Football hooliganism on the rise in Belgium

The Chamber of Representatives debated the issue.

Turkish citizens gather outside embassy in Brussels

Protestors arrived in big numbers to denounce the attempted military coup in their homeland.

Owners of prepaid sim cards to have identities checked

The bill is part of the Michel government’s hardened stance on combating terrorism.

Villo bike usage falls

2015 was a bad year for the bike service.

World’s oldest twins, Pieter and Paulus, celebrate birthday 103

The twins now share a room at a nursing home in Ghent.

Belgium in the lower end of paid leave in Europe

On Friday, we celebrate 80 years of paid leave. However, Belgium is lacking in holidays in comparison to most of Europe.

Mohamed Abrini wants to serve sentence in Belgium

The lawyer of “the man in the hat” believes his client should stand trial here.

EU records more deaths than births for first time

Eurostat’s 2015 report.

Hundreds of Brits apply for Belgian citizenship after Brexit

Around 24,000 British nationals live in Belgium.

Belgian authorities to check asylum seekers’ phones and Facebook accounts

Theo Francken believes a majority percentage of asylum seekers lie about their identities.