New Defence helicopters defective

Friday, 12 January 2018 12:06
All four of the new NH-90 helicopters will be grounded from next week.

Léopold II bust unscrewed

Thursday, 11 January 2018 19:25
A bust of King Leopold II in the Duden Park in Forest was unscrewed from its plinth on the night of Wednesday to Thursday by an anti-colonial collective as a way of denouncing the colonization of Congo begun by the former Belgian monarch.
The Secretary of State for Asylum and Migration Policy, Theo Francken, has reacted on Twitter to a New York Times article in which he is dubbed “a Flemish Trump” by sharing a video in which he denies being “anti-migration”.
Police at all levels in Belgium will conduct a vast operation of roadside checks from Friday the 12th of January, at 6 p.m. to Monday the 15th of January, at 6 a.m.
The Brussels court in chambers must rule on Thursday upon the application by the Federal Prosecution Service relating to the attack committed at the Jewish Museum in Brussels, on May 24th, 2014.
In Belgium, the number of garage owners has decreased in recent decades, going from 6,000 in 1990 to some 1,800 dealers today.
Last year, according to data going through to November 15th, 2017, taken as an average barely five Belgian fighters in Syria and Iraq actually came back to Belgium.
The Flemish Minister for the Interior, Liesbeth Homans (New Flemish Alliance ), has begun a collaborative project with the University of Leuven (KU Leuven).
Justice Minister Koen Geens is sceptical about the appropriateness of a law on fake news, judging from his response to Reformist Movement parliamentarian Jean-Jacques Flahaux at a parliamentary commission meeting.

Sharp drop in collective redundancies in 2017

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 19:10
The year 2017 was marked by a sharp drop in collective redundancies and jobs threatened as a result of such procedures, according to data from the Labour Department.