'Hetero' and 'Straight' are fine though
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Wednesday 01 June 2011
The 2006 World Cup was won by Coca-Cola. Of the 15 corporations that had paid tens of millions to be associated with the tournament, its name had been the most recognised. The key, said its jubilant head of sponsorship, Steve Cumming, was Coca-Cola's relationship with Wayne Rooney. "You do not get to the front pages of the tabloids easily," he said. "But we got there time and time again by combining two key elements; the World Cup trophy and Wayne Rooney."
Thursday 26 May 2011
Of all the bloody cheek. The nation woke yesterday to the news that Denmark's Veterinary and Food Administration has gone and banned Marmite from its shelves. There was immediate outrage. On Twitter, infuriated British consumers threatened to visit supermarkets and de-shelve cans of Carlsberg, packs of Danish bacon and tins of Spam (which, though invented in the US, is made in Denmark).
Monday 16 May 2011
A battle over who owns the brand name Relentless could force Coca-Cola to drop its popular energy drink after the record company behind Joss Stone and K T Tunstall launched court proceedings against the US manufacturer.
Last Night's TV - Business Nightmares with Evan Davis, BBC2; Strangeways, ITV1; The Night Shift, BBC4
Tuesday 10 May 2011
Sunday 08 May 2011
Wednesday 27 April 2011
Coca-Cola had to pay $300m (£180m) more for commodities, such as the polyethylene terephthalate (PET) used to make plastic bottles, in the first quarter, crimping profits to the extent that they missed Wall Street forecasts. Disruption in Japan and unexpectedly high marketing costs also hit the figures.
Wednesday 13 April 2011
Wayne Rooney has admitted he was wrong to swear into a TV camera.
Sunday 10 April 2011
Mongolia's stock exchange is the prettiest pink-and-white, neoclassical fairytale affair, once a children's cinema, across the road from the parliament in Ulan Bator.
Thursday 31 March 2011
Tuesday 22 March 2011
Monday 07 March 2011
The soft drinks group Coca-Cola Enterprises has announced plans to set up Europe's biggest plastic-bottle recycling plant in North Lincolnshire by entering into a new joint venture with ECO Plastics. The plant will double the amount of recycled plastic currently produced in the UK – from about 35,000 tonnes last year to more than 75,000 tonnes.
Friday 25 February 2011
The local assembly in the state of Kerala yesterday approved a bill setting up a tribunal to look into compensation claims by residents complaining that a Coca-Cola bottling plant caused environmental damage.
Thursday 24 February 2011
This Sunday, Arsenal and Birmingham meet in the Carling Cup final at Wembley.
Sunday 30 January 2011
An American oil businessman wants to buy the recently closed Malvern Water bottling plant from Coca-Cola to restore the brand, drunk by royals for 400 years, to its former glory.
Sunday 23 January 2011
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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- 2 Licence fee: What is the BBC charge – and how will the changes affect you?
- 3 This is what the photographer has to say about the picture of a weasel riding a woodpecker
- 4 Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
- 5 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for