US aerospace giant Boeing has unveiled a record $10 billion (£6.1 billion) share buyback and 50 per cent hike in the dividend.
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Despite optimistic noises emanating from Twickenham last night from England's top clubs, all the signs are that the domestic game is in for a summer of discontent.
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Saturday 18 December 2004
More Than $30bn was wiped off the value of the world's largest pharmaceuticals company, Pfizer, after it halted a trial of its widely used arthritis painkiller Celebrex and said that long-term use appeared to increase the risk of heart attacks.
Thursday 19 August 2004
Gone are the days when coyness ruled the marketing of the drug that helps the condition that men find hard to talk about. In a Madison Avenue dream situation, Viagra is facing some stiff competition in a three-way battle for the erectile dysfunction dollar.
Sunday 08 August 2004
Friday 02 April 2004
American International Group, Verizon Communications and Pfizer will be added to the Dow Jones Industrial Average, reflecting the growing importance of finance and health care to the economy and stock market.
Monday 01 March 2004
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Thursday 31 July 2003
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Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
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If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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