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2014-07-11 12:22:25

JOHANNESBURG, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In October 2008, the European Commission imposed a fine of EUR 318.2 million on Sasol Wax GmbH and other Sasol group companies, including Sasol Limited ("Sasol") for Sasol Wax's involvement in the European paraffin wax cartel. The fine was paid in full by Sasol in January 2009. Sasol viewed the fine as excessive and, in December 2008, applied to the European General Court in Luxemburg for a reduction of the fine. Today, the European General...

2014-07-09 04:21:04

MILTON KEYNES, England, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the World Cup now at the knockout stage, thousands of children across Europe are racing to finish their Brazil 2014 sticker books. But they, and their parents, are unlikely to realise that, because of the relationship between Panini, the only manufacturer permitted to produce FIFA's official Brazil books, and football governing bodies across Europe, it can cost almost EUR565 to collect every sticker, according to rival...

2014-04-30 16:30:47

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA) today announced that ADASUVE(®) inhalation powder, pre-dispensed (loxapine) is now available in the Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland). Grupo Ferrer Internacional, S.A. ("Ferrer") is commercializing ADASUVE in the Nordic countries through a distribution agreement with Medivir AB. Ferrer is Alexza's commercial partner for ADASUVE in the Europe, Latin America and the...

2014-04-29 04:22:20

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and DUBLIN, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) ("Chiquita") and Fyffes plc (ESM: FFY ID: AIM: FFY LN) ("Fyffes") today announced that they have revised certain of the conditions to consummation of their proposed combination transaction. As previously announced on March 10, 2014, Chiquita and Fyffes have entered into a definitive agreement under which Chiquita and Fyffes will combine, subject to the terms and conditions of...

2014-04-08 12:31:26

RICKMANSWORTH, England, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Commission has awarded a 1.3M Euro ($1.8M) grant to an international consortium to evaluate a ground-breaking cancer imaging technology. The imaging technology, termed Cerenkov Luminescence Imaging, has the potential to detect cancer during surgery and help ensure that all of the cancerous tissue is removed. The two-year project entitled CLIO will evaluate the imaging technology in patients undergoing...

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2014-04-04 05:02:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online European lawmakers voted on Thursday to end international roaming charges beginning in December 2015, part of a broader set of reforms aimed at overhauling the EU’s telecom regulatory framework. Most of Europe’s mobile operators charge extra fees for using a mobile phone to call, send text messages or access the Internet in another EU country, which drives up the costs of these services to consumers. A recent poll by the...

2014-03-13 08:29:52

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and BARCELONA, Spain, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA) and Ferrer today announced that ADASUVE(®) inhalation powder, pre-dispensed (loxapine) is now available in Romania. Ferrer is Alexza's commercial partner for ADASUVE in the European Union (EU), Latin America and the Commonwealth of Independent States countries. Ferrer is commercializing the product in Romania through a distribution agreement with Galenica, S.A....

2014-03-10 16:32:39

RNActive® Vaccines Offer Excellent Conditions for Cost-Effective Worldwide Distribution TUBINGEN, Germany and BRUSSELS, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CureVac, a German clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has won the inaugural European Commission Vaccine Prize. The EU has dedicated the prize of two million Euros in an effort to stimulate innovative solutions for vaccine transportation and storage where cold chain cannot be guaranteed. CureVac's...

2014-02-28 08:22:35

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that it expects the European Commission to proceed with an in-depth investigation (phase II) into Huntsman's proposed acquisition of Rockwood's Performance Additives and Titanium Dioxide businesses. The Commission would have up to 125 working days to make a final decision on whether the proposed transaction would significantly impede effective competition in the European economic...

2014-02-26 00:22:23

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Galderma portfolio expands to offer a fast onset and long-acting alpha-2 adrenergic receptor agonist - Galderma, a leading global pharmaceutical company exclusively focused on dermatology, today announced that the European Commission has granted Marketing Authorisation in Europe for Mirvaso(R) (brimonidine) 3 mg/g gel. To view the Multimedia News Release, please...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
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