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Belgian court sentences migrant smuggling leader of UK lorry deaths

A Vietnamese migrant smuggling gang leader has been jailed in Belgium over the deaths of 39 people, who were found…

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Phage therapies for superbug infections are being tested in Belgium

Bacteria-killing viruses can be used to treat antibiotic-resistant superbugs, and the approach has been tried in more than 100 people…

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Health

Monkey business: Antwerp zoo put kids at ease for virus jab

The Belgian city of Antwerp has put its faith in monkey business to put kids at ease for their first…

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Europe

Dutch tourists flock to Belgium to escape New Year lockdown at home

Frustrated Dutch tourists have been flocking to neighbouring Belgium to escape a tough New Year lockdown at home. The Netherlands…

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Europe

Belgium scraps move to close cinemas and theatres after court rebuke

The Belgian government said on Wednesday that it was scrapping its decision to close theatres, cinemas and concert halls to…

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Europe

Setback for Belgian government as coronavirus measures overturned

In a setback for the Belgian government, an advisory body on Tuesday suspended a Cabinet-ordered closure of part of the…

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Europe

‘No culture, no future’: Belgian cultural workers protest measures

Thousands of Belgian performers, cinema operators, event organizers, and others joined together on Sunday to protest the government’s decision to…

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Belgium to shut down all seven of its nuclear reactors by 2025

Belgium will shut down all seven of its nuclear reactors by 2025 but will not close the door on new-generation…

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COVID in Europe: Belgium closes cinemas as Spain brings back masks

Europe is once again seeing a surge of COVID-19 cases — here is our summary of the measures being taken…

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Belgium to close cinemas and theatres amid Omicron spread

Belgium further tightened virus restrictions as the Omicron variant spreads, closing cinemas, theatres and other indoor activities. Prime Minister Alexander…

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