What the Sunday papers said

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The FT reports that the 'massive shareholder revolt' at Ultimate Leisure, which has seen the departure of the late night operator's senior...

The FT reports that the 'massive shareholder revolt' at Ultimate Leisure, which has seen the departure of the late night operator's senior management, was spearheaded by financial services and property group Dawnay Day - The Financial Times

Lastminute.com has formed a partnership with Innspired Networks to launch a service allowing drinkers to book concert tickets and hotels in pubs. From November, pubgoers can use the Lastminute.com service on Innspired's network of digital jukeboxes - The Sunday Times

Food manufacturers have asked regulators to consider keeping information about contaminated food from the public in future, enabling products to be secretly removed from the food chain. Ten industry leaders tabled the proposal at a meeting with the Food Standards Agency organised by the Food and Drink Federation, to discuss what lessons could be learnt following the Sudan 1 crisis - The Sunday Times

London businesses are asking for a 'rates rebate' to help them recover from the economic impact of last month's terrorist attacks on the capital, supported by Westminster council. Businesses in the West End, including retailers, hoteliers and restaurants, say that trading has been poor since the attacks of and July 7 and 21, and want the government to kick-start London's economy - The Observer

A French champagne house is said to be close to finalising a deal to buy 100 acres somewhere in Sussex. The combination of global warming and chalky English soil make the South Downs an ideal location for vineyards producing sparkling wine - The Sunday Express​ The Mail continues its criticism of licensing reform by 'revealing' that the Social Issues Research Centre (SIRC), one of the Government's advisers on alcohol policy, has links to the trade. SIRC director Dr Peter March has conducted research for a number of pub groups, as well as the Portman Group and the BBPA, through his MCM Research business - The Mail on Sunday

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In the seaside town of Worthing, the Mail reports that police are dispersing underage drinkers by blasting them with classical music. The strategy has been dubbed 'Operation Brahms and Liszt' - The Mail on Sunday

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