Damning report by MPs warns that doctors and patients are being ‘undermined’ on treatment options
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Saturday 14 December 2013
The FTSE was in a holding pattern most of the day, but in late trading just tipped back into the red, down 5.29 to 6,439.96.
Market Report: Imagination could see its market share slip to 32 per cent, according to the analysts
Thursday 21 November 2013
Smartphone microchip designers have received mixed signals from the City.
Monday 18 November 2013
FTSE 100 directors’ total remuneration up 14 per cent on share award deals
Friday 08 November 2013
There were at least some punters who could tear themselves away from Twitter's initial public offering long enough to pump up cycling and car parts retailer Halfords' share price yesterday.
The richest pensioner on the FTSE 100: Former boss of BG Group, Sir Frank Chapman, has pot worth more £22m
Wednesday 04 September 2013
Sir Frank Chapman, the former boss of oil and gas company BG Group, is revealed as the richest pensioner in the FTSE 100 with a pot worth more than £22m when he stepped down.
Tuesday 27 August 2013
UK drugs giant AstraZeneca took a further step to bolster its pipeline of new cancer drugs yesterday by agreeing to acquire privately held US biotech company Amplimmune for up to $500m (£321m).
Tuesday 27 August 2013
Tradesmen ‘work the longest hours’
Thursday 01 August 2013
Hugo Boss pins hopes on women
Saturday 27 July 2013
Genetics, stem cells and consistent dividends can offset the problems of expiring patents
Wednesday 17 July 2013
BG Group has poached Simon Lowth from AstraZeneca to be its finance director. Mr Lowth, who was interim chief executive of the drug maker last year, is taking a pay cut to move to the FTSE 100 oil and gas company.
Friday 05 July 2013
Two of Britain’s top property groups are spending almost £700 million on West End developments, placing major bets on the success of Crossrail.
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Struggling AstraZeneca today faced yet another blow when it had to dump a new arthritis treatment because clinical trials showed patients were hit with side-effects including the common cold.
Wednesday 29 May 2013
AstraZeneca is spending up to $443m (£293m) to buy a US heart-medicine business in an attempt to resuscitate the drug maker's dwindling pipeline of new products.
Monday 29 April 2013
Union leaders will meet executives at AstraZeneca today to try to convince Britain's second-biggest drugmaker to reverse plans to close its R&D site in Cheshire and move almost 2,000 jobs.
Saturday 27 April 2013
Like the first swallow of summer, Barclays’ shareholder meeting this week signified the beginning of the AGM season. But if signs of summer are upon us, what happened to this year’s shareholder spring?
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Germany sees 'visible rise' in support for far-right extremism in response to perceived 'Islamisation' of the West
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more