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A police sniper secures a roof next to the Congress Centre in Davos during the World  Economic Forum. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/Getty Images

In numbers: Rogue rodents 879 Number of “attacks” on critical global infrastructure (mainly power cables) by squirrels since 2013, according to secu(...)

William Hill has been struggling to keep up with rivals in online gambling

Bookmaker William Hill on Monday reported a fall in full-year operating profit to £260 million, at the lower end of its guidance range, after unfavour(...)

William Hill: The bookmaker expects full-year operating profit to be at the top end of its forecast of £260-£280 million (€302-€325 million). Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

British bookmaker William Hill said it expects full-year operating profit to be at the higher end of its forecast, as its online business returned bac(...)

The revised bid from 888 Holdings and Rank Group comprises 199 pence in cash and 0.860 BidCo shares per William Hill share.

British bookmaker William Hill said on Monday it had rejected a revised takeover proposal from rivals 888 Holdings and Rank Group, saying it continued(...)

 William Hill  bookmakers, London: the company’s board has “unanimously rejected” the new offer. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

William Hill, the British bookmaker, has rejected an audacious consolidation attempt by two of its smaller rivals, dismissing a complex £3.6 billion b(...)

Ladbrokes agreed the terms of a £2.3 billion all-share merger with Coral in July last year, and shareholders backed the deal in November.

Irish bookmaker Boylesports signalled that it could bid for British betting shops that Ladbrokes and Gala Coral must sell so their proposed £2.3 billi(...)

A man fills out a betting slip in a William Hill betting shop in the borough of Mayfair in London.

British bookmaker William Hill gave a frosty response to a proposed takeover bid from 888 Holdings and Rank Group on Monday, saying it saw little meri(...)

Overhaul in British system could see a huge cash inflow into betting industry Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

British Horseracing Authority chief executive Nick Rust hailed a “truly historic” intention from the British government to replace the Levy betting sy(...)

William Hill said it had acquired 29.4 per cent of NeoGames, an online lottery software and services provider, for $25 million

Britain’s largest bookmaker William Hill posted a 12 per cent fall in first-half operating profit, weighed down by increased machine games duty and a (...)

Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Online casino and poker firm 888 said on Friday it had agreed to buy larger rival Bwin.party Digital Entertainment in a cash and stock deal worth almo(...)

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