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Asbestos discovery triggers Johnson & Johnson baby powder recall in US

Image copyright Getty Images Health care giant Johnson & Johnson has recalled 33,000 bottles of baby powder in the US, after health regulators found trace amounts of asbestos in a bottle purchased online.The company said it had launched an investigation and repeated prior tests have not found asbestos.The recall comes as the firm is facing…

The UK universities benefitting from opioid money

Image copyright Alamy King's College in London received £2m from members of the Sackler family, whose pharmaceutical firm is accused of helping to fuel the US opioid crisis.The Dr Mortimer and Theresa Sackler Foundation gave £5.2m to mostly UK universities and charities in 2018, according to its latest accounts.King's College was the top recipient, followed…

Barclays board approved 'sham' Qatar deal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Richard Boath is one of the three ex-Barclays executives on trial An agreement at the centre of fraud charges against ex-Barclays executives was written by the bank's lawyers and approved by its board, a court heard.Barclays agreed to pay Qatari investors £42m for advisory services in June 2008 after…

China economy: Third quarter growth misses expectations

Image copyright Getty Images China's economy grew at its slowest pace since the early 1990s in the third quarter, official figures showed. In the three months to September, the economy expanded 6% from a year earlier, falling just short of expectations for 6.1% growth. The slowdown comes as China battles a raft of economic challenges…

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President of Kazakhstan visits pioneering Center of Tomotherapy and Nuclear Medicine, program managed by...

(Astana, Kazakhstan)Yesterday, August 29th, President Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan visited a newly opened Center of Tomography and Nuclear  Medicine at the National Research Hospital in Astana the capital of Kazakhstan. Prime Minister...

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