Purdue Pharma

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Purdue Pharma’s signature product, Oxycontin, is at the centre of a series of lawsuits surrounding an epidemic of opioid addictions and opioid-related deaths in the US. Photograph: Darren McCollester/Getty

As scrutiny of Purdue Pharma’s role in the opioid epidemic in the US intensified during the past 12 years, its owners, members of the Sackler family, (...)

The first landmark US federal opioid trial is set to begin Monday after furious, last-minute settlement talks  faltered. Photograph: Ty Wright

Drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals and three distributors of opioid painkillers reached a settlement with two US counties over their alleged role in the o(...)

The Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London

There are Sackler galleries at some of the world’s leading arts institutions: the Serpentine, Tate, and the National Gallery in London have them, as d(...)

Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin pills, which are made by Purdue Pharma. Photograph: George Frey/Reuters

Makers of the OxyContin painkiller that has been blamed for fuelling an epidemic of opioid abuse have settled their first in a series of lawsuits brou(...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney: Brexit ‘could go quite badly’. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Image of the week: Carney’s caution Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney, as certain MPs and indeed sections of the British press like to remi(...)