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International

Meredith McGrath

Dogs to dust: pets get send-off with a human touch

May 19 2016

BRUSSELS Chantal Detimmerman weeps at the funeral parlor as she spends a last few moments with her beloved Chico who has been prepared for cremation and laid out in a dog basket.

EU approves use of recycled plastics containing DEHP

Apr 21 2016

The European Union has agreed to let companies use recycled plastics containing softening additive diethylhexyl phthalate despite opposition from politicians and environmentalists who say exposure to the chemical poses a threat to human health.

Indonesia hopes for EU trade deal, including Britain

Apr 21 2016

BRUSSELS The European Union has agreed to start free trade talks with Indonesia, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Thursday, as the growth-hungry bloc presses for improved economic ties with Asian countries.

Twitter users express support for Brussels with its iconic fountain

Mar 22 2016

BRUSSELS The statue of a cheekily urinating boy that has long drawn tourists to Brussels' city center took on a new role on the Internet on Tuesday after attacks in the city that killed at least 30 people.

Twitter users express support for Brussels with its iconic fountain

Mar 22 2016

BRUSSELS The statue of a cheekily urinating boy that has long drawn tourists to Brussels' city centre took on a new role on the Internet on Tuesday after attacks in the city that killed at least 30 people.

Belgians turn to Twitter to offer rooms, rides after Brussels attacks

Mar 22 2016

BRUSSELS, March 22 Brussels residents turned to Twitter to offer people stranded in the Belgian capital rooms and transport after twin attacks on the airport and a rush-hour metro train killed at least 34 people on Tuesday.

EU trials new way to measure emissions but will it make a difference?

Mar 22 2016

BRUSSELS An ungainly contraption that resembles a bicycle rack with tubing attached will become a common sight on cars around Europe over the coming months as a new way of measuring car pollution gains traction following the Volkswagen scandal.

EU politicians begin inquiry into VW emissions scandal

Mar 02 2016

BRUSSELS The European Parliament on Wednesday began a year-long investigation into the Volkswagen emissions scandal and whether regulators could have done more to prevent it. | Video

Small diesel cars seen vulnerable to post VW scandal reforms

Feb 17 2016

BRUSSELS A tougher European testing regime following Volkswagen's emissions test cheating scandal could mean new small diesel car models are modified or withdrawn, the European auto lobby said on Wednesday.

Small country, big Universe - Luxembourg aims for space business

Feb 03 2016

BRUSSELS Luxembourg, the tiny European Union state nestled between France, Germany and Belgium, has a big new goal - it wants to be a center for space mining.

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