Belgium in Brief: Bomb scare suspect released, more De lijn complaints and Bicky apologises
Thursday, 10 October 2019
The suspected perpetrator of a bomb threat in Brussels is released, Bicky burger issues an apology over a controversial advert and a dutch actress faces 2 years in prison over a Tomorrowland drug bust.
Here’s a recap of the news you might have missed this morning:
The Belgian climate activist group Extinction Rebellion plans to occupy the garden in front of the Royal Palace in Brussels to invite the King to declare a state of climate emergency on Saturday 12 October at 2:00 PM. Read more.
Imanuelle Grives had 1 gram of cannabis, 5 XTC-pills, 15 grams of MDMA, 10 grams of cocaine and 2.3 grams of ketamine with her when she was caught at the entrance of the festival along with two other women. Read more.
In 2018, 200,000 bus journeys were cancelled, nearly double the number of 2017. Around 14,000 complaints were also received by the customer service department about the punctuality of buses and trams. Read more.