• Merkel receives honorary doctorate in Brussels

    Merkel receives honorary doctorate in Brussels

    brussels January 12, 2017 16:15 Hot Recent News

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday in Brussels, gown, received an honorary doctorate from the University of Ghent and Leuven. She receives an honorary doctorate for 'its diplomatic and political efforts to build the political strength of Europe and to defend the values ​​that enable our continent to still find unity in diversity.'

  • Flanders wants control over highways

    Flanders wants control over highways

    brussels December 26, 2016 15:27 Hot Recent News

    Flanders wants to have a year along all motorways process controls, which virtually everywhere keep an eye on the speed of the road user. The Flemish Minister for Mobility, ben weyts, said Monday at the VTM News that the motorist must keep going almost anywhere on the motorway the speed limit for 2019, as there will be keeping track.

  • Belgian postal begins 'delivery-Uber'

    Belgian postal begins 'delivery-Uber'

    brussels November 14, 2016 13:57 Hot Recent News

    The Belgian postal company Bpost start a service where people can sign up to deliver goods. The sharing platform called bringr and is a kind of Uber for couriers. ' You want to send something? Someone else has time and enthusiasm to carry it? We bring you together, '' Bpost explains.

  • Dutchman list most wanted by Belgium

    Dutchman list most wanted by Belgium

    brussels November 4, 2016 11:00 Hot Recent News

    The Belgian federal police on Friday put one of the twenty most wanted criminals convicted. Then shines a Dutchman. It concerns the 49-year-old Eric Robert De C., who was convicted in absentia in 2011 by a court in Ghent to fifteen years in prison for the assassination attempt.

  • Church skeptical about 'bleeding' host

    Church skeptical about 'bleeding' host

    aalst August 24, 2016 10:30 Hot Recent News

    A Belgian priest claims a host of two hundred years has started to bleed spontaneously in his private chapel in Aalst. The 64-year-old Eric Jacqmin himself speaks of a miracle, but the diocese of Ghent keeps the boat.

  • Peppered charged for causing panic

    Peppered charged for causing panic

    brussels July 24, 2016 16:21 Hot Recent News

    Police in Brussels came Wednesday after a terror alert in action when a suspicious man wearing a winter jacket with wires hanging out was spotted in the center. A special unit went into action. But the suspect appeared to be a student doing a research on radiation. The police were quite angry and now sends a peppery account.

  • The world's oldest male twins was 103 years

    The world's oldest male twins was 103 years

    gent July 8, 2016 13:15 Hot Recent News

    The Belgian twins Peter and Paul Long Rock celebrates Friday with a glass of red French wine his 103rd birthday. The men of Ghent are the world's oldest twins. They need two more years to unseat the American record holders and Glen Dale Moyer, which took 105 years.

  • Highway to close France for industrial action

    aalbeke June 10, 2016 03:06 Hot Recent News

    Motorists who want to be diverted Thursday from Belgium to France at the border. Police have sealed off the E17 highway from Ghent to Lille because of a trade union blockade, reports the Flemish Traffic Centre. There are now traffic jams.

  • Car full parking fines in Ghent

    Car full parking fines in Ghent

    May 2, 2016 17:49 Hot Recent News

    A Dutch car is parked for weeks fault the Geese Driesstraat in Flemish Ghent. Among the wiper are dozens of fines, 30 euros each. But Ghent do not know whose bright yellow Renault Megane and therefore the municipality is trying to find the owner yet, please notify.

  • Steam Belgium explodes

    eeklo April 30, 2016 16:14 Hot Recent News

    Four people were injured Saturday in Belgium by an explosion in a steam locomotive. According to Belgian media that happened during a festival in the city of Eeklo which commemorated the 50th anniversary drove the last steam train through Belgium.

  • Bank customers with hands out

    Bank customers with hands out

    gent March 31, 2016 17:00 Hot Recent News

    Customers of a bank in Ghent have the building Thursday morning with hands up to leave after a report of a robbery. The police had the Count of Flanders Square, where the bank is turned off and let the attendees leave the office with hands in the air.

  • Zaventem helps stranded travelers

    Zaventem helps stranded travelers

    zaventem March 22, 2016 16:24 Hot Recent News

    The inhabitants of Zaventem on Tuesday took action to help travelers stranded by the attacks on the neighboring airport. According to the contingency passengers have been collected in the sports hall in the municipality. Residents of the Belgian town come Tuesday afternoon at the sports hall with food and drink, and others come with their car to bring people to the hotels. The police also calls the sly taxi drivers who come down on the disaster to ride for free.

  • Belgium shoulder to shoulder

    Belgium shoulder to shoulder

    brussels March 22, 2016 15:03 Hot Recent News

    After the terror, anger and grief repacking Belgians rapidly. Solidarity in Brussels thrives on the twitter trend #ikwilhelpen highlight. Free berths are available everywhere.

  • Drugs Baron arrested in Ghent

    Drugs Baron arrested in Ghent

    ghent February 26, 2016 10:21 Hot Recent News

    A French drug lord was arrested Monday in Ghent. The man is considered one of the key figures of a drug trafficking network in Western Europe, as did the prosecutor's office on Friday.

  • Belgian courts angry with Justice Minister

    Belgian courts angry with Justice Minister

    brussels February 10, 2016 17:21 Hot Recent News

    Judges in Belgium have strongly criticized by Justice Minister Koen Geens. The minister could include commenting on a judgment of the court in Ghent where a rapist was imposed only a suspended sentence. Geens also suggested that judges should receive further training on sexual violence.

  • 'Blacks with apes not compare racist'

    'Blacks with apes not compare racist'

    gent January 28, 2016 13:42 Hot Recent News

    A Belgian agent who was acquitted on his facebook page black people with monkeys compared using two pictures is by the court in Ghent racism, incitement to racism and xenophobia. The judge acknowledged that the images were objectionable, but said they could also be considered humorous.

  • Suicide Belgian student for hazing
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    Suicide Belgian student for hazing

    gent October 30, 2015 15:00 Hot Recent News

    A first year student at the University of Ghent has committed suicide, presumably because they did not want to participate in a hazing activity of the student VRG. There is established a judicial inquiry and all activities related to baptism, such as the hot hazing in Belgium, have been shut down.

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