The Collective against Islamophobia in Belgium (CCIB) opened nearly 70 investigations into confirmed Islamophobic incidents last year.
The biggest strike in Ryanair’s history is planned for the last week of September.
De Standaard claims candidates who were considered unfit during the police academy selection process are still being asked to continue the training because of the severe lack of officers.
On Friday, a tribunal in Amsterdam (Netherlands) ruled that two men who are suspected of being involved in a shooting in Spa on the 26th of August could be extradited to Belgium.
Belgium will adopt the Australian idea of selling cigarettes in neutral, brand-free packets from now on, federal minister for public health Maggie De Block as announced. The minister announced the idea only weeks ago, but has since received a rapid agreement from government colleagues.

Is this the end of camping for a school place?

Saturday, 08 September 2018 13:47
The spectacle of parents camping outside of school doors in the hope of finding a place for the for the coming year for their offspring is at an end, Flemish education minister Hilde Crevits (photo) has promised, introducing new rules for inscriptions.

Demo against racism called for Sunday in Brussels

Saturday, 08 September 2018 13:01
An organisation calling itself the Organisation against Islamophobia in Belgium (CCIB) has called for a mas demonstration again racism on Sunday in from the of Justice Palace in Brussels.
Red Cross teams will conduct various demonstrations on Saturday on the occasion of World First Aid Day, the Red Cross announced on Friday.
Prime Minister Charles Michel condemned the racist insults levelled at RTBF presenter Cécile Djunga and denounced the ignoble behaviour of the extreme-right Schild & Vrienden organization in an address at the annual gala of the Coordinating Committee of Belgian Jewish Organisations (CCOJB), held on Thursday evening at the Noble Concert…
The Federal Planning Bureau (FPB) (ed. an independent public agency that draws up studies and projections on economic, social and environmental policy issues) expects the Belgian economy to grow by 1.5 percent this and next year. That is 0.1 percentage point less than was predicted in June.