23rd Mar 2023


Dieselgate 'still not over', says EU commissioner

The scandal involving cheating with emissions in diesel cars is "still not over", according to EU industry commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska. "It seems that industry is still using loopholes," she said Tuesday at a conference in Brussels. Bienkowska said only eight of 28 member states have a mandatory recall programme for dirty diesels, and noted EU ministers were "not very...eager" to come to a diesel summit she is organising.

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How much can we trust Russian opinion polls on the war?

The lack of Russian opposition to the Russo-Ukrainian War is puzzling. The war is going nowhere, Russian casualties are staggering, the economy is in trouble, and living standards are declining, and yet polls indicate that most Russians support the war.

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