Asda only operates large outlets, and has been unable to tap into the rise of convenience stores. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian.
A blunder by Oxford station staff left dozens of commuters locked out and unable to catch their train. Passengers were left waiting until 08:00 BST - 15 minutes after the first train to London had departed.
A man has been taken to hospital with burns after a fire ripped through a row of shops. The blaze, which started in Goodies Fish Bar in Newton Abbot, Devon, affected five out of six commercial units.
Images captured by an underwater robot showed massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.
A drone flying in Hanworth Park in west London as a British Airways 747 plane prepares to land at Heathrow airport. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA.