Pubs turn away from live sport channels

Importance of eating-out market hits TV subscriptions

Prepare for the holiday workload

Ensure your work does not suffer if taking on colleagues’ tasks

Middle East tourists are top shoppers

Kuwaitis lead spending table with Saudis in third place

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Moscow raises beef with McDonald’s

Fast-food chain feels brunt of Russian sanctions anger

Jailed Indian tycoon seeks ‘deal room’

Roy is negotiating to sell NY Plaza hotel to raise funds

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A summer with your head in the clouds

The dividing line between beach and mountain people seems to involve their need for company

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Sale of Grosvenor hotel has Indian look

Detained tycoon Roy considers £550m bid from Poonawallas

The final voyage of the Costa Concordia

Journey to Genoa will take four days

Costa Concordia begins final journey

Cruise liner’s salvage operation estimated at more than €1.5bn

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Jazz club joins Italian listing surge

Blue Note Milano is first such venue to list its shares

Jailed tycoon allowed check-out to sell hotels

Sahara head Roy in talks on trophy properties

Son of Club Med founder backs Bonomi bid

Trigano to become chairman if Italian-led offer is accepted

Rémy and Hermès miss sales forecasts

Weaker Chinese demand takes toll on drinks group

Home of cricket targets stomachs first

Lord’s redevelopment will be funded by more catering

Man City scores Nissan sponsorship deal

Premier League champions taps on-pitch success

GTech bets $5bn on Las Vegas slots maker

Deal aims to create ‘world’s leading end-to-end gaming company’

AirAsia X to buy 50 A330 Neo planes

Airbus says order endorses its decision to revamp aircraft

Topland snaps up £75m Hallmark Hotels

UK property group moves closer to building £1bn hotel business

Whitbread hires Baker as chairman

Former Alliance Boots chief replaces Habgood

World Cup helps GVC to record takings

Strong growth in all territories, particularly Latin America

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