Hundreds of protesters from various NGOs and citizen initiatives assembled in front of the European Parliament on Saturday, to demand strong measures to limit climate change.

Luggage strike over at Brussels airport

Thursday, 01 November 2018 09:32
The wildcat strike by luggage handlers employed at Brussels Airport by Aviapartner has ended. The airport announced yesterday afternoon that Aviapartner has resumed work after the week-long strike. Operations were gradually built up during the course of the day and should be fully operational today.
About a hundred flights out of 620, scheduled to depart from Brussels Airport are cancelled Wednesday, due to the strike by luggage handler Aviapartner, indicated the airport’s spokes-person Anke Fransen.
Two women have been found dead on the streets of Brussels, both homeless, apparently caused by hypothermia.
The practical driver’s-license training programme in Brussels will undergo various changes from 1 November, including compulsory training in first aid and a risk-awareness test.
The European Synagogue in Brussels, guarded by soldiers, organised on Monday a prayer in memory of the victims in the anti-Semitic attack against a synagogue in Pittsburgh, US, last Saturday. The European Commission condemned the attack and expressed its solidarity with the Jewish community.
A monumental art installation by Spanish artist Cristóbal Gabarrón was inaugurated on Wednesday to commemorate United Nations Day in the presence of the artist and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini.
The European Commission has undone a ban on glyphosate by the Brussels-Capital Region, L’Echo newspaper reported on Tuesday.
The road linking the R0 from Waterloo to the E19/A7 in the direction of Brussels is closed to traffic from Wednesday morning to Monday evening due to work on some link roads on the Haut-Ittre interchange, according to the Complementary Infrastructure Financing Company, SOFICO.
On Sunday, the Brussels Marathon and Semi-marathon will gather thousands of runners in the streets of Brussels and Tervuren.