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Europe's police crack massive horsemeat trafficking ring

Europe's police crack massive horsemeat trafficking ring

25 April 2015 | 0 comments

Police from seven European countries have detained 26 people in a crackdown on a horsemeat trafficking ring, two years after a tainted meat scandal rocked the continent, the EU's judicial agency Eurojust...

IS suicide bombers kill four at Iraq-Jordan crossing

IS suicide bombers kill four at Iraq-Jordan crossing

25 April 2015 | 0 comments

The Islamic State group claimed an attack Saturday by French, Belgian and Senegalese suicide bombers on the Iraq-Jordan border that officials said killed at least four Iraqi security personnel.The bombers...

Europe's police crack massive horsemeat trafficking ring

Europe's police crack massive horsemeat trafficking ring

25 April 2015 | 0 comments

Police from seven European countries detained 26 people in a crackdown on a horsemeat trafficking ring two years after a tainted meat scandal that rocked the continent, the EU's judicial agency Eurojust...

Belgian bishop told to pay damages to victim of paedophile priest

Belgian bishop told to pay damages to victim of paedophile priest

23 April 2015 | 0 comments

A Belgian court on Thursday ordered the Archbishop of Brussels to pay 10,000 euros in damages to a former choir boy subjected to sexual abuse by a priest.The plaintiff Joel Devillet, now 42, was raped...

New anti-speeding marathon on Belgian roads

New anti-speeding marathon on Belgian roads

23 April 2015 | 0 comments

Thursday sees a new round of massive speed checks by local and federal police in a new anti-speeding marathon to catch as many speeding motorists as possible.

'You don’t want a black cleaner? We’ll see what we can do'

23 April 2015 | 0 comments

An investigation by VRT television consumer affairs programme 'Volt' has revealed that some cleaning companies accede to their clients' discriminatory requests.

More employees staying in the same job

23 April 2015 | 0 comments

An increasing number of employees are sticking to their position and are not eager to change jobs.

Parliament adopts controversial bill to scrap automatic pay rise

Parliament adopts controversial bill to scrap automatic pay rise

23 April 2015 | 0 comments

The federal Chamber of Representatives has passed a bill concerning the one-off skipping of the automatic wage indexation system.

Belgium marks anniversary of WWI gas attack

Belgium marks anniversary of WWI gas attack

22 April 2015 | 0 comments

Belgium marked the 100th anniversary Wednesday of the first large-scale use of chemical weapons on the battlefield with calls for greater efforts to ban the use of poisonous gas.On April 22 1915, German...

Israel court jails Belgian for spying for Iran

Israel court jails Belgian for spying for Iran

21 April 2015 | 0 comments

An Israeli court sentenced an Iranian-born Belgian to seven years in prison Tuesday after convicting him of spying for Tehran posing as a businessman.Ali Mansouri was arrested at Ben Gurion airport in...

Israel court jails Belgian for spying for Iran

Israel court jails Belgian for spying for Iran

21 April 2015 | 0 comments

An Israeli court sentenced an Iranian-born Belgian to seven years in prison on Tuesday after convicting him of spying for Tehran.Ali Mansouri was detained at Ben Gurion international airport in September...

Update about Brussels airport queues

Update about Brussels airport queues

21 April 2015 | 0 comments

The work-to-rules that federal police had initiated this morning at Brussels Airport have been cancelled by the NSPV union, after it has emerged that there will be talks on 21 April.

Strike update for Wednesday 22 April

Strike update for Wednesday 22 April

21 April 2015 | 0 comments

It looks likely that Brussels' local transport system will grind to a halt on Wednesday 22 April as a result of the national strike called by the socialist trade union.

Extended pedestrian area in Brussels from 29 June

Extended pedestrian area in Brussels from 29 June

21 April 2015 | 0 comments

Plans to extend the pedestrian area in Brussels to 123 acres (coming from 86) will be implemented earlier than planned, on 29 June.

Brussels launches 'I shop on Sundays'

Brussels launches 'I shop on Sundays'

21 April 2015 | 0 comments

Shops in the Brussels city centre will be able to open their doors also on Sunday from the end of May.

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