31st May 2023


Belgian trains' security plan draws German ire

Belgian plans to collect personal details of people taking trains through a controversial passenger name records (PNR) scheme has drawn a sharp rebuke from their German counterparts, reports Belgian daily Le Soir. Unnamed sources cited by the paper said German rail company Deutsche Bahn may cut lines to Belgium if the data collection plans were implemented.

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EU clashes over protection of workers exposed to asbestos

EU parliament is calling for more protection for workers exposed to asbestos, the main cause of workplace fatalities in the EU, while member states remain more cautious and will call for a review of its mandate.

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