Antonio Tajani (European People's Party or EPP, the Right/Centre Right candidate) was elected President of the European Parliament yesterday evening during the fourth and final round of the elections.
The Brussels Minister for Employment Didier Gosuin (of DéFI – the liberal/social liberal party) welcomed the decrease in unemployment announced yesterday (Tuesday) in the capital.
Yvan Mayeur, Mayor of Brussels City Council, announced on Monday in a communiqué that insults and “other unacceptable expressions of abuse”, against public office employees, will be subject to sanctions.
Three policemen from the Brussels-Capital/Ixelles zone were arrested on Sunday, having been found to be drunk in a café on Saturday evening, whilst armed and in uniform.

NATO “concerned” by Trump statements

Monday, 16 January 2017 13:16
NATO is worried about the remarks by the American President-elect, Donald Trump.
Seven large supermarket chains will launch a pilot project this year, using reusable bags for fruit and vegetables.
The Prime Minister, Charles Michel, and the German Chancellor, had a “warm” and “friendly” meeting in a Brussels restaurant on Thursday evening.
The European Commission decided yesterday (Tuesday) to launch a European citizens' initiative (ECI).
Severely affected by the November 2015 lockdown and the March 2016 attacks, Brussels tourism has picked up in recent weeks.
The Brussels SAMU Social reception centre (which provides emergency care and medical attention to the homeless) opened its Haren centre on Monday.