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LONDON, UK: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London until he is guaranteed he will avoid extradition to the United States, his lawyer has confirmed.
19 Aug 2014
LONDON, UK: Mother London has been appointed by the UN to develop a global communications campaign to improve sanitation for 2.5 billion people.
10 Apr 2014
GLASGOW, UK: Patrons inside The Clutha bar in Glasgow told how the roof collapsed shortly after they heard a giant thud, when a police helicopter plummeted onto the crowded bar.
2 Dec 2013
PARIS, FRANCE: A video game can help elderly people fight cognitive decline, scientists reported in the journal Nature on Wednesday (4 September).
6 Sep 2013
LONDON, UK: AstraZeneca said on Tuesday (27 August) that it has agreed to buy US-based cancer drugs company Amplimmune, as the Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical group seeks to bolster its flagging pipeline of new products.
28 Aug 2013
LONDON, UK: Britain announced on Tuesday (30 April) that it will cut off direct aid to South Africa in 2015, citing its status as Africa's biggest economy as the reason for the decision.
2 May 2013
LONDON, UK: British household goods and drugs firm Reckitt Benckiser on Monday (22 April) posted higher first-quarter sales, boosted by a prolonged colds and flu seasons in North America and Europe.
23 Apr 2013
NEW YORK, US / JOHANNESBURG, SA: McCann "Truth about Wellness" global research study reveals multiple contradictions & cultural upsets around the world. More than half of respondents (54%) think that technology is making us healthier while 46% think it is making us sicker; globally 94% of consumers agree brands have a role in supporting their wellness needs.
16 Jan 2013
LONDON, UK: December 5, 2012 - More than 90% of the world's 40 largest telecom network operator groups are active in the enterprise healthcare market, according to research from Informa Telecoms & Media. And a ranking of all operators - based on their commitment to the healthcare market worldwide - puts BT in top spot, closely followed by Verizon and France Telecom.
6 Dec 2012
LONDON, UK: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced today, the first Cannes Chimera Gates Foundation grantees who will work to develop innovative approaches to changing the global conversation about the impact of development aid. The grantees are part of the foundation's Grand Challenges Explorations initiative that fosters innovation to overcome the most persistent challenges in global health and development.
2 Nov 2012
BMJ (British Medical Journal) is reportedly the first general medical journal to offer a Web application to its subscribers. It produced its first app with PressRun, a tablet and mobile publishing solution that uses HTML5 and XML-based workflows to deliver an interactive experience across multiple devices. The HTML5-based app was produced with Quark's cloud-based digital publishing solution.
24 Aug 2012
LONDON, UK: An economic climate of disappointing growth and volatility could be the 'new normal' for charities, prolonging the challenging fundraising climate, and further shocks cannot be ruled out.
21 May 2012
LONDON, UK: Speaking at the Marketing Society annual conference, and a year on from the launch of Unilever's Sustainable Living Plan, Keith Weed, Unilever chief marketing and communications officer, stressed the importance of foresight and the role that brands and marketing can play in making sustainable living commonplace.
1 Dec 2011
WASHINGTON, US: Rising health care costs, coupled with the current state of the economy, have prompted many consumers across the globe to delay care, alter household spending and worry about their ability to pay for future health care costs according to the 4th annual Deloitte Centre for Health Solutions 2011 Survey of Health Care Consumers.
24 Jun 2011
LONDON, UK / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / NEW YORK, US: The shortlist of the 2011 Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge is out! The jury - including representatives from RSA, BBDO, 180 Amsterdam and Publicis - evaluated more than 40 short movies on the topic 'compassion'.
20 Jun 2011
LONDON, UK / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / LOS ANGELES, US: The voting of the jury for the 2011 Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge is done. The shortlist of the ten best films will be announced on 16 June 2011, the final award ceremony and screening take place on 23 June 23 in Cannes' Cinéma Star.
10 Jun 2011