Brussels would not stop the closure of the Grand Mosque, insists Philippe Close

Brussels would not stop the closure of the Grand Mosque, insists Philippe Close

Brussels mayor Philippe Close has said he does not have a say in whether the Grand Mosque will be closed or not.

Reducing CO₂ emissions by 40% is not ambitious enough

Reducing CO₂ emissions by 40% is not ambitious enough

Belgium wants to encourage the European Union to reduce CO₂ by "more than 40%" by 2030, after the majority federal parties finally reached a consensus.

Walloon motorists not convinced section speed cameras are useful

Walloon motorists not convinced section speed cameras are useful

Walloon motorists are much less convinced section speed cameras have a positive impact on road safety than their Flemish counterparts.

Hospitals to be rewarded for patient satisfaction

Hospitals to be rewarded for patient satisfaction

Some hospitals in Belgium will be rewarded with extra resources from 1 July, based on the level of satisfaction reported by patients, federal health minister Maggie De Block said.

Brussels North is Belgium’s busiest train station

Brussels North is Belgium’s busiest train station

With an average of more than 61,000 passengers a day, Brussels North station is the busiest in the country, according to figures from the national rail authority SNCB/NMBS.

ING Belgium accused of helping Russian oligarchs avoid tax

ING Belgium accused of helping Russian oligarchs avoid tax

The Belgian subsidiary of the Dutch bank ING has been implicated in tax evasion by journalists working on the massive leak of financial information known as the Panama Papers.

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