The SNCB (national railway company of Belgium) has installed 1,886 photovoltaic panels on three of its buildings in Schaerbeek (the museum "Train World", a train maintenance workshop and an administrative building), announced the railway company on Friday.
Minister of Finance, Johan Van Overtveldt (N-VA) will submit a note he has prepared on the privatisation of Belfius to the inner cabinet after the holidays.
The millionth Volvo XC60 was released Thursday morning around 08:30 at the Volvo Car plant in Ghent.
The Dutch optician chain, Hans Anders, will change ownership.

Ryanair risks a flight interruption

Friday, 07 April 2017 03:45
The European airline, Ryanair, on Thursday risked a temporary interruption of flights between the United Kingdom and the European Union after the Brexit, if London and Brussels do not quickly come to an agreement for air transport.
In 2015, Brussels was the fourth-richest region in the European Union in terms of regional GDP per capita according to Eurostat, the European Statistical Office.
The arrival in Brussels of Lloyd's of London is a big deal for Belgium, commented the professional association of insurance, Assuralia, on Thursday.

Peak of business loans in 2016

Thursday, 30 March 2017 17:40
Business credit reached a peak of 140 billion euros at the end of 2016, according to figures from the Belgian Federation of the Financial Sector (Febelfin), says L'Echo in its Thursday edition.
The Belgian group Corialis, one of the European leaders in aluminum products for building construction, was sold on Thursday for approximately one billion euros, including debt, to the investment fund CVC Capital Partners by another fund, Advent International.
Local Charleroi police had to intervene to help deal with around a hundred rowdy customers.