Medical robotics  company with £1bn valuation

Five Cambridge medical engineers  who set up in 2014, a surgical robotic company  has hit a valuation of £1bn. CMR is launching its first surgical product and its  Versius, a versatile and portable robot that provides the surgeon with multiple arms to carry out a range of keyhole  with minimum access procedures after a £195m,…

Downside of vaping illness

  Nearly 3 million people in UK uses Vaping and e-cigarettes, which is inhailing a mix of nicotine and heated oil which is often seen as an alternative to smoking which can help you quite but its safety is still very much in the dark.  In the US however, the potential risks are in the…

JAB Holding to raise £8bn from investors

The investment company behind Keurig Dr Pepper, sandwich chain Pret A Manger,  Krispy Kreme Doughnuts,  JAB Holdings, Caribou and Peet’s coffee, Einstein Bros Bagels who are aiming to  raise as much as  £6.5bn ($8bn) from investors to further its multi-year acquisition spree in the consumer sector. The company which manages the fortune of Germany’s billionaire…

Fungus Panama TR$ threaten Bananas

The Colombian Agriculture and Fishing Institute (ICA) has confirmed the arrival of Panama TR4 disease, a soil-dwelling fungus that has devastated plantations in South-East Asia over the past 30 years. Now it threatens Cavendish banana which accounts for half of global production and 95 per cent of the world’s exports. The ICA has declared a…

FINDING “BUDGET” GOOD FOOD IN LONDON

Rio’s Piri Piri at 112 Lisson Grove London NW1 6UL opened on April 5th this year and is the third branch in London joining Croydon and Wembley. There are eleven more outside the London area. Rio’s Piri Piri branches first opened in 2015.  Affiliated with Deliveroo Just Eat and Uber Eat, with a minimum order…