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Hammond, Carney head to China seeking deals

Britain hopes to seal a billion pounds worth of trade and investment agreements with China during weekend visit by Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond, Bank of England chief Mark Carney and senior executives.

Seizures of medicines using banned animal parts see steep rise

The amount of medicinal products containing illegal wildlife tissue seized by EU authorities has risen sharply in the last six years, according to monitoring group TRAFFIC and includes items from a range of animals including tigers, bears and snakes.