Ashley tightens grip on Rangers FC

Director resigns who he had sought to remove

Man-made idols who cannot plead the law

Ched Evans case and his lack of contrition show why footballers must be held to a higher standard

Ladbrokes shares slide over regulatory concerns

Bookmaker ‘on track’ as digital performance improves

Children make hamburgers as they play the roles of hamburger shop clerks during their work experience activities atTokyo's KidZania. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
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Working in adult jobs is child’s play

Children to earn currency ‘working’ at theme park

Spirit revamp starts to pay off

Pubs group sets aside £75m to fund expansion of estate

Whitbread to take Premier Inn to Germany

Hospitality group buys Frankfurt hotel and plans further expansion

Intercontinental hotel in San Francisco
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IHG’s US hotels deliver strong quarter

Slow growth in China was one dampener on upbeat results

World Cup drives revenues at William Hill

Bookmaker lifts operating profits 89% in third quarter

RBS takes a gamble on P2P lending

P2P concept is untested in anything other than an environment of ultra-low interest rates

Airports sue RAF Northolt over expansion

London’s military base is moving into civilian business

Greene King tops up Spirit offer

Proposed deal would create UK’s largest pubs group

Too many international wet Wednesdays

The expansion of some fixtures is starting to discredit football

Wanda aims beyond China with expansion

Commercial property developer targets annual turnover of $100bn by 2020 and global recognition

Tune Group to invest £200m in UK budget hotels

AirAsia entrepreneur commits to 25 new hotels by end of decade

Accor seeks bigger slice of digital pie

Hotel group challenges online travel agents

Labour makes pitch to angry football fans

Supporters’ trusts to be offered seats on boards of their clubs

Bwin.party boosts sports-betting margin

Gambling operator absorbs 25% fall in poker revenues

Rangers and Daniel Stewart show Aim risks

Troubles are mounting for the club and its financial adviser

India’s newest league set to kick-off

Latest attempt to relaunch football into one of its largest untapped global markets

‘Logo fatigue’ curbs the bling binge

Consumers’ shifting tastes weigh heavily on sale of luxury groups

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