TWO German supermarket giants are to open new stores in Southampton.

Both Lidl and Aldi will open new supermarkets in the city creating a total of 63 new jobs.

Lidl will open its fifth Southampton store at the former H.A Fox Jaguar and Hunters Land Rover site at the junction of Bassett Avenue and Banister Road while Aldi will open its second store in the city at the former Eastpoint Centre site in Bursledon Road.

Here are today's stories on the decisions: