Five years after Macron came to power, the French are returning to Brussels: “many are currently going the opposite way”

The network of agencies specializing in luxury real estate Barnes is seeing a return of the French to high-end real estate. The turnover of its Brussels center is climbing by 20% per year, announces the real estate agency on the occasion of the publication of an analysis of the Brussels sector. “Greenery, proximity to the … Read more

EU leaders to decide in Brussels to grant Ukraine and Moldova status / Article

EU leaders will decide in Brussels on granting Ukraine and Moldova status EU leaders will also meet with colleagues from six Western Balkan countries on Thursday to discuss future cooperation between the bloc and the region. Leaders of the 27 EU member states will gather at a time when Russia is waging war on Ukraine, … Read more

Brussels elderly and vulnerable people ignore the fourth vaccine

Less than 3 percent of the over-85s in Brussels have already received a fourth shot. In Flanders this is the case for more than half (56 percent). “The Brussels government will have to make an extra effort,” says virologist Marc Van Ranst. This week the health ministers called on everyone to take the third shot, … Read more

Rama, Vucic and Kovachevski will go to Brussels to criticize Bulgaria

The Prime Minister of Northern Macedonia, Dimitar Kovachevski, his Albanian counterpart, Edi Rama, and the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, will leave for Brussels and take part in the European Union-Western Balkans summit. Albanian Prime Minister Rama announced on Twitter that, after mutual consultations, the three leaders of the countries involved in the Open Balkans … Read more

The vote on ritual slaughter in Brussels revives the fractures at Les Engagés: “There is a communitarian vision”

Slaughter without stunning: François De Smet will propose to his party to put the proposal back on the table in the elections The president of DéFI, François De Smet will propose to his party to put back on the table the imposition of a stunning prior to the slaughter of animals, on the occasion of … Read more

Three years in prison for a doctor who raped a young patient in the emergency room of a Brussels hospital

Trial of the “rapist of the Sambre”: “I am not a heroine”, testifies the last victim of Scala “I’m not the heroine who concluded this story, he was not careful enough, so much the better”: the young Belgian who helped bring down Dino Scala, the “rapist of the Sambre”, testified very moved Tuesday before the … Read more

National strike in Brussels this Monday, June 20, 2022: Belgians demonstrated for their purchasing power

Between 70,000 and 80,000 people, according to the respective estimates of the police and the trade unions, took part in this national strike. “So many people, unheard of for 10 years,” say the unions. The procession of red-green-blue activists reached the Gare du Midi in the early afternoon. The national demonstration then broke up in … Read more

Brussels Airport cancels all departing flights on Monday | NOW

On Monday, on the national day of action of the Belgian trade unions, Brussels Airport is canceling all departing passenger flights. “We cannot guarantee the safety of travelers and staff,” said a spokesperson. The decisive factor for the decision to cancel was that there are even fewer staff members for the security screening than expected. … Read more

Flemish surgeon must save Jean-Claude Van Damme’s ‘split’: ‘Muscles from Brussels’ undergoes second hip surgery (Knokke-Heist)

Actor Jean-Claude Van Damme is in the country. Not for family visits, but for medical reasons. The actor had to undergo a second hip operation. “It went very well,” says hip surgeon Koen De Smet. It is already Van Damme’s second hip that doctor Koen De Smet is taking care of. Will the actor still … Read more