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# wallonia - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Climate change made deadly Europe floods up to nine times more likely - study
# Wallonia
# Wallonia

Climate change made deadly Europe floods up to nine times more likely - study

Aug 24th 2021, 9:51 AM 6,799 Views 37 Comments

Downpours over Germany and the Benelux region are now between 3-19% heavier because of human-induced warming, according to the study.

# wallonia - Saturday 29 October, 2016

'Ceta has a corporate driven agenda': What Ireland could learn from the tiny region of Wallonia
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

'Ceta has a corporate driven agenda': What Ireland could learn from the tiny region of Wallonia

Oct 29th 2016, 6:00 PM 2,150 Views 85 Comments

“The Irish government is the chief cheerleader for this trade agenda,” writes Matt Carthy, who firmly believes it is doing Irish people a disservice.

EU and Canada to sign trade deal tomorrow as Belgian stand-off ends
# CETA
# CETA

EU and Canada to sign trade deal tomorrow as Belgian stand-off ends

Oct 29th 2016, 2:01 PM 9,577 Views 40 Comments

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said the talks with Wallonia “did not change a comma” in the deal.

# wallonia - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

'Hullabaloo over EU's best trade deal in history makes no sense', says Irish MEP
# CETA
# CETA

'Hullabaloo over EU's best trade deal in history makes no sense', says Irish MEP

Oct 26th 2016, 6:05 AM 19,187 Views 53 Comments

A French-speaking region of Belgium called Wallonia has voted against the trade agreement CETA – and because of this, the deal will most likely not go ahead.

# wallonia - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Canadian trade minister says it's up to Europe to save trade agreement
# Europe's Job
# Europe's Job

Canadian trade minister says it's up to Europe to save trade agreement

Oct 22nd 2016, 12:01 PM 10,301 Views 30 Comments

The Canadian trade deal CETA, which was meant to be signed by EU members next Thursday, is in jeopardy after Belgian region refused to agree.

# wallonia - Monday 15 October, 2012

Flemish separatist party gains big in Belgium election
# Belgium
# Belgium

Flemish separatist party gains big in Belgium election

Oct 15th 2012, 9:11 AM 3,414 Views 13 Comments

The separatist NV-A party won the the city elections in Antwerp on Sunday – and vowed to use the power base to seek wider autonomy for Belgium’s wealthy Dutch-speaking region of Flanders.

# wallonia - Friday 2 December, 2011

Belgium finally gets a government... after 18 months without
# Belgium
# Belgium

Belgium finally gets a government... after 18 months without

Dec 2nd 2011, 10:27 AM 1,761 Views 5 Comments

But there’s just one thing – the prime minister needs to learn a new language…

# wallonia - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Belgium matches Iraq's record for time without government
# Belgium
# Belgium

Belgium matches Iraq's record for time without government

Feb 17th 2011, 7:09 PM 1,060 Views 0 Comments

Belgium held a general election on June 13 last year. 249 days later, it’s still without a new government – a world record.