Low-welfare eggs are flooding into the UK from abroad as experts warn the effects of Brexit could cause even more to be imported (The Guardian).

Lidl has overtaken Asda to become the third largest supermarket in London, hitting a market share of 9.1% in the capital (The Times £).

Almost half a million workers in the UK whose employers are signed up to pay the voluntary real living wage are in line for a pay rise to at least £12 an hour, taking their annual wage to £3,000 a year above the government’s minimum wage (The Guardian).

Gloom among European consumers has intensified as higher interest rates and sticky inflation threaten to constrain economic growth, official figures suggest (The Times £).