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Nostrum raised the price of a 473ml bottle of promethazine and codeine by 326 per cent to $170.55   at the end of April. Photograph: Dr John Brackenbury/Science Photo Library

A US pharma company has raised the price of a prescription cold medicine by more than 300 per cent to over $170 (€152), in spite of previous criticism(...)

Workers paint the Digicel brand on a wall in Haiti. Digicel operates in 31 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and the Asia-Pacific region. Photograph: Ken Cedeno/Digital/Corbis via Getty Images

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel has appointed David Lomas as its group chief financial officer. Mr Lomas joins the Jamaica-headquartered telecoms group from B(...)

Just Eat chief product and technology officer Fernando Fanton: “Food tech is in the early days of disruption.”

As if ordering takeaway wasn’t already easy enough, technological developments mean consumers need not lift a hand to order food these days. While f(...)

Mike Pearson: hard-driving boss Valeant boss ensured the group has, over the past eight years, bought one drug company after another. Photograph:  Scott Eells/Bloomberg

What is the right way to build up a drug company? Do you take the traditional route, investing in your own research and development and seeking to dis(...)

By making the internet more useful and usable through better identification and classification of its content society will benefit in many ways

NUI Galway’s Digital Enterprise Research Institute (Deri), set up in 2003 and funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), is a Centre for Science, Eng(...)