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Belgian probe implicates Britain in phone spying

20 September 2018 | 0 comments

A confidential report by Belgian investigators confirms that British intelligence services hacked state-owned Belgian telecom giant Belgacom on behalf of Washington, an official Thursday.The admission...

Belgian builds musical bridge across the Bosphorus

19 September 2018 | 0 comments

Belgian musician Tristan Driessens found his inspiration and his calling east of the Bosphorus, becoming one of the West's few masters of the oud and of Ottoman classical music.Now he is helping build...

Knife attacker wounds Belgian police officer

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

A Belgian police officer received a knife wound to the head and his alleged attacker was shot and seriously wounded on Monday, Brussels police said.The city prosecutor's office said the attacker was a...

Belgium refuses extradition of fugitive Spanish rapper

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

A Belgian court on Monday rejected a Spanish extradition request for rapper Valtonyc, who has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail for allegedly praising terrorism in his songs.Jose Miguel...

Paris, Brussels call for car-free day in Europe

15 September 2018 | 0 comments

Europe should hold an annual car-free day in a bid to ease air pollution, the mayors of Paris and Brussels said Saturday on the eve of a vehicle-free day in their cities.The call came in a joint statement...

Belgian art star Jan Fabre accused of sexual harassment

13 September 2018 | 0 comments

Twenty dancers for Belgian choreographer Jan Fabre alleged they had suffered years of humiliation and sexual harassment Thursday, as the #Metoo movement arrived in the highest spheres of the avant-garde....

Brother of Paris attacks suspect tried for 'fake' robbery

10 September 2018 | 0 comments

The brother of jihadist Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect in the Paris attacks, alleged on Monday that he participated in a fake, "staged" robbery in order to resolve money problems.Mohamed Abdeslam...

Belgian charged with threat to World Cup party

10 September 2018 | 0 comments

A Belgian woman with alleged jihadist ambitions has been charged with trying to incite an attack on World Cup football fans, prosecutors said Monday.On July 15, some 40,000 supporters gathered in Brussels'...

Belgium presenter's tearful plea on racist attacks goes viral

7 September 2018 | 0 comments

A black woman who presents the weather forecast on a Belgium public broadcaster posted an emotional video Thursday which quickly went viral calling out the torrent of racist abuse she has received since...

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Premier Suites Plus Antwerp City – Opening Sept 2018

31 August 2018 | 0 comments

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Belgian businessman dies after fall in Moscow

30 August 2018 | 0 comments

A Belgian businessman died after an apparent fall from an apartment building in central Moscow, but police sources told Russian media they were not treating it as a criminal case.Bruno Charles De Cooman...

Families angrily dismiss Belgian child killer letter

30 August 2018 | 0 comments

The families of victims of Belgian paedophile murderer Marc Dutroux on Thursday bitterly dismissed a letter from his lawyer saying Belgium's most notorious convict was "ready to answer" their questions...

Three children found dead in Belgium, mother reportedly suspected

29 August 2018 | 0 comments

Three young children were found dead at their home in Belgium on Wednesday shortly after their mother tried to kill herself, reportedly admitting to emergency workers that she had killed them.Prosecutors...

Belgian TV presenter charged with armed robbery

29 August 2018 | 0 comments

One of Belgium's top football TV presenters has been charged with armed robbery during a raid in an affluent Brussels satellite town, prosecutors said Wednesday.Stephane Pauwels, who has hosted shows...

'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...

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