New World War II monument inaugurated near Antwerp
A new monument in honour of victims of World War II concentration camps and resistance heroes was inaugurated on Sunday at Fort Breendonk, ...
New World War II monument inaugurated near Antwerp
A new monument in honour of victims of World War II concentration camps and resistance heroes was inaugurated on Sunday at Fort Breendonk, in ...
Vaccination appointments increase five-fold in Wallonia following introduction of Covid Safe Tickets
The number of vaccination appointments increase five-fold this weekend after Thursday’s decision by the Walloon government to extend the use of the ...
Appeals for social dialogue as over 500 jobs at risk in Nivelles
Wallonia’s Economic Affairs Minister, Willy Borsus, launched an appeal on Sunday for social dialogue at Logistics Nivelles and the French ...
Elections in Iceland: Women in the majority in Parliament, a first in Europe
Women will now make up more than half of Iceland’s parliament, a first in Europe, according to the final results of the 25 September legislative ...
Wallonia’s clean-up drive seen as a major success
Over 80,000 persons answered a call by the Be WaPP non-profit organisation to join the 7th edition of its “Grand nettoyage,” a four-day drive to ...
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    First non-EU countries associated to Horizon Europe
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    The Office of the Public Prosecutor (OPP) in Liège on Saturday requested an arrest warrant for the sale of narcotics and money laundering for an ...
    Close to 5,000 persons demonstrate in Namur against Covid-19 measures
    Close to 5,000 persons demonstrated on Saturday in Namur against vaccine mandates and discrimination in the health sector, according to police ...
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    Tackling sexual harassment in Belgium is ‘joint responsibility’, police says
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    Excavation of destroyed synagogue in Lithuania exposes new findings
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    Horses to Heizel: Brussels’ trams through the ages
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