A judge at the tribunal of first instance in Brussels has given the federal government until 3 June to present an environmental impact study on the subject of noise nuisance at and around Brussels Airport in Zaventem, on pain of a penalty of 300,000 euros a month.
A group of experts from both French-speaking and Flemish universities has presented what it calls a “ready-to-use” climate law for the government to adopt in the face of widespread and growing public disquiet with the lack of action on climate change.
Some 822 Belgian high-growth enterprises, have created 45,947 jobs between 2014 and 2017.
The police noted that an individual was filming young girls during the pro-climate demonstration on Thursday in Brussels, and that he was adopting sexual behaviours towards them, the Brussels Public Prosecutor’s Office said on Friday.

January was “abnormally dark” in Belgium

Friday, 01 February 2019 14:35
The sun was extremely rare in January: according to figures from the Royal Observatory in Uccle, it appeared for only 37 hours and 56 minutes, making the month “abnormally dark”, the Royal Meteorological Institute (IRM) indicated on Friday.
King Albert II will appeal against two orders issued by the Brussels Court of Appeal in the Delphine Boël case, his lawyer, Alain Berenboom, said on Friday.
Foreign Minister Didier Reynders warned on Friday against a new nuclear arms race if the United States pulls out of the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty with Russia, as Washington has announced.
The movement at the root of the so-called pro-climate “school strikes”, Youth for Climate, is launching an online platform, intended for compiling citizen ideas to limit global warming.
The mother of Anuna De Wever, the 17-year-old co-founder of Youth for Climate, the student organisation which held its fourth march yesterday, has filed a complaint with police over death threats received by her daughter on Facebook.
Public transport across the country will be affected by the general strike called by the main unions for 13 February, as employees of the national rail authority SNCB, Brussels public transport authority Stib, Walloon bus service TEC and Flemish equivalent De Lijn all join in the action.