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Brit blows £330k on a round of champagne

A WEALTHY Brit bought a corker of a round — champagne worth £330,000.

Bubbly chaps | Boss Berish, Shaker and Briatore. (Image | The Sun)
Bubbly chaps | Boss Berish, Shaker and Briatore. (Image | The Sun)

Financial guru Charles Shaker blew the cash on a rare collection of nine golden bottles.

A video showed revellers holding up sparklers as 12 waiters brought in the bubbly — including a 30-litre Midas bottle that took four men to carry.

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It’s the early of sandwich

HARD-WORKING Brits who no longer have time to eat breakfast at home have sparked a morning sandwich sales boom.

In demand | Sandwich. (Image | The Telegraph)
In demand | Sandwich. (Image | The Telegraph)

The shift has created a vast “out of home breakfast” market worth £2.5billion and growing at 6.6 per cent per year.

Breakfast-style sarnies are the fastest-growing area of the UK sandwich market — with ten times the demand for regular varieties.

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BBC blows £100m on ‘money-saving’ plan

THE BBC axed a £100million project yesterday and admitted it had wasted a “huge amount of licence fee payers’ money”.

'Worst situation' | Director General Lord Hall. (Image | The Telegraph)
‘Worst situation’ | Director General Lord Hall. (Image | The Telegraph)

Director General Lord Hall said he was writing off the scheme rather than blowing any more cash on it.

One senior member of staff has been suspended and last night an insider said: “More heads may roll over this.”

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