Man shell-shocked to find a 'billion-to-one' perfectly round egg sells it for 91 on eBayMark Cameron discovers incredibly rare round egg as he prepared an omeletteHe found only two recently-recorded eggs like itHe sold it on eBay and raised 91, half of which will go to charity | UPDATED: 20:22 GMT, 25 December 2012 A man who was stunned to discover a super-rare perfectly round egg sold it on Ebay for 91.
Shops open all night to ease Christmas chaos on Sunday (the busiest day of the year) | UPDATED: 01:26 GMT, 21 December 2012 Supermarkets are trading around the clock in a bid to avoid a chaotic crush on Sunday – December 23, the day before Christmas Eve. The date is normally the busiest day of the year as families stock up for the holiday, but Sunday trading laws will restrict large outlets to just six hours opening.
Fears of milk and cream shortages at Christmas as farmers picket dairies in row over amount they are paid | UPDATED: 02:02 GMT, 20 December 2012 Militant farmers are threatening a shortage of milk and cream over Christmas through blockades at some of the country’s biggest dairies. The first was held last night at the Mller Wiseman Dairies in Droitwich, which is the biggest in the UK and produces two million litres of fresh milk a day for the likes of Tesco, Sainsbury’s and the Co-op. A further blockade is threatened today at an Arla dairy at Stourton, Leeds, which produces 1.75million litres a day for Asda and Morrisons.
Finger nicking good: Thieves stole 220,000 litres of cooking oil from KFC stores to sell on as biodiesel Stuart Bradley and Matthew Walker masterminded nationwide scamThe pair stole cooking oil from stores and sold it on as biodieselThe duo have been jailed two years each for 'complex and elaborate' scam | UPDATED: 20:22 GMT, 18 December 2012 Two men who stole 220,000 litres of cooking oil from KFC stores and supermarkets across the UK and sold it on as biodiesel have been jailed for a combined total of four years. Scheming Stuart Bradley, 38, and Matthew Walker, 27, masterminded a nationwide scam described by one senior detective as one of the most 'complex and elaborate' crimes he had ever investigated. The duo struck at dozens of KFC branches as well as Asda, Tesco and Morrisons supermarkets and stole up to 147,000 worth of cooking oil which they siphoned into their vans.
Banned from Christmas shopping: Shoplifting sisters given ASBOs to keep them out of town centreKhalida Ahmed, 36, and Nazia Haq, 32, have been handed criminal ASBOs after treating stealing as their 'trade'They have been banned from shops including TK Max, Boots, Argos and Marks and Spencers in towns of Blackburn, Darwen, Accrington and Burnley | UPDATED: 01:57 GMT, 14 December 2012 Two sisters have been banned from a string of high street stores after being named and shamed as professional shoplifters. 'Shopaholics' Khalida Ahmed, 36, and Nazia Haq, 32, were issued with criminal ASBOs after police said they treated their thieving expeditions as a self styled 'trade.' The sisters, from Blackburn, Lancashire, have been repeatedly arrested after being caught sneaking out with clothing and food from shops including TK Max, Boots, Argos and Marks and Spencers. Nazia Haq, 32, (left) and Khalida Ahmed, 36, (right) were issued with criminal ASBOs and banned from high street stores after being named and shamed as professional shoplifters Blackburn town centre, just one of the places the sisters are banned from Ahmed has convictions for shoplifting trips dating back ten years
Here comes the Christmas veg – and it could get ugly Poor growing conditions have left parsnips, carrots, potatoes and Brussels sprouts discoloured and smallStores including Sainsbury's and Morrisons say they will take the crops in a show of solidarity with struggling British farmers | UPDATED: 00:44 GMT, 3 December 2012 Supermarkets are to relax standards and sell ‘ugly’ vegetables for the first time after bad weather and flooding left many crops small and misshapen. Poor growing conditions have left parsnips, carrots, potatoes and Brussels sprouts discoloured and small