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Chatter box Global pharmaceutical companies were recently called on to pay for a $2bn (1.3bn) innovation fund for researching new antibiotics, in a report by a review team led by economist Jim O'Neill.

Mr O'Neill draws parallels between the banking crisis and the looming catastrophe of a world where antibiotics no longer work. He says that big pharma needs to act with "enlightened self-interest" because "if it gets really bad, somebody is going to come gunning for these guys just how people came gunning for finance".

But who are the real culprits?

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Vets with horsepower raise £400k

A group of equine vets are taking to their motorbikes to raise money for horses and donkeys in Gambia. Known as 'vets with horsepower', the event is now in its fifth year and has so far raised £400,000 for charity.

The team of vets will deliver a series of lectures to vets and horse owners in the UK and Ireland, with the aim of raising enough money to equip the for the Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust's new equine clinical and training centre.


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