Property, plant and equipment

This item mainly relates to land and buildings. Capital expenditure in 2016 was nil (2015: €1 million), while the depreciation charge in 2016 was €1 million (2015: €2 million). The historical cost of property, plant and equipment as at 31 December 2016 was €62 million(2015: €62 million); accumulated depreciation amounted to €47 million (2015: €46 million).