Clients and employees of a bank in La Hulpe were kept inside the establishment from Friday morning following the discovery of an envelope containing a suspicious powder, according to the Mazerine police precinct.

Hallerbos: “The blue forest”

Friday, 20 April 2018 16:05
Hallerbos forest situated 20 kms south of Brussels on the border between Flanders and Wallonia, has for a long time been one of the best kept secrets in Belgium.
Knowledge of Dutch will be a requirement for anyone wishing to be a taxi driver in Flanders, under a draft decree approved by the Flemish Government on Friday.

High increase in parcels lost in post

Friday, 20 April 2018 14:33
Last year the Ombudsman for Postal Services received 887 complaints for misplaced parcels, an increase of 66% compared to the previous year.
The federal government wishes to double wind capacity in the North Sea by 2025.
We are about to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the May 1968 event in Paris. What was the mood in Brussels at the time?
One in every three drivers has had to stop in the emergency lane along a highway and in 10% of cases, the stop was unjustified, according to a survey conducted by Vias, the Belgian road safety institute. About 80% said they did not feel safe there.
The Flemish parliament approved on Wednesday evening family-allowance reforms scheduled to enter into effect in 2019 in Flanders.
Researchers at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB- Free University of Brussels) have identified for the first time the various stages of cell transitions occurring in a skin cancer and two types of breast cancer, and the sub-populations of tumour cells responsible for metastases of those cancers, various media reported…
Two researchers and professors from the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL), Isabelle Roskam and Moïra Mikolajczak, are launching a large international survey on parental burnout.