Ecigarette makers target luxury market

Vapers seek bespoke components to create designer products

Coca-Cola HBC loses its fizz

More than one-third of exports go to oil-hit Russia and Nigeria

Britain’s bold move on plain cigarette packaging

UK is right to ban all promotional graphics in the sale of tobacco

Tobacco groups fight plain packets plan

Leading cigarette maker ‘spoiling for a fight’ with government

Australia’s drab packets put off smokers

Data suggest drab brown-green packs and health warnings working

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Plain cigarette packs plan brought forward

UK government aims to get legislation passed before election

BP tops FTSE 100 after US court ruling

Oil major’s shares lifted by Macondo penalty size ruling

Boardroom trades January 10

Latest directors’ deals at BAT, MJ Gleeson, Centrica, Bioquell and Huntsworth

Ecigarette sales surge in UK supermarkets

Use of tobacco substitute rises 43% in 2014

Healthcare at heart of robust M&A year

Tax inversion deals fuel highest transaction volumes since crisis

Drinks companies shaken by rouble turmoil

Consumer goods groups struggle with Russian volatility

BAT in deal to settle asbestos dispute

Payout ends tobacco group’s seven-year legal battle with Flintkote

Johannesburg SE in Africa gateway play

New initiative to tempt London and NY-listed groups to dual list

Supermarket stocks hit bottom of FTSE 100

Tesco’s fourth profit warning spooks wider sector

Tobacco groups attack proposed levy

Chancellor says industry should contribute more

Ecigarettes bring business to Liverpool

As tobacco factories close, manufacturing nicotine products rises

China’s tobacco monopoly fears curbs

Beijing eyes ban on display of tobacco products on television

Cigarettes: smoke ’em if you got ’em

An indoor smoking ban in Beijing would send a bad signal

Vázquez to extend reforms in Uruguay

Outgoing leader ‘Pepe’ Mujica will remain a powerful force

European corporate bonds and loans soar

‘Lower-for-longer’ funding costs driving refinancing, says Fitch

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