Thursday, 19 July 2018 11:03
A clear majority of Belgians – 61% of those polled – would be in favour of a legally-applied plain packaging of cigarettes, according to a poll carried out for the Anti-Cancer Foundation. In that total is included around half of all smokers.
Wednesday, 18 July 2018 10:55
The Red Cross has warned that continuing high temperatures are leading to an increase in emergency interventions, in some cases up to 74% more than in 2017.
Wednesday, 18 July 2018 10:51
The number of cases of euthanasia rose in 2017 by 13% compared to the year before, according to a report by the federal control and evaluation committee.
Tuesday, 17 July 2018 17:43
"Many independent surveys” have shown that plain packaging has had no “visible effect” on smokers’ numbers, the federation of cigarette manufacturers of Belgium and Luxembourg, Cimabel, said on Tuesday.
Sunday, 15 July 2018 13:12
In Belgium, in 2017, Listeria bacteria was also discovered in two frozen corn samples, reported Saturday Het Nieuwsblad, de Gazet van Antwerpen and Het Belang van Limburg.
Sunday, 15 July 2018 10:51
Four activists from Australia, South Africa and the UK embarked on an HIV awareness walk from Brussels Grand Place Sunday morning.
Friday, 13 July 2018 16:41
In the past three years, nine Europeans have died after having eaten frozen vegetables from the Belgian fruit and vegetable supplier, Greenyard.
Tuesday, 10 July 2018 15:11
Social expenditure will go from 25.1% GDP in 2017 to 27% in 2070, which is a rise of 1.9 GDP percentage points, projects the Study Committee on Ageing (SCA) in an annual report presented Monday in the presence of the Minister of Pensions Daniel Bacquelaine.
Sunday, 08 July 2018 09:46
A government proposal to force tobacco manufacturers to market cigarettes in neutral packaging could play into the hands of counterfeiters, according to the vice-president of an organisation which works to fight counterfeiting.
Thursday, 05 July 2018 10:29
Nearly half of all young Belgians feel lonely, according to a poll carried out by life assurer NN and the university of Ghent.