Poor eating habits killing millions globally, study says
05 April 2019 | 7:31 am
One in five people across the world dies of causes linked with poor diet, a new study shows. Overconsumption of meat, salt and sugar is the main culprit, the experts behind the study say.
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Future food: Serving up meat grown in the lab
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Salt crystalized by historic floodwaters poses a great threat to Venice's many wall paintings and frescoes. German art conservator Sven Taubert says good planning is key to preserving the historic works of art.
23 Nov 2019
Himalayan pink salt, a matter of national pride for Pakistan
7 Dec 2019
Nigeria is Africa's most populous country with a matching appetite for meat. Semi-nomadic herers from 10 different countries drive their herds hundreds of kilometers to sell their animals to eager Nigerians.
25 Dec 2019
Hoards of punters gather to bid on last-minute meats for their Christmas meal at an open-air auction at London's Smithfield Market.
9 Jan 2020
Sugar Rush is a story of three sisters who accidentally found $800,000 in a politician's house. The money ends up in the wrong hands and they are faced with the responsibility of returning it to the real owner. The film stars Bimbo Ademoye, Bisola Aiyeola and Adesua Etomi-Wellington in the lead roles. Directed by Kayode Kasum and produced by Jade Osiberu.
9 Jan 2020
Suki Salami debuts with the first song from his forthcoming E.P. titled 'SUGAR'...this beautiful song is a perfect blend of afro-trap-R&B with a pulsating melodic vibe most industry experts described as genius...Sugar has also been predicted to be a major contender in the R&B category this year.
28 Jun 2020
More than 1,300 people have tested positive at a Tönnies slaughterhouse, causing Germany's transmission rate to rocket. Germany's labor minister says the firm should pay compensation.
25 Jun 2020
The treatment of workers at Tönnies, Germany's leading pork producer, has been criticized for years. But it's only now, amid the pandemic, that change seems likely. Miodrag Soric reports.
27 Jun 2020
Two western German districts are spending their first full day back in lockdown following a fresh outbreak of COVID-19 at a meat-processing plant. Residents will return to measures first imposed in March.
10 Dec 2020
Lab-grown chicken will soon be available in restaurants in Singapore after the country became the first to green-light meat created without slaughtering any animals.
14 Jan 2021
Growing your own food may not make you think of a laboratory where animal cells are transformed into cultured meat, but that is exactly what is now being served up, albeit to an elite few. Last month, Singapore granted approval to an American startup to sell the fruit of its laboratories in restaurants in the city-state. It's a new option for people who are not interested in vegetarianism. Jenny Kleeman, a journalist and the author of a book on how technology is impacting our lives, shares her perspective on it all. Her book is entitled "Sex Robots & Vegan Meat".
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All sides in Ethiopia's civil war have been accused of unspeakable atrocities. Will anyone be held responsible for them? Tim Sebastian speaks to the country's minister for democratization, Zadig Abraha.
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In this edition, we take a closer look at a symbol of just how far former enemies France and Germany have come. Nowadays, the Rhine river is barely even an obstacle between the Alsace capital Strasbourg and its twin town of Kehl on the German side. Every day, thousands of cross-border commuters travel back and forth across the river on tram line D, which has linked the two sides since 2017.
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Stock markets slumped in Asia on Thursday and European shares started the day's trading in the red, after signals from the US Federal Reserve that it could raise interest rates more than three times in 2022. Fed Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank's policy committee was "of a mind" to start raising rates in March, and that it would be guided by the economic data. FRANCE 24's Business Editor Stephen Carroll looks at market reaction to the announcements.
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The carcasses of goats and sheep strewn across the scrubland of northern Kenya are testament to the devastation wrought by the once-in-a-generation floods that have hit the region. In just one area of Marsabit County, herders lost around 20,000 goats and sheep last week after the torrential rain, Roba Koto, the top government official in North Horr constituency, said.
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We look to the Mexican papers as journalists there protest after a high-profile journalist is murdered outside her home. Antwerp customs officials sound the alarm on what they call a greater security threat than terrorism: the international drug trade. Also, French rugby star Antoine Dupont graces the cover of GQ France. Finally, Taylor Swift finds surprising support in Chile's president-elect after she's criticised by former Blur frontman Damon Albarn!
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Russia still seems to be beefing up the military presence on its border with Ukraine, while Kyiv has received military support from the US and and its NATO allies. Germany won't send weapons to Ukraine, saying that would only escalate the situation.