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MIVB passenger numbers still well down

27 May 2016 | 0 comments

More than two months since the attack on the Maalbeek metro station, passenger number on services operated by the Brussels public transport company NMBS are still well down on what they were before 22 March.

Brexit “bad for Belgium”

27 May 2016 | 0 comments

The Labour Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said that the United Kingdom leaving the EU would have serious economic implications for Belgium, the Republic of Ireland and the Netherlands.

Rail strike to continue

27 May 2016 | 0 comments

The negotiations between the rail unions and Belgian rail company NMBS have drawn a blank.

Strike halts most train service in southern Belgium

26 May 2016 | 1 comment

Train services virtually ground to halt across southern Belgium on Thursday as rail workers launched a strike to protest against a reduction in overtime pay, officials said.The strike also caused minor...

Pre-accord to end strike in Francophone prisons

26 May 2016 | 0 comments

There is light at the end of the tunnel.

Big disruption to rail services

26 May 2016 | 0 comments

A strike by rail workers in Wallonia has led to big disruption to rail services across Belgium.

4 million to boost the image of Belgium

26 May 2016 | 0 comments

A sum of 4 million euros is being earmarked to give the image of Belgium abroad a lift.

Belgian police arrest four, find 'traces' of terror attack plot

25 May 2016 | 0 comments

Police found "traces" of a plot to launch a new attack in Belgium when they arrested four people suspected of recruiting jihadists for Syria and Libya, prosecutors said Wednesday.The four were charged...

Belgian unions call for rail strike over work conditions

25 May 2016 | 0 comments

Belgian unions called on rail workers to stage an indefinite strike from late Wednesday in protest at a cut in overtime compensation.The call came a day after violence marred a mass protest in Brussels...

Brussels Chief Commissioner injured during disturbance

25 May 2016 | 0 comments

Chief Commissioner Pierre Vandersmissen of the Brussels-Capital Elsene Local Police Service has been injured during a disturbances near to Brussels South Railway Station.

Gold medal could come after all, 8 years later

25 May 2016 | 0 comments

The women's 4x100 metres relay team finished second in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, behind the Russian ladies.

Remand prisoners released from strike-hit gaols

25 May 2016 | 0 comments

Over the past few weeks around ten remand prisoners have been released from gaols that have been hit by the prison officers strike in Brussels in Wallonia.

Dutch and Belgium police raid major drug factories

24 May 2016 | 0 comments

Police in Belgium and the Netherlands on Tuesday arrested dozens of people linked to a network mass producing synthetic drugs such as ecstasy for use throughout Europe, Belgian police said.The neighbouring...

EU approves AB InBev buyout of SABMiller, subject to conditions

24 May 2016 | 0 comments

The EU's anti-trust regulator on Tuesday cleared the blockbuster buyout by the world's top brewer AB InBev of rival SAB Miller, but only on condition that it sells off most of SABMiller's European business.The...

Brussels police fire water cannon at anti-austerity protest

24 May 2016 | 0 comments

Belgian police Tuesday fired water cannon during clashes with protesters at a huge demonstration in Brussels against the centre-right government's labour reform plans, leaving 10 people injured.A group...

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