European markets log third session of gains

European markets closed higher for a third straight session, with the Stoxx 600 index gaining 0.5% on Thursday.

The FTSE 100 was flat while France’s CAC 40 climbed 0.4% and Germany’s DAX added 0.8%. By sector, gains were led by the chemicals sector, up 1.1%.

The best-performing stock was LEG Immobilien German property company, which rose 6.7% after Morgan Stanley upgraded it to “overweight.”

Global markets have been cheered by indications that the U.S. Federal Reserve is looking to slow the pace of interest rate hikes, while in Europe, PMI data this week

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The operator of the Pythian Market on Loyola Street in New Orleans’ Central Business District has been served with an eviction notice for failing to pay more than $2.5 million in back rent, throwing into question the future of the popular food hall and its 10 vendors.

Local investment group ERG Enterprises, which owns the historic, nine-story Pythian Building that is home to the food hall, filed the court papers earlier this week. ERG seeks to evict Pythian Public Market LLC, which operates the first-floor food hall and also an event venue on the second and third floors.

ERG executives

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It seems that every week in the world of vegan food news is more exciting than the last and this week is no exception. Vegan restaurants are helping you have an easy Thanksgiving with specials that’ll keep you well-fed and out of the kitchen. Califia Farms just released its first vegan whipping cream and tapped celeb chef Carla Hall to show everyone how to use it. Cocomels gets into oat milk-covered caramels this holiday season. Read on for more. 

1Thanksgiving specials galore

As we turn the corner toward Thanksgiving, the thought of cooking a full vegan family meal might

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The National Restaurant Association Show recently returned to Chicago after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. The global show was bustling with new foods and drinks, equipment, packaging and technology for the restaurant industry, including kitchen robotics and automatic beverage machines.

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From among the 1,800 exhibitors filling the cavernous halls, here are some standout health-focused food trends.

Veggie Burgers Celebrating the Vegetable  

Nearly every aisle featured exhibitors sampling a meatless burger, including the juggernauts of the plant-based burger category: Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat. New vegan chicken and pork alternatives were also on display. But one of

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At the signing of the UN-Turkish Black Sea Initiative, in Istanbul, July 22, 2022, from left: Ukraine’s infrastructure minister, Oleksandr Kubrakov, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar. The goal is to get Ukraine’s grains, stuck in Black Sea ports because of the war, into commercial markets. LEVENT KULU/UN PHOTO

This week, we focus on the signing of the UN-Turkish led grain deal as well as the Nelson Mandela memorial event, where the Duke and Duchess of Sussex made a big statement with their appearance and his speech.

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New Delhi, India – Tabassum Nisha lives in a shanty in a cramped corner of New Delhi’s Malviya Nagar neighbourhood with her five children.

The 38-year-old widow, who worked as a housemaid, used to survive on a monthly income of $50 when she needed more than twice that amount to feed her children.

Barely able to make ends meet, Nisha lost her job when a sudden lockdown was announced by the Indian government in March last year to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

She somehow fed her children during the months-long lockdown, seeking small loans from neighbours and shopkeepers. When they

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