Shares in brewer Scottish & Newcastle dropped by 1.7% to 636p as rumours of a takeover faded. It is thought that the resignation of Carlsberg chief executive Nils Smedegaard Anderson means that Carlsberg is not planning a takeover bid. Financial Times 23/6/07 page 32 (Companies & Markets) The Times 23/6/07 page 73 (Large Caps, Business)