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Faron Pharmaceuticals Oy (LON:FARN) has found more evidence to support its hypothesis on the mystifying outcome of a trial of its interferon-beta drug Traumakine.

Highlands Natural Resources PLC (LON:HNR) has launched a new cannabidiol (CBD) brand in the US with the first shipment of products due to start next week.

Immotion Group PLC (LON:IMMO) has signed a three-year deal with Survios, a virtual reality (VR) studio backed by media firm MGM, for content to install in its new VR Arena.

Taptica International Ltd (LON:TAP) announced that it has approved a further share buyback programme of ordinary shares for an aggregate purchase price of up to US$10mln. The group said the buyback programme, which forms part of its broader strategy to deliver shareholder value, will be independently managed by its broker, finnCap which will make trading decisions independently and without the influence of the company.

Asiamet Resources Ltd (LON:ARS) brought the market a trio of updates, all from the Beruang Kanan Main (BKM) project. The company revealed that a ‘detailed and comprehensive’ feasibility study has confirmed a robust project based on open pit mining and solvent extraction-electrowinning (SX-EW) copper heap leach processing.

Frontier IP Group PLC’s (LON:FIPP) portfolio firm Exscientia has entered a drug discovery collaboration with Shanghai-based biotech firm GT Apeiron Therapeutics.

Thor Mining PLC (LON:THR) has given investors further details from its recent metallurgical testing of samples from the Desert Scheelite deposit at the Pilot Mountain project, in Nevada. Following on from Monday’s project update, Thor today said that assays of both the head sample and the tailings following scheelite recovery showed potentially economic levels of gold.

Live Company Group Plc (LON:LVCG) saw revenues surge in 2018 as the media group targeted continued expansion of its BRICKLIVE brand in the current year.

Kore Potash PLC (LON:KP2) has secured a US$13mln fundraising to continue development of its Kola project in the Republic of Congo over the coming 12 months.

Bluebird Merchant Ventures Ltd (LON:BMV) said it was “largely debt free” and has cleaned up its balance sheet, as it looks to begin construction to reopen two mines in South Korea.

CentralNic Group PLC (LON:CNIC), the internet platform that derives revenue from the worldwide sales of internet domain names, has said its acquisition of KeyDrive SA on 16 July 2018, has exceeded the performance expectations set for FY2018. As a result, it added, an additional consideration of US$ 6,834,000 is payable to vendor Inter.Services, US$1,025,100 of which has been settled in cash, with the remainder settled by the issue of 7,384,978 additional consideration shares. This will see Inter.Services holding in the company increase to around 19.9% from circa 16.4%.

BlueRock Diamonds Plc (LON:BRD) told investors that the 24.98 carat diamond recovered from the Kareevlei mine has been sold for US$190,000 at auction. "We are delighted with the sale of our largest diamond to date, a 24.98 carat gem quality stone, which showcases the potential of Kareevlei,” said Mike Houston, executive chairman.

Anglo African Oil & Gas PLC (LON:AOG) has had its confidence reaffirmed by the latest report to assess the results of the TLP-103C well, at the Tilapia field in the Republic of the Congo. The report was penned by Havoc Partners LLP, a group of geoscientists in Australia, which reviewed the interpretations made in previous reports by Schlumberger and Nutech.

Hybridan, the corporate broker to luxury travel group INTOSOL Holdings PLC (LON:INTO), has hailed a US$47mln funding round by industry peer Tourlane as “great news” for the sector. Berlin-based Tourlane, which specialises in planning and booking customised trips, was backed in the funding round by venture capital funds Sequoia and Spark Capital.

Sure Ventures PLC (LON:SURE), the London listed venture capital fund which invests in early-stage software companies, announced that Chris Broody has resigned from his position as a non-executive director of the company due to his current commitments to a global technology business that has restricted the time available to focus on his responsibilities. The group also said it has named St.John Agnew, a trained lawyer and qualified investment manager, to the board as a non-executive director.

Caledonia Mining Corporation PLC (LON:CMCL) (TSX:CAL) announced that it received notice today that Steve Curtis, its chief executive officer has purchased a total of 3,500 depositary interests representing the same number of common shares in the company at a price of 4.10p each.  Following this transaction, the group said, Curtis has an interest in 164,882 shares in the company representing approximately 1.53% of the issued share capital of Caledonia Mining.

APQ Global Limited (LON:APQ), the AIM-listed emerging markets growth company announced that as at the close of business on 31 May 2019, its unaudited book value per ordinary share was 89.54 US cents, equivalent to 71.04p.

Shefa Yamim (A.T.M) Ltd. (LON:SEFA), a company focused on advanced exploration and development of multi-gemstone projects in Northern Israel, announced that, further to the passing of the resolution at its Annual General Meeting on 23 May 2019, its change of name to Shefa Gems Ltd has completed with effect from today.

ReNeuron Group PLC (LON:RENE) has won the Breakthrough of the Year award at the 2019 Mediscience Awards in London for the clinical development and commercial progress it has made over the past yea

 Bezant Resources PLC (LON:BZT), the copper-gold exploration and development company, announced that it has uploaded two new fly-through videos for its Mankayan copper-gold project in the Philippines to the China-based video platform "Youku" in both Standard Chinese and English.

Impax Environmental Markets PLC (LON:IEM) announced that details of its portfolio as at the month end 28 February 2019 are now available on the company's website.

Polarean Imaging PLC (LON:POLX), the medical-imaging technology company, with a proprietary drug-device combination product for the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) market, announced that it held an Investor Symposium for investors yesterday, with the presentations now available to view on the company website.

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