A record number of expats have registered to vote in the federal elections in Ghent, a city in the Dutch-language part of Belgium.
This week (Tuesday) marks the 25th anniversary of the death of King Baudouin, the present king’s uncle, who died suddenly of heart failure while on holiday in the south of Spain.
The Belgian federal government has paved the way for a new mobile telecom operator to enter the Belgian market.
The Flemish government cleared an agreement on the “packaging’’ plan, largely debated on in the North of the country.
Business leaders in Flanders have expressed satisfaction with the decisions taken by the regional government on Friday, after a marathon 20-hour sitting preceding their departure on vacation.
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Friday presented a plan for a referendum that would include questions on whether Poland’s membership of the European Union (EU) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) should be enshrined in a new constitution.
Russian trolls have been trying to influence public debate in the Netherlands and Belgium, the Dutch newspaper NRC reported on Monday.
The Flemish Minister of Transport, Public Works and Brussels Periphery, Ben Weyts (N-VA), wants to reopen the community debate after the federal and regional elections in 2019, he announces Saturday in an interview granted to De Tijd.
Belgian migration secretary Theo Francken has filed a complaint against the activists who staged a protest at a detention centre for asylum seekers last month.
Federal Minister Jan Jambon and Walloon Minister Jean-Luc Crucke agreed Monday, during a meeting at the former’s cabinet in Brussels, that their offices would initiate working meetings to examine the request put forth by Secretary of State Theo Francken to proceed to carry out expulsions from Charleroi Airport.