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Brexit-backing boss says lack of overseas workers crippling UK economy
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France keen to increase production after mustard supply shortages
Producers are now being offered €2.000 per tonne of mustard seeds, against €900 last year.
French PM warns of potential winter power cuts in homes
Borne explained such a decision would be prompted by a combination of bad circumstances, including Russia cutting off its gas supplies, restrictions of liquified natural gas imports and a very cold winter.
Portugal's health minister resigns amid hospital staff shortage crisis
Marta Temido has been broadly criticised over her handling of recent staffing problems at public hospitals.
Sri Lanka protesters vow to stay in president's home until he quits
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has said he will stand down on Wednesday but demonstrators say they are determined not to leave his residence until that happens.
Gas shortage emergency 'would push Hamburg to ration hot water'
Germany has already called on citizens and companies to cut back on energy use amid concerns over supplies from Russia.
Booming UK film industry threatened by skill shortages
21,000 more staff are needed by 2025 to make films and TV in the UK, according to a report.
Baby formula airlifted from Europe to tackle US shortage
As store shelves become increasingly bare, and parents desperately hunt for formula for their babies, the US is taking drastic measures to boost supplies.
World’s biggest palm oil producer introduces surprise ban on exports
The ban comes after shortages have hit consumers already suffering from rising food and fuel costs.
COVID-19: Staff shortages stoke fears at hospital near Paris
"There are currently 20% of intensive care beds in the Ile-de-France region that are closed due to lack of personnel," revealed Paris hospital's deputy director, Yohann Mourier.
A year since Brexit: How bad are the UK's labour shortages now?
"Not being able to recruit from the whole of Europe when we've been used to doing that for many years previously is really at the root of where the challenge exists," a London hotel manager told Euronews.
'Worst option': UK hauliers slam move to attract foreign lorry drivers
The British government wants to increase the number of deliveries foreign lorry drivers can make in the UK to unblock the country's supply chain logjam.
Pigs pile up as Brexit and COVID leave UK farms with butcher shortfall
The UK government is issuing up to 800 temporary visas for foreign butchers to address a shortage of abattoir workers which has led to a backlog of pigs on farms.
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Danish firms warn supply chain issues will continue 'into new year'
"All businesses are struggling to get products and there is no sign of improvement right now."