Irish-backed packaging group Ardagh has won US antitrust approval to buy Saint-Gobain Containers after agreeing to sell six of its nine glass c(...)

The FTC says  the deal would reduce competition in the US market for beer and liquor bottles. Photograph: Getty Images

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has challenged Ardagh Group’s proposed $1.7 billion acquisition of Saint-Gobain Containers, saying the deal woul(...)