Sex workers in the red-light district near Brussels North station went on strike on Wednesday in protest at the lack of safety in the area, following the murder of a young African woman.

Google invests in Molenbeek start-up

Wednesday, 06 June 2018 11:35
Internet search giant Google has agreed to invest €200,000 in the Molenbeek-based start-up Molengeek, which helps young people from the parts of the commune considered difficult to learn to code.
There is no reason for plans by Brussels to ban diesel vehicles by 2030 to fail, especially when other European and world cities are in the process of doing so, Brussels Environment Minister Céline Frémault said on Sunday in response to a statement from her cabinet colleague, Didier Gosuin.
Brussels residents handed out 700 flowers to police oficers and soldiers on duty in Brussels on Saturday.
The army’s bomb disposal squad DOVO has dealt with a Second World War shell discovered during building works at Brussels Airport.
The first commercial flight will take off on Sunday from Charleroi airport bound for Hong Kong. The trip will mark the real start of the new Belgian airline, which already has operated a series of flights on behalf of third parties in recent months.
The Free Public Service Union (SLFP) proposed on Sunday that inmates should be allowed to carry out civil tasks outside prisons.
STIB and Brussels authorities opened the first electric bus line at midday on Friday.
A 58 year old man tried to rob a pharmacy in Schaerbeek on Friday morning, the Brussels prosecutor's office said on Saturday.
The Brussels regional government has reached an agreement in principle to ban diesel cars from the city from 2030, environment minister Céline Fremault announced.