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Worst Shoppers in the World Competition
Calendar News’ hotly contested Worst Shoppers in the World Competition quickly escalates into a competitive feud.
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This tongue in cheek news feature to uncover the worst shopper in the world pits a determined man against the female chairman of the Leeds branch of the National Housewives Association in a bitter contest held in Leeds Market. There is fighting talk from both competitors as emotions threaten to boil over, finally coming to an abrupt end by mutual agreement in a tense verbal face-off between the pair.
Leeds Kirkgate Market is the largest covered market in Europe. It is capable of housing 800 stalls and welcomes over 100,000 visitors every week.