Studies show food sold by multinational producers in eastern Europe contains cheaper, lower-quality ingredients than identically branded versions in the west.
Over the years rubbish from the bloc's richer nations has been imported to Romania and Bulgaria, where it has just piled up or been carelessly incinerated. The problem shows no sign of stopping, says Ivaylo Ditchev.
Austrians are again obliged to cover their faces in indoor spaces in public after an uptick in cases. Meanwhile, in Serbia, doctors have criticized the government's response in an open letter. Follow DW for the latest.
At least seven planets would be required for the world to sustain the level of food consumed by G20 countries. Germany and the US are among the worst offenders. Cutting consumption could prevent future pandemics.
The new rules agreed by the German government take aim at the meat industry's widespread use of subcontractors and seeks to bolster the rights of migrant workers. DW takes a look at what the changes mean.
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