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George Clooney's tequila film Casamigos selling to Diageo in $1bn deal



News June 21, 2017


Clooney launched the Casamigos brand four years ago with Rande Gerber and Mike Meldma.Mr Clooney and Mr Gerber, who is married to model Cindy Crawford, have both appeared in adverts for the tequila brand and Diageo has said they a...

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Oil price falls below $45 for first time in 2017



News June 21, 2017


Brent crude, the international marker, went as low as $44.51 just after 7pm (UK time), a drop of 3.26% since the previous day.News of increased oil production by Libya and Nigeria saw oil get as low as $45.62 on Tuesday, both coun...

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Tesco plans to close Cardiff call centre with 1,100 jobs at risk



News June 21, 2017


The supermarket chain has customer service sites in Cardiff and Dundee and wants to combine the two in Dundee, where it currently has 900 workers.It plans to close the Cardiff site in February.Tesco has said that, while 1,100 jobs...

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Pound lifts as Bank of England economist mulls rate rise



News June 21, 2017


Andy Haldane was speaking almost a week after three members of the monetary policy committee surprised economists and financial markets by voting for a hike in a bid to control a surge in inflation.He told an audience in Bradford:...

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Record VAT haul in May aids budget deficit for Chancellor



News June 21, 2017


Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed Government net borrowing of £6.7bn - down £300m or almost 5% on the same month last year and below economists' forecasts.They had expected a higher figure as rising in...

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