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Austria finds some egg products contaminated with insecticide: ORF

Austria finds some egg products contaminated with insecticide: ORF

Published 14/08/2017

Tests show that some imported egg products in Austria have been contaminated with a potentially harmful insecticide, a health ministry official told broadcaster ORF on Monday, adding to the list of countries affected by an international health scare. [more…]

Golf: Nordqvist a `no-brainer` pick for European Solheim Cup team

Golf: Nordqvist a `no-brainer` pick for European Solheim Cup team

Published 07/08/2017

Annika Sorenstam has said using one of her captain’s picks on Anna Nordqvist is a 'no-brainer' for the European team's clash with the United States in this month's Solheim Cup. [more…]

Born this way? Researchers explore the science of gender identity

Born this way? Researchers explore the science of gender identity

Published 03/08/2017

While President Donald Trump has thrust transgender people back into the conflict between conservative and liberal values in the United States, geneticists are quietly working on a major research effort to unlock the secrets of gender identity. [more…]

AstraZeneca gets breakthrough status for blood cancer drug

AstraZeneca gets breakthrough status for blood cancer drug

Published 01/08/2017

FILE PHOTO: The logo of AstraZeneca is seen on medication packages in a pharmacy in London April 28, 2014.

AstraZeneca said on Tuesday that U.S. regulators had awarded its blood cancer drug acalabrutinib "breakthrough" status for the treatment of patients with mantle cell lymphoma, a rare type of blood cancer.

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Pandora Media`s revenue beats on advertising boost

Pandora Media`s revenue beats on advertising boost

Published 31/07/2017

A person holds a smart phone with the Pandora app showing in New York U.S., June 9, 2017.

Pandora Media Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as advertisers spent more on the online music streaming service amid stiff competition.

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Music streaming company Spotify has 60 million paying subscribers

Music streaming company Spotify has 60 million paying subscribers

Published 31/07/2017

FILE PHOTO: Headphones are seen in front of a logo of online music streaming service Spotify in this February 18, 2014 illustration picture.

Spotify now has 60 million paying subscribers, adding 10 million subscribers in less than five months, a spokeswoman for the music streaming company said on Monday.

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Hamilton slashes Vettel`s lead to one point

Hamilton slashes Vettel`s lead to one point

Published 17/07/2017

F1 - Formula One - British Grand Prix 2017 - Silverstone, Britain - July 16, 2017 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates his win on the podium

Lewis Hamilton won his home British Grand Prix for the fourth year in a row on Sunday while a penultimate-lap puncture slashed Sebastian Vettel's championship lead to a single point.

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French payments group Worldline to buy Digital River World Payments

French payments group Worldline to buy Digital River World Payments

Published 17/07/2017

French payments company Worldline has agreed to buy Swedish peer Digital River World Payments as merger activity in the payments sector picks up following this month's takeover of Worldpay.

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Defense, euro zone center stage for Franco-German alliance as Brexit looms

Defense, euro zone center stage for Franco-German alliance as Brexit looms

Published 13/07/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron (R Rear) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L Rear), stand as from L-R, German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere, French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian, European Commission Vice-President and EU Commissioner for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, and German Minister of State for Europe at the Federal Foreign Office Michael Roth sign documents during the launch of the “Alliance for Sahel” at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, July 13, 2017.

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Motor racing: Hamilton aims for Silverstone four-timer

Motor racing: Hamilton aims for Silverstone four-timer

Published 12/07/2017

Britain Formula One - F1 - British Grand Prix 2016 - Silverstone, England - 10/7/16 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates with his team after winning the race

Lewis Hamilton will head to Silverstone for this weekend's British Grand Prix with the circuit as much in the headlines as the home hero.

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