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# wallonia - Saturday 29 October, 2016

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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