Thursday, 07 February 2019 18:42
On-farm slaughter might improve animal welfare by eliminating unnecessary long-distance transport of animals according to Compassion in World Farming, a British NGO which is campaigning to end all factory farming practices.
Tuesday, 05 February 2019 13:39
The poorest and most vulnerable individuals, children and pensioners – in Europe are also the most exposed to air and noise pollution, warns the European Environment Agency (the ‘AEE’) in a report published on Monday.
Friday, 01 February 2019 11:07
Transparency International published this week its Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for 2018. A majority of the top 20 countries this year are EU member states. The candidate countries that are aspiring to become member states, by 2025 at the earliest, are much further down in the ranking despite EU support.
Thursday, 31 January 2019 18:38
A mechanism to facilitate EU trade with Iran despite U.S. sanctions was announced on Thursday by its three sponsors, France, Germany and the United Kingdom (E3), at a meeting of EU Foreign Ministers in Bucharest, Romania.
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 16:02
Italy’s Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, announced on Wednesday that a distribution agreement reached with six other European countries would allow the 47 migrants blocked for 12 days on the Sea-Watch 3 ship to go onshore in Italy “in the next few hours”.“
Sunday, 27 January 2019 21:17
The European Union “will take additional measures” if there are no elections in Venezuela “over the next few days”.
Tuesday, 29 January 2019 12:52
The members of the Asia-Pacific Women’ Association (APWA) attended the annual New Year’s meeting on 22 January 2019.
Friday, 25 January 2019 14:47
After Robert Mugabe was ousted from power in Zimbawbe in 2017 and replaced by Emmerson Mnangagwa, who won the elections in July last year, the people of the country and the international community started to hope about a better future. Mugabe had ruled Zimbabwe for 37 brutal years and brought…
Thursday, 24 January 2019 19:08
Close to 800,000 persons, 22,942 of them in Belgium, studied, were trained or volunteered overseas in 2017 under the EU’s Erasmus+ Programme, the European Commission announced on Thursday.
Thursday, 24 January 2019 16:31
Airbus CEO Tom Enders warned on Thursday that his company would have to take potentially “very painful decisions” for its UK operations if Britain pulls out of the EU without an agreement with its partners.