The rate of absenteeism at bpost increased significantly in 2018, according to the annual report of the national postal utility.
An average 6% of classes in secondary schools were not taught in the 2017-2018 academic year due to a lack of teachers, La Libre reported on Friday.

Brussels 'Zinne' local currency launched

Friday, 22 March 2019 14:54
A new Brussels local currency - the Zinne, launched on Friday - has set out to stimulate local and responsible consumption in the city. 
A neurosurgeon who was found guilty of the murder of her 14-year-old daughter walked free from prison this morning after receiving a five-year suspended sentence yesterday from a court in Leuven.
By the end of this year, supermarket chain Colruyt aims to replace the paper price labels with new electronic ones in all stores.
Former Secretary of State Theo Francken (N-VA) has voiced his criticism of Leuven education network SOM over its 'racism-free' pencils.
Twenty-one persons have been indicted in connection with the use of false proxies at municipal polls in Neufchâteau on 14 October 2018, the Prosecutor's Office in Luxembourg announced on Thursday.

Belgium launches campaign against racism

Thursday, 21 March 2019 15:13
Belgium’s Minister for Equal Opportunity, Kris Peeters, on Thursday launched a nationwide campaign against racism and discrimination.
The first test results of scanning “underneath” the Grand-Place were presented by researchers on Tuesday evening at Brussels City Hall.
Today sees the end of an iconic sight off the Belgian coast for the last forty years and more.