Thursday, 15 February 2018 16:59

A Europe that delivers - but how and when?

In a full press room yesterday European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker presented his ideas about how to make the European Union's work more efficient and how to improve the connection between the leaders of the EU institutions and the citizens of Europe.
From March onwards, EU citizens will be able to have recourse to courts in their respective countries in disputes with Facebook, Twitter and Google+.
Urged by eleven municipalities and by the Brabant Flemish province, which threaten to take legal action if he does not propose a decree quickly on air routes for the Brussels Airport (Zaventem), the Federal Minister of Transport, François Bellot, announced Wednesday that he is waiting for the study on sound incidence, which justice requested from him.
Two Sudanese detained in closed centers have been released by justice since early this week following the publication, last Thursday, by the General Commission for Refugees and Stateless (CGRA) report, as confirmed Wednesday by corroborative sources.
Belgium joined Wednesday a NATO and EU joint program that aims, under the direction of the Netherlands, to equip five European countries — and perhaps more later —with a fleet of tanker aircraft, which is among what lacks the most in European armed forces.
Thursday, 15 February 2018 14:34

Evident growth of European organic farming

Organic farming pursued its growth in Europe, with a market valued at nearly €33.5 billion in 2016 (up by 11.4%).
The “black boxes” equip nearly 80% of restaurants in Belgium, La Libre Belgique is reporting on Thursday, but not all are connected.
Initial findings from an international study, in which researchers from the University of Namur have participated, show that nanomaterials would not be toxic.
Former Oxfam employee Roland Van Hauwermeiren, at the heart of the scandal involving prostitutes during a humanitarian mission to Haiti, reacted Thursday for the first time.
Thursday, 15 February 2018 10:33

Prof Haleema Shakur-Still wins EU award

The most dangerous day in the life of a child is the day when it’s born. At a ceremony in Brussels this week the European Commission awarded the Horizon Birth Day Price to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality.
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