The Brussels Capital Region has introduced a construction permit to transform the area between Avenue Louise and Porte de Namur into a “green city promenade.”
Three separate demonstrations will take over a number of avenues in and around the Belgian capital, prompting mobility authorities to invite drivers to opt for "alternative" transport methods.
The 15 countries participating in the first semi-final next week completed on Thursday the second rehearsal before the dress rehearsals.
Emir Kir (PS), the mayor of Saint-Josse, does not accept the move of the De Lijn bus stops from under Gare du Nord "without any consultation" to the Rogier square, which is on Saint-Josse territory.
Between the exit to Evere and the Reyers tunnels on the E40 in Brussels, the motorway will have one lane less starting from this weekend.
Two people were injured on Thursday morning in a collision between a bus and a car in Forest, confirms Dorothée Cattrysse, spokesperson for the Brussels South police zone.

Belgian police seize Roma caravans

Thursday, 09 May 2019 13:12
A police action took place in Belgium this week resulting in the seizure of caravans belonging to Belgian Roma Travellers accused of trading in illegally obtained vehicles.
A Brussels court has temporarily suspended criminal proceedings against an environmental activist, after he hacked into publicity screens in squares across the city to display a message denouncing two controversial free-trade agreements.
Schaerbeek's municipal council passed a motion expressing its "renewed confidence" in the staff of a Schaerbeek elementary school, after it was targetted by rumours of child sex abuse.
The number of homeless people in the Brussels Region continues to rise, according to new figures.