28th Feb 2024


Study: Luxembourg and Germany worst for depression

Ten percent of the population in Luxembourg , and 9.2 percent in Germany showed signs of depressive symptoms, according to a Robert Koch Institute study published on Wednesday. In Portugal 9.1 percent showed such signs, in Sweden 8.8 and in Hungary 8.5 percent, while the EU average is 6.6 percent. The study referred to symptoms such as diminished interest, weight loss, insomnia, fatigue, feelings of worthlessness or guilt.

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For Ukraine's sake, pass the EU due diligence directive

The EU Commission's 2022 CSDDD proposal did not include provisions incorporating "conflict due diligence", they were added, after the Russian invasion, by the European Parliament and Council into the final directive text — for Ukraine's sake, vote for it.

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