The Federal Prosecutor’s Office regrets that victims of the Brussels attacks which took place on 22 March 2016, and their families, have learned of the theft of medical and autopsy reports through the press.
La Libre Belgique reports on Tuesday that the degree certificate presented by the Congolese opposition leader, Félix Tshisekedi, as part of the registration of his candidacy for the presidential election is invalid.
On Tuesday 8 January, company bosses of Bel 20 companies, the main index of the Brussels Stock Exchange, have already this year earned the equivalent of the annual median wage of Belgian workers in a year.
In 2018, 393 fines were imposed upon drivers who drove a highly polluting car in the Low Emissions Zone (“LEZ”) in force in Brussels, Brussels Environment (also known as the “IGBE”) indicated to the Belga press agency on Monday, thereby confirming information in the daily De Standaard.
Fusing the police departments is the “only solution” to the violence that marred New Year’s celebrations in Brussels, the new Home Affairs minister Pieter De Crem told VTM on Sunday.
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…