AbbVie and Shire terminate merger

On October 20, 2014, in General, by Zen-Business

US firm AbbVie announces it has abandoned its talks with UK drugmaker Shire after a new US rule discouraging mergers that would lower a US firm’s tax rate.

 

Apple earnings beat on strong sales

On October 20, 2014, in General, by Zen-Business

Apple reports third-quarter earnings of $8.47bn (£5.24bn), beating analysts’ expectations, helped by sales of its new iPhone models.

 

Waterstones invites guests for sleepover after tourist found himself locked inside store

On October 20, 2014, in General, by Online Business Network

Waterstones is inviting 10 guests in store for a sleepover after an American tourist became locked inside the Trafalgar Square branch last week.

 

Greens overtake Lib Dems in poll

On October 20, 2014, in General, by Online Business Network

The Green Party have overtaken the Liberal Democrats in a pre-election poll.

 

Ed Miliband appoints Pat McFadden as shadow Europe minister

On October 20, 2014, in General, by Online Business Network

Ed Miliband has appointed former minister Pat McFadden as shadow Europe minister in a move to sharpen up Labour’s message on the EU.

 

Daniel Radcliffe and Juno Temple attend premiere of Horns

On October 20, 2014, in General, by Online Business Network

Daniel Radcliffe has revealed how he found his dark side for his latest film Horns – by listening to Radiohead.

 

Shrien Dewani trial: wife privately wanted divorce

On October 20, 2014, in General, by Online Business Network

The wife of Shrien Dewani wanted a divorce before she was murdered, a court heard.

 

Screening for Ebola begins at Gatwick tomorrow

On October 20, 2014, in General, by Online Business Network

Screening for the deadly Ebola virus is set to be launched at Gatwick’s North Terminal tomorrow, Public Health England has announced.

 

East 17 singer Brian Harvey demands to see David Cameron outside Downing Street

On October 20, 2014, in General, by Online Business Network

Former East 17 singer Brian Harvey appeared outside Downing Street this afternoon and demanded to speak to the Prime Minister.

 

Rare multi-coloured bird found in east London

On October 20, 2014, in General, by Online Business Network

A multi-coloured rare bird was spotted outside a school in east London.

 

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