Coronavirus in Belgium on Friday July 1: increase in cases, admissions and deaths with BA.5

Here are the consolidated numbers from Sciensano’s chart: Cases detected¹ : between 21/06 and 28/06, 4381 new coronavirus infections were detected on average every day. This is an increase of 43% compared to the previous week. Tests : between 21/06 and 28/06, an average of 14.986 tests were carried out daily, a total up 27% … Read more

In Belgium, a bill could allow the mastermind of the failed attack in Villepinte to be sent back to Iran

Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo in Madrid on June 30, 2022. PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP On June 29, the Belgian government tabled a bill aimed at approving a convention on the transfer to Iran of convicted persons. A text which, if adopted by the deputies, would notably allow the return to Tehran of Assadollah … Read more

Molenbeek, the first municipality in Belgium to adopt a tax on automatic supermarket checkouts

Small innovation, Wednesday evening, at the municipal council of Molenbeek where the Alderman of Finance Georges Van Leeckwyck (MR) proposed a regulation aimed at taxing automatic checkouts in supermarkets. This is a first in Belgium. In total, fourteen automatic supermarket checkouts are listed in two stores in the town. For each tax, the large brand … Read more

Is Belgium ready for the electric car? Flanders well ahead for charging stations

Like many Walloons, Olivier needs a car to go to work. In a region under-equipped with charging points, the slightest imponderable turns into a race against time. Olivier receives a call. He is asked to go to Antwerp. No choice, you will have to make a detour to recharge your vehicle quickly, in order to … Read more

The United Kingdom could close the gas valves to Belgium: what consequences?

Russia could further reduce its gas exports to the European market. In this very tense context, Europe is preparing for a possible shortage this winter. The UK has also set up its own emergency plan. In the event of a problem, the British plan provides for the possibility of closing the taps in the direction … Read more

Transfer window diary (06/29): Conceicao’s son lands in Seraing, Massimo Bruno returns to Belgium

What not to miss: – Turnaround in the Witsel dossier : The Red Devil could finally not join Atletico Madrid! – Romelu Lukaku has arrived in Milan this Wednesday morning to settle the final details of his loan to Inter. In particular, he had his medical examination in the morning. One of the Devils striker’s … Read more

Delivery of European vaccines against monkeypox virus started, Belgium will soon be up and running

theme image — ©  Reuters The Danish biotech company Bavarian Nordic has started supplying the vaccines purchased by the European Union to fight the monkeypox virus outbreak. This has been reported by the European Commission. Spain will receive the first 5,300 doses on Tuesday, and Belgium will soon follow. jvhBron: BELGIAN Tuesday 28 June 2022 … Read more

It is increasingly difficult to sell new homes in Belgium: “People take their time more”

Many developers have seen the sale of new homes slow down in recent weeks, according to a survey published by De Tijd on Tuesday. “We have been feeling uncertainty on the market for a month and a half,” says the director of Immobel Belgium, Adel Yahia. “Investors continue to buy houses to rent them because … Read more

Ngoy, Carcela, Marcq, Dost… The eleven of free players in Belgium: quality without having to pay

The eleven players in our team are free of any contract and can join a new club for free. To compose an eleven of players without a contract from the Belgian championship, it was necessary to dismiss a few high-sounding names from our competition. We think, for example, of Zakaria Bakkali (Anderlecht), Ibrahima Seck (Zulte … Read more

The Czechs were detained in Belgium from the list of most wanted criminals

Police spokesman Ondřej Moravčík informed about the case on Friday. A 43-year-old Czech was detained by Belgian criminal investigators on Tuesday. “The Czech court punished him by seven years in prison for possession of psychotropic and narcotic drugs and poisons. The man was hiding, which is why the court issued a European arrest warrant for … Read more