Explained: Why stakes are high in trial tied to Russia probe

The first trial resulting from special counsel John Durham’s investigation of the early days of the Trump-Russia probe hardly seems an explosive affair. It’s about a single false statement that a cybersecurity lawyer with ties to the Hillary Clinton campaign is alleged to have made to the FBI in 2016. Yet the stakes are high. … Read more

Explained: As conflict and climate change bite, are high food prices here to stay?

Food prices around the world have soared to record levels this year As the Russia-Ukraine war slashes key exports of wheat and fertiliser from those countries, at the same time as droughts, floods and heat fueled by climate change claim more harvests. Wheat prices hit a 14-year peak in March, and maize prices reached the … Read more