Wallonia’s exports reach record highs

Tuesday, 23 April 2019 16:55
Despite economic uncertainties linked mainly to Brexit, Wallonia’s exports grew by 8.7% in 2018, reaching a record high of 45.5 billion euros, the region’s agency for exports and foreign investment, Awex, announced on Tuesday.
Two-thirds of Belgians want the country to countersign the banning of nuclear weapons, according to an opinion poll conducted by the Belgian coalition against atomic weaponry.
A 20-point plan, presented by the Flemish liberal party Open VLD, focuses on outsourcing a number of police tasks so that the police can concentrate on their core tasks.
The major part of European funding obtained by universities through research consortia is connected to British universities, L'Echo wrote on Tuesday, basing its story on a survey carried out by ULB's (Cevipol) study centre of political life.
An outbreak of the highly infectious norovirus affected a part of the geriatric ward of the East Limburg Hospital (ZOL) on Sunday evening.
Last year, excise duty evaded on beer, wine and spirits amounted to 17 million euros and 10.9 million in 2017, it emerged from Roel Deseyn's (CD&V) written question to the minister of finance Alexander De Croo (Open Vld), De Tijd reported on Tuesday.
Nine electoral priorities were presented by Groen (Flemish Green party) in Mechelen on Monday.
The possibility of relocating military helicopters to Ostend airport will be discussed by the army and concerned municipalities on Tuesday, military sources announced today.
N-VA’s socio-economic proposals were just an "incoherent speech", Vice Premier Kris Peeters (CD&V) told VTM Nieuws on Sunday.

Expect rain from Wednesday, IRM says

Monday, 22 April 2019 15:51
The sunny Easter days will be followed by rain from Wednesday, the Royal Meteorological Institute (IRM) announced on Sunday.