Scotland bans rent increases and stops evictions

Rent prices are being frozen in Scotland until at least March 2023 – evictions are also to be suspended. The Scottish First Minister sees the cost of living crisis as a “danger to life” and demands an energy price cap from London. This is a “humanitarian emergency”, says Scottish First […]

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UK: 4-Day week trial shows first successes

The world’s largest trial of a 4-day week in the UK has got off to a successful start and is showing initial positive results. CNN Business questioned employees and participating companies: Many do not want to go back to the long working hours after the test phase – that’s how […]

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Spain is fighting food waste by holding companies accountable 

Spain obliges supermarkets, retailers, and restaurants to reduce the amount of food waste. An average of 31 kilos of food per Spaniard ends up in the rubbish each year. The new rule requires edible goods to be donated, and products close to their best-before date will be reduced in price. […]

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“Work will pay again”: EU directive for adequate minimum wage

The EU Parliament agrees on the new directive for an adequate minimum wage. In the future, the cost of living, purchasing power, general economic growth, and the wage structure of an EU member state will be used as benchmarks for the national minimum wage. The new directive obliges EU member […]

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Greece: Energy companies must give up 90 percent of their extra profits to cover electricity costs for citizens

Energy and power companies are among the biggest beneficiaries of the current crisis. Bills are skyrocketing for the population, while energy suppliers are making billions in profits. In Greece, energy companies must now pay 90 percent of their excessive crisis profits to the state. The conservative government wants to use […]

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A MEMORABLE TRIP AND VIEW OF ISTANBUL

We visited Istanbul-the city of culture, history, and beauty. It was first known as Byzantium. One of the most popular cities in Europe and the capital of three great empires: Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman used to be called Constantinople. Today, officially a Turkish city and at the same time a […]

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