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Fever-Tree's profits hit £16.8m

Mixer drinks company Fever-Tree says global demand for its products has boosted profits in an "exceptional year" for the business.

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UK economic growth slows to 0.5% - as it happened - The Guardian


The Guardian

UK economic growth slows to 0.5% - as it happened
The Guardian
In the UK, commodity companies, weakened by Chinese worries, put pressure on the market while the latest GDP figures missed economists' forecasts. There was also disappointing data from the US, including consumer confidence. The final scores showed:.

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VW apologises for emissions blunder

Volkswagen's chief executive apologises after US regulators find some of its cars disguised pollution levels, sending shares tumbling by 18%.

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