With a temperature of 18.2 degrees Celsius, today is the warmest November 6th ever recorded in Uccle since 1901.
On Monday, the new President of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio, visited Antwerp’s Diamond Quarter.
Some 4 in 10 Belgians (40%) assess the risk of being burgled as low, whereas 4% consider this risk is higher.
At the signing of the Armistice, guns fall silent, but the Allies intend to make Germany pay for the damage caused in Europe.
Unions representing employees of Belgium’s postal company, Bpost, have maintained their decision to go on strike throughout the week following an inconclusive meeting on Monday with management.

Belgians massively regularize hidden assets

Monday, 05 November 2018 17:41
Belgians massively regularize their money hidden abroad. Until last 25 October, 1,674 applications for amnesty were introduced to a total amount of just over one billion euros, reports Monday De Standaard. After twelve years of regularization, there is still a lot of money that needs to surface.
Brussels’s Court of Appeal ruled that Jacques Boël is not Delphine Boël’s legal or biological father and orders former King of the Belgians Albert II to undergo a DNA test within three months.
One hundred years after World War I, the visible traces of the world’s first global conflict continue to bear testimony to the sacrifice of hundreds of thousands of men and women in Belgium.

Expect mild weather in coming days, IRM says

Monday, 05 November 2018 17:06
The Royal Meteorological Institute (IRM) forecasts mild weather, with heavy to medium cloud cover, but also sunny periods, and highs between 11 and 13°C in the Ardennes and 14 to 16°C elsewhere.
Belgians continue to declare so-called “black money” en masse.