AVIATION ADVENTURE: A model airplane is decorated with the Expo 2015 colours to celebrate the partnership between Alitalia, Etihad and Expo 2015 at the Malpensa Airport. (Giuseppe Cacace, AFP)
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The US has not done enough to change its meat labelling rules after losing a World Trade Organization challenge brought by Mexico and Canada, says the WTO.
Pilots at Lufthansa have embarked on a 35-hour strike, their eighth this year, to back demands to retain an early retirement scheme.
Russia will suspend animal fat and meat byproduct imports from the European Union, the country's veterinary and phytosanitary service Rosselkhoznadzor says.
Yogurt has become New York's official state snack, joining the likes of popcorn and salty boiled peanuts among popular foods honoured by US states.
An interim deal by Moscow and Kiev could supply enough gas to get Ukraine through the winter as long as the weather does not become unusually cold, research shows.
The success of French retailers in stopping the advance of discounters in the last five years shows a way out of the crisis embroiling Britain's "big four" grocers.
The total number of foreign travellers who visited South Africa has increased from 3.7 million in 2012 to 15.1 million, with the bulk coming from Africa.
Booming shipments of the iPhone 6 have helped Taiwan's export orders jump 12.7% in in September year-on-year, says the government.