Organisations criticise the use of plastic bottles during the Brussels 20km

Organisations criticise the use of plastic bottles during the Brussels 20km

Two environmental organisations have criticised the use of plastic bottles at pit-stops during the Brussels 20km on Sunday. 

"The 300,000 plastic bottles that Spa gave out during the Brussels 20km does not reflect the producer Spadel's pure image", say associations Conscious Crew and Recycling Netwerk Benelux.

Synatom brushes off Marghem's concerns over nuclear provisions

The Federal Minister for Energy, Marie-Christine Marghem (MR), has received a response from Synatom regarding her concerns about Electrabel's capacity to cover the cost of nuclear provisions.

Decree prohibiting use of non-professional weed killers approved

Decree prohibiting use of non-professional weed killers approved

The ministers’ council approved Friday a decree that prohibits the use of certain herbicides by private individuals, announced the Minister of Agriculture Denis Ducarme.

Mechelen tests self-driving delivery vehicles

Mechelen tests self-driving delivery vehicles

Saturday saw the arrival of a self-driving delivery truck in the busy shopping streets of the centre of Mechelen.

Dozens of First World War remains disinterred in West Flanders

Dozens of First World War remains disinterred in West Flanders

The remains of more than 40 soldiers who died in the First World War have been uncovered by archaeologists working on a site in Wijtschate in West Flanders province, part of the war’s main Western front and part of the battle of Passchendaele.

Opening of the Maison des Béguines, designed to make people forget the Abdeslam café

Opening of the Maison des Béguines, designed to make people forget the Abdeslam café

The Maison des Béguines in Molenbeek-Saint-Jean was opened on Saturday morning, in front of local mayor Françoise Schepmans and Prime Minister Charles Michel. It was created by associations Atouts Jeunes, Make It Real and Zonnelied.

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