Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s biggest brewer, is buying back the South Korean brewery it sold to private equity in 2009
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Thursday 11 September 2008
Some conjure up images of magic, such as Merlin, or Pendle Witches Brew, named after the 17th-century Lancashire witchcraft trials. Others, such as Boadicea Chariot Ale, ackknowledge historic figures, or the local landscape, such as Hawkshead's Lakeland Gold or Exmoor Dar. Some poke fun at their alcoholic properties: Comfortably Numb, anyone?
Tuesday 15 July 2008
A unique view of London and its famous landmarks is being offered to the public – by airship.
Monday 14 July 2008
US brewer Anheuser-Busch accepted a sweetened $52bn (£26bn) takeover bid from Belgium-based InBev to create the world's largest beer maker and end a month-long standoff.
Thursday 27 March 2008
A 15-year-old boy was today convicted of kicking and stamping to death a young woman in a park because she was dressed as a Goth.
Monday 17 March 2008
One of the longest running sponsorships in British sport will come to an end after this summer's pre-Wimbledon tournament at Queen's Club. Stella Artois, the lager produced by InBev UK, has been title sponsor of the event for 30 years, but in a change of policy the Lawn Tennis Association is seeking a single sponsor for all the summer grass-court tournaments.
Wednesday 30 January 2008
The finance director of Mitchells & Butlers, the owner of the All Bar One and Harvester chains, fell on his sword yesterday after the company revealed it has been hit to the tune of £274m following a failed property deal.
Thursday 06 July 2006
Tuesday 30 May 2006
Sicily has confirmed its dubious reputation by enabling Salvatore Cuffaro, a Christian Democrat on trial for complicity with the Mafia, to trounce the sister of a murdered anti-Mafia judge and win a second term as governor of the island.
Thursday 25 May 2006
The news and information group Reuters became the latest large company to commit to wiping out its domestic pension deficit yesterday, pledging to pay £230m into its two UK schemes over the next two years.
Monday 27 February 2006
Sunday 12 June 2005
Monday 14 June 2004
Saturday 12 June 2004
At 3.40pm yesterday at the Stella Artois Championships here, everybody blinked. Then everybody cheered. A small, fluffy, yellow ball projected from the racket strings of Andy Roddick, the US Open champion, was timed at 153mph - the fastest serve ever recorded.
Saturday 05 June 2004
Greg Rusedski set his sights on a much more impressive performance in the Stella Artois Championship at Queen's Club, London, next week, after being outplayed by the Canadian teenager Frank Dancevic in the quarter-finals of the Surbiton Trophy. The 30-year-old admitted that "it has been harder to come back than I thought".
Wednesday 11 February 2004
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
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
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
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