Coke bottle on ice

High hopes for Coca-Cola ‘recovery drink’ with CBD cannabis extract

COCA-COLA is considering putting a drug-related substance into one of its beverages – and not for the first time. Coke became one of the world’s...

Harley’s cut-and-run tactics draw tweet fire from Trump

HARLEY-DAVIDSON’S great escape from the EU-Donald Trump tariff trap – a plan to move some production out of the US – is causing anguish...

Trump lashes out at Harley-Davidson over offshore production solution

H-D breaks silence over EU-US tariff issue with plan to make bikes in other countries. By HAL WILLIAMS HARLEY-DAVIDSON has earned the ire of US president...
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Get your motor running … but if it’s a Harley, start a savings plan

As Donald Trump’s steel import tariffs attract a counterpunch from the EU, some iconic heavy metal could be the first victim. HAL WILLIAMS reports. THEY...
Pharrell Williams

Sony Corp takes major stake in EMI to rule the music roost

Sony is buying a controlling stake in EMI in a deal worth £1.7bn ($2.3bn), making it the world’s biggest music publisher SONY Corporation has announced...
Burger, fries, cola

Burger and a Coke? Fast food and fizzy drink changes ahead

McDonald’s and Coca-Cola usher in new ideas to pep-up, perk-up and slim-down the customers in the queue By HAL WILLIAMS JUNK food has come a long...

William Hill write-down slashes value of bookie’s Australian operation

The first rule of gambling: ‘The house always wins.’ So how has William Hill managed to veer so far off-course with its Australian operations? THREE...
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UK food chains biting off more than they can chew

The Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group, KFC and Byron burger chains are all finding themselves in dire straits IT’S BEEN a rough few days in the...
Gibraltar

‘The Rock’ aims to give a solid foundation to crypto industry

Experts and investors are heading to Gibraltar for an international convention on DLT, blockchain and cryptocurrency By HAL WILLIAMS The tiny British enclave of Gibraltar has...
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Steeling the limelight in world of fashion

Daring design: a collaboration between a Swedish fashion designer and an innovative steel manufacturer creates steel thinner than silk By Abi Grogan CHOOSING the right outfit...