Royal Dutch Shell chief executive Ben van Beurden. In London, the company’s shares fell 2.1 per cent, trimming nearly 10 points off the FTSE 100.  Photograph:  Benoit Tessier/Reuters

European stocks slid, erasing a weekly gain, amid increasing concern that Greece’s efforts to renegotiate its debt and stay in the single currency (...)

The announcement of up to 70 jobs losses at Elanco in the Finisklin Industrial Estate in Sligo has been described as a devastating blow by local business leaders and politicians. Image: Google Maps.

The announcement of up to 70 jobs losses at Elanco in Sligo has been described as a devastating blow by local business leaders and politicians.The glo(...)

Despite higher than expected earnings, Eli Lilly is looking for its next big hit after coming off what it  called its worst year of sales, with patents expiring for top treatments.

Eli Lilly has reported first-quarter earnings that beat analysts’ estimates as the company increased sales of new medications such as cancer drug Cyr(...)

Swiss drug maker reported first-quarter profits beating estimates with operating income of $3.55 billion. Photograph: Reuters.

Novartis, the world’s biggest drugmaker by sales, reported first-quarter profits that beat analysts’ estimates as the company begins to benefit from a(...)

Domino’s Pizza: results out Thursday. Photograph: REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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GSK is forming a consumer health joint venture with Novartis, while at the same time buying the Swiss company’s vaccines business and divesting its cancer drugs portfolio to Novartis

GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis said on Monday they had completed a series of asset swaps worth more than $20 billion that will reshape both drugmakers.G(...)

Microsoft: results today. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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