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Consolidated Income Statement

For the year ended 31 December 2008

Notes 2008
£m
2007
£m
Sales 2 4,376 3,869
Trading profit   201 277
Restructuring and impairment charges   (153) (31)
Amortisation of non-operating intangible assets arising on business combinations   (10) (8)
Profits and losses on sale or closures of businesses   (7)
Change in value of derivative and other financial instruments   (124) (10)
       
Operating profit/(loss) 3 (86) 221
Share of post-tax earnings of joint ventures 13 6 24
       
Interest payable 4 (66) (62)
Interest receivable 4 19 19
Other net financing charges 26 (3) (3)
       
Net financing costs   (50) (46)
Profit/(loss) before taxation   (130) 199
Taxation 5 10 (1)
Profit/(loss) from continuing operations   (120) 198
Profit after taxation from discontinued operations 6 13
Profit/(loss) after taxation for the year   (107) 198
Profit attributable to minority interests   2 2
Profit/(loss) attributable to equity shareholders   (109) 196
    (107) 198
Earnings per share — p 7     
Continuing operations — basic   (17.3) 27.9
Continuing operations — diluted   (17.3) 27.8
Dividends per share — p 8    
Interim dividend per share   4.5 4.3
Final dividend per share   9.2

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