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Getir acquires Blok, expands in Spain and Italy

Turkish grocery delivery start-up Getir has acquired Blok, a similar fast delivery service from Spain. The acquisition gives Getir immediate access to Spain and Italy, where Blok was most available in Madrid, Barcelona and Milan. Prior to the acquisition, Blok was preparing to launch in Portugal, so this country is …

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6 in 10 Italians choose sustainable stores

As Italy takes on the challenges of the national recovery and resilience plan which range from digitization to sustainability, on the latter, the demands of consumers on GDP and the retail sector in general are becoming more and more important. clearer. In fact, a study by ShopFully, an Italian tech …

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Jaishankar talks to the head of the EU, the secy general of the OECD, South African counterpart; discuss the Covid challenge, vaccine equity

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar met European Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen on Monday and discussed the “Covid challenge” and underlined the importance of equitable access to vaccines and a fair travel regime. Jaishankar arrived in Italy from Greece on the second leg of this two-country tour. “A great conversation …

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Grand Pride Parade in Paris; Turkish police arrest protesters

ROME – Police in riot gear blocked streets on Saturday in an attempt to thwart Gay Pride marchers in Istanbul, as thousands cheerfully flocked to Paris and elsewhere in Europe after the pandemic deprivations – although setbacks against LGBTQ2S + rights have tempered some of the celebratory air. Authorities have …

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European agreement on Community agricultural policy

The European institutions – Commission, Parliament and Council – have reached a comprehensive agreement on the reform of Community agricultural policy. This was announced on Twitter by the European Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski. “It fills me with great satisfaction to be able to say that we have done it …

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