Lucky Strike

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Lot 39 Van Cleef & Arpels diamond and ruby minaudiere from 1935 (€15,000- €20,000)

There is a great sense of summer and echoes of La Dolce Vita – the 1960 Fellini film capturing exotic European glamour, in the forthcoming Adam’s Fine(...)

PJ Carroll saw turnover fall 2 per cent in the year to €201.6 million. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Tobacco distributor PJ Carroll increased its profit last year following “numerous years of decline” after cutting costs at its Irish operation. The (...)

School children around the world are being exposed on a daily basis to cigarette advertising and promotions by a tobacco industry that needs to recrui(...)

The tower of the former Lucky Strike tobacco factory looms over Durham,  North Carolina, a reminder of the industry that thrived there for almost 200 years. Photograph: George Rinhart/Corbis via Getty Images

August is the time of escape from Washington, when thousands of workers and political types leave the swampy heat of the nation’s capital and escape t(...)

Dr Archibald Miles’ Compound Extract of Tomato is now better known as ketchup. It’s great with chips it will not cure your biliousness

For hundreds, if not thousands, of years people have been desperate to work out what makes them ill so they can work out ways to stop it happening. Bu(...)

US stocks trimmed losses as deal activity boosted consumer stocks and Microsoft rose towards a record, offsetting losses spurred by concerns a stronger dollar will dampen corporate earnings. Photograph:  Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European stocks lost momentum on the final day of their best week in a month amid mixed earnings reports. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index was unchanged at (...)

The curve of the German share price index DAX board is pictured at the Frankfurt stock exchange. Photograph: Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch

A boost for mining companies and Sky Deutschland helped drive European stocks rose to their highest level in more than six years. Commodity produce(...)

A key point of contention ahead of tomorrow’s vote is the possible reduction of the size of health warnings on cigarette packaging to 50 per cent rather than 75 per cent of the packaging. File photograph: PA

For fans of cult TV series ‘Mad Men’, the murky world of tobacco lobbying is a familiar phenomenon. Don Draper and his team of advertising executives (...)