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Johnson & Johnson hit with $417m bill over talc cancer claim
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been ordered to pay a woman $417m (£323m) in the latest cancer compensation case relating to its talc-based products.
May facing scrutiny over Brexit trade efforts as Japan trip looms
Theresa May is facing pressure to transform her approach to shaping Britain's post-Brexit trade links amid scepticism from business leaders about the scale and ambition of a forthcoming trip to Japan.
UK pushes EU to talk post-Brexit trade as it releases new position papers
The Government has kept up the pressure on the EU to move the Brexit talks towards the future trading relationship by publishing its latest position papers.
UK Brexit plan for goods may not be good enough for Brussels
On the face of it, the two latest position papers published by the Department for Exiting the EU (DExEU) look like a statement of the bleedin' obvious.
Firms must 'urgently' improve cybersecurity
The UK's top firms and charities "urgently" need to improve their ability to respond to online attacks, the Government has warned.
Pay for FTSE 100 bosses down almost 20% in a year
The median pay for a FTSE 100 chief executive has fallen by almost 20% over the past year, according to audit firm Deloitte.
Maersk sells North Sea assets to French energy giant Total
The Danish shipping conglomerate AP Moller-Maersk is selling its oil division, mainly comprising assets in the North Sea, to French giant Total for $4.95bn.
Rathbones confirms £2bn merger talks with Smith & Williamson
Rathbone Brothers has confirmed that it is in talks over a £2bn merger with Smith & Williamson, in a bold move that would accelerate the consolidation of the wealth management sector.
Ofgem threatens to fine energy distributors up to £13.9m
The UK energy regulator has said it is considering plans to cut the revenue of the UK's six major electricity distribution companies by up to £13.9m due to poor customer service.
Britain's post-Brexit trade deals 'can improve global security'
The man charged with helping to negotiate Britain's free trade deals around the world post-Brexit has said the agreements can help improve global security.
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