Deal set to create world’s third-biggest premium spirits company
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Wednesday 08 January 2014
Advertising Standards Authority said ads failed to make it clear benefits would only be achieved during periods of prolonged exercise
Tuesday 31 December 2013
In Kent, you can order a Mummy-style service - if you're willing to pay
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Traders don’t usually pay attention to London Fashion Week but one of its stars was à la mode yesterday in the City. The British brand Burberry was feted by HSBC’s luxury experts who added it to their Super Ten Portfolio and said “its digital vision sets the group apart.”
Monday 09 September 2013
The drinks are made in the UK at a factory in Coleford, Gloucestershire, which employs around 500 staff
Friday 06 September 2013
Japan's Suntory drinks group is set to buy the historic Lucozade and Ribena brands from GlaxoSmithKline for about £1.5bn.
Wednesday 06 February 2013
GlaxoSmithKline could sell Lucozade and Ribena after Britain’s biggest pharmaceuticals firm today set out plans for a “strategic review” of the drinks brands.
Friday 11 January 2013
A Metropolitan police child protection officer has been charged after allegedly spiking a bottle of Lucozade with screenwash.
Tuesday 27 November 2012
Britain's biggest drugs maker, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), yesterday raised its stake in its Nigerian and Indian consumer healthcare units as part of boss Sir Andrew Witty's attempt to shift it away from "white pills in Western markets".
Thursday 08 November 2012
A woman has died and 19 people were injured after an advertising tower outside a Linkin Park concert collapsed in strong winds last night.
Wednesday 20 June 2012
On 16 June we referred to District Judge Tan Ikram as "the judge who sent a teenage girl to jail for eight months for stealing a bottle of Lucozade and a bag of sweets".
Sunday 06 November 2011
They carry slogans such as "Unleash the beast", "Bigger, better, faster, stronger", "No half measures" and "Have you got what it takes?" They have names such as Mad Dog, Relentless, AMP and Monster. No extreme-sport event or edgy rock festival is complete without their sponsorship and, according to a recent report by Mintel, almost three-quarters of 16- to 24-year-olds rely on them to keep them going. Currently, the energy-drinks market is worth more than £1bn in the UK alone.
Saturday 24 July 2010
The makers of two of Britain's best-selling soft drinks, Lucozade and Irn-Bru, have been forced to warn parents that the drinks may cause hyperactivity. A newly introduced EU law compels both drinks to display a warning that they contain artificial colours linked to behavioural problems in young children.
Wednesday 16 June 2010
An Indian policeman gripped by jealousy strangled his young wife just two weeks after he arrived in Britain to live with her, a court heard today.
Monday 11 May 2009
"That it is possible to charge for content on the web is obvious from the Wall Street Journal's experience." Rupert Murdoch paves the way for his British papers to start doing the same.
Friday 31 October 2008
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
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
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Germany sees 'visible rise' in support for far-right extremism in response to perceived 'Islamisation' of the West
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