A new case of infection reported on Tuesday brings the count of legionella patients up to 24, as regional authorities narrow down their search for the source of the sudden outbreak, ongoing for weeks near Ghent.
If they can make citizens' lives easier, the on-line services of federal administrations can also complicate them, sometimes because of failures and breakdowns, the Federal Ombudsman stated in a 2018 report, published on Tuesday.
The decline in the bee population is a "serious threat" to plants, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned on Monday, asking countries "to do more" to "protect these indispensable allies in the fight against hunger and malnutrition."
Almost half of Flemish boys would vote rightwing and conservative, girls mostly choose Groen, according to 'De Stem van de Jeugd' (The Vote of the Youth), a political poll from Het Laatste Nieuws and VTM.
Each week, four cases of rape involving two or more violators are reported in Belgium, according to criminal report figures from the Belgian federal police.
Archaeologists from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) in collaboration with the Turkish University of Burdur have reconstituted the faces of a man and woman from Sagalassos, an ancient city in southwest Turkey.
The language skills of college students are declining, according to research by Odisee, reported by De Standaard on Monday.
Poor-quality drinking water and late or partial payment of wages are among the substandard working conditions faced by crews on international ships and denounced by trade unions at a protest on Monday in the Port of Ghent.
In five Flemish train stations, there will no longer be personnel of the Belgian railway company NMBS/SNCB on the platforms, to make up for the shortage of staff in larger stations.
Two new victims of Legionella bacteria have been reported in the canal area in Ghent, bringing the number to 23, the Flemish health agency Zorg en Gezondheid said on Monday.