Japanese clinch £1.35bn Ribena and Lucozade buy from GlaxoSmithKline

Japanese clinch £1.35bn Ribena and Lucozade buy from GlaxoSmithKline

Ribena and Lucozade were today sold to the Japanese for £1.3bn — the price of 2.3 billion cartons of the blackcurrant drink. GlaxoSmithKline, Britain’s biggest drugmaker, put the drinks up for sale in February as part of chief executive Sir Andrew Witty’s push on...

Things to consider before buying home contents Insurance

We all love buying new things. Things like gadgets, televisions, fridge, washing machine, air conditioner, etc. Most of the activities that we do require the use of some man-made items. Now can you imagine your life without all these goods? Though content insurance is...
Bye, bye England? SNP plans closer Scandinavian ties after independence

SNP would join the Scandinavian circle if country was independent

An independent Scotland would shift much of its attention away from the UK to become a member of the Scandinavian circle of countries, with its own army, navy and air force modelled on its Nordic neighbours, according to detailed plans being drawn up by the SNP....
The world’s first portrait gallery gets a facelift

The world’s first portrait gallery gets a facelift

The doctors, smeared with blood, gaze at you with a naked ambiguity in their eyes. They hover between life and death, hope and doubt, as ghostly and mysterious as X-rays. The Oncologists, a big and challenging painting by Ken Currie, skewers the mind and emotions. It...