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AstraZeneca science is on the move, one year on from Pfizer bid

reuters.com — As of last month, a four-days-a-week service set up by the drugmaker with Sun Air is connecting staff in its new Cambridge science and operations hub with those in Gothenburg, the group's other major European center.

AstraZeneca science is on the move, one year on from Pfizer bid

businessinsider.com — By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - Having seen off a hostile $118 billion bid launched a year ago by U.S. rival Pfizer, Anglo-Swedish company AstraZeneca is on the move -- quite literally. As of last month, a four-days-a-week service set up by the drugmaker with Sun Air is connecting staff in its new Cambridge science and operations hub with those in Gothenburg, the group's other major European center.

AstraZeneca science is on the move, one year on from Pfizer bid

reuters.com — Pipeline supports shares despite tough 2015 outlook * Generics and FX challenge goal of hitting EPS target By Ben Hirschler LONDON, April 15 (Reuters) - Having seen off a hostile $118 billion bid launched a year ago by U.S. rival Pfizer, Anglo-Swedish company AstraZeneca is on the move -- quite literally.

Venture capitalists ride biotech wave one drug at a time

reuters.com — Ten years on from pioneering an ultra-lean business model focused on investing in "virtual" companies with a single experimental medicine, XO1's backer Index Ventures is chalking up some notable wins. XO1, spun out of Cambridge University research to develop a novel anti-blood clotting drug, is the eleventh biotech firm to be sold from a portfolio of 34 so-called asset-centric biotech companies created by Index since 2005.

Venture capitalists ride biotech wave one drug at a time

businessinsider.com — By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - How many people does it take to run a successful biotech company? Just two, judging by the sale of XO1, a one-drug British firm snapped up last month by Johnson & Johnson.

Venture capitalists ride biotech wave one drug at a time

reuters.com — Sale of early-stage blood thinner to J&J latest success * Index Ventures clocks up 11 transactions since 2005 By Ben Hirschler LONDON, April 10 (Reuters) - How many people does it take to run a successful biotech company? Just two, judging by the sale of XO1, a one-drug British firm snapped up last month by Johnson & Johnson.

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euronews.com — Reuters, 05/03 18:46 CET By Supriya Kurane and Ben Hirschler (Reuters) - AbbVie Inc is to buy Pharmacyclics Inc for about $21 billion (14 billion pounds), giving it access to what is expected to be one of the world's top-selling cancer drugs and expanding its reach in the profitable oncology field.

Bristol, Sanofi and Novartis drugs to shine among 2015 launches

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Arthur Miller classic takes center-stage in Shakespeare's hometown

reuters.com — The portrait of a broken American dream is lauded as "the greatest American play of the 20th century" by director Gregory Doran, whose new production in Stratford-upon-Avon has subtle Shakespearean overtones. This year marks the centenary of Miller's birth and, as with Shakespeare, his writing is remarkable for its enduring insight into psychology and relationships.

Arthur Miller classic takes centre-stage in Shakespeare's hometown

dailymail.co.uk — STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, England, April 2 (Reuters) - Arthur Miller's quintessentially American work "Death of a Salesman" has been parachuted into Shakespeare's hometown and given the unique honour of playing on the Bard's birthday this year. The portrait of a broken American dream is lauded as "the greatest American play of the 20th century" by director Gregory Doran, whose new production in Stratford-upon-Avon has subtle Shakespearean overtones.
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Apr 17, 2015

#China jails #journalist Gao Yu for 7 years for 'leaking state secrets' - one of 44 journalists behind bars in China reut.rs/1b2Ca0d

Apr 15, 2015

RT @Pete_Spence: Apparently these are the flyers the ECB protester (said to be Josephine Witt) was throwing pic.twitter.com/C1wdJ27OlP



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