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#Belgium

# belgium - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Two new suspects charged with aiding Paris attack getaway
# Belgium
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# Belgium

Two new suspects charged with aiding Paris attack getaway

Jan 12th 2017, 9:39 AM 6,992 Views 0 Comments

They’ve been charged with the falsification of documents according to prosecutors.

# belgium - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Boy in Belgian hospital after being left on freezing balcony for 15 hours as 'punishment'
# Neglect
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# Neglect

Boy in Belgian hospital after being left on freezing balcony for 15 hours as 'punishment'

Dec 29th 2016, 5:08 PM 42,284 Views 36 Comments

The six-year-old was dressed in just his pyjamas.

# belgium - Monday 12 December, 2016

Woman suspended after posing for pornographic images in Belgian government building
# Interior Ministry
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# Interior Ministry

Woman suspended after posing for pornographic images in Belgian government building

Dec 12th 2016, 9:44 PM 29,212 Views 29 Comments

She was caught after her colleagues recognised her on a website devoted to people who top up their salaries by performing in pornography in their spare time.

# belgium - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

'Hullabaloo over EU's best trade deal in history makes no sense', says Irish MEP
# CETA
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# CETA

'Hullabaloo over EU's best trade deal in history makes no sense', says Irish MEP

Oct 26th 2016, 6:05 AM 19,172 Views 53 Comments

A French-speaking region of Belgium called Wallonia has voted against the trade agreement CETA – and because of this, the deal will most likely not go ahead.

# belgium - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Masked gang armed with Kalashnikovs rob Belgian jewellery store
# Chatelineau
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# Chatelineau

Masked gang armed with Kalashnikovs rob Belgian jewellery store

Oct 22nd 2016, 2:47 PM 8,666 Views 4 Comments

Witnesses said two explosions were heard during the hold-up.

Canadian trade minister says it's up to Europe to save trade agreement
# Europe's Job
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# Europe's Job

Canadian trade minister says it's up to Europe to save trade agreement

Oct 22nd 2016, 12:01 PM 10,294 Views 30 Comments

The Canadian trade deal CETA, which was meant to be signed by EU members next Thursday, is in jeopardy after Belgian region refused to agree.

# belgium - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Two Brussels police officers stabbed in "terrorist attack"
# Schaerbeek
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# Schaerbeek

Two Brussels police officers stabbed in "terrorist attack"

Oct 5th 2016, 3:27 PM 14,679 Views 80 Comments

The suspect is in police custody.

# belgium - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Belgian police officers questioned after being found with vanload of migrants in France
# Nieppe
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# Nieppe

Belgian police officers questioned after being found with vanload of migrants in France

Sep 22nd 2016, 1:35 PM 19,287 Views 28 Comments

The men said that they didn’t want to leave the migrants on the side of the road.

# belgium - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Terminally ill child becomes first minor to be granted euthanasia in Belgium
# Mercy Killing
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# Mercy Killing

Terminally ill child becomes first minor to be granted euthanasia in Belgium

Sep 17th 2016, 12:18 PM 33,021 Views 73 Comments

Belgium is the only country to allow a child of any age to choose to end their own life.

# belgium - Friday 26 August, 2016

Henry named assistant coach to new Belgium boss Martinez
# Unlikely Duo
# Unlikely Duo

Henry named assistant coach to new Belgium boss Martinez

Aug 26th 2016, 11:57 AM 5,910 Views 8 Comments

The former Arsenal striker will work as part of the Spaniard’s backroom staff in his new role.

# belgium - Monday 22 August, 2016

Woman shot by police after stabbing three people on a bus in Brussels
# Uccle
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# Uccle

Woman shot by police after stabbing three people on a bus in Brussels

Aug 22nd 2016, 5:46 PM 21,679 Views 52 Comments

Police opened fire when she refused to stand down, according to Belgium’s public broadcaster.

# belgium - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Belgian police officers attacked by machete-wielding man shouting "Allahu Akbar"
# Charleroi
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# Charleroi

Belgian police officers attacked by machete-wielding man shouting "Allahu Akbar"

Aug 6th 2016, 4:50 PM 19,395 Views 183 Comments

The man was shot dead by another officer.

# belgium - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Two suspected jihadists arrested in Brussels after terror raids
# Islamic State
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# Islamic State

Two suspected jihadists arrested in Brussels after terror raids

Jul 30th 2016, 11:38 AM 8,973 Views 66 Comments

“Both are suspected of planning a terrorist attack somewhere in Belgium,” a spokesman said

# belgium - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

The UK's giving up its EU presidency (it has bigger things to worry about)
# Don't Mind Us
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# Don't Mind Us

The UK's giving up its EU presidency (it has bigger things to worry about)

Jul 20th 2016, 4:48 PM 20,432 Views 32 Comments

It had been due to take up the six-month position next year.

# belgium - Monday 11 July, 2016

Britain is not Ireland's most lucrative EU trading partner - Belgium is
# Exports
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# Exports

Britain is not Ireland's most lucrative EU trading partner - Belgium is

Jul 11th 2016, 6:15 AM 44,903 Views 28 Comments

Exports to Britain in 2015 accounted for €13.7 billion but the Belgian market was worth €14.5 billion.

# belgium - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Wilmots: Strategy was not the problem
# Belgian Waffle
# Belgian Waffle

Wilmots: Strategy was not the problem

Jul 2nd 2016, 12:01 AM 7,776 Views 10 Comments

Marc Wilmots has defended his tactics in light of Belgium’s 3-1 Euro 2016 quarter-final loss to Wales.

# belgium - Friday 1 July, 2016

As it happened: Wales v Belgium, Euro 2016 quarter-final
Live Jul 1st 2016, 9:00 PM

As it happened: Wales v Belgium, Euro 2016 quarter-final

# belgium - Monday 27 June, 2016

FactCheck: No, this photo does NOT show a mad rush for Irish passports in the UK
# Factcheck
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# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, this photo does NOT show a mad rush for Irish passports in the UK

Jun 27th 2016, 7:27 PM 57,786 Views 26 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck takes on a misleading words-and-picture combo doing the rounds today.

# belgium - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Hamren: Sweden will never find another Ibrahimovic
# Zlat Out
# Zlat Out

Hamren: Sweden will never find another Ibrahimovic

Jun 23rd 2016, 12:10 AM 4,784 Views 6 Comments

It’s the end of the road for Ibra.

# belgium - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Late Belgium strike ends Zlatan's international career in defeat
# I Am Finished
# I Am Finished

Late Belgium strike ends Zlatan's international career in defeat

Jun 22nd 2016, 10:24 PM 7,078 Views 11 Comments

Radja Nainggolan’s screamer secured Belgium a second successive win and sent Sweden packing.

# belgium - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Joey Barton warns of 'reality check' against Italy in ruthless analysis of Ireland's performance
# Ouch
# Ouch

Joey Barton warns of 'reality check' against Italy in ruthless analysis of Ireland's performance

Jun 18th 2016, 10:12 PM 20,520 Views 56 Comments

No sugar-coating from the Rangers midfielder.

Belgium bounced back after team meeting - Lukaku
# Friends Reunited
# Friends Reunited

Belgium bounced back after team meeting - Lukaku

Jun 18th 2016, 5:49 PM 2,582 Views 4 Comments

All has not been well in the Belgium camp at Euro 2016, but Romelu Lukaku says they feel together again.

Belgian tiki-taka? Rode Duivels break record with Witsel goal
# Keep Ball
# Keep Ball

Belgian tiki-taka? Rode Duivels break record with Witsel goal

Jun 18th 2016, 5:37 PM 3,892 Views 1 Comment

Marc Wilmots’ team put in a solid team display against Ireland and their fantastic build up to Axel Witsel’s goal saw them set a new record for number of passes before a goal

Belgium are three up and cruising thanks to Ireland's second-half implosion
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

Belgium are three up and cruising thanks to Ireland's second-half implosion

Jun 18th 2016, 3:17 PM 6,397 Views 35 Comments

Ciaran Clark is still sliding.

As it happened: Ireland v Belgium, Euro 2016
Live Jun 18th 2016, 3:00 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Belgium, Euro 2016

Massive anti-terror raids see 12 arrested in Belgium ahead of Euro 2016 match
# Crackdown
From TheJournal.ie
# Crackdown

Massive anti-terror raids see 12 arrested in Belgium ahead of Euro 2016 match

Jun 18th 2016, 1:55 PM 18,285 Views 93 Comments

A Flemish broadcaster is reporting the incident may be linked Belgium’s match against Ireland.

Confirmed: The Belgium team to face Ireland includes Carrasco and Dembele
# Well Done Poirot
# Well Done Poirot

Confirmed: The Belgium team to face Ireland includes Carrasco and Dembele

Jun 18th 2016, 12:56 PM 12,065 Views 15 Comments

‘Lads, it’s Spurs.’

Football is not life and death - Wilmots prepares for Ireland test
# Red DEvils
# Red DEvils

Football is not life and death - Wilmots prepares for Ireland test

Jun 18th 2016, 9:30 AM 2,104 Views 1 Comment

The Red Devils boss is under pressure.

# belgium - Friday 17 June, 2016

Five points of advice for football fans planning on having a drink tomorrow
# Safety
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# Safety

Five points of advice for football fans planning on having a drink tomorrow

Jun 17th 2016, 10:28 PM 26,918 Views 25 Comments

The Road Safety Authority is warning that “almost half of pedestrians killed on our roads have consumed alcohol”.

'It might be a fluke' - The Irish footballer who had a first-hand view of the Belgian revolution
# Golden Generation
# Golden Generation

'It might be a fluke' - The Irish footballer who had a first-hand view of the Belgian revolution

Jun 17th 2016, 1:00 PM 35,408 Views 21 Comments

Dominic Foley spent seven years of his career in Belgium.

'I know this group very well, they are proud and will react against Ireland' - Former Belgium boss
# Belgium
# Belgium

'I know this group very well, they are proud and will react against Ireland' - Former Belgium boss

Jun 17th 2016, 8:00 AM 4,484 Views 10 Comments

Georges Leekens talks to The42 about what went wrong for Marc Wilmots’ side against Italy, where they can improve and how they will try to beat Ireland.

# belgium - Thursday 16 June, 2016

The last time Ireland played Belgium it ended in very controversial circumstances
# Revenge Mission
# Revenge Mission

The last time Ireland played Belgium it ended in very controversial circumstances

Jun 16th 2016, 6:03 AM 12,770 Views 4 Comments

There was yet more play-off heartache for Ireland in 1997.

Belgium boss hopes to have De Bruyne and Hazard back training today
# Danger Men
# Danger Men

Belgium boss hopes to have De Bruyne and Hazard back training today

Jun 16th 2016, 12:10 AM 4,094 Views 1 Comment

Hamstring and groin problems are restricting the Premier League stars.

# belgium - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Italy loss a 'reality check' for Belgium says Lukaku
# Bounceback
# Bounceback

Italy loss a 'reality check' for Belgium says Lukaku

Jun 15th 2016, 8:12 AM 4,209 Views 0 Comments

The Red Devils are grounded once again after their loss to Italy at Euro 2016.

# belgium - Monday 13 June, 2016

As it happened: Belgium v Italy, Euro 2016
Live Jun 13th 2016, 9:11 PM

As it happened: Belgium v Italy, Euro 2016

No more excuses! Belgium must prove they are Europe's best against Italy
# Group E
# Group E

No more excuses! Belgium must prove they are Europe's best against Italy

Jun 13th 2016, 1:35 PM 1,935 Views 2 Comments

Marc Wilmots blamed Argentina’s allegedly negative tactics after their quarter-final exit at the 2014 World Cup, but there can be no such excuses if they come up short this time around.

# belgium - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

5 things to know about Ireland's Group E opponents Italy
# Key Info
# Key Info

5 things to know about Ireland's Group E opponents Italy

Jun 8th 2016, 8:25 PM 5,438 Views 3 Comments

Martin O’Neills men go up against the Azzurri in Lille on 22 June.

# belgium - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

All-Ireland qualifier scheduled to clash with Ireland's Euro 2016 game against Belgium
# Double Booked
# Double Booked

All-Ireland qualifier scheduled to clash with Ireland's Euro 2016 game against Belgium

Jun 7th 2016, 8:17 PM 14,725 Views 24 Comments

The first-round draw was made this morning.

# belgium - Monday 6 June, 2016

Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer?
# Cheval Noir
# Cheval Noir

Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer?

Jun 6th 2016, 9:00 PM 10,125 Views 42 Comments

Because you’re too good to go tipping one of the big boys.

# belgium - Saturday 28 May, 2016

De Bruyne produces moment of magic as Ireland's Euro 2016 opponents claim victory
# Scouting Mission
# Scouting Mission

De Bruyne produces moment of magic as Ireland's Euro 2016 opponents claim victory

May 28th 2016, 6:11 PM 11,782 Views 6 Comments

Romelu Lukaku was also on target in Belgium’s 2-1 over Switzerland.