The skyrocketing price of butter in France could bring a croissant apocalypse

The skyrocketing price of butter in France could bring a croissant apocalypse

The wholesale price of butter in France almost doubled from about €2,670 ($2,980) in May 2016 to about €4,630 ($5,170) in May 2017.

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Fake news is already disrupting Kenya’s high-stakes election campaign

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