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  • Bain exits race for SAB's Pilsner Urquell, other brands - sources Reuters - UK Focus - 2 hours 26 minutes ago

    LONDON, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 6 (Reuters) - The field of bidders for SAB Miller's Central and Eastern European beer brands being sold by Anheuser-Busch InBev has narrowed after U.S. buyout fund Bain Capital walked away, sources told Reuters on Tuesday. Acquisitive Japanese brewer Asahi Group is seen as a front-runner …

  • LONDON, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 6 (Reuters) - Liverpool's new container terminal expects to ramp up transatlantic shipping as British companies look to deepen business ties despite concerns that the U.S. election of Donald Trump could hinder free trade, the port operator's chief said. Private group Peel Ports …

  • Ex-divs to take 1 point off FTSE 100 on Dec. 8 Reuters - UK Focus - 10 hours ago

    The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, ...

  • Here's why it's time to put Warren Buffet's advice into action and buy Sirius Minerals plc (LON:SXX) and Unilver plc (LON:ULVR).

  • Britain publishes draft sugar tax Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Dec 5, 2016 14:13 GMT

    LONDON, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 5 (Reuters) - Britain moved forward with its planned sugar tax on Monday, publishing draft legislation confirming a two-band levy for sugar-added soft drinks aimed at fighting obesity. In opting for a sugar tax, Britain joins Belgium, France, Hungary and Mexico, all of which have …

  • Britain's FTSE slips lower ahead of Italian referendum Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 17:36 GMT

    LONDON, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 2 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index edged downwards to a 2-week low on Friday as investors avoided risky bets heading into the weekend of Italy's constitutional referendum, with bank shares leading the declines. The blue-chip FTSE 100 closed down 0.3 percent, taking its loss …

  • Remy Cointreau and Lucas Bols establish Passoã joint venture Business Wire - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 06:30 GMT

    Further to the announcements on 1 September 2016 and 14 October 2016, the Rémy Cointreau Group (Paris:RCO) and Lucas Bols N.V. announce that they have closed the transaction by the establishment the joint venture, based in France, which will operate and further develop the global activities of the Passoã brand. The …

  • Total Voting Rights Business Wire - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 14:27 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Tate & Lyle PLC Voting Rights and Capital In accordance with Paragraph 5.6.1R of the Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules, Tate & Lyle PLC (the “Company”) would like to notify ...

  • British food industry needs access to labour post-Brexit, bosses say Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 09:28 GMT

    LONDON, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 1 (Reuters) - The bosses of Sainsbury (Amsterdam: SJ6.AS - news) 's , Marks & Spencer (Frankfurt: 534418 - news) and Morrisons have said Britain's food and supermarket sector will need continued access to EU migrant labour after the country leaves the European Union. The heads …

  • 2 top stocks to buy with Trump as president Fool.co.uk - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 07:00 GMT

    These two companies could be worth buying after Trump's election win.

  • The Rémy Cointreau Group (Paris:RCO) is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement for the acquisition of the assets of Westland Distillery. Westland’s mission is to produce world-class American single malt whiskey. Rooted in one of the world’s best possible climates for barley, Westland crafts a truly authentic …

  • Top stocks for December Fool.co.uk - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 16:30 GMT

    We asked our analysts to share their top stock picks for the coming month.

  • Retailer Primark says constantly looking for slavery in its supply chain Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 15:14 GMT

    British budget fashion chain Primark said on Wednesday it was constantly on the watch for any slavery in its supply chain while dismissing the idea that low cost meant exploitation. Paul Lister, head of Primark's ethical trading team, said the retailer known for cheap, high turnover fashion kept its costs down by not spending …

  • Additional Listing Business Wire - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 14:09 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Tate & Lyle PLC Additional Listing Tate & Lyle PLC (the “Company"), announces that an application has been made to the UK Listing Authority and the London Stock Exchange for ...

  • 2 defensive stocks looking attractive since recent falls Fool.co.uk - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 13:12 GMT

    These defensive dividend growers are on sale.

  • Better buy: Tesco plc vs Unilever plc Fool.co.uk - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 12:41 GMT

    Roland Head runs a critical eye over Tesco plc (LON:TSCO) and Unilever plc (LON:ULVR). Which is today's best buy?

  • Better buy: Britvic plc or Nichols plc? Fool.co.uk - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 11:16 GMT

    Which of Britvic plc (LON:BVIC) or Nichols plc (LON:NICL) will make your portfolio fizz?

  • BUZZ-Britvic: best day in 5 months on FY earnings beat Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 09:45 GMT

    ** Soft drinks maker Britvic up 5 pct, its best day in 5 months, after FY results beat expectations ** Revenues £1.43 bln, 3.2 pct ahead of analyst consensus ** EBITDA £230 mln, 3.9 pct ahead, according ...

  • Looking for steady income? Try these 2 stocks Fool.co.uk - Tue, Nov 29, 2016 15:59 GMT

    These two stocks have stable dividend outlooks despite recent share price weakness.

  • Cranswick plc (LON: CWK) looks set to perform well over the medium term.

  • Royston Wild looks at a handful of ‘pricey but perfect’ FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stars.

  • Royston Wild runs the rule over two FTSE 250 giants before upcoming trading statements.

  • The surprise FTSE 100 growth stock of the year Fool.co.uk - Fri, Nov 25, 2016 11:10 GMT

    You may have written off this big name stock but think again, because it has made a fighting comeback in 2016 says Harvey Jones.

  • What could next week’s results mean for these tasty shares? Fool.co.uk - Fri, Nov 25, 2016 10:24 GMT

    Will next week bring good news for investors in Cranswick plc (LON:CWK) and Patisserie Holdings plc (LON:CAKE)?

  • 'Why I bought more Lloyds shares after Brexit'  Telegraph - Fri, Nov 25, 2016 08:12 GMT

    'Why I bought more Lloyds shares after Brexit' 

  • Remy Cointreau profits rise on solid U.S. and China performance Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Nov 24, 2016 07:08 GMT

    French spirits group Remy Cointreau reported a seven percent rise in first-half profits, driven by recovering demand for its cognac in China and a growing take-up for its premium brands in the United States, its top market. The maker of Remy Martin cognac and Cointreau liquor, which is on a drive to sell higher-priced …

  • Are these the Footsie’s 3 best dividend growth stocks? Fool.co.uk - Thu, Nov 24, 2016 07:00 GMT

    Royston Wild reveals three of the hottest FTSE 100 income stocks out there.

  • Rémy Cointreau: Strong increase in first-half results Business Wire - Thu, Nov 24, 2016 06:30 GMT

    PARIS--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- 2016/17 financial year Results for the first half-year (April 2016 – September 2016) Regulatory News: Rémy Cointreau (Paris:RCO): The Group posted consolidated sales of €513.4 million ...

  • Ex-divs to take 7 points off FTSE 100 on Nov 24 Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Nov 23, 2016 17:30 GMT

    The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, ...

  • Director/PDMR Shareholding Business Wire - Wed, Nov 23, 2016 10:06 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Tate & Lyle PLC Notification of transactions by Person Discharging Managerial Responsibilities Tate & Lyle PLC (the ‘Company’) announces that on 22 November 2016 Nick Hampton, ...

  • Is Premier Foods plc the next Unilever plc? Fool.co.uk - Wed, Nov 23, 2016 09:01 GMT

    Could tiddler Premier Foods plc (LON: PFD) become the next Unilever plc (LON: ULVR) or are its problems too great for now?

  • Dr Pepper Snapple, Pepsi buy drinks makers in bid to diversify Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Nov 22, 2016 20:37 GMT

    Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc and PepsiCo on Tuesday both announced plans to buy alternative drinks makers, the latest examples of beverage companies branching into products perceived as healthier as soda sales decline. Dr Pepper Snapple, which makes flavored tea, juice drinks, 7UP and Schweppes sodas, will buy antioxidant …

  • PepsiCo, Dr Pepper acquisitions aim at health concerns

    US soda consumption fell to a 30-year low in 2015 as worries about obesity and diabetes hit sales

  • SRE AMBEL DISTRICT, Cambodia, Nov 22 (Thomson Reuters (Dusseldorf: TOC.DU - news) Foundation) - A group of farmers who survived the Khmer Rouge's notorious "Killing Fields" genocide in Cambodia are at the centre of a landmark legal case that could change the way global corporations manage large-scale land acquisitions, …

  • 2 stocks for your grandchildren to inherit Fool.co.uk - Tue, Nov 22, 2016 07:15 GMT

    These shares may reward your grandchildren as much as you.

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