Taxi from Brussels airport – one of the most expensive in Europe

Taxi from Brussels airport – one of the most expensive in Europe

Depending on the (time of the) day and the traffic a taxi from the centre of Brussels to the airport at Zaventem costs between 3 and 5 euro/km. This makes taxi travel between the centre of capital and the airport that serves it, the 6th most expensive of all the city surveyed by the Dutch travel site Vliegveldinfo.nl and AirMundo.com. Airport Taxi Report Summer 2018 visited the 50 busiest European airports (including Turkey) and took a taxi into the centre of the cities they serve. The most expensive taxi journey…

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Europe decides to provide farmers with agricultural benefits

Europe decides to provide farmers with agricultural benefits

European Union (EU) farmers will now be able to receive advances on farm aid for which they are eligible, the European Commission announced on Thursday. The European executive took the decision because of the drought now affecting the continent. The farmers will be able to obtain up to 70% of direct assistance and 85% of rural development payments from mid-October. They would normally have had to wait until December. Additional flexibility will also be granted to the farmers so that they can use lands that they normally leave untouched in…

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