Cavendish has broken ribs and torn lungs after falling on a track in Ghent

Former successful tracker Cavendish crashed at the beginning of the doubles scoring race. The winner of the 34 stages of the Tour de France ran into the Olympic champion and reigning Madison World Champion Dan Lasse Norman Hansen, who was sent to the ground by another driver’s evasive maneuver. According to Belgian racer Jasper De … Read more

Cavendish has broken ribs and torn lungs after falling on a track in Ghent

Former successful tracker Cavendish crashed at the beginning of the doubles scoring race. The winner of the 34 stages of the Tour de France ran into the Olympic champion and reigning Madison World Champion Dan Lasse Norman Hansen, who was sent to the ground by another driver’s evasive maneuver. According to Belgian racer Jasper De … Read more

Cavendish has broken ribs and torn lungs after falling on a track in Ghent

Former successful tracker Cavendish crashed at the beginning of the doubles scoring race. The winner of the 34 stages of the Tour de France ran into the Olympic champion and reigning Madison World Champion Dan Lasse Norman Hansen, who was sent to the ground by another driver’s evasive maneuver. According to Belgian racer Jasper De … Read more

The Senate president positive for Covid the day after contact with De Croo, Albert and Paola (Gent)

Senate President Stephanie D’Hose (Open Vld) tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, she said on social media Belgian Senate President Stephanie D’Hose (Open Vld) tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, she said on social media. The day before, on the occasion of the Te Deum of King’s Day, she had met, among others, King Albert, … Read more

New investigation into rape in Ghent: 18-year-old woman…

The Ghent police have launched an investigation after a report of a rape by an 18-year-old woman. The victim is said to have been raped in the toilets of a cafe in Overpoortstraat. On Saturday morning, around 6 a.m., an 18-year-old woman was found on the steps of the Albert Heijn supermarket in Overpoortstraat. “The … Read more

Pressure on care is increasing: UZ Leuven removes cancer patient from operating table, UZ Gent no longer wants to keep covid beds free

As a result, Vermassen no longer wants to keep empty beds available for covid patients, as a result of which non-covid patients would be deprived of care. It bothers Vermassen that most covid patients who end up in intensive care end up there because they are not vaccinated. “We can hardly grant these patients a … Read more

UZ Gent performs first reimbursed surgery for rare eye disease: “Without surgery I would be blind before I was 35”

After more than 20 years of research, the first reimbursed gene therapies for a rare eye condition have been performed at UZ Gent. The operation was performed on two patients, including 21-year-old student Talha Aydin. “My vision has stabilized, will not deteriorate again and so blindness has been avoided,” he says.

Half a ton of cocaine discovered on board ship in Ghent port…

Last week, 500 kilograms of cocaine was discovered in the port of Ghent on a boat from Brazil, hidden in containers with printing paper. The street value of the drugs is about 25 million euros. This is reported by the federal police. In addition to fruit juice, the ship also transported containers with printing paper. … Read more

Ghent student Dali makes first statement: ‘Still a lot of research…

Dali van Buynder (20), the student who was found seriously injured after a night out in the Overpoort, has made a statement to the public prosecutor. The Ghent vice president went missing in the night from Friday to Saturday after a night out in the Ghent Overpoort. He was only found thirteen hours later by … Read more

King Philippe and his family discover Ghent by bike on the occasion of Car-Free Sunday (Gent)

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde, accompanied by three of their four children, cycled through the streets of Ghent on Sunday on the occasion of the car-free day. The royal couple and their children thus took the Korenlei (wheat quay, ed.) Towards the Saint-Michel bridge where they received some explanations from a guide on the history … Read more