Brussels receives second batch of electric scooters

Brussels receives second batch of electric scooters

The U.S. company Bird on Tuesday positioned 100 folding electric scooters in various parts of Brussels, thus becoming the second firm to do so, after Troty in late June.

Six countries suspend pork imports from Belgium

Six countries suspend pork imports from Belgium

Six countries have suspended the importation of Belgian pork following the detection of five cases of African swine fever in boars, the Belgian meat federation, Febev, indicated on Tuesday.

Prices for favourite dishes go up and down

Prices for favourite dishes go up and down

First the bad news: Thanks to the intense and long-lasting drought of this summer, the frites on sale in most outlets promise to be smaller and more expensive, according to the potato industry.

Harbour pilots threaten indeterminate strike, ships already blocked

Harbour pilots threaten indeterminate strike, ships already blocked

Sea pilots in the port of Antwerp have embarked on a strike of indeterminate duration, they warned on Monday.

Policeman knifed in Maximilien Park, police shoot and wound suspect

Policeman knifed in Maximilien Park, police shoot and wound suspect

Brussels police shot a man, wounding him in the chest and arm, after he attacked one of their colleagues at about 9.15 a.m. on Monday in the Maximilien Park, slightly wounding him, VRT reported.

Builders’ unions refuse to accept spy-camera

Builders’ unions refuse to accept spy-camera

Unions representing construction workers have said they will refuse to accept a new on-site camera which can tell when a worker is not wearing the regulation helmet.

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