Exactly 75 years ago, on 12 June 1943, Gestapo police in Nazi-occupied Brussels raided a private boarding school in Woluve-Saint-Pierre and arrested the Jewish children who were hiding there together with the headmaster of the school and her husband. The razzia followed a denunciation by local collaborators.
City Brussels mayor Philippe Close addressed Monday several recommendations to the Red Devils and other teams’ supporters implicated in the World Football Cup “so that this sport event’s memorable moments can be fully and peacefully enjoyed.’’
A fourth march calling for the closure of all abattoirs took place in Brussels on Sunday.
The Metro 1  line between Montgomery and Stockel stations will be closed on 9-10 June due to work on the switching system, the Brussels public transport company, Stib, announced on Wednesday.
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.