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#Belgium

# belgium - Sunday 23 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie This Belgian man beat 50 people to become one of Europe's last hermits Stan Vanuytrecht

This Belgian man beat 50 people to become one of Europe's last hermits

The 58-year-old will live in a 350-year-old hermitage built into a cliff above a rural town by himself for a few months.

# belgium - Thursday 23 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Belgian police arrest man who tried to drive into crowds of shoppers at high speed Antwerp

Belgian police arrest man who tried to drive into crowds of shoppers at high speed

A rifle and bladed weapons were found in a subsequent search of the car.

# belgium - Thursday 2 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Part of Brussels sealed off after car filled with gas canisters driven by known radical stopped Belgium

Part of Brussels sealed off after car filled with gas canisters driven by known radical stopped

The driver had been listed as ‘being radicalised’.

# belgium - Saturday 25 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A peek into the wardrobe of Brussels' Manneken Pis Dress To Impress

A peek into the wardrobe of Brussels' Manneken Pis

A new museum showcases the outfits, some of which are hundreds of years old.

# belgium - Thursday 12 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two new suspects charged with aiding Paris attack getaway Belgium

Two new suspects charged with aiding Paris attack getaway

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

# belgium - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Boy in Belgian hospital after being left on freezing balcony for 15 hours as 'punishment' Neglect

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

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

# belgium - Monday 12 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Woman suspended after posing for pornographic images in Belgian government building Interior Ministry

Woman suspended after posing for pornographic images in Belgian government building

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Hullabaloo over EU's best trade deal in history makes no sense', says Irish MEP CETA

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Masked gang armed with Kalashnikovs rob Belgian jewellery store Chatelineau

Masked gang armed with Kalashnikovs rob Belgian jewellery store

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

From TheJournal.ie Canadian trade minister says it's up to Europe to save trade agreement Europe's Job

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Two Brussels police officers stabbed in "terrorist attack" Schaerbeek

Two Brussels police officers stabbed in "terrorist attack"

The suspect is in police custody.

# belgium - Thursday 22 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Belgian police officers questioned after being found with vanload of migrants in France Nieppe

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

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

# belgium - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Terminally ill child becomes first minor to be granted euthanasia in Belgium Mercy Killing

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

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

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

# belgium - Monday 22 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Woman shot by police after stabbing three people on a bus in Brussels Uccle

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

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

# belgium - Saturday 6 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Belgian police officers attacked by machete-wielding man shouting "Allahu Akbar" Charleroi

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

The man was shot dead by another officer.

# belgium - Saturday 30 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Two suspected jihadists arrested in Brussels after terror raids Islamic State

Two suspected jihadists arrested in Brussels after terror raids

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

# belgium - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

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

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

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

# belgium - Monday 11 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Britain is not Ireland's most lucrative EU trading partner - Belgium is Exports

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

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

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 Minute-by-Minute This post contains a poll

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

It was over to the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Lille for tonight’s last-8 tie.

# belgium - Monday 27 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: No, this photo does NOT show a mad rush for Irish passports in the UK Factcheck

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

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

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 This post contains videos

Late Belgium strike ends Zlatan's international career in defeat

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 This post contains videos

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

No sugar-coating from the Rangers midfielder.

Belgium bounced back after team meeting - Lukaku

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

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

As it happened: Ireland v Belgium, Euro 2016

It all proved a reality check for Martin O’Neill’s side.

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

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

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

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

The Red Devils boss is under pressure.

# belgium - Friday 17 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Five points of advice for football fans planning on having a drink tomorrow Safety

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hamstring and groin problems are restricting the Premier League stars.

# belgium - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Italy loss a 'reality check' for Belgium says Lukaku

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

Belgium took on Italy in a vital game in Ireland’s group.

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

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.

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