-Group sales up 9.8% to £20.4bn in the year to February 26. Group pretax profit up 10.8% to £933m -UK sales up 7.4% to £18.3bn and UK operating profit up 8.1% to £993m -International sales up 39% to £2bn and profit up 8.7% to £50m. Sales in the Republic of Ireland were up 6.1% to I£1.12bn -Tesco Personal Finance made an operating loss of £4m, compared with £12m the year before -The company spent £579m on new stores and £182m on extensions in the UK during the year {{NEWS }}