Michel wants EU sanctions against people behind disinformation campaigns

Michel wants EU sanctions against people behind disinformation campaigns

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said on Friday on the margins of a summit in Brussels that he would like the European Commission to be able to conduct investigations and possibly take action against people who carry out disinformation campaigns to try and “destabilise democracies”.

Wallonia to ban smoking in cars in the presence of minors

Wallonia to ban smoking in cars in the presence of minors

Wallonia’s government has just adopted a decree on interior air quality that bans smoking in a car in the presence of a minor, just as in Flanders.

Belgians withdraw €18 billion from tax havens

Belgians withdraw €18 billion from tax havens

Belgians have withdrawn a combined total of €18 billion of financial wealth held within tax havens, during the course of the last four years.

Brexit: The signals are not reassuring, says P.M. Michel

Brexit: The signals are not reassuring, says P.M. Michel

Belgian prime minister Charles Michel has said he is not optimistic about the chances of the Brexit deal being approved by the British parliament.

March against Marrakesh will go ahead despite ban

March against Marrakesh will go ahead despite ban

The so-called “March against Marrakesh” organised for this coming Sunday in Brussels will go ahead, despite being banned by Brussels region minister-president Rudi Vervoort (pictured).

European Court backs Brussels over diesel emission limits

European Court backs Brussels over diesel emission limits

The EU Commission was not acting within its powers to set lower emissions standards for new diesel cars than for older models, the European Court of Justice has ruled, in a case brought by Brussels-Capital Region, Madrid and Paris.

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