The Public Prosecutor’s Office has requested, before the Brussels Criminal Court, prison sentences of one and two years for three men.
Molenbeek Mayor Catherine Moureaux on Tuesday stressed the need “for the authorities to take steps to best guarantee the safety of citizens at the next end-of-year celebrations.”
Police estimates, from the Brussels-Ixelles police and organisers, indicated that around 50,000 people took part in the New Year celebrations at the foot of the Atomium in Brussels on Monday evening.
The fire service intervened 83 times during New Year - Monday evening through to Tuesday morning, between the hours of 8 p.m. and 7 a.m., in Brussels.
Some 30 to 40 volunteers have confirmed their participation in an initiative by the Responsible Young Drivers (RYD) to assist motorists in Brussels and Walloon Brabant on New Year’s Eve, according to the organisation’s spokesperson, Mathilde Toril-Garcia.“We’ll be able to help up to 450 persons,” Toril-Garcia said.The organisation expects a…
STIB and Tec public transport systems will be free in Brussels and Wallonia on New Year's Eve.
A man opened fire at a restaurant on Avenue Louise Monday morning at 9.50 am.
As part of the next event to commemorate the 2016 Maelbeek attack, which will happen on the 22nd of March next year, the names of the Maelbeek attack victims will be incorporated into the metro station in a permanent way.
Students and former students of the Free University of Brussels (ULB) have launched a crowd-funding campaign in aid of the family of André Vande Maele, who for years was responsible for security at La Jefke, a popular student party venue.
The Brussels Sounds Good association unveiled four giant screens in Brussels on Friday afternoon.