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Heineken surprises with sales slump

HEINEKEN, which took over Scottish & Newcastle's UK drinks operation in 2008, jolted the market yesterday by revealing a slump in group sales.

Hughton calls the Toon back into big time

NEWCASTLE boss Chris Hughton has told his players they deserve to be back in the Barclays Premier League after watching them edge closer to the Coca-Cola Championship title.

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S&N takeover deal at centre of massive City insider trading case

THE £7.8 billion takeover bid that ended 260 years of independent trading for Scots brewer Scottish & Newcastle is at the heart of a major City of London insider trading investigation.

Street names set to toast brewing history of new development

THE Capital's brewing heritage is to be celebrated on the site of the former Fountain Brewery with a series of new streets named in its honour.

Heineken slashes 600 after S&N carve-up as beer group's earnings surge £1.83bn

HEINEKEN, the Dutch brewer that now owns Scottish & Newcastle, revealed yesterday that it axed 600 jobs last year, including 200 in Scotland, in a fierce cost-cutting drive.

Scottish&Newcastle 'coup' as Brian Stewart is crowned C&C's new chairman

SIR Brian Stewart is to be the next chairman of C&C – completing a remarkable "takeover" of the Irish drinks group's management by ex-bosses of the former Scottish & Newcastle brewing group.

End of an era as Heineken ditches famous S&N name

ONE of Edinburgh's most famous names in brewing is to be consigned to history.

Scottish & Newcastle faces more job cuts by Heineken

SCOTTISH & Newcastle employees are braced for further job losses after parent group Heineken, the Dutch brewing giant, said it was planning another round of cost cutting.

Scottish and Newcastle calls time on more pubs as tenanted scene goes flat

SCOTTISH & Newcastle's struggling tenanted pub company has reacted to the falling British beer market by putting a swathe of pubs on the market.

New import puts a head on brewers

BEER giant Heineken has appointed a new boss for Edinburgh-based Scottish & Newcastle UK.

S&N names Orlowski as new managing director

A NEW managing director has been appointed at brewer Scottish & Newcastle – just weeks after the departure of Jeremy Blood.

Dutch finance chief in frame to take top position at Scottish & Newcastle

SCOTTISH & Newcastle is believed to be lining up its finance director, Ronald den Elzen, to replace Jeremy Blood as head of Heineken's UK operation.

Brewery chief resigns post

BREWER Scottish & Newcastle UK has announced that its managing director has unexpectedly resigned with immediate effect.

Time for new Blood as S&N chief quits

JEREMY Blood, the head of Scottish & Newcastle, Britain's biggest brewer, has left with immediate effect after 21 years at the firm.

Mixed news for Heineken as like-for-like beer sales slide

HEINEKEN has booked a sharp rise in sales, thanks to last year's takeover of Scottish & Newcastle which made it the largest brewer in Britain.

Caledonian's sales rise as S&N helps Deuchars flow south

EDINBURGH'S sole remaining brewery is bucking the industry downturn after a sustained push south of the Border.

Takeover to Makeover

AS THE last of Britain's big brewers passed into foreign ownership, the board of Scottish & Newcastle met at Edinburgh's Royal College of Physicians for a valedictory dinner to mark the company's drawn-out takeover battle with Heineken and Carlsberg.

S&N develops thirst for premium brands

SCOTTISH & Newcastle, long associated with mass market beers such as Foster's and John Smith's, is heading upmarket in a drive to revive a slump in sales.

UK goes flat for Heineken as S&N deal costs it £45.5m

BREWER Heineken is to slash the value of its UK business by 50 million (£45.5m) less than a year after it bought into the British market through its acquisition of Scottish & Newcastle.

Michael Blackley: Glass is half full for brewery developers

IT WAS once an industrial heartland, pumping out enough beer to fill 176 million pint glasses. Scottish & Newcastle's Fountain Brewery dominated the landscape of the whole Fountainbridge area and the hop-scented aroma of its productivity could be smelt from several miles away.

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