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A sign on a wall in Anderlecht, Brussels, calling for justice for 19-year-old Adil who was killed in a police chase in April 2020 (© Wikipedia Creative Commons / All Rights Reserved)

The Brussels council chamber postponed the case surrounding the death of 19-year-old Adil indefinitely on Tuesday.

A beer glass sits at a deserted table in a Brussels bar (BELGA PHOTO)

The catering industry remains closed until at least 8 May, but a pub in the centre of Brussels opens its doors every weekend. Drinkers are welcome, provided they know the password.

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: This handout picture, distributed by the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences RBINS (KBIN-IRSNB) shows a Peregrine Falcon (slechtvalken - faucons pelerines), flying from the Saint-Michael and Saint-Gudula Cathedral, in Brussels. BELGA PHOTO ROYAL BELGIAN INSTITUTE OF NATURAL SCIENCES HANDOUT

The breeding season for peregrine falcons is again well underway.

An electric car charging station in Brussels, Wednesday 16 September 2020. (BELGA PHOTO KATLEEN VASTIAU)

At the moment, anyone applying for an electric car charging station must wait at least six months before the installation is possible.


It’s pretty hard at the moment to be sure who is who when you pass someone in the street, what with facemasks making it more difficult to identify people.


The Hôtel Hannon in Saint-Gilles will be reborn as a museum at the end of February 2022, after its restoration is complete.

József Szájer speaking in the Hungarian Parliament, October 17th, 2016 (©Andor Elekes)

The Brussels prosecutor's office has decided to dismiss the case opened against József Szájer for drug possession after the Hungarian MEP was detained having fled from a sex party in November, it

Illustration picture shows shoppers at the Marche du Midi - Zuidmarkt, near Brussels South station, in Brussels, Sunday 14 June 2020. (BELGA PHOTO LAURIE DIEFFEMBACQ)

New data from Belgian statistics agency Statbel reveals that Brussels neighbourhoods have become more diverse over the last 20 years and that the capital is evolving into a cultural melting pot.

A man is led away by police after committing an offence in a Belgian train station. Brussels train stations have seen a significant rise in crime in contrast to stations in other provinces. (BELGA PHOTO NICOLAS MAETERLINCK)

In contrast to the downward trend in other provinces, crime in Brussels train stations is on the rise.