If we don't like rich landlords then we can raise taxes on the rich generally, but it will be a brave politician who suggests it
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Wednesday 06 February 2013
GlaxoSmithKline could sell Lucozade and Ribena after Britain’s biggest pharmaceuticals firm today set out plans for a “strategic review” of the drinks brands.
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Pharmaceutical giant shocks medical world by opting to reveal findings of all tests on patients
Thursday 31 January 2013
AstraZeneca has admitted it faces another difficult year of falling sales in 2013 after patent expiries last year meant revenues slumped 17 per cent to £27.9bn.
Tuesday 15 January 2013
A gene has been uncovered that may help to create born leaders.
Sunday 30 December 2012
Pakistani authorities are investigating allegations that cough syrup has killed 33 people over the past three days, a government official said, the second time in recent months medicine is suspected of causing multiple deaths.
Wednesday 21 November 2012
Vaccination rates plunged after the alleged link between MMR and autism
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Vaccination is the single greatest success story of 20th-century medicine. It has saved millions of lives around the world – including from smallpox, polio, diphtheria, typhoid, tetanus, measles and flu.
Urgent action is needed to up UK's defences against plant diseases like fungus killing ash trees, says Environment Secretary Owen Paterson
Friday 09 November 2012
Britain needs a radical rethink of its defences against emerging plant diseases brought in from abroad, such as the chalara fungus now threatening ash trees, the Environment Secretary, Owen Patterson, said.
Thursday 01 November 2012
Company 'decided to withhold its trade secrets'
Tuesday 30 October 2012
AstraZeneca has given its new chief executive a pay package worth about £11m, including a £4m "golden hello" to compensate Pascal Soriot for giving up long-term incentives at his previous job.
Saturday 13 October 2012
Pharmaceutical giant withdraws existing treatment to boost profits
Tuesday 09 October 2012
As many as 13,000 patients across the US had steroid injections that may have been contaminated by a fungus linked to a rare form of meningitis that has killed eight people, federal officials said yesterday.
Thursday 04 October 2012
More than 18,000 websites selling illegal medicines have been shut down during a global crackdown on illicit internet trade in pharmaceuticals.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Man spent months on remand after technician failed to follow basic laboratory procedures
Monday 03 September 2012
If you're starting university soon - or going back, but worryingly absent-minded - have a good think and read through this checklist to make sure you pack what you absolutely need
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
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