tesco

crime

Irish Woman Ends Up in Court for Opening a $1.95 Can of Pringles

Once you pop, you WILL be stopped, apparently.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.10.18
Ink Spots

This Futuristic Stylist Creates Fashion Trends for an Alternate Universe

Give this guy some plastic bags, aluminum ducting hose, and a pair of fluorescent leg warmers, and he'll give you a dreamscape.
Nana Baah
3.27.18
salt

Your 'Healthy' Hummus Could Contain More Salt Than Four Bags of Chips

Consensus Action on Salt and Health surveyed 210 of Britain’s most popular chilled dips and found that many contain worryingly high levels of salt.
Phoebe Hurst
7.29.16
food waste

This Supermarket Wasted 59,400 Metric Tons of Food Last Year

Despite introducing measures to cut waste, British supermarket chain Tesco threw away 4 percent more food in 2015 than the year previous.
Daisy Meager
6.17.16
Supermarkets

Why Is This Supermarket Using Fictional British Farms to Sell Food?

As would be expected, both consumers and farmers—who actually do currently exist and are located in Britain—are pretty pissed at what they believe to be nothing more than faulty advertising and a blatant lie.
Alex Swerdloff
3.28.16
Longreads Or Whatever

I Spent a Day Visiting Britain's Best New Record Stores

The hunt for that quintessential record store experience took me far and wide, to some of the finest establishments on in the UK.
Oobah Butler
3.22.16
britain

Brits Can’t Deal with Curved Croissants So This Supermarket Will Only Sell Straight Ones

British supermarket Tesco has announced that it will no longer sell curved croissants because customers find it “easier to spread jam on a straighter shape with a single sweeping motion.”
Phoebe Hurst
2.19.16
love

This Supermarket Says Cucumbers Make Great Valentine's Day Gifts

According to a branch of Tesco, the cat-terrorising vegetable makes a great romantic gift.
Phoebe Hurst
2.3.16
Op-Eds

This Vinyl Revival Is Sucking the Life and Fun out of Music Collecting

What was once a quiet world of treasures is becoming a commercial minefield.
Emma Garland
1.12.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A New Poll of Police and Ambulance Staff Shows Why the UK Can't Be Trusted to Drink Responsibly

Around 35 percent of ambulance journeys are somehow related to alcohol.
Joe Goodman
10.26.15
Sugar

A Supermarket Banned a Sugary Children’s Drink and the Internet Went Crazy

Yesterday, Tesco announced that it would no longer be selling small cartons of kids’ juice drinks Capri Sun, Rubicon, and crucially, Ribena—a decision that has spawned its own #Ribenagate Twitter storm.
Phoebe Hurst
7.29.15
crime

A British Supermarket Just Found £1 Million Worth of Cocaine in a Box of Bananas

An employee at a Berkshire branch of Tesco discovered five 1 kilogram bags of white powder in a box of Costa Rican bananas.
Phoebe Hurst
7.28.15
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