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India pharma giants in $4bn merger

Sun, 2014-04-06 17:52
India's Sun Pharmaceutical agrees to acquire rival Ranbaxy - majority owned by Japan's Daiichi Sankyo - in an all-stock deal worth $4bn (£2.4bn).

The riddle of the Voynich Manuscript

Sun, 2014-04-06 17:39
Why does this book have cryptologists stumped?

US comic Pinette found dead at 50

Sun, 2014-04-06 17:20
American comedian and actor John Pinette has been found dead at the age of 50 in a hotel room in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

VIDEO: Royal couple arrive in New Zealand

Sun, 2014-04-06 17:15
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have carried Prince George off the plane at the start of their three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia.

How many elephants in the room?

Sun, 2014-04-06 17:13
Elephants are a popular token of scale in measurements of very large things. Why, asks Anthony Reuben.

VIDEO: Pro-Russians storm Ukraine buildings

Sun, 2014-04-06 16:50
Pro-Russian activists have broken into the regional administration buildings

Rwanda: 100 days of slaughter

Sun, 2014-04-06 16:25
Why and how did Rwanda's genocide happen?

Libyan oil blockade partially lifted

Sun, 2014-04-06 16:19
Two oil terminals reopen in eastern Libya, after militiamen agree gradually to end their oil blockade as they reach a deal with the government.

Mainframes clock up half-century

Sun, 2014-04-06 15:39
The first IBM mainframe was unveiled 50 years ago and the machines continue to play a key role in business today.

VIDEO: Indian elections: Two-minute guide

Sun, 2014-04-06 15:15
What the world’s biggest election looks like in figures

VIDEO: World Cup to champion street children

Sun, 2014-04-06 15:11
The Street Child World Cup has taken place Rio de Janeiro ahead of the main FIFA event in June.

IT firm boosted by £4.6m investment

Sun, 2014-04-06 15:11
Aberdeen-based private equity firm Maven Capital Partners is pumping £4.6m into an expanding IT services firm.

Pro-Russians storm Ukraine buildings

Sun, 2014-04-06 15:08
Pro-Russian protesters storm government buildings in three eastern Ukrainian cities, calling for a referendum on independence.

Spending on pavements falls sharply

Sun, 2014-04-06 15:07
Spending on pavement maintenance in Scotland has fallen sharply, according to figures obtained under freedom of information legislation.

Shale industry faces reality check

Sun, 2014-04-06 15:02
Is shale gas really the answer to our energy needs?

Unions contest East Coast rail sale

Sun, 2014-04-06 15:00
Rail unions launch a legal battle over reprivatisation of the East Coast line, and challenge two other franchise extensions.

Barclays sells UAE banking unit

Sun, 2014-04-06 14:44
Barclays sells is retail banking business in the United Arab Emirates to Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank for £107m ($177m).

Norwich sack manager Hughton

Sun, 2014-04-06 14:34
Premier League strugglers Norwich sack manager Chris Hughton and replace him with youth coach Neil Adams.

Meet Singapore's coffee king

Sun, 2014-04-06 14:30
From one coffee bar to a 99-strong chain

Hamilton revels in F1's rude health

Sun, 2014-04-06 14:28
One of Lewis Hamilton's greatest drives could silence the sport's most high-profile detractors, writes Andrew Benson in Bahrain

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