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  • Triple murder caused by financial dispute? Two days after the brutal shooting in Visé, in which 3 people were killed, investigators are focusing on the theory of a financial dispute. The man who was murdered, was a local bank director....
  • Belgium takes possession of the Cauberg Belgium's Philippe Gilbert of the BMC team has won the Dutch cycling classic "Amstel Gold Race" in Maastricht. After a short but impressive solo effort, he was followed by the Fleming Jelle Vanendert...
  • "Green light for all cyclists at the same time" The Belgian Institute for Road Safety (BIVV) wants to test a system under which all cyclists at a crossroads get a green traffic light at the same time, despite the fact they are heading in different...
  • Mechelen police take motorists by surprise Local police in Mechelen (Antwerp province) extended the national so-called "speed trap marathon" on their own account on Friday. During this surprise action, it turned out that 5.16 percent was...
  • [VIDEO] - Easter eggs for everyone 20/04/14 - Easter is traditionally also the day when little children have the opportunity to search for eggs in the garden. In Gentbrugge, the local social services set up an initiative to give that...
  • [VIDEO] - Iron rail bridge demolished near Antwerp 20/04/14 - A 100-year-old rail bridge across the busy Albertkanaal is being demolished in Deurne, near Antwerp. The works will take the whole day. The bridge will be replaced by an extended version,...
  • [VIDEO] - Belgian fisherman gone missing in Waddenzee 20/04/14 - The Dutch authorities have abandoned the search for a Belgian fisherman who went missing in the Waddenzee. The man was swept overboard and was last seen around 5am on Saturday, between the...
  • Tervuren woodlands hit by blaze Fire services from Overijse, Brussels and Wavre joined forces on Saturday to put out a blaze that raged in a forested area in Tervuren. It took them 4 hours - from 4pm to 8 pm - to get things done. 1...
  • "We made a switch in our heads" Habib Habibou led AA Gent to a 4-2 win at Waasland-Beveren on Saturday, boosting AA Gent's hopes to win Play-off 2's Group A in football. The African-born striker scored 3 goals, confirming his...
  • Microsoft warns against imposters calling you on the phone Software giants Microsoft are warning the public against tricksters calling people at home, telling them there are problems with their computer. They speak English and operate from Asia, but use an...
  • "I plan to lead a normal active life over the next years" The former Belgian Premier and Flemish Christian democrat figurehead Jean-Luc Dehaene has spoken to the press for the first time after the alarming news was spread about the fact that he is battling...
  • [VIDEO] - "The biggest football flag ever made in Belgium" 19/04/14 - A giant flag has been made to honour the Belgian national football team, the Red Devils. The flag was unfolded on the Zand square in Bruges, near the station. It measures 20 by 30 metres...
  • [VIDEO] - Drug kingpin extradited to France 19/04/14 - A notorious French drugs dealer has been sent back to France by plane. The man was arrested and put behind bars in Belgium. He was staying in Sint-Gillis gaol, where some accomplices tried...
  • [VIDEO] - It's Belgian, and it eats anything from the ground 19/04/14 - Some Belgian companies conquer the world, while they are hardly gained fame in their home country. Glutton is only example. The name may not ring a bell, but it actually keeps our cities...
  • Ban on political debates in schools? Flemish PM says "no" An independent commission within the Flemish Education Department has imposed a general ban on political debates in schools until the May 25 elections. Schools flouting the ban, risk losing part of...

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