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Whyte and Mackay Scotch whisky

Diageo seeks to boost USL stake with £1.1bn offer

15 Apr 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Diageo is looking to increase its stake in United Spirits Limited after launching a £1.1bn tender offer to the shareholders of the Indian spirit business.

Haig whisky

Diageo hopes to score with David Beckham-backed Haig whisky

08 Apr 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Diageo has teamed up with David Beckham and Spice Girls founder Simon Fuller to launch a Scotch whisky.

Ivan Menezes

Diageo shakes up execs in focus on emerging markets

28 Mar 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Diageo is shaking up its executive committee as it ramps up focus on emerging markets.

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Budget poses fresh questions over government high-alcohol battle Subscription

28 Mar 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Does the Budget indicate a cosy relationship with brewers and distillers? Or are bingers still in the firing line?…

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beer and cider

Price wars and The Budget: good news for consumers

22 Mar 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Who stands to lose most from this price war isn’t yet clear…

Alex James

Blur's Alex James to reinvigorate Britpop battle

19 Jan 2014

Not content with cheese, Blur bassist Alex James has applied to copyright ‘Britpop’ for a new drink…


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Duty stamps still on table

01 Sep 2013

As an interested party in the debate on duty fraud may I heartily support the FWD’s view about endorsement…

There's more to the US craft beer decline than meets the eye

01 Sep 2013

There’s been a dramatic fall in UK imports of American craft beers…

'Softly softly' is too slow

11 Aug 2013 | Updated: 12 Aug 2013

We at the Faculty of Public Health withdrew from the Responsibility Deal because we are dismayed and disappointed…

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