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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...

Ryanair row deepens as European pilots strike

10 August 2018 | 0 comments

Ryanair pilots across Europe staged a coordinated 24-hour strike on Friday to push their demands for better pay and conditions, plunging tens of thousands of passengers into transport chaos at the peak...

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...

Deposed Catalan leader Puigdemont says to return to Belgium

25 July 2018 | 0 comments

Catalonia's deposed president Carles Puigdemont said Wednesday he will head to Belgium where he will keep pressing for his region's independence after a Spanish judge dropped a European arrest warrant...

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...

Ryanair strike hits 600 flights, 100,000 passengers

18 July 2018 | 0 comments

Ryanair on Wednesday said it had cancelled 600 flights in Europe on July 25 and 26 due to cabin crew strikes in Spain, Portugal and Belgium.The low-cost Irish airline which predicted that 100,000 passengers...

Moroccan accused of spying held in Belgium: lawyer

17 July 2018 | 0 comments

A Moroccan woman reportedly accused of spying for Morocco is being held in Belgium while a Brussels court determines her fate, her lawyer said Tuesday.Julien Hardy told AFP the Belgian authorities withdrew...

Flanders' separatist leader boosts ties with Catalan counterpart

17 July 2018 | 0 comments

A week after meeting Scotland's pro-independence leader Nicola Sturgeon, Catalonia's president Quim Torra held talks Tuesday in Barcelona with his counterpart in Flanders, Geert Bourgeois, and both agreed...



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