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'Queen' of legendary Bouglione circus dies aged 107

27 August 2018 | 0 comments

Rosa Bouglione, the star matriarch and celebrity darling of France's legendary Bouglione circus family, has died aged 107, her relatives announced Monday."Right up to August 26 she remained the uncontested...

Belgian police arrest 10 for smuggling migrants to Britain

23 August 2018 | 0 comments

Belgian police carried out a major operation targeting a gang that trafficked people to Britain, arresting 10 alleged smugglers and finding 27 migrants, police said Thursday.Police made the arrests on...

Two stabbed to death in Belgian village restaurant

22 August 2018 | 0 comments

A man stabbed his ex-girlfriend and her mother to death in a restaurant in a small Belgian village on Wednesday, reports and local officials said.The incident happened in the late afternoon in Moresnet-Chapelle,...

Two koalas die in a month at Belgian zoo

21 August 2018 | 0 comments

Two of the three koalas at a top Belgian zoo have died in the space of a month, officials said Tuesday while rejecting fears of an "epidemic" among the Australian marsupials.One female named Zelda died...

Ukrainian rights activist claims Poland banned her from Schengen zone

16 August 2018 | 0 comments

A Ukrainian human rights activist on Thursday claimed that Warsaw had banned her from Poland and the rest of the Schengen zone in what she called "a political affair".Lyudmyla Kozlovska, the president...

Thieves take wing with 1 million euros of Red Bull in Belgium

16 August 2018 | 0 comments

Thirsty thieves stole more than 300 pallets of Red Bull cans worth around one million euros from a depot in Belgium in what police described on Tuesday as a "very professional" heist.The energy drink...

Cancellations and compensation: what rights do air passengers have?

10 August 2018 | 0 comments

Strike-hit Ryanair has announced it will refund passengers whose flights are cancelled -- as it is obliged to do -- but will not pay out compensation, citing "extraordinary circumstances".However, the...

Ahold Delhaize profits up 15% in second quarter

8 August 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch-Belgian giant food retailer Ahold Delhaize said Wednesday that it rang up a "solid" performance in the second quarter, with bottom-line profits rising 15 percent. Ahold Delhaize, which describes...

Belgian wins inaugural France to China solar bike race

4 August 2018 | 0 comments

A Belgian cyclist rode 12,000 kilometres (7,500 miles) from the French city of Lyon to the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou in just 49 days to win an inaugural solar-powered electric bike race aimed...

Man blows himself up on empty Belgium football field

31 July 2018 | 0 comments

A man died on Tuesday after blowing himself up with a grenade on an empty football field in the eastern Belgian town of Verviers in an apparent suicide, prosecutors said in a statement.Earlier media reports...

Four tourists killed by armed attackers in Tajikistan

30 July 2018 | 0 comments

Four foreign cyclists were killed by armed attackers in Tajikistan in what was originally reported as a hit-and-run road accident, the Central Asian country's interior minister said Monday.The victims,...

Unions hail mobilisation in unprecedented Ryanair strike

26 July 2018 | 0 comments

Unions representing Ryanair cabin crews said Thursday their strike in four European countries had been successful, defying the no-frills airline which has threatened job cuts.Cabin crews in Belgium, Spain...

Ryanair strike grounds flights across Europe

25 July 2018 | 0 comments

Ryanair on Wednesday pressed ahead with its cancellation of some 300 flights across Europe as its cabin crew began a two-day strike in Spain, Portugal, Belgium and Italy.The Irish low-cost airline last...

Ryanair cabin crew to strike Wednesday, Thursday

23 July 2018 | 0 comments

With the busy summer season in full swing, Ryanair's cabin crew are all set to go on strike Wednesday and Thursday in Spain, Portugal, Belgium and Italy, forcing the airline to cancel 600 flights.Five...

Belgian airspace closed over computer glitch

19 July 2018 | 0 comments

Belgium on Thursday closed its airspace following a computer glitch linked to problems downloading data related to flight plans, said Belgocontrol, the company tasked with controlling the country's skies.Planes...



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