THE competition watchdog has drawn the curtains on the PS300m takeover of made-to-measure blinds and curtains firm Hillarys amid potential concerns over the deal.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched an initial enforcement order into the acquisition of Hillarys owner Bellotto by Dutch firm Hunter Douglas.
Hunter Douglas announced it was snapping up Nottinghamshire-based Hillarys in May.
Hillarys employs more than 1,350 people in three manufacturing sites - two in Nottingham and one in Washington, Tyne and Wear - and also has a network of 1,000 self-employed advisers.
The ones here are made by Hillarys - and you can have the same fabric for the main and skylight windows.
Vertical blinds are ideal for odd shapes Pictures: HILLARYS /CLIVE NICHOLS
A few months ago, the Museum of Sex in Manhattan unveiled his latest work: a bust of Hillary Clinton.
Stone, an actress famous for exposing a different part of her anatomy, had recently expressed doubt that Hillary could become president because "a woman should be past her sexuality when she runs.
Edwards says he wanted to imagine Hillary Clinton as president of the United States and created, therefore, a monumental image.
THE CASE AGAINST HILLARY CLINTON by Peggy Noonan Regan Books, $24.00
But her latest effort, The Case Against Hillary Clinton, is an empty book that, if it has any effect at all, can only get Republicans into deeper trouble.
Following a perfunctory discussion of Hillary Clinton's failed health-care initiative, Noonan begins her next chapter by stating: "But I cannot think of a time when she showed herself to be a champion by gambling her political capital." Really?