Thirsty punters will mull over the outlook for pubs when Greene King and Spirit Pub Company report today and tomorrow respectively.
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Sunday 04 August 2013
Andy Murray’s historic victory at Wimbledon cost British bookmakers £15m, according to Ladbrokes.
Sunday 04 August 2013
Bookmakers have stopped taking bets on who will play the new Doctor Who after a rush of wagers on Peter Capaldi, best known for his role as the foul-mouthed, tyrannical spin doctor Malcolm Tucker in the political satire The Thick of It.
Tuesday 30 July 2013
Peter Capaldi has become the bookies’ latest favourite to play the title role in Doctor Who.
Wednesday 24 July 2013
A decision out of South Korea to use microchips designed in Cambridge rather than Kings Langley in Hertfordshire caused Imagination Technologies to tumble to the bottom spot on the mid cap index yesterday.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
George remains the firm favourite as thousands head to place bets on the name chosen by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Monday 22 July 2013
While Alexandra, Victoria and James top the list of likely Royal baby names – Ladbrokes are also offering odds on Tulisa at 500/1, Chardonnay at 250/1 and Barack at 200/1.
Ashes 2013: Mitchell Starc, James Faulkner and James Pattinson - Australians cannot wait to ‘unleash’ their dogs of war, says Brad Haddin
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Australia are preparing to unleash a battery of fast bowlers to imperil England in the Ashes. The way their wicketkeeper and vice-captain Brad Haddin told it on Monday, it is as if they are keeping them in a locked cage on the Yorkshire moors, before releasing them to do their worst.
Monday 08 July 2013
Andy Murray’s stunning Wimbledon triumph may have hit bookmakers for £15 million, but there were few signs of profit warnings from the UK’s biggest listed layers today.
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Hilary Mantel could complete her historic trio of literary prizes tonight when the winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction is announced.
Saturday 01 June 2013
William Hill bonds help repay loans
20-year-old Emmelie de Forest started singing professionally aged just 14. She has toured the whole of Denmark with Scottish musician Fraser Neill performing their own songs as well as folk/blues versions of Nirvana and Johnny Cash. "I have always preferred singing without wearing high heels or shoes. Being barefoot makes me feel closer to the ground, the earth and makes me feel more relaxed," Emmelie says." width="80" height="53" onclick="location.href='http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/eurovision-2013-denmarks-emmelie-de-forest-is-bookies-favourite-to-win-8621377.html';" class="" />
Friday 17 May 2013
Favourites Denmark could prove a disaster for bookies if they land their predicted win at the Eurovision Song Contest tomorrow night.
Will the UK be Totally Eclipsed? Bookmakers not betting on a Bonnie Tyler Eurovision Song Contest victory
Friday 17 May 2013
Bonnie Tyler takes to the Eurovision stage tomorrow night bearing the weight of a nation’s expectation. Sadly, the expectation is that the gravel-voiced star will end up far out of the running when the all-important Eastern bloc votes come in.
Council election polls open in England and Anglesey as coalition parties brace for losses after campaign dominated by Ukip
Thursday 02 May 2013
Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are today braced for losses as voters go to the polls in local elections following a campaign that has been dominated by the UK Independence Party.
Friday 26 April 2013
Tuesday 23 April 2013
High street bookmakers are to repay stakes placed on horses caught up in one of the biggest doping scandals in British racing history.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 1 Rarest Beanie Baby bought for just £10 at car boot sale could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Parma, Missouri: 80 per cent of town's police quit after first black mayor is elected
- 5 Google search history can now be downloaded in its entirety, mass embarrassment expected