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UPDATE 1-Finland's Kesko sets out growth plan based on three strategic areas

* Plans to expand in grocery, home improvement and car retail

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UPDATE 2-Ahold earnings miss forecasts as margins take a hit

* Boer declines to discuss Delhaize merger talks (Adds quotes from CEO, analyst comment)

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UPDATE 2-Advertisers ditch TLC's troubled '19 Kids and Counting'

LOS ANGELES, May 26 - Four advertisers pulled out of TLC's reality show "19 Kids and Counting," putting pressure on the U.S. cable network to decide the fate of the top-rated program about a Christian family after reports that the eldest son had molested underage girls.

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UPDATE 2-Reynolds American wins U.S. antitrust approval to buy rival Lorillard

WASHINGTON, May 26 - Reynolds American Inc on Tuesday won U.S. antitrust approval to buy smaller rival Lorillard in a deal that would combine the No. 2 and No. 3 U.S. cigarette companies.

Regulatory News, M&A 12:11am BST

Reynolds American wins antitrust approval to buy rival Lorillard

WASHINGTON, May 26 - Reynolds American Inc won U.S. antitrust approval on Tuesday for its deal to buy smaller rival Lorillard in a deal that would combine the No. 2 and No. 3 U.S. cigarette companies.

M&A, Regulatory News 26 May 2015
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Unilever PLC 2,878.00p +0.84%
British American Tobacco PLC 3,557.50p --
SABMiller PLC 3,534.50p -0.65%

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