8. Depreciation and amortisation

Total depreciation and amortisation for the year was €115 million (2013: €117 million) of which €6.1 million (2013: € 4.9 million) is included in cost of sales.

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(€ in thousands)

2014

2013

Amortisation

102,089

100,404

Depreciation

12,622

17,015

TOTAL

114,711

117,419

Amortisation charge totalling €102.1 million (2013: €100.4 million) are included in the following line items in the Income Statement: