The New York-listed group has become the third major opioid maker to seek court protection from its creditors. Photograph: iStock

Drugmaker Mallinckrodt, which is headquartered in Ireland for tax reasons, filed for bankruptcy protection in the US on Monday as it seeks to deal wit(...)

 Bottles of several opioid based medication at a pharmacy in  Ohio. Photograph: REUTERS/Bryan Woolston/File Photo

Turn on a TV set or YouTube video in America today and it won’t take long before you’ll encounter a drug company’s ad telling you how their product ca(...)

Dummy on a scooter tests the response of a self-driving Volvo bus on trial in Singapore. Photograph: Ore Huiying/Bloomberg

Image of the week: Driverless bus “I want to die like my father, peacefully in his sleep,” said Bob Monkhouse. “Not screaming and terrified, like his(...)