1 October 2014 Last updated at 04:34 ET

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Tesco says it has been notified by the Financial Conduct Authority that it is under investigation following its admission that it overstated its half-year profit guidance by £250m.

A shopper with Sainsbury's carrier bagsSainsbury results spark shares fall

Sainsbury's shares close down 7% as supermarket price wars prompt its third consecutive quarterly sales fall.

WindowsMicrosoft unveils Windows 10 system

Microsoft announces the next version of its core operating system, called Windows 10, which will reintroduce the Start Menu.

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Tesco, Sainsbury’s – the bad news just keeps coming

Regulatory inquiries and tough trading make gloomy reading for retail giants

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