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Market Report: Relief rally drives Enterprise higher

The pub groups Enterprise Inns and Punch Taverns bucked a weak market trend last night, rallying as investors bought in on news that regulators had decided against pursuing an investigation into "beer tie" arrangements, which force pub tenants to buy beer from landlords.

Investment Column: This company looks Punch drunk, so sell

N Brown; Air Partner

Never pick on a cross-dressing cage fighter

Two men were knocked to the ground by a cage fighter in drag after they picked a fight with his friend, a court has heard.

Market Report: Broker brings out the bears around BAE

BAE Systems was among the laggards as the FTSE 100 turned lower yesterday and slipped back below the 4,900-point mark last night.

British summer rains on pub profits, says Punch

Another feeble British summer has taken its toll on beer sales, adding to recessionary gloom in the pubs industry, the market leader Punch Taverns said yesterday.

I was 'gutted' that he wouldn't play my song, Gerrard told police

England player admitted punching man, according to witness statement

Punch Taverns cash call just scrapes through

Embattled pub group Punch Taverns saw its £375m investor cash call scrape through today after nearly 40 million votes were lodged against the move.

Punch tackles debt with £375m fundraising

Punch Taverns, the debt-laden pub operator, has ended months of speculation by unveiling a £375m fundraising to reduce its debt mountain and meet a critical bond repayment next year, but it warned of continuing tough trading in the sector.

Market Report: Lonmin leads the way as miners head south

Weaker metals prices and news of a furnace shutdown unsettled Lonmin, the platinum producer which led the mining sector lower last night.

The Week Ahead: Competition for Whitbread's budget hotels

Performance at the Premier Inn budget hotel chain is likely to be in focus when Whitbread, the FTSE 100- listed hospitality group, posts its preliminary results tomorrow. Until recently, demand for cheaper hotel rooms has kept Premier safe from the sharp economic headwinds that are blowing across these isles. But the picture showed signs of unravelling in March, when a trading statement revealed that lower occupancy rates at the budget business had begun to drag on group like-for-like sales.

Sheilas' meals: Why four is the magic number for two Australian housewives when it comes to home cooking

Their book is outselling Jamie and Nigella – but foodies are horrified by their four-ingredient recipes. Tanith Carey meets the Australian housewives who believe home cooking needn't be either complicated or time-consuming

Could this new bar, serving fabulous 'natural' wines and flavour-packed snacks, be the future of casual dining?

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