PEPPERED UP: Appetisers of peppers stuffed with goat cheese are displayed at the Salon International de l'Agroalimentaire Global Food Show in Villepinte, north-east of Paris. (Martin Bureau, AFP).
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Gold edged has up towards a one-month high, recovering from earlier losses, as concerns about a slowdown in the global economy persisted despite strong US data.
The powerful Dutch dairy industry is scrambling to cash in on exploding demand for whey, a cheese by-product once used mainly in cattle feed.
A week of huge swings across global financial indices on fright at the potential impact of slowing growth has left the marketplace more balanced, say strategists.
Lufthansa has cancelled flights after a pilots union called for a strike, adding to travellers' misery after millions were stranded by a train drivers' stoppage.
Investors may have over-reacted to signs of economic slowdown, although they have been right to price in weaker global growth prospects, says the Bank of England.
Microsoft is preparing to launch a smart watch soon that will passively track a user's heart rate and work across different mobile platforms.
Asian markets have rallied following a rise in New York at the end of last week, while a yen sell-off sent Tokyo surging more than 3%.
Stocks have rebounded as worries about global economic growth eased and the main indices booked their biggest daily percentage gain in more than a year.