Vokda brand Absolut has drawn a line under its row over naming rights with Absolute Radio, formerly Virgin Radio.

The 18-month battle was brought to a close yesterday in the High Court, although the terms of the settlement have not been made public.

V&S Vin & Spirit, which owns the vodka brand, took to the courts in 2008 after the sale of Virgin Radio resulted in a change of name.

V&S said in a statement: “[We are] pleased wit the outcome of this matter, which will enable us to continue to develop the iconic Absolut brand without risk of confusion to the public.”

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