Wallonia will become the partner of the “Solar Impulse Foundation”, a foundation created by the Swiss Bertrand Piccard, the objective of which is to select and give its seal of approval to 1,000 ideas beneficial for climate.
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 16:01

Spirou mounts Brussels Atomium

Spirou, chosen as a Champion of Human Rights by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, joined forces with the Atomium to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Belgian CEOs earn 35% less than their German counterparts and 29% less than their British colleagues.
Orange Belgium has selected Brussels as the first city in Belgium where it will deploy the fifth-generation mobile network, 5G, the company’s director announced on Wednesday.
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 14:12

Trade unions plan “wave of strikes” on Friday

A “wave of strikes” will affect the country during a day of trade union action on Friday, organisations representing workers warned on Tuesday.
Following Tuesday night’s shooting at the Strasbourg Winter Market, Brussels, like many other cities, has reviewed security arrangements for end-of-year events, the Mayor’s Office reported.
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 13:26

Police take strike action Thursday and Friday

Police trade unions issued a notice of intention to strike last week, scheduled for the 13 and 14 December.
According to OCAM, which coordinates the analysis of terrorist threats in Belgium, there is no link between the shootings in Strasbourg and Belgium.
When Russian president Vladimir Putin made a state visit to Belgium in January, he came bearing a remarkable gift – a pack of letters written by King Albert I, the great-grandfather of the present king and namesake of his father.
The university of Leuven student club Reuzegom, which organised an initiation rite for new members which led to the death of one student, has disbanded amid calls for an end to such rituals, and demands from the parents of the dead student for a full investigation of the circumstances.
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