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Fierce winds to intensify as California wildfire grows

LOS ANGELES California firefighting crews may face strong winds on Thursday that could feed a volatile wildfire which has grown into one of the biggest in state history.

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U.S. solar installations to fall more than expected in 2017

U.S. solar installations will fall more than expected this year, according to an industry report released on Thursday, due to weakened demand for residential systems and delays on large projects over concerns that President Donald Trump will impose tariffs on imported panels, increasing costs.

5:24am GMT

Seizures of medicines using banned animal parts see steep rise

LONDON The amount of medicinal products containing illegal wildlife tissue seized by EU authorities has risen sharply in the last six years, according to monitoring group TRAFFIC and includes items from a range of animals including tigers, bears and snakes. | Video

12:00pm GMT

Poland to respect EU top court ruling on Bialowieza forest logging

BRUSSELS Poland will respect the ruling of the European Union's top court on whether the government can continue logging in the primeval forest of Bialowieza that is under an EU environment protection plan, Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said.

1:38pm GMT

L'Oreal turns to plant-based hair dye as natural cosmetics thrive

PARIS L'Oreal is launching its first wholly plant-based hair dye as cosmetics companies look to win over customers who are becoming increasingly wary of chemical ingredients.

Health, 13 Dec 2017