Over half of all Belgians feel purchasing power has gone down

Over half of all Belgians feel purchasing power has gone down

Just over half of all Belgians feel purchasing power went down in the past year, according to a poll by Ipsos, Le Soir and RTL, released on Tuesday.

High level of mobilisation announced in Liège region for national action day

High level of mobilisation announced in Liège region for national action day

A high level of worker mobilisation has been announced for Friday in the Liège region, within various sectors, during the day of initiatives by trade unions against government policies.

The UK can decide on its own to revoke Brexit

The UK can decide on its own to revoke Brexit

The United Kingdom can decide on its own to reverse its withdrawal from the European Union, without needing the approval of the other member States, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) said in a ruling handed down on Monday.

Belgium judged “medium-performing” on climate

Belgium judged “medium-performing” on climate

Belgium is still a “medium-performing” country in the fight against climate change even if it has moved up by one point, according to the Climate Change Performance Index 2019, compiled by environmental NGOs and published on Monday on the occasion of COP24 in Katowice, Poland.

Protestors demand the right to repair their goods

About 30 persons demonstrated on Monday outside the Albert Borschette Conference Centre in Brussels’ European Quarter as representatives of EU member States met for a first series of votes on proposals to oblige companies to manufacture household appliances that are easy to repair and more durable.

“Asylum policy will continue” says Alexander De Croo

“Asylum policy will continue” says Alexander De Croo

The “firm but humane” asylum policy will continue, deputy prime minister Alexander De Croo said on TV programme De Zevende Dag on Sunday.

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