A suspicious package was discovered Thursday morning around 09:00 at the mail sorting centre in Neder-over-Heembeek, the Brussels police said.
The Flemish government has proposed a total ban on setting off fireworks – unless the local authority decides to allow it.
Thursday, 21 March 2019 11:34

Evere residents saved from CO poisoning

A Sibelga employee saved residents of an Evere house from Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning on Wednesday, firefighters said on Thursday.
Today sees the end of an iconic sight off the Belgian coast for the last forty years and more.
The Security Management Unit (DAB, Direction de la Sécurisation)  opened 1 January, is still far from having recruited the necessary staff, De Tijd published on Thursday.
Belgian air traffic controllers have continued their strike actions on Thursday leading to occasional traffic interruptions in several airports.
Organisers are not happy after the city council of Diksmuide (West Flanders) issued an order that an annual Fair Trade picnic in the town serve meat for the first time.
People will no longer have to mention whether they are divorced or widowed on administrative documents unless it is necessary, according to a bill approved on Wednesday by the Home Affairs Commission of Belgium’s Chamber.
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 15:22

Police cadets need more training, chiefs say

Graduates of police academies do not receive enough training despite reforms meant to improve the various programmes, Sudpresse newspapers reported on Wednesday, quoting a commission that includes local police chiefs.
The Flemish public transport company, De Lijn, is providing a free bus service from Saturday 13 April to enable visitors to admire the wild hyacinths in the Hallerbos in Flemish Brabant.
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