Nearly 40% of Flanders nesting birds are endangered species

Nearly 40% of Flanders nesting birds are endangered species

A study of some 160 Flanders nesting bird species, highlighted that 38% of them are “seriously endangered”, “endangered” or indeed “vulnerable”.

No improvement in prison detention conditions despite international condemnation

No improvement in prison detention conditions despite international condemnation

The federal government is investing billions of euros in building new prisons.

UNIA opens racism case against Miss Belgium after Instagram post

UNIA opens racism case against Miss Belgium after Instagram post

UNIA, the former Inter-federal Centre for Equal Opportunities, has opened a racism case following Miss Belgium posting a comment on the social network Instagram.

2016 record year for Belgian property market

2016 record year for Belgian property market

The Belgian property market had a record jump in transactions of 8.2% compared to the previous year, per figures published in the Belgian property lawyer's barometer publication today.

Belgium speeds into top 3 for electric and gas-powered cars

Belgium speeds into top 3 for electric and gas-powered cars

Belgium has just motored into the top 3 European countries with proportionally most cars that are both electric and gas-powered.

Abuse towards Brussels employees in public office to be subject of penalties

Abuse towards Brussels employees in public office to be subject of penalties

Yvan Mayeur, Mayor of Brussels City Council, announced on Monday in a communiqué that insults and “other unacceptable expressions of abuse”, against public office employees, will be subject to sanctions.

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