Recent News Headlines : Belgium - Belgium

A NEW YALTA AND THE REVIVAL OF EUROPE


Macron, throughout his campaign, was strong in his support of the European Union and its shared currency, the euro... READ MORE

16th May, 2017 1604

FRENCH AMBASSADOR TO US DISCUSSES TRUMP, MACRON PRESIDENCIES


THE INTERVIEW With President-elect Emmanuel Macron poised to take power on Sunday in Paris, French Ambassador to the US Gerard Araud, who served as dip..... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 3

FRANCE'S MACRON NAMES PARLIAMENTARY CANDIDATES


Video French ambassador to Washington Gerard Araud talks to FRANCE 24 after Macron election... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 82

BELGIUM, AT EASE AT THE HEART OF THE EU?


Belgian MEP Hilde Vautmans ADLE shows us around Brussels's downtown district as well as her home region of Sint-Truiden... READ MORE

10th May, 2017 0

MACRON'S VICTORY BRINGS RELIEF TO SOME EUROPEAN ALLIES


The election of Emmanuel Macron as French president on Sunday has brought relief to some European allies... READ MORE

9th May, 2017 0

THE FRENCH VOTE MAPS AND ANALYSIS


4 Mr. Macron won by a landslide in Paris and its affluent suburbs, where voters supported his pro-European Union, pro-business platform... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 23717

DONALD TRUMP LOOKING FORWARD TO WORKING WITH EMMANUEL MACRON


Congratulations to Emmanuel Macron on his big win today as the next President of France... READ MORE

7th May, 2017 391

MARINE LE PEN AND EMMANUEL MACRON


Ms. Le Pen, the far-right candidate of the National Front, is campaigning on a bellicose security platform, emphasizing her anti-immigration, anti-European Union, anti-globalization bona fides... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 442

GENERATION MACRON: YOUNG LIBERAL EU LEADERS RALLY BEHIND FRENCH 'KENNEDY'


If Emmanuel Macron wins Sunday's French presidential run-off, Europe's pro-EU liberals will finally have their champion... READ MORE

2nd May, 2017 743

FRENCH FAR-RIGHT CANDIDATE LE PEN COPIES FILLON SPEECH


At her rally Monday in Villepinte, Le Pen repeated almost verbatim these passages from Fillon's speech... READ MORE

2nd May, 2017 0

DOJ SUBPOENAS THREE EUROPEAN BANKS ON TREASURY RIGGING


Spokespeople for BNP Paribas, RBS, and UBS either declined to comment or weren't immediately available... READ MORE

2nd May, 2017 14

FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES TRADE BARBS AHEAD OF SUNDAY'S CRUCIAL VOTE


Centrist presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron used the opportunity to paint Le Pen as an extremist and warned of the dangers to France if she is elected... READ MORE

2nd May, 2017 1

MACRON SAYS EU MUST REFORM OR FACE 'FREXIT'


Ms Le Pen has capitalised on anti-EU feeling, and has promised a referendum on France's membership... READ MORE

1st May, 2017 4625

FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS: A HISTORIC FIRST-ROUND RESULT - FRANCE 24


After a historic first round, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen make it through to round two of the French presidential elections... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 6

FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS: A HISTORIC FIRST-ROUND RESULT - FRANCE 24


After a historic first round, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen make it through to round two of the French presidential elections... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 6

FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS: A HISTORIC FIRST-ROUND RESULT - FRANCE 24


After a historic first round, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen make it through to round two of the French presidential elections... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 6

FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS: A HISTORIC FIRST-ROUND RESULT - FRANCE 24


After a historic first round, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen make it through to round two of the French presidential elections... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 6

FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS: A HISTORIC FIRST-ROUND RESULT - FRANCE 24


After a historic first round, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen make it through to round two of the French presidential elections... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 6

HOLLANDE CALLS ON VOTERS TO BACK MACRON IN RUN-OFF BALLOT


French President Francois Hollande has called for voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the run-off ballot in the presidential election... READ MORE

24th April, 2017 272

THE COST OF BEARISH RISK REVERSALS ON THE EURO IS THE HIGHEST IN FIVE YEARS


Investors are laying in risk hedges against the prospect of a Le Pen victory which might portend the breakup of the eurozone... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 0

FRANCE'S DARK HORSE FROM THE FAR LEFT


But Melenchon, effectively a French Bernie Sanders supported by what's left of the Communist Party, could be an even broader threat than Le Pen herself... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 157

STOCKHOLM TRUCK ATTACK SUSPECT WAS FACING DEPORTATION


Jonas Hysing, of Sweden's national police, said we know he has been sympathetic to extremist organisations ... READ MORE

10th April, 2017 0

[Q&A] HOW CAN AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS BETTER SHARE EUROPEAN AIRSPACE?


How can military and civil air traffic controllers better share European airspace so flights are safer?... READ MORE

26th March, 2017 13

DUTCH POLITICIAN UNDER FIRE OVER 'WOMEN AND ALCOHOL' JIBE


This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the daily news stories from Europe's de-facto political capital... READ MORE

26th March, 2017 0

TUNISIAN CHARGED WITH TERRORIST ATTEMPT TO DRIVE INTO ANTWERP CROWD


The source said the suspect had recently travelled between Belgium and the Netherlands, living in his car... READ MORE

24th March, 2017 204

BRUSSELS TERROR VICTIMS REMEMBERED, ONE YEAR ON


Families of the dead, survivors and officials have joined together in Brussels - to remember the victims of the city's terror attacks, one year on... READ MORE

24th March, 2017 9

BELGIAN POLICE ARREST MAN WHO TRIED TO DRIVE INTO CROWD IN ANTWERP


Bart De Wever, the mayor of Antwerp, said on Thursday afternoon that an attack had been thwarted in the city, according to local media reports... READ MORE

23rd March, 2017 519

MAN HELD FOR 'DRIVING AT CROWD' IN ANTWERP, BELGIUM


It was also the day Belgium marked the first anniversary of the twin bomb attacks in Brussels, that killed 32 people and wounded more than 300... READ MORE

23rd March, 2017 3481

CAR TRIES TO RAM ANTWERP SHOPPING AREA; SECURITY TIGHTENED


Belgium has been living under the second highest anti-terror alarm ever since... READ MORE

23rd March, 2017 0

BRUSSELS MARKS ONE YEAR SINCE DEADLY ATTACKS


Brussels is remembering on Wednesday the victims of its airport and metro attacks, exactly one year after ISIL suicide bombers struck, killing 32 people... READ MORE

22nd March, 2017 54

Trending News Headlines : Belgium

DUTCH GET CREATIVE TO SOLVE A PRISON PROBLEM


It has also turned about a dozen former prisons into centers for asylum seekers... READ MORE

10th February, 2017 28522

EUROPEANS GREATLY OVERESTIMATE MUSLIM POPULATION, POLL SHOWS


According to Pew Research, France's Muslim population actually stood at 7.5 percent in 2010, or one in 13 people... READ MORE

14th December, 2016 18946

TRUMP CRITICIZES NATO AND HOPES FOR GOOD DEALS WITH RUSSIA


Trump Criticizes NATO and Hopes for Good Deals With Russia... READ MORE

16th January, 2017 11601

EU OFFICIALS 'BELIEVE BRITAIN WILL GIVE UP ON BREXIT IF THEY MAKE NEGOTIATIONS TOUGH ENOUGH'


He said Britain must not underestimate the determination of the rest of Europe to deprive the UK of its EU financial passporting rights and euro clearing... READ MORE

16th September, 2016 10835

BELGIAN ROYALS MARK FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF BRUSSELS ATTACKS


King Philippe and Queen Mathilde joined Prime Minister Charles Michel at the airport, where two suicide bombers blew themselves up a year ago... READ MORE

22nd March, 2017 9998

BELGIUM AND NETHERLANDS AGREE TO SWAP LAND TO SIMPLIFY BORDER


The land swap, however, does not extend to the border village of Baarle-Hertog, which has non-contiguous part of the Netherlands in Belgium, and vice versa... READ MORE

30th November, 2016 5656

BELGIUM WALLOONS BLOCK KEY EU CETA TRADE DEAL WITH CANADA


Belgium cannot sign a key EU trade deal with Canada, Prime Minister Charles Michel has said, because of objections led by its Wallonia region... READ MORE

24th October, 2016 4435

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT VOTES TO LIFT MARINE LE PEN IMMUNITY OVER ISIS TWEETS


Marine Le Pen immunity to prosecution lifted by European Parliament over Isis social media posts... READ MORE

6th March, 2017 4005

DUTCH LAWMAKERS DEBATE BAN ON MUSLIM HEADWEAR


A small group of people wearing full-face veils watched the debate from the public gallery... READ MORE

24th November, 2016 3665

MARINE LE PEN LOSES IMMUNITY TO PROSECUTION


This is not the first time Le Pen's immunity has been lifted by the EU Parliament, which also took a similar step in 2013... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 2707

BELGIAN CITY DINANT PRESENTS ROOSTER STATUE TO CHINA TO CELEBRATE CHINESE NEW YEAR


The Chinese New Year Parade held in Dinant earlier Sunday indicated that both Walloon Region and China wished to promote their relationship further, he said... READ MORE

30th January, 2017 2044

LONDONERS 'TAKE MORE COCAINE ON WEEKDAYS THAN OTHER EUROPEANS'


The analysis points to very low to negligible cocaine use in the majority of eastern European cities... READ MORE

13th December, 2016 2043

MARINE LE PEN'S CHIEF OF STAFF UNDER INVESTIGATION


Le Pen said she was challenging allegations by the European Anti-Fraud Office, which is based in Brussels... READ MORE

24th February, 2017 1856

MARINE LE PEN LOSES IMMUNITY FROM PROSECUTION OVER IS IMAGES


However, the vote only lifts her immunity in this particular case and will not cover a separate investigation into whether FN misused European Parliament funds... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 1788

BELGIAN WOMAN MAKES LAST-DITCH EFFORT TO FIND HER FATHER


Library and archives canada believes mystery man was a sergeant in the royal canadian artillery... READ MORE

27th January, 2017 1772

STRIPPING LE PEN OF IMMUNITY 'EU IS INTERFERING IN FRENCH INTERNAL AFFAIRS' - UKIP MEP


And the European Parliament which continues to maintain ...the mother of European democracy has obviously given up that responsibility... READ MORE

3rd March, 2017 1662

EU SETS BELGIUM MONDAY DEADLINE TO BACK CANADA TRADE DEAL


The Commission has been working 24 7 to find a solution, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom tweeted on Sunday... READ MORE

23rd October, 2016 1242

BELGIUM MINOR FIRST TO BE GRANTED EUTHANASIA


Belgium is the only country that allows minors of any age to choose euthanasia... READ MORE

17th September, 2016 1148

MARINE LE PEN'S IMMUNITY LIFTED BY EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT


The European Parliament stripped far-right French lawmaker and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen of parliamentary immunity for posting graphic images of victims of the ISIL group... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 1131

BELGIAN INTERNAL FEUD BLOCKS EU-CANADA TRADE DEAL


European Council President Donald Tusk had given Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel until Monday, three days before the planned signing, to resolve the impasse... READ MORE

24th October, 2016 1016

DONALD TRUMP AND STEVE BANNON 'POSE EXISTENTIAL THREAT TO EU,' SAYS CHIEF BREXIT NEGOTIATORA


We have a third front undermining the European Union, and it is Donald trump who has joined the far-Right parties from across the Atlantic... READ MORE

30th January, 2017 907

BREXIT IS OPPORTUNITY TO PULL EUROPE CLOSER TOGETHER, EU'S TOP NEGOTIATORA GUY VERHOFSTADT SAYS


Mr Verhofstadt said it was far too early to speculate on the impact for Britain, or the City of London, Europe's biggest financial centre... READ MORE

24th January, 2017 891

'BALL IN EUROPE'S COURT' TO RESCUE CETA DEAL, SAYS CANADA TRADE MINISTER


Canada's prime minister, Justin Trudeau, was due to fly to Brussels on 27 October to sign the agreement... READ MORE

22nd October, 2016 873

MAN SHOUTING 'ALLAHU AKBAR' ATTACKS BELGIAN POLICE WITH MACHETE


Two female police officers have been attacked in Belgium by an man wielding a machete and shouting Allahu Akhbar ... READ MORE

8th August, 2016 870

NATO'S EUROPEAN ALLIES TAKE STEPS TO MEET US DEMAND


The location of the new headquarters has not been decided, a NATO official said... READ MORE

16th February, 2017 805

BRUSSELS STABBING: TWO POLICE OFFICERS TARGETED IN SUSPECTED TERROR ATTACK


Two police officers have been stabbed in Brussels in an incident that could be terror-related, prosecutors say... READ MORE

5th October, 2016 789

BEWARE THE IDES OF MARCH, MINISTERS WARN NUMBER 10 AS DATE IS CHOSEN TO TRIGGER BREXITA


But for Number 10 the famous prophecy to beware the Ides of March was originally ignored as they picked March 15 as the likely date to trigger Brexit... READ MORE

12th March, 2017 773

TERMINALLY ILL CHILD FIRST TO BE HELPED TO DIE IN BELGIUM


Minor is first to be granted doctor-assisted death since Belgium passed voluntary euthanasia law for children in 2014... READ MORE

17th September, 2016 677

LE PEN SET TO LOSE EU PARLIAMENT IMMUNITY OVER GRUESOME IS GROUP TWEETS


Foley's bereaved parents John and Diane said they wanted the images removed immediately, accusing Le Pen in a statement of using the "shamefully uncensored" image to her own political ends... READ MORE

1st March, 2017 627

MARINE LE PEN SHORT OF FUNDS FOR 2017 PRESIDENTIAL RUN, PARTY SAYS


French media have in the past published letters from French banks refusing to lend to the National Front... READ MORE

22nd December, 2016 623


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