At least five individuals linked to violent incidents committed in Molenbeek-Saint-Jean on New Year’s Eve have been identified, according to information obtained from a reliable source by VTM.

Belgium's liberal party wants new tax reform

Saturday, 12 January 2019 17:08
For next term of office, the MR proposes a new tax reform, with the aim of raising the tax-exempt quota to 12,500 euros, Olivier Chastel said in The Free and DH columns Saturday.
The abduction 30 years ago of former Belgian Prime Minister Paul Vanden Boeynants was sponsored by a Belgian businessman who disagreed with him, Etienne Delhuvenne, gangster Patrick Haemers’ attorney for ten years, claims in Saturday DH and Het Laatste Nieuws.
For the first time, two children of Syrian fighters will be able to come to Belgium.
A man taking part in a Yellow Vests protest in the town of Visé near Liege has been killed after being hit by a truck during a road blockade. The driver fled the scene and is currently being sought by police.
Mehdi Nemmouche, the man accused of carrying out the attack on the Jewish Museum in Brussels in May 2014, visited the museum the day prior to the attack, the court where he is on trial heard.
The unions representing workers at Proximus have announced a call to strike on Tuesday coming, in protest at the company's plan for mass redundancies.
The lame duck government of Prime Minister Charles Michel has a draft law ready in support of gas power plants, as a replacement for the nuclear power plants scheduled to close in 2025.
Workers at Proximus, when their job disappears as such, have been able since 2016 to retire from aged 58.
Customs in the Port of Antwerp seized 50.1 tonnes of cocaine during 2018.