November marks another milestone in the evolution of Swansea's indoor arena - operator Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) is due to be handed the keys to the building. An internal fit-out will follow, then test events prior to the venue's formal opening in March, 2022. The £48 million arena is part of the £135...Read more
A new UN-backed humanitarian logistics hub and training centre in Barbados aims to strengthen emergency preparedness and response across the Caribbean, the World Food Programme (WFP) said in announcing the news on Thursday.
One of the most devastating insect pests infesting fruits and vegetables in Mexico has been eradicated in the state of Colima, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Activists who raise concerns about business projects in Colombia are under serious threat for speaking out, and UN human rights experts are urging the government to do much more to protect them.
As the North Atlantic hurricane season enters its traditional peak period, the US National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration (NOAA) has adjusted its forecast to monitor the conditions which impact cyclonic activity, according to the UN weather agency, WMO, on Friday.
Two of the largest reservoirs in the United States are at dangerously low levels due to the climate crisis and overconsumption of water, which could affect water and electricity supply for millions in six western states and Mexico, the UN Environment Programme...
The arbitrary shutdown of hundreds of civil society organizations in Nicaragua is deeply concerning and will have a chilling effect on activists and human rights defenders across the country, UN-appointed independent human rights experts said on Friday.
The incoming administration in Colombia must prioritize tackling rising violence perpetrated by non-State armed groups and criminal organizations in rural areas, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said in a report published on Tuesday.
The situation at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant has deteriorated rapidly to the point of becoming “very alarming,” Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Mariano Grossi warned the Security Council on Thursday afternoon.
Military activities around the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant in Ukraine must stop immediately, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday, warning of the potential danger to the area and beyond amid ongoing shelling.
The current humanitarian crisis stemming from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is having “a disproportionate impact” on persons with disabilities, especially children in institutions there, four UN-appointed independent human rights experts said on Thursday.
Sales of plant-based meat alternatives grew 19% to Â2bn in western Europe in 2021, a record high according to a new report from the Good Food institute.
GMB Union has accused Waitrose and Sainsburyâs sushi maker Taiko Foods of playing games with an employeeâs life, after a worker lost the tops of his fingers in an accident at its Acton plant.
Food surplus redistribution charity FareShare has called for more support from the food industry as it revealed demand for its services increased over the past year.
Avara Foods, the poultry processor, has revealed that it has invested over Â4m in automation, people and packaging at its Hereford and Telford processing plants.
Branston is finalising its new Â6M extraction facility to develop a potato protein that can be used in vegan and vegetarian food products.
Consumer good companies, including Mars and Unilever, have joined forces through The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) to back the development of new plastic recycling technologies.