Scientists are developing a new kind of cancer therapy. It could make a big difference to survival rates – and transform the fortunes of one big UK drugs company. Matthew Partridge explains.
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Book review: Shredded: Inside RBS, the Bank That Broke Britain
Ian Fraser’s book on the near-collapse of RBS is “well written, impeccably researched and hard to put down”.
Matthew Partridge explains how you could cash in by helping the fracking industry work more cleanly and efficiently.
This day in 1959 saw the first hovercraft cross the English Channel. By 1968, regular services were taking passengers and cars across in 35 minutes.
Entrepreneur Justin Simpson wasn’t willing to be dissuaded from pursuing his patents website idea, Inovia.
Big corporations are extremely adept at exploiting the tax system to boost their profits. But a backlash is brewing, especially in the US. That could be bad news for investors, says Matthew Partridge.
Nero was one of the Roman Empire’s most notorious emperors. And his role in the fire of Rome remains a controversial aspect of his reign.
As life expectancy increases, pharmas and biotechs pioneering treatments for the diseases of old age will profit handsomely, says Matthew Partridge.
Banks have started to offer borrowers longer-term mortgage deals. Matthew Partridge looks at the pros and cons of taking out a long-term, fixed contract.
As unrest grew in France, Louis XVI took the decision to sack his popular finance minister. Three days later, crowds stormed the Bastille, and the French Revolution had begun.