Ban for Coca-Cola's 'Vitaminwater' ad

An ad for Coca-Cola's Vitamin Water has been banned for claiming that the drink is "nutritious" while containing up to five teaspoons of sugar, a watchdog said.

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You Better Not Cry, By Augusten Burroughs

Written in the same self-deprecating, gently witty vein as David Sedaris' quirky vignettes, these thematic stories of Christmas confusions and misdemeanours are a delightful read.

Business Diary: City shows where its interest lies

We're not saying that people in the City are heartless, but you can't help raising an eyebrow at the results of a survey published yesterday by the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

Heat on Yemeni murder suspect through family business links

Norwegian MPs have called on multinational companies to put pressure on a wealthy Yemeni businessman to hand over his son, who is wanted for the 2008 murder of a student in London.

Designated drivers to be offered free soft drink

Designated drivers will be offered a buy one, get one free deal on soft drinks in pubs as part of the Government's Christmas anti-drink-drive campaign launched today.

Still sparkling: Malvern Water flows again

An entrepreneur has said he plans to save Britain's most exclusive brand of spring water from drying up.

Leading article: Hope springs eternal

Malvern Water is in peril after almost half a millennium of refreshing royal palates. Coca-Cola has announced that it will cease production of what has been described as the purest spring water in England. But a local Herefordshire businessman, William Chase, is planning to come to the rescue.

Warhol's Coke bottle caps $222m Pop Art auction

The New York art market continued a run of soaring prices after a distinctive Andy Warhol Pop Art painting broke its estimated sale price and sold for $33.4m (£20.7m).

Newcastle move to halt Hughton speculation

Newcastle boss Chris Hughton is hoping to stay at St James' Park for the long term after the club moved to end speculation over his future.

Julie Burchill: Moss looks like a toothpick, Widdecombe a dinghy, but they both do as they please

Women save the taxpayer some £87bn by providing care that would otherwise fall on the NHS

CCE considering secondary listing on the London Stock Exchange

Coca-Cola Enterprises, which bottles and distributes the world's most popular soft drink, is considering a secondary listing on the London Stock Exchange.

Britain the loser as Coca-Cola triumphs in battle of the brands

Britain is no longer home to any of the world's leading brands, according to the influential Best Global Brands index which was published last night. The survey, compiled annually by Interbrand, concluded that no UK company figured in the top 30, indicating that Britain's businesses are falling behind those from Germany and France.

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