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Would Nial Keelaghan son of the late Dermot Keelaghan deceased late of  “Laragh”, Killineer, Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland contact Branigan & Mathews solicitors, 33 Laurence Street, Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland, reference EMR/ER, telephone number 041-9838726, e-mail:- regarding the estate of Dermot Keelaghan deceased.

Illustration picture shows a commemorative plaque inside the Maelbeek-Maalbeek metro station in Brussels, one of the locations attacked by terrorists on 22 March, 2016. BELGA PHOTO LAURIE DIEFFEMBACQ

Brussels attacks: Council chamber sends 10 defendants back to court

The Brussels Council Chamber has decided that 10 of the 13 suspects of the Brussels attacks of 22 March 2016 will be referred to the Court of Assizes, the court dealing with the most serious crimes. The federal prosecutor’s office had requested that eight of the 13 accused be sent to the Court of...
Illustration picture shows 'Monroe Bar', where the police raided a party on 27 November, in the city center of Brussels. According to police sources a party on the first floor above the bar broke the corona-lockdown rules, Hungarian member of the European Parliament Jozsef Szajer was arrested when he tried to flee the scene carrying narcotics. (BELGA PHOTO LAURIE DIEFFEMBACQ)

Drug investigation launched into sex party involving Hungarian MEP

An investigation has been launched by the Brussels public prosecutor’s office into the sex party involving Hungarian MEP József Szájer. Szájer, a member of Fidesz, the right-wing party led by Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban, was one of 25 people, mostly men, involved in the orgy held on the...

12% of meat tested in Brussels does not meet food safety standards

Three tons of food from retailers and restaurants in Brussels was binned in 2019 because it did not conform to safety regulations. Seventeen of the establishments had to close because of a risk to consumer health. Most troubling, according to the report released by food and hygiene inspection...

Mini-Europe to stay in Brussels, after all

Mini-Europe might stay at the Heysel complex in Brussels after all, says its owner Thierry Meeùs. It was expected that the famous tourist attraction next to Kinepolis would close at the end of 2020, but that did not happen officially. Mini-Europe , a village of replicas of some of Europe’s most...
A police officer scoops a specimen of cocaine from a package discovered in Gent. Belgium has seen a significant rise in cocaine entering the country over the past year. (BELGA PHOTO LIEVEN VAN ASSCHE)

Over a tonne of cocaine found hidden in cement bags in Liège

The Liège prosecutor's office revealed on Monday that 1.2 tonnes of cocaine had been accidentally discovered on 14 December in cement bags on an unloading dock on the banks of the river Meuse, near Liège. Federal police are conducting an investigation to try to trace the supply chain. The cargo is...
A customer operates a bank machine (BELGA PHOTO)

Belgians continued to boost savings accounts during 2020

Belgians remained true to their squirrelling nature in 2020 by boosting their savings accounts throughout the year, a survey of banks revealed this week. Savings accounts held by the four major banks operating in Belgium swelled as customers sought to maintain their financial security in these...

Former mayor of Linkebeek begins appeal of murder conviction

A Brussels court began hearing arguments today in the appeal of murder convictions handed down to former politician Christian Van Eyken and his wife, Sylvia Boigelot. The pair were convicted last year of the 2014 murder of Boigelot’s former husband, Marc Dellea. Dellea died from a bullet to the...

Nearly 50,000 sign petition against Brussels’ new 30kph zone

Nearly 50,000 people have signed the petition against the new 30kph zone in the Brussels region. The new speed limit, which covers 85% of the roads in the capital, came into force on 1 January. The region has ushered in the new traffic law to improve air quality, cut down on noise pollution and...


Beautiful and modern apartment situated near Sablon. Very well situated with the underground station at 150m and the bus at 500m, the Central Station at 750m (on foot of by Underground). This furnished apartment consists of a fully equiped kitchen, living space of +/- 40m², 2 spacious bedrooms (+/- 20m²) with each a bathroom, one a bathtub/shower combination and the other with a walk-in shower. a sun oriented terrace at the courtyard. Parking space in the building. (€90/month). Worth a visit!