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Wednesday 15 August 2012
Australia's highest court upheld the world's toughest law on cigarette promotion today, prohibiting tobacco company logos on cigarette packs that will instead show cancer-riddled mouths, blinded eyeballs and sickly children.
Sunday 17 June 2012
Would you be prepared to swap your pension pot of £100,000 for a constant, unchanging income of about £5,000 for the rest of your life? That is what insurers are offering 60-year-olds if they were to buy a level annuity today.
Thursday 24 May 2012
New Zealand's government has squeezed smokers more than ever by announcing a 40% hike in tobacco taxes over the next four years.
Friday 13 April 2012
A bitter row over Government moves to strip cigarette packets of branding was growing tonight.
Monday 20 February 2012
Tuesday 24 January 2012
Campaigners take on town halls over £2bn investment as they prepare to take healthcare role
Sunday 15 January 2012
Thursday 27 October 2011
Thursday 01 September 2011
'Anything can be considered harmful. Apple sauce is harmful if you get too much of it,' a Philip Morris memo claimed
Sunday 28 August 2011
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Impala Platinum's Zimbabwe unit Zimplats said it is in talks with the government after authorities rejected its black empowerment plan.
Saturday 13 August 2011
Not her only job title, we hear?
Some people call her the first lady of private equity (though 3i's finance director, Julia Wilson, might have something to say about that).
Monday 25 July 2011
It is fair to say it has been rather a dramatic few weeks for BSkyB, but now that News Corp has withdrawn its bid, investors' attention will be back on the broadcaster's numbers when it announces its full-year results on Friday.
Tuesday 05 July 2011
Saturday 02 July 2011
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Pentagon accuses Russia of 'playing with fire' over nuclear threats towards Nato
They are neither a 'state' nor 'Islamic': Why we shouldn't call them Isis, Isil or IS
- 2 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 3 Russian officials ban yoga because it's too much like a religious cult
- 4 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 5 Ginger Pride festival to take place next summer, organisers say 'time of bullying gingers is over'