Lucy Tobin

Senior News Feature Writer at the Evening Standard, with business focus. Author of Ausperity, Entrepreneur + Guide to Uni Life.

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Researchers in a GlaxoSmithKline laboratory

GSK jobs on the line as pharma giant announces £1bn cost-cutting plan

GSK will also float off a part of its ViiV Healthcare division focusing on HIV treatments with an eye for a future sale

Shire CFO leaves for Severn Trent after AbbVie buyout falls through

James Bowling quitting to take over CFO role at Severn Trent

Royal Mail to hire fewer seasonal staff

Fresh evidence that rival postal operators are eating into Royal Mail’s business will emerge today when the company unveils plans to hire 19,000 extra staff for Christmas – 2,000 fewer than last year.

Royal Mail sets aside £18 million for international fine on IPO anniversary

Royal Mail faces further challenges in the UK, where the regulator Ofcom is also probing its business

Air France strike sends customers to easyJet

Shares in easyJet rose nearly 6 per cent yesterday after an Air France strike helped pack out its planes and propelled the budget airline to a City upgrade that will see it hit record profit for the fourth year in a row.

easyJet boosted by Air France strike

Pilots at easyJet's rival went on strike for two weeks last month

GSK was ordered to pay the £297m fine – the largest the Chinese Government has ever handed out

Sex, bribes and videotapes see GlaxoSmithKlein ex-boss Mark Reilly deported

Judgment takes City by surprise because the trial was held in secret and its date had not been made public in advance

Stelios berates EasyJet despite 20% divi hike

EasyJet handed shareholders a 20 per cent hike in the dividend yesterday and splashed out on another big plane order to catch up with rival Ryanair and turn more of Europe’s airspace orange.

Two easyJet airplanes on the ground

EasyJet hikes dividend as it announces plans for bigger fleet

EasyJet has handed shareholders a 20 per cent hike in the dividend and splashed out on another big plane order to catch up with rival Ryanair and turn more of Europe’s airspace orange.

A total of 19.9 million passenger journeys were made with East Coast during the year – an increase of 4.5 per cent on the previous 12 months

East Coast rail line returns more profits to taxpayers

Turnover on the route from London to Scotland for the year to April hit £720m

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Bryan Adams' images of wounded soldiers

Taken over the course of four years, Adams' portraits are an astonishing document of the aftermath of war
The drugs revolution starts now as MPs agree its high time for change

The drugs revolution starts now as MPs agree its high time for change

Commons debate highlights growing cross-party consensus on softening UK drugs legislation, unchanged for 43 years
The camera is turned on tabloid editors in Richard Peppiatt's 'One Rogue Reporter'

Gotcha! The camera is turned on tabloid editors

Hugh Grant says Richard Peppiatt's 'One Rogue Reporter' documentary will highlight issues raised by Leveson
Fall of the Berlin Wall: It was thanks to Mikhail Gorbachev that this symbol of division fell

Fall of the Berlin Wall

It was thanks to Gorbachev that this symbol of division fell
Halloween 2014: What makes Ouija boards, demon dolls, and evil clowns so frightening?

What makes ouija boards and demon dolls scary?

Ouija boards, demon dolls, evil children and clowns are all classic tropes of horror, and this year’s Halloween releases feature them all. What makes them so frightening, decade after decade?
A safari in modern Britain: Rose Rouse reveals how her four-year tour of Harlesden taught her as much about the UK as it did about NW10

Rose Rouse's safari in modern Britain

Rouse decided to walk and talk with as many different people as possible in her neighbourhood of Harlesden and her experiences have been published in a new book
Welcome to my world of no smell and odd tastes: How a bike accident left one woman living with unwanted food mash-ups

'My world of no smell and odd tastes'

A head injury from a bicycle accident had the surprising effect of robbing Nell Frizzell of two of her senses

Matt Parker is proud of his square roots

The "stand-up mathematician" is using comedy nights to preach maths to big audiences
Paul Scholes column: Beating Manchester City is vital part of life at Manchester United. This is first major test for Luke Shaw, Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao – it’s not a game to lose

Paul Scholes column

Beating City is vital part of life at United. This is first major test for Shaw, Di Maria and Falcao – it’s not a game to lose
Frank Warren: Call me an old git, but I just can't see that there's a place for women’s boxing

Frank Warren column

Call me an old git, but I just can't see that there's a place for women’s boxing
Adrian Heath interview: Former Everton striker prepares his Orlando City side for the MLS - and having Kaka in the dressing room

Adrian Heath's American dream...

Former Everton striker prepares his Orlando City side for the MLS - and having Kaka in the dressing room
Simon Hart: Manchester City will rise again but they need to change their attitude

Manchester City will rise again but they need to change their attitude

Manuel Pellegrini’s side are too good to fail and derby allows them to start again, says Simon Hart
Isis in Syria: A general reveals the lack of communication with the US - and his country's awkward relationship with their allies-by-default

A Syrian general speaks

A senior officer of Bashar al-Assad’s regime talks to Robert Fisk about his army’s brutal struggle with Isis, in a dirty war whose challenges include widespread atrocities