The future Brussels mayor, Philippe Close, wants to send very clear messages after the tempest that engulfed his town and party.
Amnesty International is celebrating the Chamber’s vote in favour of a resolution that would suspend arm sales to Saudi Arabia.
The former sp.a Brussels councillor Ans Persoons reiterated what she had said about other members of the former communal government: she had to go if she refused to look into how Yvan Mayeur could become a councillor.
The socialist alderman, Philippe Close, who has succeeded Yvan Mayeur as mayor of the City of Brussels, has been one of the pillars of the central town of the capital for 17 years.
European Council President Donald Tusk warned against a lack of agreement on the Brexit on Friday, while the British Conservatives of Theresa May lost their absolute majority in parliament in early parliamentary elections.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker "hopes" that the European Union will not have to face "further delays" in the Brexit discussions.
Brussels-based secretary of state and communal councilor of the opposition to the City of Brussels, Bianca Debaets (CD&V), is calling for Yvan Mayeur to resign from his post as mayor.

The Islamic state threatens Belgium again

Thursday, 08 June 2017 18:12
The Islamic state (IS) has issued a threat once again, this time targeting eight countries, including Belgium, according to several media outlets.
Prime Minister Charles Michel met with the president of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, on Thursday in Brussels as well as several other leaders from West Africa for bilateral meetings organised in the margins of the European Development Days (EDD) on 7 and 8 June.
Brussels-based secretary of state, Bianca Debaets (CD&V), ruled the "royal remuneration for the involvement in the so-called non-profit association" as "shameful to say the least".