Cross-border shopping may continue to rise in 2023, as prices are growing more slowly in France than in Belgium.
Colonialism, self-interest and racism still mark Belgian development aid cooperation, shows study commissioned by the Ministry of Development Cooperation.
Belarussian fertilisers are under EU sanctions since 2021; Russian fertiliser has also been blocked by sanctions.
A growing number of companies call their products "green", "bio" or "organic" – claims that go unchecked. Regulation to end this now lacks teeth.
"The repairs could bring total savings of €176 billion or €25 per consumer per year," says the EU commissioner for Justice.
"Unsustainable water use, pollution and unchecked global warming are draining humanity’s lifeblood, drop by drop.”
The overall spending of Belgian patients on dental care more than doubled between 2008 and 2019.
“Sometimes we have to choose between running the showers or the heating, 60% of cells are infested with bedbugs, but overcrowding prevents proper sanitation.”
The planet is nearing catastrophic levels of heating and immediate, radical action is required.
Italy's governing party has made surrogacy a battleground, with Prime Minister Meloni pledging to make it "a universal crime" in her campaign.