Markets slide as US-China trade talks begin with Trump call for ‘level playing field’ – as it happened

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow gestures as he walks through a hotel lobby in Beijing today Photograph: Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images European markets end lower With Wall Street still suffering on concerns about the prospect of a trade war between [Read More…]

Dark chocolate is now a health food. Here’s how that happened.

A year after James Cadbury, the 30-something great-great-great-grandson of the British chocolatier John Cadbury, launched his luxury cocoa startup in 2016, he introduced an avocado chocolate bar. Cadbury Jr.’s newest confection loaded just about every buzzy health trend into a fresh green-and-white package: [Read More…]