Co-op pays bonuses after profits soar but keeps £66m of Covid cash  

Co-op pays bonuses to bosses after profits soar 500% but keeps £66m of taxpayer’s Covid-relief cash By Tom Witherow For The Daily Mail Published: 22:00 BST, 8 April 2021 | Updated: 22:58 BST, 8 April 2021 Co-op chief exec Steve Murrells and other company bosses will enjoy bonuses this year  The Co-op will pay bonuses … Read more

Co-op to repay £15.5m Covid furlough support but will keep £66m business rates relief

Co-op vows to repay £15.5m furlough cash it received during lockdown as its annual profits more than double to £77m – but it won’t hand back £66m business rates relief Supermarket chain confirmed it will repay Government’s £15.5m for furlough But they confirmed they would hold onto £66m it secured in business rates relief News … Read more

Co-op starts putting GPS satellite tracking tags on MEAT in bid to stop shoplifters 

Co-op starts putting GPS satellite tracking tags on MEAT in bid to stop shoplifters Co-op has put the hi-tech boxes to house meat being sold in their stores  The devices have been spotted on items including rump steak and pork loin It comes after the chain introduced body-worn cameras for some of its staff By … Read more

Aberdeen seagull steals a packet of crisps from the Co-op

Feeling peckish! Shoplifting seagull sneaks through Co-op doors and helps itself to a packet of crisps The devious seagull was loitering outside the Co-op supermarket in Aberdeen  A construction worker exited the supermarket allowing the bird to sneak inside The bird inspected several packets of crisps before picking Salt and Vinegar   By Darren Boyle for … Read more

Harry and Meghan’s idea for little Archie’s chicken coop was inspired by Oprah

‘Chicken lady’ Penny Bianchi, 74, lives next door to Oprah’s $52million ‘Promised Land’ estate in idyllic Montecito, California Oprah Winfrey‘s ‘chicken lady’ neighbor has revealed that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s decision to keep a coop at their home is part of a popular trend in their new Californian hometown.  During the TV host’s interview … Read more

Meghan Markle wore $4,100 diamond earrings in chicken coop interview with Oprah

The Duchess of Sussex donned a pair of glittering diamond earrings while giving Oprah a tour of a chicken coop during yesterday’s explosive interview.  Pregnant Meghan Markle, 39, cut a casual figure in a pair of jeans and a simple white shirt as she offered the media mogul a tour of her back garden at her … Read more

Co-op becomes first British supermarket to reject GM crops and animals without strict assessments 

Co-op joins war on ‘Frankenfood’: Store becomes first British supermarket to reject GM crops and animals without strict assessments The company has thrown its weight behind the #NotInMySupermarket campaign The food campaign is coordinated by the groups Beyond GM and SlowFood UK According to surveys, majority of UK shoppers oppose genetically modified food By Sean … Read more

Flying the coop! White House staff haul away reams of documents, art and a stuffed BIRD

As his days in office dwindle, and White House staff haul away reams of documents for his presidential library, President Donald Trump remains angry and isolated, exploding at any suggestion he resign early, insiders say. Trump on Thursday remained out of public sight, and issued no statements through his few remaining avenues as staffers loaded … Read more

Shocking video shows mask-less thug attack Co-op worker in row over face-covering

Shocking footage has emerged of a maskless thug attacking a Co-op worker after she asked him to wear a face-covering.  The video shows an aggressive male customer repeating ‘why are you touching me, what are you touching me for?’ at a female shop worker, before flicking her in the face and walking out.  Tesco, Asda, … Read more

Big Brother is watching you… shopping at Southern Co-op

Big Brother is watching you… shopping at Southern Co-op: Privacy fears over facial-recognition cameras that spot ‘criminals’ as they enter stores The Southern Co-op has trialled facial-recognition cameras that spot known criminals System, called Facewatch FR, uses images of banned or excluded individuals Trial in 18 stores was introduced after attacks on workers rose by 80 per cent … Read more