European agriculture ministers will issue an aid package to help farmers affected by the Russian embargo.
Predictions for the year ahead whether you're a monkey, a rat or even a pig
Official figures show UK economy grew 0.7% in the fourth quarter bringing the annual growth rate to 1.9%
6.3 million people are now in critical need of food
New treatment uses body’s own immune defences to seek out and destroy tumour cells wherever they appear
New study reveals proof for first time of how cats became ‘domesticated’
A US government programme to control wildlife is under fire for being inhumane
Warning comes as Costa Rica declares 'national emergency' over state of crop
Japanese researchers tested cats' reactions to their owners, suggesting that because cats "domesticated themselves" they never needed to take notice
Home Secretary told awards ceremony of 'men, women and children in our country ... living lives of servitude and misery'
They now reckon domestication from European wolves must have occurred about 20,000 or 30,000 years ago
They take all the profit and accept none of the risk, says heir to the throne in editorial for Country Life magazine
Yorkshire has a long history of manufacturing treats to feed the British sweet tooth. Jonathan Brown finds out more
Easing restrictions on land and labour could boost the West Bank’s GDP by 35 per cent
President François Hollande has reversed decades of French farm policy by channelling subsidies away from intensive, highly-mechanised producers towards smaller, more traditional farms.
In a highly unusual move, Ed Miliband has induced the Daily Mail to grant him the right of reply to an article attacking him. It is a right that newspapers are understandably reluctant to concede, lest their columns be filled with nothing but the wailing replies from wronged politicians. But there again, it is unusual to attack a politician by going for his dead father.