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US drugs giant Pfizer has withdrawn its multi-billion takeover bid for UK pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca.

US drugs giant Pfizer has withdrawn its multi-billion takeover bid for UK pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca. The US company said it would not pursue the AstraZeneca takeover past a bid deadline on Monday. AstraZeneca rejected a final offer from Pfizer earlier … read more

UK PM David Cameron says people are “deeply disillusioned with EU”, as UKIP tops European poll

Farage hails ‘extraordinary’ UKIP win in European election BBC Nigel Farage: “The people’s army of UKIP have spoken tonight” Nigel Farage has said his “dream has become a reality” and UKIP is now the “third force” in British politics after … read more