STIB transported 401 million travellers in 2017

STIB transported 401 million travellers in 2017

The Brussels Intercommunal Transport Company, STIB, registered a total of 401 million travellers on its network in 2017, over 8% more than in the previous year.

Record year for Flemish arms exports

Record year for Flemish arms exports

Flemish arms exports to non-European countries more than doubled last year, jumping from 29.9 million euros to 69.9 million euros and setting a new record, De Tijd newspaper reported on Friday, quoting monthly reports by the Foreign Affairs Department.

1 in 4 new language teachers lack qualifications needed or insufficiently qualified

1 in 4 new language teachers lack qualifications needed or insufficiently qualified

There is an indication of the growing difficulty to find foreign language teachers in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation.

Puigdemont’s lawyer: Spain knew Belgium would not hand the deposed leader over

Puigdemont’s lawyer: Spain knew Belgium would not hand the deposed leader over

The Belgian Public Prosecutor has warned the Spanish judicial authorities that they would be better to withdraw the European arrest warrant against the former Catalan Minister-President, Carles Puigdemont.

Police to take action soon in Maximilian Park, Jan Jambon warns

Police to take action soon in Maximilian Park, Jan Jambon warns

The police in Brussels will intervene in the next few days to stem the influx of migrants in the Gare du Nord neighbourhood, Interior Minister Jan Jambon told a parliamentary commission on Wednesday.

Bad weather injures many in Flanders

Bad weather injures many in Flanders

Bad weather has injured many persons, one of them seriously, in Flanders, and relief services there have been overwhelmed by calls, mostly about fallen trees and damaged roofs and tiles.

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