosion as they searched a property in the Moss Side area of Manchester in connection with Monday’s attack. Locals reported hearing a “loud bang” in the area south of the city centre at around 1.45am on Thursday. Eight men are in custody following a series of raids across Manchester, Wigan and Nuneaton, Warwickshire, ...

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Manchester attack: Family confirm death of Scottish schoolgirl Eilidh MacLeod, 14, in arena blast

The family of a schoolgirl who was killed in the Manchester Arena bomb attack have paid tribute to her. Eilidh MacLeod, 14, from Barra in the Outer Hebrides, had been missing since the explosion at the Ariana Grande concert on Monday night. Her friend, Laura MacIntyre, 15, was seriously injured and is being treated in a Manchester hospital. Greater Manchester ...

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Wayne Rooney's Europa League delight could come to a halt if Gareth Southgate drops him from England squad

Wayne Rooney’s England future could be in doubt as Gareth Southgate gets set to make his latest squad announcement. The Three Lions’ all-time leading goalscorer’s international career could be over if he is not included for the games against Scotland and France next month. Reports have suggested Rooney, who has 52 goals in 119 caps, will be left out of ...

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Manchester attack: Eight men in custody after more raids this morning in operation to disrupt 'network'

Two men have been arrested by counter-terror police in Greater Manchester in connection with Monday’s attack, bringing the number in UK custody to eight. One of the men was detained following searches of an address in the Withington area of the city, while another was arrested in a part of Greater Manchester that was not disclosed. A woman arrested in ...

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UK car production slumps by close to a fifth in April as timing of Easter bites

UK car manufacturing plummeted by close to a fifth in April, as the timing of Easter ate into the number of production days in the month. Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders on Thursday showed that 122,116 cars were made in the month, an 18.2 per cent decrease on April 2016. Production for the first four ...

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Manchester United's raw emotion displays the city's unity to perfection as Europa League win lifts an unfair burden

It was well over an hour after the final whistle in Stockholm, and the Manchester United players still hadn’t left the Friends Arena dressing room, because they were still so joyously singing so many supporter chants. Songs like ‘follow, follow, follow cos United have won in Stockholm’ could easily be heard thundering the wall of the press conference room where ...

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Manchester attack: Members of the public 'reported Salman Abedi to anti-terror hotline'

Two people who had known Manchester bomber Salman Abedi at college tipped off police after he made statements “supporting terrorism,” it has been reported. An unnamed Muslim community worker told the BBC two people who knew the attacker called the anti-terror hotline after Abedi expressed the view that “being a suicide bomber was okay”. The calls are thought to have ...

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Manchester attack: Possible connection between Salman Abedi and Paris terror cell 'being investigated'

Investigators are hunting for potential conspirators linked to the Manchester Arena bombing are exploring the possibility that the same cell linked to the Paris and Brussels terror attacks was also to blame for Monday night’s attack, two officials familiar with the investigation said.  Investigators were also assessing whether Salman Abedi, the bomber in the attack Monday on a pop concert ...

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