As he approaches the ten-year anniversary of his attack on a crèche in Dendermonde in which two babies and a member of staff were killed, Kim De Gelder is almost certain to be interned in a psychiatric institution, a panel of court-appointed experts has decided.
The municipal social aid agency (OCMW) in Antwerp has stopped using the services of private detectives to investigate aid claimants, following a decision by the organisation's outgoing chair, Fons Duchateau.
Following on from the presentation of the prosecution case and the arguments for the defence, Friday was the day when the trial of Mehdi Nemmouche in Brussels heard statements from the civil parties – representatives of the Jewish Museum, witnesses and relatives of the victims.
Repairs to the bridge over the Brussels-Scheldt sea canal at Humbeek-Sas in Grimbergen could take up to four months to complete, according to an initial appraisal by Grimbergen local council.
The Engie Electrabel energy company fears it may have to do without three nuclear reactors in winter 2019-2020, according to an 11-January letter consulted by Le Soir.
Some 8,000 Belgians have taken advantage of a measure exempting them from income tax and social security contributions for some supplementary activities, up to a maximum of 6,000 euros per year, according to data provided on Friday by the Office of Social Affairs Minister Maggie De Block.
The number of service stations dispensing compressed natural gas (CNG) in Belgium is scheduled to increase from 110 to 170 by the year 2020.
On Friday, the Federal Council of Ministers adopted a Brexit law, which will lead to 718 additional new recruits.
All new cars in Europe are to be equipped with a radio receiver compatible with DAB+, the digital radio which is due to gradually succeed FM broadcasting.
A new tax convention between Belgium and Japan enters into effect on Saturday, the Embassy of Japan announced on Friday.