Family of toddler shot dead by police may stay in the country

Family of toddler shot dead by police may stay in the country

The family of Mawda Shawri, the two-year-old shot dead by police during a car chase as they were entering the country illegally, have been granted a residence permit to allow them to stay in Belgium for at least a year, migration minister Maggie De Block has decided.

Saliva collection to be used to curb driving under the influence of drugs

Saliva collection to be used to curb driving under the influence of drugs

The Cabinet of Ministers on Friday approved a royal decree allowing the use of saliva collection devices to determine whether a motorist is driving under the influence of drugs.

More than half of Brussels’ homeless have lived on the streets for more than a year

More than half of Brussels’ homeless have lived on the streets for more than a year

Nearly 60% of homeless people questioned during the ‘Face-à-Face’ (Face-to-Face) action for accommodation, had not had secure and permanent accommodation for over a year.

Tax regime that favoured multinationals was not illegal state aid, says EU court

Tax regime that favoured multinationals was not illegal state aid, says EU court

The European Court of Justice in Luxembourg has struck down a ruling by its own Commission that would have forced the Belgian government to recoup some 700 million euros in tax breaks granted to multinational companies.

Revealed: Belgian military intelligence made approaches to Assad

Revealed: Belgian military intelligence made approaches to Assad

Belgian military intelligence made at least two approaches to the regime of Bashar al-Assad in Syria in 2016, without the knowledge of the minister who oversaw the service, it was revealed by De Morgen newspaper.

Swedish climate campaigner Greta Thunberg to join Brussels protests

Swedish climate campaigner Greta Thunberg to join Brussels protests

Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who became a world-famous climate campaigner in just a few weeks, travels to Brussels on 21 February to support the march for the climate.

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