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Heineken sells Mexico packaging unit

Heineken is the world’s third-largest beer producer Heineken has sold its Mexican packaging business to US firm Crown Holdings in a deal worth $1.23bn (£740m). The Dutch brewing company said that the sale of Empaque would generate a one-off gain of $300m. Empaque, which made revenues of $660m last year, will continue to supply Cuauhtémoc

Roman toilet seat found at dig site

Experts believe the toilet seat is the only find of its kind Archaeologists have unearthed a 2,000-year-old, perfectly preserved wooden toilet seat at a Roman fort on Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland. Experts at Vindolanda believe it is the only find of its kind and dates from the 2nd Century. The site, near Hexham, has previously

Australia ups anti terror efforts

Mr Abbott said the two counter-terror units began operations last week New counter-terrorism units have been set up at two Australian airports, PM Tony Abbott says, amid concern over Australians fighting in Iraq and Syria. Mr Abbott told parliament units in Sydney and Melbourne began operating last week. They had already intercepted at least one

Is this woman an apostate?

Kate Kelly shows a digital copy of the letter which informed her of her excommunication Kate Kelly stands frozen at an empty intersection in Salt Lake City. There is no traffic coming in either direction. “I need to wait for the signal,” she says, “I’m obedient, I’m a Mormon.” She laughs, her eyes twinkling behind

Thumbs up for Capaldi’s Doctor

Capaldi, best known for his role in The Thick of It, is the 12th Time Lord Critics have hailed Peter Capaldi’s feature-length debut as the 12th Doctor, as the eighth series of Doctor Who premiered on BBC One on Saturday. The Telegraph’s Michael Hogan said the Scots actor crackled with fierce intelligence and nervous energy