Italy’s antitrust regulator fined Novartis AG and Roche Holding AG 182.5 million euros ($251 million) for allegedly colluding to prevent the use of Roche’s Avastin cancer drug as a treatment for an eye disease.
Sprawled on a faded black two-seater couch covered with cigarette burns, Eva Matthys, 72, is instructing her 13-year-old granddaughter on how to cook minced lamb -- for 12. That’s how many family members share the government-subsidized house in Brandvlei, a town in South Africa’s Northern Cape province.
Soccer governing body FIFA is rejigging plans for this year’s $5 billion World Cup in Brazil in case there’s a repeat of the civil unrest that surrounded last year’s Confederations Cup, a warm-up for this year’s event.
Puerto Rico’s employment figures will probably get a boost when the Bureau of Labor Statistics revises data for U.S. states and territories next month, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
U.K. opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband will say parents should be able to demand intervention in state-run schools, in a speech setting out how he’d aim to improve public services with less money.