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The victim's family - from left to right - the father Mohammed, the brother Ayoub and the mother Fatima pictured at a press conference of the parents of Mehdi Bouda, a 17-year-old boy who died after he was ran over by a police car in August 2019 in the city centre of Brussels, Thursday 08 October 2020. (BELGA PHOTO LAURIE DIEFFEMBACQ)

Family of killed teenager vow to fight on after prosecutor's decision

The family of 17-year-old Mehdi Bouda, who died after he was hit by a police car in central Brussels in August 2019, have announced that they intend to keep fighting their case after the Brussels prosecutor’s office announced it will not be bringing charges against any of the parties involved in...

World Mental Health Day 2020 on 10 October: Move for mental health - Let’s invest!

One in four people worldwide, and one in six in the European Union, will experience a mental illness at some point in their lifetime. Despite this, mental health services are the most underfunded aspect of public health across low- and high-income countries alike. Grave neglect for these services...

Test Achats calls electric scooters ‘unsafe’, advises against using them

The braking function on most electric scooters sold in the EU is “abominable” and they also “cannot be used in the rain”. That is the conclusion of a thorough investigation by Belgian consumer organisation Test Achats, which bought and tested 11 models of electric scooters. One of the 11 had to be...

What’s on this week: 9-15 October

It sounds pretty niche, but the programme of the Belgian-Mexican queer video and performance festival Homografìa/Homography is bursting at the seams with interesting stuff. The nomadic festival is landing in Brussels for the second time and Is terribly ambitious for its two-day run. Film,...
An asylum seeker takes shelter outside the immigration office in Brussels (BELGA)

Report to UN shows Belgium failing to meet many human rights obligations

Belgium is not yet adequately protecting human rights, according to anti-discrimination organisation unia, the Belgian Federal Migration Centre (Myria) and the country’s Anti-Poverty, Risk and Social Exclusion Service in a report presented to the United Nations. The three organisations on Thursday...

More than 2,000 demonstrate against Azerbaijan in Brussels' EU Quarter

Around 2,000 people demonstrated on Wednesday morning at the Schuman end of the Rue de la Loi, in the heart of the European district in Brussels, to denounce Azerbaijan's attacks on Armenia. The protest, which started at 8.00 and finished three hours later, halted traffic on Avenue d’Auderghem and...

Belgium’s post-lockdown property upswing continues

Real estate activity in Belgium was very strong in the third quarter of 2020, after a sharp fall in March, April and early May, according to the real estate barometer published on Thursday by the Royal Federation of Belgian Notaries (Fednot). However, the number of transactions in the first nine...
Cars driving down a main street in Brussels (BELGA)

Report shows majority of Brussels households without a car

A majority of Brussels households do not have a car, according to a new report compiled by Belgian statistical agency Statbel. The new report shows that 289,952 Brussels households are without a car, accounting for 53% of households. Most other households have one car (38%), and a small proportion...
The new mural on the CPAS building in Brussels (© Eric Danhier/Visit.Brussels)

New mural honouring frontline care workers unveiled in Brussels

A new mural in honour of the care workers and hospital staff on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic has appeared in the Marolles district of Brussels. The 22m long and six-metre-wide painting, designed by the art collective 7e Gauche in collaboration with the City of Brussels, the Visit...

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