The Navy’s frigate F931, Louise-Marie, started Monday its participation in NATO Sea Guardian operation – a first for the Belgian craft – aiming in particular at fighting against terrorism in the Mediterranean Sea, we learned on Sunday from military sources.
Around 300 Bugs and VW vans participated Sunday in the 10th edition of the Love Bug Parade in Brussels, which coincided with the 50th anniversary of “The Love Bug” by Robert Stevenson, first film in a series of feature-length productions starring this car.
The European Commission ordered Oxfam managers Monday “to shed full light” on the implication of members of the NGO in a sexual scandal in Haiti, and threatened to cut off its funding.
Two persons aboard a tourist aircraft were killed Monday when their plane crashed in Stokrooje, between Hasselt and Lummen, said the local police.
One of the titan arums at the Botanic Garden Meise is expected to bloom soon, the garden announced in a press release published on Monday.
Brussels risks not being the first city in Belgium to be equipped with 5G technology, Agoria, a federation of technological and allied companies, warned on Monday.
Monday, 12 February 2018 15:53

Belgian Football Union slammed for sexism

The Flemish Women’s Council, Vrouwenraad, has this year granted its Auwch Award to the Belgian Football Union, URBSFA.
An ambulance driver abandoned his service vehicle, with a female patient inside, in Sint-Martens-Latem., the Order of the French and German-speaking Bars, said on Sunday that the Minister for the Interior, Jan Jambon (N-VA), should “shut up”, following his media appearance.
The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Didier Reynders, flies to Moscow on Monday for a two-day visit.
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