Anshu Jain said nothing. Honouring a long-standing commitment to appear on a panel at a Bloomberg conference in London, the man who co-led Deutsche Bank for three years until July last year, was careful not to mention the gigantic elephant in the room.

He was happy to talk about asset valuations, and the impact on deposit taking institutions. And he was only too pleased to wax lyrical on low interest rates causing serious issues for pensions. But discuss the ails of his former employer he did not.

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The ‘cancer industry’, including charities with close links to chemicals corporations, is always keen to blame cancer victims for their morally deficient lifestyles, writes Colin Todhunter. But the real fault lies with the commercial interests touting bad food, nutritionally unbalanced and laced with toxic agrochemicals – like the ubiquitous glyphosate – and their residues.

The EU Parliament yesterday called on the European Commission to restrict certain permitted uses of the toxic herbicide glyphosate, best known in Monsanto’s ‘Roundup’ formulation.

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The Paris climate agreement could make millions of forest dwellers homeless, according to a new analysis.

Many developing countries will try to curb carbon emissions by setting aside forested areas as reserves.

But experts are worried that creating national parks often involves removing the people who live in these areas.

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zikavirus

The Zika virus outbreak currently gripping the Americas could have been sparked by the release of genetically modified mosquitoes in 2012, critics say.

The insects were engineered by biotechnology experts to combat the spread of dengue fever and other diseases and released into the general population of Brazil in 2012.

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With her three-month-old baby nestling in her arms, Gleyse Kelly recalled how overjoyed she was when the doctor told her that after three boys, her fourth child would be a girl.

But in the seventh month of her pregnancy, the ultrasound showed that the girl’s head was not developing properly. In the report accompanying the images, her doctor had scribbled the word: “Microcephaly?”

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