Britain's industrial plight was laid bare today after official figures showed output at the end of 2015 fell faster than at any time over the past three years.
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Daniel Craig as James Bond. Many instalments of the film have been produced at Pinewood since the 1960s. Photograph: Jonathan Olley/AP.
The toy specialist issues a profit warning as it endures a torrid start to trading in 2016 despite strong Christmas sales. 11:59, UK, Wednesday 10 February 2016.
Asahi, the Japanese brewer, has made a binding €2.55bn offer to buy beer brands including Peroni and Grolsch from Anheuser-Busch InBev, highlighting Japan's aggressive search to find growth outside its home market.