Screen grab from a video released  by Cubavision showing Cuban former President Fidel Castro  during a visit to the Research Institute of Food Industry in Havana, Cuba. Photograph: Getty

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro (88), visited 19 cheese masters for four hours on Friday in a rare trip outside his Havana home, official media ha(...)

Growth in China's vast factory sector dipped in April as new export orders shrank, a preliminary survey of factory managers showed today, sugge(...)

A leakage detection unit (centre) at an underground water storage tank  at Tepco’s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan. Photograph: Tokyo Electric Power Co/Handout/Reuters

The company responsible for the Japanese nuclear power plant destroyed by a tsunami two years ago said today it is losing faith in temporary st(...)