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The e-cigarette was supposed to be the future of tobacco - an innovation marketed as “reduced risk” that could offer a growth story to an industry who(...)

Philip Morris International is in merger talks with Altria in a deal that would combine the international and US makers of Marlboro, creating a tobacco giant with a market value of more than $210 billion. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini / AFP / Getty Images

Philip Morris International is in merger talks with Altria in a deal that would combine the international and US makers of Marlboro, creating a tobacc(...)

The front of a four-page wraparound advertisement by Philip Morris calling on people to quit smoking for 30 days on the front page of the ‘Daily Mirror’ in London. Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

Marlboro cigarette-maker Philip Morris International was accused of “staggering hypocrisy” on Monday after using a four-page newspaper advertisement (...)

School children around the world are being exposed on a daily basis to cigarette advertising and promotions by a tobacco industry that needs to recrui(...)

New York Stock Exchange trader Peter Tuchman, a familiar face in the financial media, dons his 2018 glasses as he sees out the old year. Photograph: Andrew Kelly / Reuters

In numbers: Safe as jets 0 Number of commercial passenger jet crashes anywhere in the world in 2017, the safest year ever for commercial aviation, a(...)

AP McCoy will talk to Paddy Power at the One-Zero 2017 conference on Tuesday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Monday, October 16th Results: Kuehne and Nagel, Netflix. Indicators: Irish goods exports and imports (Aug); Euro zone balance of trade (Aug). Tuesd(...)

Philip Morris International has invested more than $3 billion in so-called reduced-risk products to replace cigarettes. (Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Philip Morris International, the world’s largest publicly-traded tobacco company, dropped the most in five months after price increases and new techno(...)

Irish residents must pay tax here on their worldwide income, including that from Britain and the North. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Monday Results: Netflix Indicators: US NAHB housing market index (Apr) Netflix has 93.8 million members Late last year Netflix promised us the(...)

 An inflatable Trojan horse stands in front of the European Parliament during a protest against the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada, in Strasbourg, France. Photograph: Patrick Seeger/EPA

The EU and Canada secured clearance on Wednesday for their contentious free trade deal and the removal of import duties, which supporters say will boo(...)