Fire in rue Haute, one injured

Thursday, 09 May 2019 10:00
A fire in Brussels' rue Haute late on Wednesday left one person slightly injured and caused extensive damage to the building where it originated, a fire-department spokesperson confirmed.
Marc Descheemaecker, former CEO of Belgian rail NMBS/SNCB, wants to repurpose the Schaerbeek metro station into a new, modern international train station, connected to Brussels Airport Zaventem via monorail.
Brussels' Minister for Mobility, Pascal Smet (One.Brussels), wants to ban all cars running on diesel or petrol from Brussels by 2030.

Uccle cracks down on building 'squatters'

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 16:39
Uccle authorities have taken back control of nineteen illegally occupied buildings in the municipality, mayor Boris Dilliès announced Wednesday.
The European Parliament, the Brussels Region and network manager Ingrabel signed a cooperation agreement for a pedestrian and cyclist connection between the Brussels-Schuman and Brussels-Luxembourg train station.
Brussels' correctional court on Wednesday ruled against dating website RichMeetBeautiful, declaring it guilty of "encouraging sexual immorality or prostitution" and dealing a blow to its leadership.
The municipality of Schaerbeek has announced that it will close l'Avenue Ambassadeur Van Vollenhoven to car traffic during the months of July and August.
Public cleaning agency Agence Bruxelles Proprété (ABP) will vaccinate their staff working at Brussels-North railway station against different types of hepatitis, the agency confirmed Tuesday.
The Ahold Delhaize supermarket group recorded a turnover of 1.22 billion euros in the first quarter in Belgium, 2.2% less than in the same period last year, according to the Belgian-Dutch group's quarterly results published on Wednesday.
The hygiene under the Gare du Nord leaves a lot to be desired due to the influx of transmigrants who have no other place to go, according to the station's toilet attendant.