Fresh increase in benchmark price of eggs

Fresh increase in benchmark price of eggs

The national benchmark price of eggs in Belgium, set each week at an auction in Kruishoutem, West Flanders, went up by 2.5% on Wednesday.

Vehicle sales: gas outstrips diesel for first time in 20 years

Vehicle sales: gas outstrips diesel for first time in 20 years

No fewer than 156,413 gasolene-powered vehicles were sold in Belgium in the first half of 2017, the Belgian Car and Cycle Federation, Febiac, announced on Thursday.

Ghent University researchers discover bio-vaccine for plants

Ghent University researchers discover bio-vaccine for plants

Bio-engineers have succeeded in protecting wheat and rice from illnesses thanks to green leaf volatiles similar to those given off by freshly cut gas, the University of Ghent reported.

FSMA warns against irregular trading of binary options

FSMA warns against irregular trading of binary options

Belgium’s Financial Services and Markets Authority, FSMA, warned on Wednesday that operators have been irregularly offering binary options on the Belgian market.

Former aide calls Brexit minister lazy, incompetent, liar

Former aide calls Brexit minister lazy, incompetent, liar

The ex-chief of staff of British Brexit minister David Davis, James Chapman, lashed out at his former boss on Twitter on Wednesday, calling him lazy, a liar and clueless.

Contaminated eggs: Federal government to compensate affected companies

Contaminated eggs: Federal government to compensate affected companies

Belgium’s government has proposed 10 measures to support companies affected by the crisis of eggs contaminated with the insecticide Fipronil, the federal government announced on Wednesday in a communique.

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