Explainer: When EU embargo comes, where will Russia sell its crude oil?

Explainer: When EU embargo comes, where will Russia sell its crude oil?

Models of oil barrels are seen in front of the displayed sign “stop”, EU and Russia flag colors in this illustration taken March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MOSCOW, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Russia has ramped up oil shipments to Asia since Europe imposed sweeping sanctions, but … Read more

Drought, high costs bring US berry giants to Canada’s maple syrup land

Drought, high costs bring US berry giants to Canada’s maple syrup land

MONTREAL/OTTAWA, Aug 29 (Reuters) – A swath of Canada better known for maple syrup is being tested to mass produce berries normally grown in warmer locales, making it the unexpected beneficiary of extreme weather, local demand and rising costs in traditional growing areas like California. Driscoll’s and grower-owned Naturipe Farms LLC, two of North America’s … Read more

Fear for future after mass die-off of fish in Poland’s Oder river

Fear for future after mass die-off of fish in Poland’s Oder river

WIDUCHOWA, Poland, Aug 20 (Reuters) – As thousands of dead fish near the banks of the Oder River in the village of Widuchowa in western Poland on Aug. 11, local people realized an ecological disaster that started in late July in the country’s south-west was heading towards the Baltic Sea. As Widuchowa’s residents searched for … Read more

Gen Z poses a problem for the luxury industry

Gen Z poses a problem for the luxury industry

SHANGHAI/PARIS, Aug 18 (Reuters) – From $300 bucket hats to $900 sneakers and $700 t-shirts, the high-flying luxury sector is fretting over the appetite among financially stretched Gen Z consumers for such “aspirational” purchases. Executives are troubled in particular by a hit to young Chinese shoppers, not only because mainland China has been a major … Read more

Mexican troops sent to border city after deadly cartel clash

Mexican troops sent to border city after deadly cartel clash

MEXICO CITY, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Hundreds of Mexican soldiers were sent to the border city of Juarez Friday after a prison face-off between members of two rival cartels caused a riot and shootouts that killed 11 people, most of them civilians, authorities said. Los Chapos, members of the infamous Sinaloa Cartel formerly led by … Read more

Berkshire Hathaway posts massive $43.8 billion loss; operating results improve

Berkshire Hathaway posts massive .8 billion loss;  operating results improve

Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett walks through the exhibit hall as shareholders gather to hear from the billionaire investor at Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, US, May 4, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 6 (Reuters) – The slide in US stock prices … Read more

Ukrainian farmers don bulletproof vests to plow frontline fields

Ukrainian farmers don bulletproof vests to plow frontline fields

ZAPORIZHZHIA REGION, Ukraine, April 26 (Reuters) – Ukrainian farmers in the southern region of Zaporizhzhia which borders the frontline of the military conflict with Russia are now wearing body armor to plow their fields. A week after the war started, grad rockets began falling right next door to the fields where contract farmer Yuri worked. … Read more

EXCLUSIVE-Photos show Russian attacks on Ukraine grain storage -US official

EXCLUSIVE-Photos show Russian attacks on Ukraine grain storage -US official

Local residents carry foodstuff while walking past an apartment building damaged during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the besieged southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine March 31, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS, March 31 (Reuters) – US government images seen by Reuters showed what a US official said … Read more