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Parliament failed to reach the required majority, leaving the decision in the hands of the commission  ©iStock

MEPs oppose GM approvals but Commission will have the final say

By Louis Gore-Langton

EU member states yesterday voted against the introduction and renewal of GM grains in Europe but failed to reach a binding majority, leaving the president of the Commission Jean-Claude Juncker to make the final decision.

The combined company will be called DowDuPont

DuPont and Dow to merge

By Joseph James Whitworth

DuPont and The Dow Chemical Company have ended speculation by announcing they are to merge and the combined company will be called DowDuPont.