Coastal police test system for detecting drones used for crime

Coastal police test system for detecting drones used for crime

The Westkust police zone is now testing a high-technology detection system able to identify and intercept drones used for criminal activity such as drug trafficking and terrorism.

Marc Dutroux apology letter to be sent soon to victims, families - lawyer

Marc Dutroux apology letter to be sent soon to victims, families - lawyer

A letter expressing the regrets of convicted serial rapist, kidnapper and child molester Marc Dutroux, is scheduled to be sent soon to his victims and their families, his lawyer, Bruno Dayez, said in an interview published on Thursday in Le Vif/L’Express weekly.

Agreement on heavy labour rules for public sector employees

Agreement on heavy labour rules for public sector employees

The federal pensions minister has reached an agreement with public sector unions on the rules governing pension rights for employees considered to be working in “heavy labour” jobs, a spokesperson for the CSC/ACV union said.

New rule makes first-aid lessons part of driving exam in Brussels

New rule makes first-aid lessons part of driving exam in Brussels

The Brussels-Capital region will introduce a new requirement in November for every new applicant for a driving licence, making a course in basic first aid obligatory, secretary of state Bianca Debaets said.

New technology offers heightened virtual-reality experience and more

New technology offers heightened virtual-reality experience and more

The IMEC research centre presented on Wednesday in Antwerp new wireless technology that can be used to measure faster eye movements based on electrooculography.

Two in three Belgians see EU membership as a good thing

Two in three Belgians see EU membership as a good thing

For 67% of Belgians, their country's membership of the European Union (EU) is a good thing, according to the European Commission’s latest Eurobarometer survey, published on Wednesday, one year ahead of the European elections in May 2019.

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