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.
Newcastle winger reveals he has testicular cancer - and is losing his trademark long hair as a result
Actors star in Woody Allen's 'Magic in the Moonlight'
Human faces unique 'because we don't recognise each other by smell'
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
- 1 Scottish independence: Ireland since 1919 is a lesson for Scotland in what a Yes vote means
- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 3 Say yes to 'no-poo': It's been three years since I stopped washing my hair
- 4 Grandmas keep accidentally tagging themselves as Grandmaster Flash on Facebook