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English: GlaxoSmithKline factory in Ulverston,...

English: GlaxoSmithKline factory in Ulverston, Cumbria, England. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

GlaxoSmithKline, the British drugs company that is the subject of a major criminal investigation in China, faced similar allegations from an internal whistleblower as early as January, The Sunday Telegraph can reveal.

Details of the claims made at the start of the year emerged as Chinese police widened their inquiry into the company, putting 18 more GSK employees in detention, according to state media reports. [Read the full article]

Bernie Ecclestone, the team principal of Brabh...

Bernie Ecclestone, the team principal of Brabham, signed a deal with BMW for a supply of M12/13 engines in 1980. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Bernie Ecclestone’s hold on Formula One, as the sport’s chief executive, commercial rights holder and for almost four decades its most dominating personality, could be loosening with the news that he has been indicted by prosecutors in Germany investigating allegations of bribery.

Ecclestone, who will be 83 in October, confirmed the news on Wednesday when he said: “I have just spoken to my lawyers and they have received an indictment. It’s being translated into English.” [Read the full article]





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