Excluding people wishing to attend a tertiary institution in Brussels from a new allowance for students with long commutes “exposes the very great dangers of the regionalisation of community matters,” Brussels Free University (ULB) Chancellor Yvon Englert said on Monday in Le Soir daily.
N-VA wants to adjust legislation on stores’ opening hours.

Garden birds doing poorly

Monday, 04 February 2019 17:02
Some bird species are highly affected by the destruction of their habitat in private gardens, Natagora noted Sunday, on the basis of its annual survey’s first results.
School principals in Leuven agreed that students could participate in a new demonstration for climate next Thursday, city mayor Mohamed Ridouani (sp.a) said on Sunday.
A man fired at a woman early in the evening Sunday, in Finnevaux (Houyet).
More than a day after the spectacular burglary of a BNP Paribas Fortis Antwerp bank branch, customers are still in the dark as to whether their safe deposit box was robbed.
The Delhaize supermarket chain, slammed for a customer-loyalty drive involving extra plastic wrappings, on Monday announced new waste-reduction measures.
The Ecolo party is proposing a basic allowance of 460 to 600 euros per month for all persons aged 18 to 26 years, federal parliamentarian Gilles Vanden Burre announced on Monday in La Libre newspaper.
All the illegal Polish meat that had been exported to France has been located.

Queen Mathilde in Mozambique until Thursday

Sunday, 03 February 2019 22:31
The palace has said Queen Mathilde will be in Mozambique from Sunday to Thursday, in her role as United Nations ambassador for Sustainable Development.