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In the real world...Campaign's round up of business news
In the real world...Campaign's round up of business news

Company executives have given the thumbs down to Gordon Brown's decision to bring the Apprentice star Lord Sugar into the government, a new survey has revealed.
Source: Financial Times

The government has vowed to reform the rail franchise system following news that Stagecoach has become the latest in a long line of public transport groups to be linked with National Express.
Source: The Guardian

Volkswagen is trying to raise €4 billion of capital in an effort to buy the sports car manufacturer Porsche.
Source: Financial Times

Apple is aiming to overhaul buying trends on its online iTunes store through a new partnership with major record labels, which will see the company offer interactive booklets, sleeve notes and other features with music downloads.
Source: Financial Times

Molson Coors, the brewer that produces Grolsch, Coors and Worthington's, is calling on the government to set a minimum pricing system for alcohol to help tackle dangerous binge drinking.
Source: Daily Mail

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