Teachers of geography in the Catholic education system in Flanders have expressed misgivings over a proposal to include their subject in a bundle covering a number of science and technical subjects.
Two members of a police motorcycle escort accompanying prime minister Charles Michel and his British counterpart Theresa May were injured yesterday when a car ran into the motorcade in what was later described as “an unfortunate accident”.
Women’s gross monthly salaries are on average 500 euros less than those of their male counterparts, according to figures from the Partena social secretariat, quoted by L’Echo on Friday.
The Workers Party of Belgium (PTB) is calling on the State to review cost-of-living salary allowances to reflect the consumer price index rather than the health index.
Wallonia’s Government has decided to merge two existing zero-interest loan programmes and introduce two new ones as part of its efforts to empower vulnerable persons.
On Friday morning, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, stopped at the Saint-Symphorien military cemetery, near Mons, as part of the weekend of centenary commemorations for the Armistice.
The national appeal by the consortium 12-12 for donations for victims of the earthquake and the tsunami, which ravaged Indonesia at the end of September, have borne fruit.

More than 90% of postmen on strike

Friday, 09 November 2018 11:46
The strike action at bpost is taking place for the third consecutive day on Friday.
The share price in the semi-state owned Bpost dropped by more than 10% when stock markets opened on Thursday, as the effects of unions’ week-long strike spread.
Several cable thefts took place early on Friday morning between Leuven and Poucet (Hannut), Infrabel indicated shortly before 6 a.m.