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Von der Leyen celebrates ‘a great day for Europe’ as farmers trash Brussels

The unelected European Commission head made her priorities crystal clear by praising another cash dump on Ukraine. “Agreement! The European Council delivered on our priorities....

Farmer protest rages outside European Parliament in Brussels

Thousands of farmers descended on Brussels, where they burned manure and pelted the legislature with eggs. A crowd of furious farmers picketed the EU Parliament...

Belgium declares ‘terror alert’ after two shot dead

The suspect who killed two Swedish nationals in Brussels remains at large. The Belgian government has described Monday’s fatal shooting of two Swedish citizens in...

Belgian justice minister tries to clean up ‘pee-gate’ scandal

Vincent Van Quickenborne has apologized after guests at his home urinated on a law enforcement vehicle. Belgian Justice Minister Vincent Van Quickenborne has apologized to...

Belgian doctor ‘euthanizes’ woman with pillow

Euthanasia is permitted in Belgium despite being illegal in the vast majority of EU countries. A terminally ill Belgian woman was ‘euthanized’ by suffocation with...

Belgium convicts six for 2016 ISIS bombings – media

The deadliest peacetime attacks in the country’s history left 32 dead and nearly 900 injured. Six alleged members of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) were...

Unrest sparked by teen’s killing spreads to Brussels, 64 arrested

Violent unrest triggered by the police shooting of a 17-year-old during a traffic stop has roiled France for 3 nights. Nationwide riots triggered by French...

Job centre in Brussels offers porn career to unemployed

The questionnaire for out-of-work actors was deemed “scandalous” by local MPs. Unemployed artists and actors in the Belgian capital have started receiving questionnaires from a...

Western state media form safe space

Broadcasters launched Public Spaces Incubator to foster ‘fact-based communication’ free of hate and propaganda. Public broadcasters from Canada, Switzerland, Belgium, and Germany have launched a...

Watch: EU drug ‘super cartel’ taken down

The organized crime syndicate controlled around one third of the cocaine trade in the bloc’s countries, according to Europol. A sprawling cocaine “super cartel” has...

Watch: Football riots grip EU cities

Police deployed water cannons and tear gas against unruly crowds in several Belgian and Dutch cities. Violent scenes unfolded in the streets of multiple European...

Anti-NATO and Anti-EU protests growing across Europe

Tens of thousands of citizens across Italy, France, Germany and Belgium took the streets recently to voice opposition to Brussels and Washington bureaucrats. Protest marches...

Massive rally in Brussels over cost of living

More than 10,000 demonstrators took to the streets of the Belgian capital to protest against skyrocketing prices. Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of...

‘Freedom Convoys’ gaining steam across Europe – reports

Inspired by the Canadian movement, truckers in Europe are planning to import the protest by driving to national capitals before “converging” on Brussels. Truckers in...

Watch: Huge anti-lockdown protest in Belgium turns violent

Fierce clashes between protesters and police in Brussels saw damage dealt to the European External Action Service building. https://youtu.be/Exiv10RmKe8 https://twitter.com/CharlesBaudry/status/1485269338353508358?s=20

Watch: Woman pushed in front of train in Brussels

Shocking video footage shows the woman’s brush with death in the Brussels metro. A man pushed a woman in front of an oncoming train in...

Court rules on Covid shutdown of cinemas & theatres after uproar

The closures, introduced to curb the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, were unpopular with performers and venues. A court in Belgium has reversed...

Belgian court rules COVID passes are illegal

A Belgian court in the region of Wallonia has ruled that COVID passes are illegal, by default. According to the judgment, as reported in aa.com,...

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