It should soon be easier to launch a European Citizens’ Initiative, following a political agreement between negotiators of the European Parliament and the European Council on a Commission proposal to revise the Initiative.
After Strasbourg’s tragic events last Tuesday, Montois authorities have decided to strengthen security measures in areas of local festivities, Mons’s Regional Police said.
The Belgian Football Union will question Waasland-Beveren players about Dejan Veljkovic’s rigging matches against Mechelen.
Thursday, 13 December 2018 17:37

Benelux Summit cancelled, Prime Minister busy

The Benelux Summit scheduled Thursday morning before the EU Summit was canceled because of the political situation in Belgium.
Thursday, 13 December 2018 17:29

#SheIsEqual campaign raises 780 million

The international #SheIsEqual campaign for women's rights launched by the Minister for International Development, Alexander De Croo, raised 780 million euros, which is much more than the expected 500 million.
About 15% of Belgian children aged 1 to 15 years live in situations of deprivation, and while the rate is similar to France’s, it is higher than that of all other neighbouring countries, according to a new study released on Thursday.
Because of possible demonstrations by Yellow Vests on the weekend of 15-16 December in Paris, Belgium’s Foreign Ministry is advising travellers to postpone any visits to the French capital this weekend.
Museum Hof van Busleyden is presenting monumental work by Berlinde De Bruyckere. The world-famous Belgian artist engages in a dialogue with the museum’s masterpieces, the newly restored ‘Enclosed Gardens’, which have recently begun to attract considerable interest.
The Flemish parliament yesterday approved a proposal to ban smoking in cars in the presence of children. The proposal was passed unanimously.
Four Belgian citizens accused with eight others of human trafficking have been acquitted by a court in Brussels. The four had taken in refugees who had been transported to Belgium on their way to the United Kingdom.
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