Switzerland’s Novartis has high hopes for an experimental chronic heart failure drug. Photograph: Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann

An experimental heart failure medicine from Novartis that previously showed it reduced death and hospitalisations also curtailed worsening of symptoms(...)

Eva Longoria at the Web Summit, where she was interviewed by Jemima Khan. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Summit has grown exponentially since its rather more ‘boutique’ dimensions in 2010, and that relentless growth has seen the event take over most o(...)

Author David Epstein has delivered a TED-talk quality performance at this morning’s Summit. debunking the fabled 10,000-hour maxim that practice is th(...)

Sales forecasts for Novartis’s new heart failure drug are being ramped up by analysts after good clinical trial results for a medicine doctors expect to transform treatment of the deadly disease.

Sales forecasts for Novartis’s new heart failure drug are being ramped up by analysts after strikingly good clinical trial results for a medicine doct(...)

Carl O’Brien: his mixed muscle fibres mean he is suited to triathlons. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

I’ve always believed that one day I might win an Olympic medal. Never mind the fact that just about every sport I’ve tried – soccer, rugby, hurling, c(...)

Manchester United’s Robin van Persie reacts after losing to Newcastle United on Saturday.

‘I was due to take Robin off after 60 or 70 minutes, but I think if I’d taken him off everyone would have said: ‘What are you doing?’ But in truth Rob(...)

Paris Saint-Germain’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic (right) has been nominated for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award.  Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award.His autobiography, I Am Zlatan Ibrahimovic,(...)