Japan’s Takeda has agreed to buy Dublin-based Shire Pharmaceuticals for £46 billion ($64.42 billion), in what is the sector’s biggest deal since 2000.
London’s government-funded Boris bike hire scheme has cost taxpayers nearly £200 million over the last eight years, according to a disclosure made to Verdict under the UK Freedom of Information (FoI) Act.
Microsoft has been tipped as the social media company best placed to deal with the various challenges facing the sector according to new analysis released by GlobalData’s Thematic Research Division.
Facebook shares took a tumble yesterday as media revelations called into question the use of private data which forms the basis of its business model.
Britain and the EU have announced a major breakthrough in Brexit negotiations — including a deal on the rights of 4.5 million EU citizens living in the UK.
A major study into haemotopoietic stem cell transplantation treatment for Multiple Sclerosis has found that it is “stunningly” better than drug treatments, according to one of the doctors involved.
Sophisticated blaggers posing as UK tax collectors have been caught on tape by Verdict.
Donald Trump has showed more evidence if his endless capacity to surprise by revealing plans for a face to face meeting with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un.
Contrast the fortunes of Twitter with that of the UK national press group Express Newspapers.
So much for faint heart never won fair lady, if at first you don’t succeed and other such romantic aphorisms.
Google-owned artificial intelligence company DeepMind claims to have trained an algorithm to spot signs of eye disease more effectively than human specialists.
A UK family now needs an income of at least £150,000 ($213,000) a year in order to be able to afford to send two children to private school.
The UK would be more than £700m a week worse off in the best scenario post Brexit imagined in a leaked government analysis.
Back in pre-internet 1983, Hollywood speculated about what would happen if a hacker broke into US defence systems triggering a possible nuclear war.