In 2017, no less than 69 people (35 Dutch-speaking and 34 French-speaking) were remanded in custody despite not being charged with anything in the end, La Dernière Heure reported on Sunday.
Federal MP Richard Miller (MR) wants to ban the Islamic party, he told the Belga agency on Saturday.
Journalists at Flemish newspapers De Tijd and Knack received awards at the De Loep investigative journalism awards ceremony in Amsterdam on Friday night.

A person dies following a fight in Anhée

Saturday, 07 April 2018 23:50
A person died at 2.20am on Saturday after a fight broke out in rue de l’Eglise in Annevoie (Anhée).
The railway workers of the CGSP union reaffirmed on Friday "its total opposition" to the implementation of the new provisions on hardship.
Belgium’s rating has deteriorated with regard to the exchange of information needed in the fight against tax havens, according to the latest peer review report by the Global Forum on Transparency within the framework of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Five Chechen homosexuals have obtained humanitarian visas from Belgium, Sudpresse and De Morgen reported on Friday.
The Minister of Social Affairs and Public Health, Maggie De Block (Open Vld), has informed Belgium’s health insurance funds that they will now receive financial incentives to foster the reintegration of long-term patients into the work place.
Sp.a parliamentarian Annick Lambrecht has tabled a resolution calling on the government to impose minimum prices for farmers.
The mobile application of Argenta Bank is available again as of Friday morning thanks to technical work effected during the night.