Strong demand for Costa coffee and a solid performance by budget Premier Inns saw a sharp rise in third-quarter sales at Whitbread, leaving it confident it will meet targets for the year
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Saturday 05 October 2013
Cadbury has lost a four-year legal battle over the rights of its famous Cadbury’s Purple wrapper colour after rival Nestlé challenged the trademark.
Thursday 19 September 2013
Latest title in the Grand Theft Auto series also wowed the critics - becoming the highest ranked game for the Xbox 360 on review aggregator Metacritic
Thursday 22 August 2013
Lawyers claimed course was ‘needed’ despite nearby clubs reporting a lack of demand
Edinburgh 2013: Former salesman Rob Auton raises bar with Cadbury gag to win funniest joke of the year award
Tuesday 20 August 2013
Funniest joke prize taken by 30-year-old Rob Auton – and his Chinese Wispa
Thursday 15 August 2013
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is betting on Alberta's oil sands boom, buying a stake in the Canadian-based energy giant Suncor, according to regulatory filings.
Wednesday 31 July 2013
Find your inner Tarzan, get up close to the beasts of the jungle or explore some of the nation's leading museums and attractions
Tuesday 23 July 2013
It’s been a busy couple of years at Philadelphia HQ. The range of pallid spreadable cheese seems to be attempting to catch up to Heinz when it comes to varieties of flavour.
Saturday 20 July 2013
Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC), the Kazakh miner embroiled in a corruption and bribery investigation, has filed a legal claim against its former director, Sir Paul Judge, and is seeking unspecified damages, accusing him of leaking confidential information to the media.
Have a break, have an unbranded two-fingered chocolaty snack: Nestlé loses bid to trademark the shape of Kit Kat
Thursday 04 July 2013
Rivals Cadbury give two fingers to the Swiss chocolatiers by blocking their bid at the UK Intellectual Property Office
Wednesday 12 June 2013
Sir Roger will replace Dick Olver, who has held the role for nine years
Friday 29 March 2013
The search is on for warrior queen’s bones, once thought to lie beneath a McDonald’s
Thursday 28 March 2013
Without wishing to give our enemies any ideas, it would be pretty easy to see off the denizens of the Trending desk. All you’d need to do is send us something reasonably tasty (and chock-full of poison), and we’d fall upon it like starving rats. Recently, a box of truffles arrived as a thank-you for one writer, and the pack attacked.
Sunday 24 March 2013
The Labour leader extols the virtues of the Cadbury family in address to party activists
Friday 22 March 2013
All right, hands up, I do quite like the Queen. And she did enjoy that flotilla after all...
Friday 22 March 2013
Litter louts are most likely to dump Coca-Cola cans, Cadbury wrappers and Walkers crisp packets, a survey has revealed.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more