Severance pay for the MePs amounts to 9,551 euros (gross) per month, for no more than 24 months, Le Soir reports Thursday, observing that, due to the decumulation of functions, there could be more allowances of this sort as of 2019.
The Islamic and Cultural Center of Belgium (CICB) contests before the State Council the decision of Interior Minister Jan Jambon (N-VA) to cancel the concession agreement for the Great Mosque of Brussels, Sudpresse newspapers report Thursday.
About 20 members of the New Flemish Alliance (N-VA)’s youth wing are involved “in one way or another” in the ultra-right Flemish youth movement Schild & Vrienden, according to the president of the Young N-VA, Thomas Roggeman.
Two people were injured slightly when part of the ceiling of the Palais de Justice in Brussels collapsed yesterday.
The Museum of Natural History in Brussels is to join a consortium of 11 international institutions set up to help the National Museum in Brazil, which suffered widespread damage in a fire at the weekend.
The youth movement calling itself Schild en Vrienden, which presents itself in favour of Flemish conservative values, is actually a cover for a racist and antisemitic movement, according to a report by the VRT programme Pano.
Ryanair has requested a meeting with representatives of the Federal Minister of Economic Affairs, Kris Peeters, to explain that its new regulations on luggage are fully compliant with Belgian and European laws, the airline said on Wednesday.

Belgium is a net beneficiary of family allowances

Wednesday, 05 September 2018 16:23
Each year, Belgium receives more in family allowances from other countries than it pays out abroad, according to the findings of a study by the University of Leuven’s Research Institute for Work and Society, HIVA, De Morgen daily reported on Wednesday.
Belgian police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Errol Janssen, a 51 year old man suspected of involvement in a fatal shootout in the Netherlands.
Investigators have found close to 600 videos and a series of photos, including some of Rue de Loi 16, on a laptop found at the hideout of Salah Abdeslam at Dries Street in Forest.