Tag: food

Record number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean

Crossings soared almost 300% in the first four months of 2023, the EU’s border agency has said. The number of illegal immigrants taking the central Mediterranean route into the EU rose to a record 42,165 in the first four months of this year, according to the bloc’s border security agency, Frontex. The agency blamed the rise on competition among human traffickers driving down the price of a crossing.

NATO’S war on Russia – the bills of Europeans for electricity and gas has grown significantly in six months

European household electricity bills jumped 20% in the second half of 2022, while gas bills rose 46%, Le Figaro reports, citing Eurostat data. At the same time, the statistical service points to significant differences between the EU countries: Eastern Europe, which was heavily dependent on Russian energy resources, suffered the most from rising prices.

Collie Dog Experiences

The collie breed of dog was very much part of Michael’s early life. His family owned an extensive farm near Moville in Donegal, Ireland. He recalls the very special status of the six or so collies that worked the farm with the landowners.

Fruits and vegetables have disappeared from the shelves of British supermarkets

SANCTIONS BACKFIRE: In Britain, a country that fed itself during World War II, supermarkets, and fruit and vegetable stands in supermarkets are empty. According to NTD, food shortages have forced chains to impose restrictions on the number of goods dispensed per person. This has become a problem not only for consumers but also for the food industry, whose survival depends on easy access to products.