The Office of the Public Prosecutor in Brussels opened 802 files on terrorism in 2017, according to its spokesman, Denis Goeman, who said the figure had remained stable for many years now.

Ten-year-old girl disappears in Bressoux

Monday, 15 January 2018 17:47
Assia Assojaa, a 10-year-old girl, has been missing since early this morning.
On January 2nd, a collective of 13 Public Welfare Offices in Brussels and Wallonia, and nine associations, lodged an action for annulment in the Constitutional Court.
The newly crowned Miss Belgium, Angeline Flor Pua, was surprised upon being chosen.
Despite the demonstration by couriers in Brussels, Liège, Antwerp, Malines and Ghent, the meal home-delivery platform, Deliveroo, boasted on Sunday having “growth of 34% in the number of couriers” in a week.

Ministers call out RTBF on radio programme

Friday, 12 January 2018 20:43
The ministers for media and women’s rights in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, Jean-Claude Marcourt and Isabelle Simonis respectively, said on Friday that they were calling out RTBF general manager Jean-Paul Philippot about a programme aired on the same morning on Radio Vivacité.
 The Organized Crime section of the Federal Judicial Police in Brussels found 12 weapons of war, including a Kalashnikov, and Ingram automatic pistol and a hunting rifle, along with ammunition, during a search conducted on Friday in an apartment in Laeken (Brussels), the police announced.
Some 50 cinemas, festivals or film distributors will be supported during the coming years by the Wallonia-Brussels Federation.
The Deliveroo couriers collective will go on strike tomorrow (Saturday) in five Belgian cities (Brussels, Liège, Malines, Anvers and Ghent) as well as Amsterdam.

New Defence helicopters defective

Friday, 12 January 2018 12:06
All four of the new NH-90 helicopters will be grounded from next week.