The city of Vilvoorde wants the maximum speed limit on the Brussels Ring to be uniformly limited to 90km per hour, all along the route, and demands drastically strengthened speed checks.
The Brussels Region will today approve an urban redevelopment plan which is expected to broadly transform the urban periphery to the south-east of the city, and to significantly reduce vehicle traffic inside the capital.
Three Brussels police officers were arrested in connection to a massive operation against a car-theft gang conducted throughout Belgium last week, federal law enforcement authorities confirmed.
Several members of the Francophone environmentalist party, Ecolo, have distributed unapproved flyers in Laeken with political stances on wearing a headscarf in public administration and at school, and for un-anaesthetised slaughter. 

Roof fire in Woluwe under control

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 17:12
In the Avenue des Franciscains in Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, the fire brigade have successfully got a roof fire under control, according to reports.

Brussels scores poorly as a cycling city

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 15:39
Out of 90 cities across the world, the bicycle insurance Coya's new index ranked Brussels in 55th place for bicycle-friendly cities.
To mark the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Brussels' 20km race, the Manneken Pis has donned his finest sports gear on Wednesday.
Merging the 19 communes in the Brussels Region would not be a good idea, according to a KU Leuven study published on Wednesday by L'Echo.
Trains running into Brussels were continuing to suffer delays this morning as clean-up work went on following a fire at Brussels North station.
Waste collection services in some Brussels municipalities did not operate on Tuesday due to a country-wide union strikes, and local residents are asked to take out their trash later in the week.