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Charlotte McDonald-Gibson

Charlotte McDonald-Gibson is based in Brussels and covers the EU and general European news

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Postcard from... Brussels

People across Britain are already accustomed to their shopping bills being a few pence more expensive if they forget their reusable supermarket bag. And yesterday all other nations across the European Union signed up to legislation to introduce similar measures, as part of a drive to drastically reduce the number of plastic bags in circulation by 2025.