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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Belgium

This month
November 2023
Storm Ciarán: Britain on high alert as northern France hit with record winds of 200km/h
Here at home, Status Yellow warnings for rainfall across six counties were lifted at 7am.
Last month
October 2023
Belgian police shoot dead suspected gunman following last night's Brussels attack
Last night’s shooting left two Swedish nationals dead.
Terror alert raised to highest level in Belgium as two Swedish people killed in shooting
The Euro 2024 qualifier match between Belgium and Sweden was suspended following the attack in Brussels.
Ronaldo brace seals Euro qualification for Portugal as Belgium also progress
Portugal qualified after defeating Slovakia while Belgium got the better of Austria.
This year
Belgian court sentences eight over Brussels terror attack
The suicide bombings on 22 March, 2016 at Brussels’ main airport and on the metro system killed 32 people.
Irish tourist will likely have to pay between €5,000-€7,000 for damaged Belgian statue
Video posted to social media showed an Irish man climbing onto the statue on the newly renovated building.
Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary gets pied in Brussels before European Commission protest
‘Welcome to Belgium,’ says one protestor as she smears the cream pie in O’Leary’s face.
Belgian court hears case alleging hacking of Luke 'Ming' Flanagan's Twitter account
The tweet in question referred to another Irish politician.
Six guilty over Brussels Airport and train terror attack that killed 32 people in 2016
The biggest trial in Belgium’s judicial history unfolded over seven months in a special court to address the exceptional case.
O'Riordan to join Ireland team-mate Barrett in Belgium
The World Cup-bound duo will both play for Standard Liège next season.
Courtois hits back at Belgium coach and denies claim he refused to travel for Euro qualifier
Coach Domenico Tedesco previously said the Real Madrid goalkeeper felt ‘insulted’ over the matter.
Irishman among four charged with smuggling migrants to the UK from Belgium
The migrants were smuggled across the channel via boats.
EU warned that organised crime is 'as big a threat' as terrorism
The EU’s home affairs commissioner gave the warning today at a major drug smuggling hub.
Strike to cause 152 Ryanair flight cancellations in Belgium this weekend
All those affected passengers have been notified by Ryanair.
Last year
Ryanair strike in Belgium grounds dozens of flights
The action set to halt 30 percent of the airlines’ flights through its Belgium hub.
Greek MEP at centre of Qatar-linked corruption scandal faces key court ruling
Eva Kaili was arrested last week during a series of police raids across homes and offices in which at least €1.5 million in cash was seized.
Belgium’s Eden Hazard retires from international football
Hazard won 126 caps for his country.
Belgium boss Martinez to leave job after early World Cup exit
‘That was my last game with the national team, I can’t carry on.’
Lukaku's shocking misses cost Belgium as they exit the World Cup
Roberto Martinez’ side bow out after a 0-0 draw with Croatia.
Riots erupt in Brussels after Morocco stun Belgium at World Cup
Police used water cannon and teargas after coming under attack from football supporters.
Belgium played with 'fear of losing' in Morocco defeat, admits Martinez
Belgium must beat Croatia on Thursday to be sure of a last-16 place after their loss today.
Morocco impress with late brace as Belgium slip to shock World Cup defeat
Abdelhamid Sabiri and Zakaria Aboukhlal were on target for the winners.
Missed penalty proves costly as Canada fall to undeserved Belgian defeat
Michy Batshuayi’s first-half goal settled a game Belgium did not deserve to win.
The story of how Belgium went from no-hopers to world number one
A look at the history of Belgian football as they prepare for their first World Cup match today.
Group F Preview: Last chance for Belgium's Golden Generation, Canada out to cause an upset
The latest in our preview series focuses on Group F, and Belgium, Croatia, Canada, and Morocco.
Belgian police officer killed in knife attack in Brussels
Anti-terror prosecutors have taken charge of the inquiry.
One killed in Belgium anti-terror operation against far-right
Prosecutors said the operation was launched to counter “the preparation of a terrorist attack”.
Wales lose to De Bruyne-inspired Belgium despite encouraging display in Brussels
The Nations League clash finished 2-1.
Belgium secure last Euro 2022 quarter-final spot as Iceland fall short despite France draw
Iceland became the first side to bow out of a women’s Euro from the group stage unbeaten.
France survive Belgium scare to reach Euro quarters
Earlier Italy drew 1-1 with Iceland.
Paris attacker given life sentence in France transferred to Belgium for bombings trial
He is being tried for involvement in killings at a Brussels airport and metro station.
Vanhaevermaet scores equalising penalty as Belgium ensure share of the spoils with Iceland
The sides played out a 1-1 draw in their Group D opener at Euro 2022.
Van Aert wins Tour de France stage eight, Pogacar holds lead
The Belgian rider won on a late incline ahead of Australia’s pre-stage favourite Michael Matthews.
Furious Belgium boss Martinez demands explanation from 'really high up' over Wales draw
The sides played out a draw after Brennan Johnson’s late equaliser.
Belgium trial starts for alleged Paris attack accomplices
The 14 accused are suspected of transporting, housing or financially helping some of the perpetrators of the 2015 Paris attacks.
At least 10 killed as lorry and tourist bus collide in Egypt
The crash happened on a road about 27 miles south of the city of Aswan
Kenny: 'To win the game would not have flattered us at all'
The Irish boss praised his side’s performance in a 2-2 draw against the world’s top-ranked side.
Ireland twice come from behind in thrilling draw with Belgium
Chiedozie Ogbene starred in a 2-2 draw at the Aviva Stadium.
Preview: Ireland honour their history and begin long road to Euro 2024 against the world's top-ranked side
Belgium are in town for Ireland’s first game of 2022.
'One of the great stories in international football' - Martinez heaps praise on Ireland's evolution under Kenny
The Belgian boss also gave his thoughts on the return of Thierry Henry to Dublin for the first time since the handball in Paris.