• Concrete problems with more nuclear reactors in Belgium

    Concrete problems with more nuclear reactors in Belgium

    brussels September 19, 2018 12:00 Hot Recent News

    More concrete problems were detected during inspections in the two Belgian nuclear power plants. It was already clear that the concrete is being 'degraded' in bunkers with emergency systems in two reactors of the Doel and Tihange power plants. Now it has been found that the concrete in the bunker ceilings of two more reactors does not meet the requirements.

  • Brussels and Antwerp Sunday car-free

    Brussels and Antwerp Sunday car-free

    brussels September 16, 2018 17:48 Hot Recent News

    No car could be seen in dozens of Belgian city centers. Among others, Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent, Bruges, Ostend, Kortrijk and Mechelen participated in Autoloze Zondag. 'By car-free streets, cities and municipalities are not only more livable, but sustainable transport is also good for the environment and health', according to the organizers. In Brussels, the entire public transport was free on Sundays.

  • Festival goers stuck in a whirligig

    Festival goers stuck in a whirligig

    antwerp September 1, 2018 20:00 Hot Recent News

    It was a bit of a shock for about twenty visitors to the Laundry Day music festival in Antwerp. Due to a technical defect they suddenly found themselves at a high altitude in a whirligig on the festival site.

  • Death of two women after Tomorrowland visit 'not by drugs'
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    Death of two women after Tomorrowland visit 'not by drugs'

    tree August 6, 2018 13:12 Hot Recent News

    The two young women who died after a visit to the Belgian music festival Tomorrowland did not die from the effects of drug use. This is the conclusion of the prosecutor's office in Antwerp on the basis of the first findings. An investigation has now been opened into the exact circumstances of the deaths.

  • Two visitors Tomorrowland dead by drugs
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    Two visitors Tomorrowland dead by drugs

    tree August 5, 2018 21:48 Hot Recent News

    During the Tomorrowland music festival in Boom, Belgium, two young women were taken to hospital after drug use. A few days later they died of the consequences. The Flemish channel VRT reports this on Sunday evening. The women came from abroad and died in the University Hospital of Antwerp.

  • Flemish museums angry at Facebookban on naked
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    Flemish museums angry at Facebookban on naked

    antwerp July 22, 2018 07:15 Hot Recent News

    Flemish museums have written an open letter to Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg, because they feel that the ban has been passed on naked images. Facebook also removes painted nude from Flemish masters and that is too strict, according to the museums.

  • Pools may not prohibit boerkini
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    Pools may not prohibit boerkini

    ghent July 13, 2018 13:09 Hot Recent News

    Two swimming pools in the Belgian town of Ghent are not allowed to keep women out of burkini. The court decided on Friday. In case of a ban, the swimming pools would be guilty of discrimination.

  • Live from Belgium: everyone is ready

    Live from Belgium: everyone is ready

    antwerp July 10, 2018 18:33 Hot Recent News

    The whole of Belgium turns black-yellow-red again, because our southern neighbors play a blood-curdling semi-final at the World Championships against France. Reporter Niels Kalkman mixes between the festivities.

  • Diver dies in a high-risk rescue operation
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    Diver dies in a high-risk rescue operation

    salses-le-château July 9, 2018 17:57 Hot Recent News

    During the search for a missing 'Famous Belgian', the adventurer Marc Sluszny, a diver has died. This confirms the rescue services to Het Nieuwsblad. The operation was so risky that even the Sluszny family was reluctant to ask for help- and now it turns out why.

  • 'All Belgians are poor in arm'

    'All Belgians are poor in arm'

    antwerp July 7, 2018 11:12 Hot Recent News

    A united Belgium is hard to write history on the World Cup. After the sensational victory of the Red Devils on Brazil, the southern neighbors wake up with a hangover of happiness. One that they want to take part twice more in the coming week.

  • Belgians can subtract condoms

    Belgians can subtract condoms

    ghent July 6, 2018 12:54 Hot Recent News

    Residents of the Belgian Ghent can have their contraceptives such as condoms and the morning-after pill reimbursed by the municipality. Belgians who are financially short of cash can claim this.

  • Duvel to the right for imitation bottle
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    Duvel to the right for imitation bottle

    amsterdam July 3, 2018 09:09 Hot Recent News

    A brown, stepped bottle, a white label with red letters: sounds like a bottle of Duvel, is not it? Not always: the Belgian beer brand Filou is also sold in a bottle that resembles that of Duvel as two drops of water. And so Duvel Moortgat went to court to enforce adjustments.

  • Police Belgium foams France's attack

    Police Belgium foams France's attack

    brussels July 2, 2018 13:15 Hot Recent News

    The Belgian justice and police have thwarted a terrorist attack in France according to Belgian media. They intercepted a couple of Iranian descent in the Brussels municipality of Sint-Pieters-Woluwe, which would have wanted to strike a meeting of an Iranian opposition party near Paris.

  • Summer without beer? This is the culprit

    Summer without beer? This is the culprit

    moscow June 21, 2018 18:36 Hot Recent News

    Have you planned barbecues, parties or an evening of World Cup matches in the near future? Then it could just be an alcohol-free version. The beer stock is seriously threatened by a shortage of CO2, writes CNN, and beer brewers sweat carrots for the coming weeks.

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