Many of the most critical jobs in food companies can't be done from home, and absences due to the coronavirus pandemic are slowing down production lines.
Uber drivers from Flanders and Wallonia say their cars have been impounded after being caught operating in Brussels, which they are not allowed to do under current legislation.
The situation was the worst in Belgium, where 86.1% of people who turned to Médecins sans frontières had no access at all to the regular care system.
Before the pandemic, people would order meal deliveries once or twice a month – now it's once or twice a week, and the habit seems here to stay.
A flower-trampling fox's regular visits to a greenhouse in Limburg have cost a florist at least €20,000 in damages.
A lack of sportswear is one of the main barriers to sport for low income families; Brussels wants to fix that.
"Inspectors have long since ceased to be the feared outsiders and have become the allies of schools"; in Flanders, inspectors are standing in as teachers.
The planned protest will continue all morning, disrupting the morning rush hour.
The price increases have long been expected amid rising costs for the food sector, including an explosion in the cost of energy.
“With current European policy, the old energy prices will not return. Greenflation is not a figment of our imagination.”
Taxi drivers plan to block two big entrances into the city on Thursday in protest against Uber: “If they like disorder, we will create disorder.”
While a court ruled that Deliveroo couriers are self-employed contractors, critics point out that their work is tightly controlled by the company via algorithms that punish and reward them.
Some of the more unusual finds for the Belgian train company include a gravestone decoration, a satellite dish, a fridge and a pole for a dance club.
“The EU is the second-largest importer of raw materials linked to deforestation", this boosts demand for products that directly impact vital and fragile ecosystems.
“Between legality on the one hand and their safety on the other, citizens feel legitimate to make a choice.”
Brussels Airport is optimistic about the recovery of the airline sector after 2021 saw a significant uptick in the number of passengers choosing to fly.
Activists don't realise the health risks associated with trespassing, the poultry farmers' union says, as Europe experiences its worst outbreak of bird flu ever.
The drugs are suggested for use in high-risk patients, or those severely affected by the coronavirus.
Intellectuals from many areas of Belgian society criticise the government for relying too heavily on virological advice without considering social or other elements in the strategy.
"In 1992, the wolf was threatened with extinction. Now, 30 years later, there are more than 20,000 wolves in Europe. This is causing damage for livestock farmers."
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