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    1. November 3, 2014

      LabCorp to buy drug developer Covance

      LabCorp, one of the biggest providers of clinical testing services for doctors, has agreed to buy a drug development group...

    2. beyondbrics

      August 2, 2013

      Further reading: winter wonderland

      Friday’s fillip from beyondbrics: inside Sochi – over-budget and over-blown; time to harness the sun’s energy, Apollo style;...

    1. beyondbrics

      March 15, 2013

      Credit ratings: new EM challenger

      David It’s not the first time that somebody from the emerging markets has tried to challenge the dominance of the world’s...

    2. October 2, 2012

      Councils defer decision on nuclear waste

      Plans on dealing with Britain’s nuclear waste were dealt a blow after three councils deferred a decision on hosting an...

    3. March 7, 2012

      Rangers’ players reject big pay cuts

      Rangers’ footballers have rejected large-scale pay cuts, prompting the Scottish club’s administrators to warn that the...

    4. FT Tech Hub

      November 22, 2011

      Time Out snaps up UK daily deals bargain Keynoir

      Time Out, the entertainment reviews and listings group, has acquired Keynoir, a London daily-deals service, for a sum well...

    5. March 29, 2011

      Science chief backs nuclear renewal

      Japan’s nuclear crisis should not deter Britain from building a new generation of reactors, according to the government’s...

    6. December 23, 2010

      GE to set aside $500m for river clean-up

      General Electric will set aside $500m to pay for the cleanup of toxic chemicals from the bottom of the Hudson River and end...

    7. April 24, 2010

      Brics and beyond

      Swiss-born chairman of the Phillips de Pury art auction house Simon de Pury drove from Berlin to make the London launch of...

    8. December 2, 2009

      No deal better than a weak deal

      In negotiating the new climate change protocol in Copenhagen this month, we must not lose sight of our objective: to reduce...

    9. September 22, 2009

      Scientific consensus over dire consequences

      The sense of urgency that has led to today's meeting of world leaders in New York has been driven by an increasingly...

    10. September 21, 2009

      Scientific consensus over dire consequences

      A sense of urgency that has led to Tuesday’s meeting of world leaders in New York has been driven by an increasingly...

    11. August 1, 2009

      Correction: BAE Systems' pension deficit

      * The picture accompanying an article on July 31 about BAE Systems' pension deficit was of Sir David King, the former UK...

    12. July 7, 2009

      Scotland lures ‘green’ computer centres

      Scotland’s cool climate, ready access to renewable energy and skilled workforce mean it is poised to emerge as the site of a...

    13. January 20, 2009

      Concern at role of chief scientist

      The government's chief scientific adviser may fail to speak up for policy based on firm scientific evidence because he is...

    14. September 8, 2008

      Africa's 'hope' lies in GM crops

      The only hope for alleviating Africa's "dire situation" of poverty and malnutrition is for aid agencies to forget about...

    15. September 7, 2008

      Call for shake-up of aid to Africa

      The only hope for alleviating Africa’s “dire situation” of poverty and malnutrition is for aid agencies to forget about...

    16. September 4, 2008

      Scientists look to the spin-offs of a miniature ‘big bang’

      In their quest to understand the secrets of the universe, physicists are about to launch their biggest experiment. Next...

    17. August 14, 2008

      Prince branded 'a Luddite' over his attack on GM crops

      Prince Charles was branded a Luddite yesterday as his claims that a global shift towards planting more genetically modified...

    18. August 13, 2008

      Prince attacked over GM crops stance

      Prince Charles was branded a Luddite on Wednesday as his claims that a global shift towards planting more genetically...

    19. July 16, 2008

      Can it be so simple?

      From Mr Peter Woan. Sir, Gordon Brown warned (report, July 7) that increased use of biofuel could result in rising food...

    20. July 11, 2008

      A time to sow?

      So widely are genetically modified crops now grown around the world, for use in animal feed and as processed food...

    21. July 9, 2008

      Renewables obligation will lead to more fuel poverty

      From Mr Tony Lodge. Sir, David King, the government's former chief scientific adviser, is right to highlight that the huge...

    22. July 9, 2008

      High levels of intermittent input could be handled

      From Prof Michael Grubb and others. Sir, David King has asserted (July 7) that it is “not wise” to go beyond 20 per cent of...

    23. July 8, 2008

      Rules on marketing GM produce face review

      The Food Standards Agency is to review how it regulates the marketing and labelling of genetically modified produce after a...

    24. July 7, 2008

      Rules on GM produce to be reviewed

      The Food Standards Agency is to review how it regulates the marketing and labelling of genetically modified produce, after a...

    25. July 7, 2008

      Top scientist says GM crops are the answer to food price crisis

      Genetically modified crops hold the key to solving the food price crisis, the government's former chief scientific adviser...

    26. July 7, 2008

      Expansion of renewables under fire

      Plans for a massive expansion of renewable energy in the UK have been criticised by the government's former chief...

    27. July 7, 2008

      Gene modified crops the key to food crisis, says UK aide

      Genetically modified crops hold the key to solving the food price crisis, the UK government's former chief scientific...

    28. July 7, 2008

      Gene modified crops the key to food crisis, says scientist

      Genetically modified crops hold the key to solving the food price crisis, the UK government's former chief scientific...

    29. July 6, 2008

      Top UK scientist pushes for GM crops

      Genetically modified crops hold the key to solving the food price crisis, the government’s former chief scientific adviser...

    30. June 4, 2008

      Princess Yachts sets sail for L Capital

      Princess Yachts International. a luxury boat-builder, has been sold for about £200m to a company controlled by French...

    31. June 3, 2008

      Princess Yachts sets sail for L Capital

      Princess Yachts International. a luxury boat-maker, has been sold for about £200m to a company controlled by French...

    32. April 26, 2008

      Environmental benefits are not always so great

      For years, biofuels were considered a "greener" alternative to fossil fuels. But the environmental benefits are far less...

    33. April 26, 2008

      Environmental benefits are not always so great

      Biofuels have long been considered a "greener" alternative to fossil fuels. The environmental benefits, however, are not as...

    34. February 20, 2008

      Founders take aim at a bigger target

      The quest to develop the internet's next big thing can be full of unexpected twists and turns. PayPal, the online payments...

    35. February 20, 2008

      Open-source software tools encourage ideas factories

      New technologies are driving the move from a "sniper" approach to a "shotgun" model of entrepreneurship in which small,...

    36. February 19, 2008

      Founders take aim at a bigger target

      The quest to develop the internet’s next big thing can be full of unexpected twists and turns. PayPal, the online payments...

    37. January 4, 2008

      Climate change mission for ex-chief scientist

      After seven years in one of the most high-pressure jobs in government, Sir David King has handed over his role as chief...

    38. December 31, 2007

      Climate change mission for chief scientist

      After seven years in one of the most high-pressure jobs in government, Sir David King will on Monday hand over his role as...

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