Mega-prison to cost the State a billion euros

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 16:45
The Haren mega-prison project, to be built under a public-private partnership, is scheduled to cost the State a billion euros, according to the head of Belgium’s Building Authority, Laurent Vrijdaghs.
A 36-year-old man from Koekelberg in Brussels is in custody charged with severely injuring his three-month-old daughter by throwing her violently to the floor when she would not stop crying and refused to take her bottle.
Salah and Brahim Abdeslam, and Ahmad Dahmani had created fake Facebook accounts to communicate and begin organising their future terror attacks, according to information in L’Express confirmed on Tuesday on Twitter by Terrorism Analysis Centre Chief Jean-Charles Brisard.

Police step up activities in Brussels North

Monday, 12 November 2018 16:51
Increased police presence in the area around Brussels-North Station has led to the arrest of over 40 criminals in four months, the Brussels-North police reported on Monday.
The owner of a building in Liège that collapsed in January 2010 has appeared before the Liège Correctional Court on charges of human trafficking.

Police will no longer use hypnosis

Saturday, 10 November 2018 19:44
In Belgium, the Federal Police’s Behavioral Science Unit decided to put an end to judicial hypnosis, according to a communication by the Dernière Heure published on Saturday.
The Brussels prosecutor's office is investigating possible sabotage, after a critical piece of evidence in the case against a member of the Flemish parliament went missing, presumed destroyed.
Wivinne Marion, the emergency room doctor whose body was found in the boot of a car dragged from the River Sambre last week, was dead before the car was pushed into the water, an autopsy has revealed.
Fouad Belkacem, former head of the Sharia4Belgium terror group, will appeal in cassation against a decision to strip him of his Belgian nationality, his attorney, Liliane Verjauw, told Belga news agency, confirming a report on VTM Nieuws.

Belgians massively regularize hidden assets

Monday, 05 November 2018 17:41
Belgians massively regularize their money hidden abroad. Until last 25 October, 1,674 applications for amnesty were introduced to a total amount of just over one billion euros, reports Monday De Standaard. After twelve years of regularization, there is still a lot of money that needs to surface.