Truckers who drive to Calais, should receive a hazard allowance. CNV Labor Union presents this in the negotiations on a new collective agreement for its members. Source ttm
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Talks between Turkey and Russia for Ankara to procure S400 missiles for a domestic air defense system have “progressed significantly”, Turkey’s Defence Minister Fikri Isik, said on Wednesday. Isik also said that Turkey’s preference was to originally buy a NATO system but that wasn’t possible. Source: Reuters
The poor levels of life expectancy in the U.S. against other rich nations has been laid bare in a new report, which predicts that minimal gains over the coming years will see the country have similar rates to Mexico by the year 2030. Source: CNBC
For the first time in almost four years, none of the eurozone’s 19 members was in deflation during January. The European Union’s statistics agency Wednesday confirmed an earlier estimate that showed consumer prices in the currency area were 1.8% higher than a year earlier. Source: MarketWatch