Enquiry into Buizingen train crash goes back to square one – this time in French

Enquiry into Buizingen train crash goes back to square one – this time in French

The trial of a train driver accused of causing the train crash at Buizingen in Flemish Brabant in February 2010 will have to start again, this time in French, a court has ordered.

Bank robbery in Auderghem may have financed Paris terror attacks

Bank robbery in Auderghem may have financed Paris terror attacks

The robbery of a branch of the bank Crédit Agricole in the Brussels commune of Auderghem in 2014 contributed at least part of the funding for the murderous terror attacks in Paris in November 2015, Het Nieuwsblad reports.

Khashoggi fallout: Arms license applications to be examined “with the greatest circumspection”

Khashoggi fallout: Arms license applications to be examined “with the greatest circumspection”

As the outpouring of condemnations continues over two weeks after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi following a visit to Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, Wallonia’s Government - owner of FN Herstal which sells arms to Riyadh - says it will examine future applications for arms licenses “with the greatest circumspection”.

German “abattoir of horrors” supplied Belgian market

German “abattoir of horrors” supplied Belgian market

On Thursday, the animal welfare organization, Animal Rights, asserted that a German abattoir, forced to close last week due to animal abuse, was also selling its meat on the Belgian market.

Speed checks: less than 3% of drivers found to be driving too fast

Speed checks: less than 3% of drivers found to be driving too fast

The institute Vias, and the police, indicated on Friday that less than 3% of drivers speed-checked on Wednesday and Thursday were found to be driving too fast.

Vlaams Belang takes defamation proceedings against Flemish Greens leader

Vlaams Belang takes defamation proceedings against Flemish Greens leader

The Mediahuis publications are reporting on Friday that Vlaams Belang are pressing charges against, Meyrem Almaci, the leader of Groen (the Flemish Green party), for defamation after she described the far-right party as “racist”, during a parliamentary debate.

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