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U.S. states declare emergencies to help farmers hit by propane shortage

(Reuters) - Regional shortages of propane, which is used for heating homes and barns and by farmers to dry their crops, have led to...

UK PM Johnson pledges to end Brexit uncertainty, says it has...

By Kylie MacLellanLONDON, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Britain's Conservatives will deliver Brexit and end the uncertainty and confusion that has "paralysed" the economy if...

The Thorny Problem of 5G Security

Only a few years ago, putting the words "mobile telecoms security" in the title of an article would be a license to write whatever...

Erratic climate led to downfall of major empire – and it...

The Neo-Assyrian Empire was an empire from the Iron Age which ruled much of the Middle East from 911 BC to 609 BC. Historians...

Deere workers grapple with fallout from Trump's trade war

EAST MOLINE, Illinois (Reuters) - Devin Spencer has been on edge ever since Deere & Co. laid off dozens of his colleagues at its...

More than 50% of insects have disappeared since 1970, an ecologist...

bee keeperAP Photo/Eric RisbergInsects are disappearing en masse.A new report from the Somerset Wildlife Trust in the UK found that 41% of the world's...

Supervolcano WARNING: Humans would struggle to survive eruption – but can’t...

By definition, a supervolcano is one which has had an eruption of magnitude 8 – the highest and most violent possible - on the...

Trade Talks Hit Bump as China Resists U.S. Demands on Agricultural...

(Bloomberg) -- Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here. A U.S. demand that China...

Netherlands cuts speed limit to reduce nitrogen pollution

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Netherlands will cut its nationwide speed limit to a maximum 100 km per hour (62 mph) as part of a...

Eswatini next to suspend South African animal imports after foot and...

MBABANE (Reuters) - ESwatini has suspended animal imports from neighboring South Africa for a second time this year following another outbreak of foot and...

New York's Rep. King becomes 20th U.S. Republican to exit Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Prominent U.S. Representative Peter King on Monday said he will not seek re-election next year and will retire from Congress after...

After burying last victims, some in Mexico's breakaway Mormon community head...

COLONIA LEBARON, Mexico (Reuters) - Members of a breakaway Mormon community tucked in the hills of northern Mexico buried the last of their dead...

UK to quadruple quota for migrant farm workers -Sunday Telegraph

LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Britain's government will quadruple the annual immigration quota for seasonal farm workers to 10,000 from next year to tackle...

Zimbabwe suspends South African livestock imports after foot and mouth outbreak

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe has suspended imports of livestock and meat from South Africa for the second time this year after an outbreak of...

Indonesia suspects outbreak of African swine fever

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An outbreak of African swine fever in Indonesia’s North Sumatra province has been detected by laboratory tests carried out after the...

China to study 'regional' approach to animal disease outbreaks

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will trial in France a new approach to responding to animal disease outbreaks that is less disruptive to trade, and...
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