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Olympics: Tokyo 2020 living with spectre of killer quake

24 July 2017 | 0 comments

For modern Olympic host cities, the twin threats of terrorism and financial ruin constantly loom.

FHockey: Goal blitz helps Belgium hammer Germany

24 July 2017 | 0 comments

Belgium scored three goals in eight second-quarter minutes to demolish Germany 6-1 Sunday in a Men's Hockey World League tournament final in Johannesburg.

Missing youngster's body found in Bütgenbach Lake

24 July 2017 | 0 comments

The search for the Flemish youngster who went missing during a swim in Bütgenbach Lake is at an end.

Black economy on the ropes in hospitality industry

24 July 2017 | 0 comments

Social security department figures show an extra 22,000 jobs in the Belgian hospitality industry.

"Stick to official bathing zones!"

24 July 2017 | 0 comments

The Flemish Environment Company (VMM) has warned against swimming in rivers or canals.

'Brexit lunch' to assess talks progress

21 July 2017 | 0 comments

Britain and the EU will wrap up four days of tough Brexit talks in Brussels on Thursday with a special lunch between their chief negotiators as major differences emerged on key points.

EU calls for British 'clarity' over Brexit

21 July 2017 | 0 comments

The EU's Brexit negotiator urged Britain on Thursday to provide more clarity on key issues after the second round of talks wrapped up in Brussels with "fundamental" differences remaining.

Dutroux's new solicitor hopes to get him released

21 July 2017 | 0 comments

The new solicitor of the murderer, paedophile and sadist Marc Dutroux has said in a newspaper interview that he is working on a plan to get Belgium’s most notorious convict released.

Storm damage in Flemish Brabant and Antwerp Province

21 July 2017 | 0 comments

Many parts of our region were hit by heavy storms last night. Flemish Brabant and Antwerp Province were worst hit with storm damage being reported at several locations.

The King’s National Day Speech

21 July 2017 | 0 comments

Tomorrow is the 21 July, Belgium’s National Day.

“I underestimated the impact of the e-mail”

20 July 2017 | 0 comments

Two major players in the scandal surrounding the not for profit group that works with the capital’s homeless Samusocial are appearing before the Brussels Parliament Committee that is investigating the affair.

Extra security at high speed rail station

20 July 2017 | 0 comments

The high-speed rail terminals at Brussel South, Antwerp Central and Liège Guillemins are to be assigned extra security staff.

Storm sweeps across our region

20 July 2017 | 0 comments

A front of heavy rain with thunder and lightning is crossing our region. By lunchtime Flemish Brabant and Antwerp provinces were the hardest hit by the summer storm.

Child abuse within the Catholic Church

19 July 2017 | 0 comments

The Roman Catholic Church faces fresh charges of child abuse, with an investigator saying Tuesday that at least 547 boys at a German choir school suffered sexual or physical abuse.

Halal hols increasingly popular!

19 July 2017 | 0 comments

More and more Muslims are booking what are described as "halal-friendly" holidays.



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