Flemish ombudsman critical of new driving licence rules

Flemish ombudsman critical of new driving licence rules

The Flemish ombudsman has criticised a recent change to the region's rules on driving lessons, which require new licence-holders to come back for a four-hour refresher course six to nine months after obtaining their licence.

Hasselt and Antwerp university researchers listed on Forbes' 30 Under 30 science list

Hasselt and Antwerp university researchers listed on Forbes' 30 Under 30 science list

Two researchers at Flemish universities have been listed in the European section of Forbes magazine's 30 Under 30 list for medicine and the sciences.

The first poll of the year confirms the "Green wave"

The first poll of the year confirms the "Green wave"

The first poll of the year, done for Le Soir, RTL-TVI, VTM and Het Laatste Nieuws, has confirmed the “Green wave” sweeping the country.

The sp.a wants free GP consultations

The sp.a wants free GP consultations

Everyone should be able to see their GP for free, according to Flemish socialists in the sp.a.

Family of toddler shot dead by police may stay in the country

Family of toddler shot dead by police may stay in the country

The family of Mawda Shawri, the two-year-old shot dead by police during a car chase as they were entering the country illegally, have been granted a residence permit to allow them to stay in Belgium for at least a year, migration minister Maggie De Block has decided.

Saliva collection to be used to curb driving under the influence of drugs

Saliva collection to be used to curb driving under the influence of drugs

The Cabinet of Ministers on Friday approved a royal decree allowing the use of saliva collection devices to determine whether a motorist is driving under the influence of drugs.

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