Nearly 60% of homeless people questioned during the ‘Face-à-Face’ (Face-to-Face) action for accommodation, had not had secure and permanent accommodation for over a year.
Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who became a world-famous climate campaigner in just a few weeks, travels to Brussels on 21 February to support the march for the climate.
Despite the closure of Belgium’s air space due to the general strike about 50 passengers showed up at the departure hall of an unusually calm Brussels Airport on Wednesday morning, Airport Spokesperson Nathalie Pierard said.
Trade unions set up picket lines on Wednesday morning outside the main entrances to the head offices of Belfius and Proximus in Brussels.
Last year (2018) was a record year for photovoltaic solar energy in Brussels.
The 24-hour strike will affect the railways from Tuesday at 10.00 p.m. and is to continue until the same time on Wednesday.
A fire broke out on Monday evening around 9.00 p.m. at the Eddy Merckx metro substation in Anderlecht, where the electrical sources for several Brussels metro stations are located.While the fire was successfully extinguished, and nobody injured, the electrical network was affected by the fire. This required STIB technical teams…
Belgium must recognize the true scope of the violence and injustice of its colonial past in order to tackle the root causes of present-day racism faced by people of African descent, says a group of UN human rights experts at the end of a visit to the country.
Representatives of business and motorists have criticised a decision by the Brussels region to downgrade the A12 and E40 motorways within the regional boundary as “city boulevards”.

Brussels parks closed this weekend

Friday, 08 February 2019 17:54
All regional parks in Brussels will be closed on Saturday and Sunday due to the strong winds forecast for this weekend and waterlogged conditions on the ground, Brussels Environnement, announced on Friday.