Belgium's banks could start practising more liberal opening hours from as early as next month, if unions representing bank employees agree to a proposal formulated by the banks themselves, De Tijd reports.
As he approaches the ten-year anniversary of his attack on a crèche in Dendermonde in which two babies and a member of staff were killed, Kim De Gelder is almost certain to be interned in a psychiatric institution, a panel of court-appointed experts has decided.
Lime, the American company which provides electric scooters for rent in Brussels, risks being fined by the commune of Uccle unless it takes action to prevent its scooters being abandoned by users on the streets of the commune, municipal authorities have warned.
Saturday, 19 January 2019 18:16

UK’s unlikely options after the Brexit vote

After the British government lost the parliamentary vote last Tuesday on the divorce deal with the EU by a margin of 230 votes, the largest one in recent British history, UK is facing four uncertain scenarios.
Saturday, 19 January 2019 18:12

Glamping in Tel Aviv during the Eurovision

Tel Aviv is getting ready to host the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest and is anticipating record-high demands of overnight stays in the city.
Following on from the presentation of the prosecution case and the arguments for the defence, Friday was the day when the trial of Mehdi Nemmouche in Brussels heard statements from the civil parties – representatives of the Jewish Museum, witnesses and relatives of the victims.
Repairs to the bridge over the Brussels-Scheldt sea canal at Humbeek-Sas in Grimbergen could take up to four months to complete, according to an initial appraisal by Grimbergen local council.
The municipal social aid agency (OCMW) in Antwerp has stopped using the services of private detectives to investigate aid claimants, following a decision by the organisation's outgoing chair, Fons Duchateau.
The Engie Electrabel energy company fears it may have to do without three nuclear reactors in winter 2019-2020, according to an 11-January letter consulted by Le Soir.
Some 8,000 Belgians have taken advantage of a measure exempting them from income tax and social security contributions for some supplementary activities, up to a maximum of 6,000 euros per year, according to data provided on Friday by the Office of Social Affairs Minister Maggie De Block.
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