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Belgian child killer Dutroux's ex to live in judge's home

Belgian child killer Dutroux's ex to live in judge's home

31 March 2015   0 comments
A former Belgian judge said Tuesday he will risk controversy and rent out part of his home to the former wife and accomplice of Belgium's notorious serial child killer Marc Dutroux.Michelle Martin was...

7 percent of people rejecting or only conditionally acceptin... 28 March 2015

Last year a total of 7,914 inheritances drawn up in Belgium were either rejected or implemented under certain conditions, about seven percent of inheritances in the kingdom.

Wild car chase in Antwerp 28 March 2015

27 March night saw two incidents involving a car that tried to escape a police road check.

Belgian beer loses battle against Coca-Cola 28 March 2015

Tumulus 800, a local beer from Landen (Flemish Brabant, near Limburg) has to receive a new name after its Belgian brewers lost a battle initiated by Coca-Cola.

Bikers involved in 14 percent of road accidents 28 March 2015

Research undertaken by the Belgian Traffic Institute shows that on average bikers drive faster than motorists and also commit more traffic offences.

European airlines told to always have two in cockpit

27 March 2015
Several airlines are following the advice that they should always have two people present in the cockpit, following the fatal Germanwings crash.

Less reports of aggression in Brussels public transport

26 March 2015
The number of cases of physical abuse in the Brussels metros, trams and buses fell significantly last year, seeing a third consecutive drop on the year.

Antwerp to have 'metro parties' soon? 26 March 2015

The Flemish public transport company De Lijn wants unused pre-metro stations in and around Antwerp to be used for receptions, theatre shows or parties.

Don't send children to primary school prematurely: research 26 March 2015

Having your toddler repeat the final year in kindergarten has less far-reaching consequences than if the child has to repeat its first year in primary school.

'Connector' to make life more comfortable at BA 26 March 2015

The Brussels airport has a new building that makes a shorter connection to Pier A

Syria's Assad meets far-right Belgian politician 25 March 2015

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday received a delegation of Belgian lawmakers led by far-right Flemish nationalist Filip Dewinter, state media reported.State news agency SANA said Assad met...

Pillow fight cancelled on safety grounds 24 March 2015

A group of people hoping to stage an attack on the world record for pillow fighting have been forced to abandon the project due to safety concerns.

Brussels taxi drivers attack Uber drivers 24 March 2015

Brussels police have detained a taxi driver after a group of licensed taxi drivers attacked four Uber drivers in Elsene on Sunday night.

Strike hits buses and trams 24 March 2015

Bus and tram services of the Flemish local transport company De Lijn are disrupted in a number of places across Flanders this morning

Airbus A320 crash: "Belgian expat among 150 dead" 24 March 2015

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has informed both the German Chancellor and the French President that Belgium is prepared to provide assistance in the aftermath of the crash.

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