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It has been 20 months since Emma Walmsley succeeded Sir Andrew Witty as chief executive of GlaxoSmithKline, Britain's premier drug maker.
The European Commission will continue a dialogue with Poland over the rule of law in the former communist member of the European Union, despite recent amendments to a Polish law on the Supreme Court, which the Commission said had broken EU rules.
The governor of Congo's capital Kinshasa on Wednesday ordered a halt to campaigning in the city ahead of Sunday's presidential vote for security reasons, a move opposition supporters said was an attempt to meddle in the race.
A live session from one of the best guitarists in America. King makes sounds like someone who's been working at it for decades.
Pope Francis accepted the resignation of a bishop in Los Angeles accused of sexually abusing a minor, the Vatican said on Wednesday, in the latest case of clergy misconduct to shake the U.S. Catholic Church.
The United States is considering a total withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria as it nears the end of its campaign to retake all of the territory once held by Islamic State, U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday.
Do you find putting up Christmas decorations a bit of a chore? If so, spare a thought for Czech Vaclav Trunec, who's wrapped his house and garden in 27km (17 miles) of festive lights.
Latin American currencies steadied on Wednesday as the dollar slumped ahead of a highly anticipated U.S. Federal Reserve meeting, while stocks in Brazil rose in line with most emerging market peers. The dollar slid 0.3 percent ahead of the Fed meetin...
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Drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co on Wednesday forecast 2019 revenue and adjusted profit above analysts' expectations, citing higher demand for newer medicines including diabetes drug Trulicity and psoriasis drug Taltz.
Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc's $925 million acquisition of Roper Technologies Inc's unit Gatan raised concerns that prices of microscopes could go up and quality could suffer.