Police had to intervene on the Antwerp ring-road on Saturday when hundreds of motorcyclists started performing wheelies and blocking the passage of other vehicles on the road.
The federal state security agency has listed more than 100 organisations in Belgium representing the extremist religious Salafist tendency of Islam, according to a written answer provided to justice minister Koen Geens.
Geneviève Lhermitte, the woman who murdered her five children one by one in 2007 as revenge on her husband, has been cleared for release from prison to a psychiatric institution.
Checks by the integrated police, FIPA, on public transport vehicles on Wednesday from 02.00 p.m. to 08.00 p.m.in the Brussels-Capital region resulted in just over 900 infractions, the Federal Police announced on Thursday.
Prison terms no longer than three years will now be within the purview of the judicial authorities and will therefore no longer automatically entail electronic surveillance, under a bill just approved in Belgium’s legislature, Justice Minister Koen Geens indicated on Thursday.

Brawl on Brussels tram, three men arrested

Thursday, 18 April 2019 10:40
A fight broke out on a Gare du Nord tram heading towards Eugène Verboekhovenpleinin Schaarbeek on Wednesday night at 8:15 pm, Brussels North police spokesperson Audrey Dereymaeker said.
“For the majority of women who are victims of domestic violence (79% of respondents) the brutality continues even after separation,” according to a study conducted in Wallonia-Brussels for the ASBL (Federal Justice Public Service) "Solidarité Femmes" (Solidarity Women) association, Le Soir reported today.
Police in Antwerp will soon have the power to confiscate the vehicles of street-racers and other dangerous drivers, without the need for a court order.
Brussels’ Court of Appeal closed on Thursday the debate on forcing King Albert II to submit to a DNA comparison with Delphine Boël.
The Brussels Correctional Court on Friday sentenced three Belgian jihadis to 5 and 10 years in prison.