Prime Minister’s Office confirms energy pact for 2018

Prime Minister’s Office confirms energy pact for 2018

“There will be no postponing of arbitration in 2019,” the Office of Prime Minister Charles Michel said on Tuesday after the Standaard newspaper reported that the decision on phasing out Belgium’s nuclear plants could be postponed until after elections in 2019, as New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) leader Bart De Weever would like it to be.

European Council head says Europe still open to a British change of heart

European Council head says Europe still open to a British change of heart

The president of the European Council, Donald Tusk, intimated on Tuesday that Europeans would still be ready to accept a change of heart by Britain with regard to its decision to withdraw from the European Union (EU).

Explosion in Antwerp: Rescue services continue to look for victims

Explosion in Antwerp: Rescue services continue to look for victims

Rescue services continued searching for victims under the rubble of buildings destroyed by an explosion in the Paardenmarkt area in Antwerp that claimed two lives and injured at least 14 persons, one of them critically, on Monday night.

Causes of Antwerp tragedy can be analysed after situation stabilised

Causes of Antwerp tragedy can be analysed after situation stabilised

The Antwerp Public Prosecutor’s Office was advised of the explosion which took place on Monday evening at the Paardenmarkt, but has not yet investigated the causes of the tragedy.

Two people killed in Antwerp explosion

Two people killed in Antwerp explosion

The emergency services were called to an explosion on Monday evening at the Paardenmarkt site in Antwerp.

Brussels prosecution office opened 802 terrorism files in 2017

Brussels prosecution office opened 802 terrorism files in 2017

The Office of the Public Prosecutor in Brussels opened 802 files on terrorism in 2017, according to its spokesman, Denis Goeman, who said the figure had remained stable for many years now.

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