4 times more women on administration councils than 10 years ago

4 times more women on administration councils than 10 years ago

The proportion of women on Belgian administration councils has now reached 27%, according to L'Echo and De TIjd journalists.

The Mohamed Ali Sports Centre opens in Molenbeek after a two year wait

The Mohamed Ali Sports Centre opens in Molenbeek after a two year wait

The Mohamed Ali Sports Centre in Molenbeek opened at midday on Saturday.

Belgium wants to reduce CO₂ emissions by at least 40% by 2030

Belgium wants to reduce CO₂ emissions by at least 40% by 2030

Belgium is encouraging Europe to reduce CO₂ emissions by "more than 40%" by 2030, after the majority parties finally reached a consensus on the issue.

Rest home residents open their doors to Björk fans

Rest home residents open their doors to Björk fans

Three elderly residents of the Ter Rive rest home in Ghent will next month throw open their windows over the Sint-Pietersplein to enjoy an open-air concert by Björk – together with their ten selected guests.

Commission head asks Mayor if he plans to close Brussels Great Mosque

Commission head asks Mayor if he plans to close Brussels Great Mosque

The president of the parliamentary commission of inquiry into terrorist attacks, Patrick Dewael (Open Vld) has written to the Mayor of Brussels, Philippe Close, to ask whether he intends closing the Great Mosque of Brussels.

Extreme drought forecast for Flanders

Extreme drought forecast for Flanders

The Flemish authorities expect extreme drought at the end of June, but that does not mean there will be water shortages or rationing as occurred in 2017, the Flemish Environment agency, Vlaamse Milieumaatschappij, VMM, explained on Friday.

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