Record high of 16.8°C in Uccle

Record high of 16.8°C in Uccle

A record high of 16.8°C was registered in Uccle at 2.00 p.m. on Thursday.

The Brussels Palace of Justice to be freed from its scaffolding in 2030

The Brussels Palace of Justice to be freed from its scaffolding in 2030

The work on the Palace of Justice’s facades should be brought to an end in 2030, and then the building should be freed from its ancestral and famous scaffolding, said Jan Jambon, Minister in charge of Public Buildings, during a House Committee, in response to Karine Lalieux (PS).

Parliament divided over compensation for terror attack victims

Parliament divided over compensation for terror attack victims

Federal minister for work Kris Peeters has encountered widespread opposition to his plan to make compensation to victims of terrorist attacks faster and better.

N-VA torpedoes plans to sign Belgium up to UN migration pact

N-VA torpedoes plans to sign Belgium up to UN migration pact

The signature by Belgium of the United Nations pact on migration, promised to the assembly by prime minister Charles Michel in New York in September, looked to be in jeopardy this week as the coalition party N-VA threatened not to back the proposal to sign.

Belgium gets its first greenhouse home

Belgium gets its first greenhouse home

Belgium’s first greenhouse home was inaugurated on Wednesday in Rekkem, Western Flanders, by the Flemish environmental association Bond Beter Leefmilieu.

Paternity leave provision for self-employed to be introduced

Paternity leave provision for self-employed to be introduced

L'Echo and De Tijd are reporting, on Wednesday, that the federal Minister for the Self-employed Denis Ducarme wishes to implement paternity leave provision.

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