More than 70 families to measure air quality in Wallonia for a month

More than 70 families to measure air quality in Wallonia for a month

At the initiative of Greenpeace, 74 Walloon families have installed equipment to measure air quality at their windows over a one-month period starting on Friday.

Most statues of Leopold II have plaques in Flanders

Most statues of Leopold II have plaques in Flanders

Practically all statues of Leopold II in Flanders have been adorned with plaques explaining the role the late Belgian king played in the colonisation of Congo, newspapers of the Mediahuis group reported on Friday, noting that this was contrary to the situation in Brussels-Capital and Wallonia.

Flemish Mobility Minister launches works on Brussels Ring

Flemish Mobility Minister launches works on Brussels Ring

Flemish Mobility Minister Ben Weyts on Friday launched work on the bicycle path along the Albert-I-laan in Vilvorde.

New passenger checks catch 834 wanted criminals

New passenger checks catch 834 wanted criminals

A new system of screening airline passengers flying out of Belgium has netted 834 wanted criminals since it was introduced in April, according to the federal home affairs ministry.

Bishop of Liege robbed, but thieves leave crucifix behind

Bishop of Liege robbed, but thieves leave crucifix behind

The Bishop of Liege, Monsignor Jean-Pierre Delville, has reported being tied up and robbed by youths in his private apartment, part of the episcopal palace. The thieves stole cash, chalices and paintings, but left behind the bishop’s personal crucifix.

Metro traffic resumes on lines 2 and 6, Yser station opens after fears of collapse

Metro traffic resumes on lines 2 and 6, Yser station opens after fears of collapse

Brussels metro services 2 and 6 are now fully operational, following closure of parts of the line yesterday. Metro station Yser has also re-opened.

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