""If you're trying to influence an American election, that's a one-stop shop""
"Was this data used to help elect Donald Trump?"
""We have left behind the most important stage of Operation Olive Branch""
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
President of Turkey
""Beppu has the highest number and the richest variety of hot springs. There's no other place like it. That's the reason Beppu is considered world's number one.""
Keiichirou Kawaguchi, Onsen expert
"Nobody would argue against preventing deaths. But subjecting people to unbearable conditions in camps on the Greek islands and threatening them with being sent back is not the answer to this."
Migration Researcher, Amnesty International
""Over 90 per cent of our population has been wiped out and more than 43,000 people have been killed in just a two or three-month operation,""
Rohingya refugee in Australia
""There's a lot of preparations that go into these kinds of meetings so we'll have to consult our American partners and to make sure that if it takes place it's a meaningful meeting with good outcome.""
South Korean Foreign Minister
""This is a major breach that must be investigated. It’s clear these platforms can’t police themselves. I've called for more transparency & accountability for online political ads.""
US Democratic Senator
Around 25 workers at a plastics factory 300 kms west of Berlin are in hospital after an anonymous gift of filled bread rolls turned out to contain
Another incident in Europe’s horsemeat scandal took place on 10 April, in the Netherlands. Its health authority the NVWA sounded the alarm over
Random tests have found that France had more cases of illegal horsemeat in beef products than any EU other country.
Forty seven of the 353 samples
50,000 tonnes of beef have been recalled by the Dutch food safety authority. It has been deemed unfit for human consumption and it may contain
Europe maybe in recession but a meal for four with celebrated chef Ferran Adria of the elBulli restaurant has sold online for a stomach churning
United Arab Emirates
How do you like your coffee? At select cafes in Dubai, you get camel’s milk. And its producers are taking it global.
Although less known lately
Food containing starch, heated to more than 120 degrees, causes a chemical substance which is thought to be carcinogenic.
That is according to
Chinese official news agency Xinhua reported that the local Shanghai quarantine bureau destroyed nearly two tonnes of IKEA’s imported chocolate
As Europe’s food industry moves to stop a repeat of the horsemeat scandal, how do retailers currently try to trace the content of their
Pasta-maker Panzani has become the latest company to be embroiled in the horsemeat scandal.
The firm, a subsidiary of Spain’s Ebro foods, said its
Sweden’s IKEA has become the latest retailer to stop selling some of its food products after finding traces of horsemeat.
It has pulled its famous
Wooing the Chinese. KFC has launched a campaign to rebuild its brand in China following a scandal over banned drugs being used to fatten chickens in
The Swedish furniture giant is the latest company to fall foul of the horsemeat scandal. Meatballs have been pulled from their shelves after Czech
French President François Hollande has called for greater traceability for the meat used in ready-made meals.
Hollande made the comments as he
This edition of Business Planet takes us to Timisoara, one of Romania’s three major economic hubs, a very dynamic region virtually devoid of
Thousands of people took part in the third annual “War of the Tomato” in the Chilean city of Quillon. In a take on the famed tomato festival in
Spanghero, the French meat company accused by the French government of knowingly selling horsemeat, has had the ban on its licence partially
This year’s prestigious Michelin guide for restaurants is out and there’s a pleasant surprise for French food lovers.
Two restaurants in Tournus
The Twitter account of fast food giant Burger King has been hacked and turned into McDonalds.
Hacktivist group Anonymous says it was behind the
As the EU launches plans for immediate DNA tests of beef products for the presence of unlabelled horse meat, more European countries have reported