Terror suspect Salah Abdeslam wants to attend his trial in Belgium

Terror suspect Salah Abdeslam wants to attend his trial in Belgium

The 90th Chamber of the Brussels Correctional Court on Tuesday set the 18th of December as the start date for the trial of terror suspects Salah Abdeslam and Sofiane Ayari. According to the Office of the Public Prosecutor, Abdeslam, detained in France, has said that he wishes to attend his trial in Brussels.

Prime Minister meets with Prince Laurent’s lawyer

Prime Minister meets with Prince Laurent’s lawyer

Prime Minister Charles Michel had a meeting on Monday with the attorney of Prince Laurent, the Prime Minister told the Belgian Chamber Committee on the Interior on Tuesday in response to a question from Peter Buysrogge (N-VA).

Brussels, Watermael-Boitsfort ban sugar dating campaign

Brussels, Watermael-Boitsfort ban sugar dating campaign

Adverts for the Rich meet Beautiful (RmB) dating site encouraging female students to link up with wealthy men looking for company in exchange for favours will be banned in the city of Brussels and the commune of Watermael-Boitsfort.

Agreement on bill to leave EU dependent upon “new partnership”

Agreement on bill to leave EU dependent upon “new partnership”

The UK’s chief Brexit negotiator, David Davis, took the opposing stance to that of Europe on Monday.

Bianca Debaets lodges complaint against “sugar-dating” publicity campaign

Bianca Debaets lodges complaint against “sugar-dating” publicity campaign

The Brussels Secretary of State for Equal Opportunities, Bianca Debaets, is to lodge a complaint with the Brussels Public Prosecutor’s Office against the publicity campaign for the website “Rich meet beautiful”.

Izegem abattoir reopens Wednesday

Izegem abattoir reopens Wednesday

Closed two weeks ago, after the dissemination of shocking images of cruelty to animals, the Izegem abattoir will reopen on Wednesday.

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