Entrepreneurs lay more than €300 million on table for medical research

Entrepreneurs lay more than €300 million on table for medical research

Urbain Vandeurzen, one of Belgium’s leading business entrepreneurs, has committed to spending €200 million through one of his companies to pay for research into Alzheimer’s disease.

March against Marrakesh can go ahead, says Council of State

March against Marrakesh can go ahead, says Council of State

The so-called March against Marrakesh, planned to take place in Brussels on Sunday, can go ahead despite a ban by the Brussels region, the Council of State has ruled.

Michel wants EU sanctions against people behind disinformation campaigns

Michel wants EU sanctions against people behind disinformation campaigns

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said on Friday on the margins of a summit in Brussels that he would like the European Commission to be able to conduct investigations and possibly take action against people who carry out disinformation campaigns to try and “destabilise democracies”.

Wallonia to ban smoking in cars in the presence of minors

Wallonia to ban smoking in cars in the presence of minors

Wallonia’s government has just adopted a decree on interior air quality that bans smoking in a car in the presence of a minor, just as in Flanders.

Belgians withdraw €18 billion from tax havens

Belgians withdraw €18 billion from tax havens

Belgians have withdrawn a combined total of €18 billion of financial wealth held within tax havens, during the course of the last four years.

Brexit: The signals are not reassuring, says P.M. Michel

Brexit: The signals are not reassuring, says P.M. Michel

Belgian prime minister Charles Michel has said he is not optimistic about the chances of the Brexit deal being approved by the British parliament.

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