African swine fever in China has become a major world food markets event, with the Chinese loss in pork production now estimated at nearly 30%, larger than the US annual pork production, or equivalent to the EU’s annual pork supply.
Wed, 17 Apr, 2019
Does the EU’s Joint Research Centre science and knowledge service know something we don’t, when they predict livestock farming will decline by 2030 in Ireland, the Netherlands, the UK, Austria, Latvia, Estonia, Sweden and Finland, while expanding in Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia?
Thu, 29 Nov, 2018
Outgoing US defence secretary Chuck Hagel has said he is worried about a potential division within Nato as countries in the north want to focus on the growing threat from Russia, while other alliance members in the south are more worried about the influx of foreign fighters from northern Africa.
Thu, 05 Feb, 2015
Thu, 27 Nov, 2014
It is an indication of how powerful, how unaccountable and secure Russia president Vladimir Putin and his circle of oligarchs feel that they can orchestrate such terrible, anti-democratic violence in Ukraine while their pet project — the incredibly expensive, €37.5bn Olympics at Sochi — offers the world a prime-time insight into modern Russia.
Fri, 21 Feb, 2014