Europe

Viktor Orban: showdown with EU’s centre-right looms for ‘mini-Trump’

Hungary PM may set up nationalist grouping if Brussels centre-right group expels his party Discussions about Europe’s future have largely concentrated on Brexit in recent months, but some European legislators dread an even bigger threat to harmony on the continent is waiting around the corner, represented by Hungary’s prime minister, Viktor Orban. Orban’s Fidesz party …

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Sweet spot: Norwegians cut sugar intake to lowest level in 44 years

Norway has had a sugar tax since 1922 and more recently has created separate taxes for confectionary and sugary drinks Norwegians are eating less sugar than at any time in the last 44 years, the health directorate in Oslo has said, announced today annual intake per person had fallen by more than 1kg a year …

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Meet Bobbie, a baby formula delivery startup promising healthier ingredients

Don’t like the idea of your baby guzzling down liquid candy all day? It may surprise you to find corn syrup is the main ingredient in most infant formulas in the U.S. That’s where Bobbie, a Bay Area-based baby formula delivery startup promising only wholesome ingredients, hopes to fill in. Just go down the baby …

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Trump Swaps His Beloved Burgers for Salads and Soups in New Diet

Donald Trump has traded cheeseburgers for salads in the presidential diet — at least some of the time. The president whose trademark campaign-trail dinner consisted of two McDonald’s Big Macs, two Filet-o-Fish sandwiches and a chocolate milkshake is cutting back on doctor’s orders to drop a few pounds, according to three people familiar with the …

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‘I feel fine’: Merkel dismisses health fears after shaking bouts

German chancellor also says she feels solidarity with targets of Donald Trumps racism Angela Merkel has sought to assuage concerns about her health after a spate of shaking bouts at public events, saying she is feeling fine and looking forward to a healthy life when she steps down in two years. “I understand questions about …

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