A leading medical society, described by a US Senate report as a pawn of the pharmaceutical industry for its prominent role in pressuring doctors to prescribe opioids, is to shut down in the face of lawsuits blaming it for America’s worst drug epidemic.
Following the success of its first gender and climate change conversation in Barbados in 2018, the Commonwealth Foundation is bringing together delegates from 11 Caribbean countries to explore the intersection of climate change and gender, and develop responsive strategies that give voice to vulnerable groups.
China’s banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative short sellers they would suffer ‘heavy losses’ if they bet against the currency.
The City of London Corporation, which runs London’s historic finance district, proposed a new, lower speed limit of 15 miles per hour and the closure of some streets at lunchtime in an effort to reduce air pollution.
When the bull collapses and dies in front of the matador, silence descends on Madrid's bullfighting ring, a ‘ritual’ that its French manager Simon Casas vigorously defends in an increasingly conflictive climate.