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# belgium - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Belgian city of Antwerp implements nighttime curfew as Covid-19 cases surge

There have been 1,952 new infections over the past week in Belgium.

# belgium - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Bust of Belgian king who pillaged DR Congo removed from public display in Ghent

King Philippe earlier expressed his “deepest regrets” for the harm done during Belgian colonial rule in DR Congo, in a first for his country.

# belgium - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Belgian police release new photo in bid to solve 1980s 'Brabant Killers' case

The assailants killed 28 shoppers and wounded hundreds more in attacks on supermarket car parks.

# belgium - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Belgium reopens cold case over possible link to Madeleine McCann suspect

Carola Titze (16) was found dead in July 1996 in the resort town of De Haan on the Belgian coast.

# belgium - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

‘The time for plaques is over’: Leopold II statue removed in Belgium

The Belgian king’s colonial rule is estimated to have cost the lives of millions of Congolese.

# belgium - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Fellaini lends €3 million to struggling former club - report

The Belgian international is reported to be following the example set by Axel Witsel in helping Standard Liege keep afloat.

# belgium - Friday 13 December, 2019

'Racist and anti-Semitic' Belgian festival removed from UNESCO's heritage list

A float caricaturing Orthodox Jews with hooked noses and sitting on gold bags outraged Belgium’s 40,000-strong Jewish community.

# belgium - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Twelve men found alive and 'in good health' in refrigerated truck in Belgium

The driver called police when he suspected that there were people in his container.

# belgium - Saturday 19 October, 2019

From The42 ‘I’ll give you £50 for every decent first touch you make': Zlatan reveals Lukaku snubbed bet Ibrahimovic

‘I’ll give you £50 for every decent first touch you make': Zlatan reveals Lukaku snubbed bet

The Swede jokingly slated his former Man United team-mate for having a heavy first touch.

# belgium - Friday 18 October, 2019

Fugitive ex-Catalan leader hands himself in to authorities after new warrant issued

Carles Puigdemont’s office said he rejects the warrant and opposes any attempt to send him back to Spain.

# belgium - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

From The42 Concerns about Eden Hazard being overweight dismissed by Belgium boss Martinez No Problem

Concerns about Eden Hazard being overweight dismissed by Belgium boss Martinez

Roberto Martinez says the Real Madrid star’s weight is not an issue.

# belgium - Thursday 3 October, 2019

From The42 'He suffers with De Gea syndrome' - Belgium coach on Courtois Issue

'He suffers with De Gea syndrome' - Belgium coach on Courtois

The Blancos ‘keeper was taken off at half-time in a 2-2 draw with Club Brugge on Tuesday, but Erwin Lemmens expects him to bounce back.

# belgium - Monday 12 August, 2019

From The42 Special win for Irish champion Bennett as he lands ninth of the season in Belgium Sam The Man This post contains videos

Special win for Irish champion Bennett as he lands ninth of the season in Belgium

The Carrick-On-Suir rider is enjoying a brilliant run.

# belgium - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Cancelled Belgium music festival drawing comparisons to disastrous Fyre Festival

A fraud investigation has been launched into the festival.

# belgium - Thursday 20 June, 2019

From The42 Craig Bellamy follows Kompany to Anderlecht with three-year coaching deal New Arrival

Craig Bellamy follows Kompany to Anderlecht with three-year coaching deal

The former Wales striker has been announced as Anderlecht’s new U21 manager.

# belgium - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

From The42 Belgium boss Martinez urges Lukaku to leave Man United Struggles

Belgium boss Martinez urges Lukaku to leave Man United

The Belgium boss feels the striker needs to find a move club in order to re-discover his best form.

# belgium - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

From The42 'I know what I'll do but won't say' - Lukaku expecting 'busy summer' as he casts doubt over United future Up In The Air

'I know what I'll do but won't say' - Lukaku expecting 'busy summer' as he casts doubt over United future

The Red Devils striker did little to dismiss rumours of a potential Old Trafford exit after Belgium’s latest Euro 2020 qualifier.

# belgium - Sunday 9 June, 2019

From The42 Hazard will make the difference at Real Madrid - Courtois Reunited

Hazard will make the difference at Real Madrid - Courtois

The Real Madrid goalkeeper is expecting big things from his former Chelsea team-mate in Spain.

# belgium - Monday 3 June, 2019

From The42 'I wouldn’t want to be like her': Persoon to appeal narrow loss to Taylor Not Having It

'I wouldn’t want to be like her': Persoon to appeal narrow loss to Taylor

The Belgian policewoman was defeated by Taylor in a tight contest at Madison Square Garden.

# belgium - Monday 27 May, 2019

Highest turnout in 20 years across EU as populist right and Greens make gains on establishment parties

Turnout was up to around 51% across the continent.

# belgium - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

From The42 Kompany included in Belgium squad despite taking up player-manager role with Anderlecht Red DEvils

Kompany included in Belgium squad despite taking up player-manager role with Anderlecht

The departing Manchester City captain features in the international squad for the first time since November 2018.

# belgium - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Belgium's former king ordered to pay €5,000-a-day for failing to take paternity test

Albert II has always refused to acknowledge he may be the father of artist Delphine Boel.

# belgium - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

From The42 'Why should a young player suffer because of an opponent cheating and an official being misled?' Outspoken

'Why should a young player suffer because of an opponent cheating and an official being misled?'

Colin O’Brien is standing firm on his comments following Monday’s controversial red card against the Czech Republic.

# belgium - Monday 6 May, 2019

From The42 Netherlands hit five past England to reach quarter-finals while Belgium see off Greece Roundup

Netherlands hit five past England to reach quarter-finals while Belgium see off Greece

It was a busy day of action in the Uefa U17 European Championships across the country.

# belgium - Thursday 11 April, 2019

From The42 Ireland to play two of their three U17 European Championships group stage games in Dublin On Home Turf

Ireland to play two of their three U17 European Championships group stage games in Dublin

Colin O’Brien’s charges face Greece, Czech Republic and Belgium in next month’s tournament.

# belgium - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

From The42 '£100m is too cheap in this market' - Sarri wants value for Hazard as Madrid move looms Peanuts

'£100m is too cheap in this market' - Sarri wants value for Hazard as Madrid move looms

The Belgian lit up Stamford Bridge last night scoring both goals in Chelsea’s win over West Ham.

# belgium - Friday 22 March, 2019

From The42 Thibaut Courtois gifts goal to Russia with howler of an error for Belgium Blooper This post contains videos

Thibaut Courtois gifts goal to Russia with howler of an error for Belgium

Thankfully for the Belgians, the Real Madrid goalkeeper’s mistake didn’t prove costly in the end.

# belgium - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Bird known as 'the Messi of pigeons' sells for record €1.25m

Armando had been expected to break the previous record of €376,000, but not by such a margin.

# belgium - Friday 8 March, 2019

From The42 Fellaini calls time on international career to 'allow next generation continue success' End Of The Road

Fellaini calls time on international career to 'allow next generation continue success'

After 87 caps and 18 goals, the former Man United midfielder has called time on his Belgium career.

# belgium - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

No flights to or from Belgium due to strike; some Dublin flights cancelled

At least eight flights between Dublin and Belgium have been cancelled today as a result of the strike action.

# belgium - Sunday 23 December, 2018

From The42 Roberto Martinez baffled by Romelu Lukaku criticism Support

Roberto Martinez baffled by Romelu Lukaku criticism

The Belgium boss thinks there is a lack of understanding about his main striker and the way he plays for Manchester United.

# belgium - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Police officer stabbed in Brussels knife attack

Fellow police officers retaliated by firing shots at the attacker who was subdued.

# belgium - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From The42 'I do not deserve the Ballon d'Or. I think there are players who have been better than me' Top Picks

'I do not deserve the Ballon d'Or. I think there are players who have been better than me'

The Chelsea and Belgium star believes Kylian Mbappe deserves to win the award.

# belgium - Friday 26 October, 2018

Vatican stalls on Belgium bishops' suggestion to allow young married men to become priests

The suggestion of easing the rules on celibacy was raised by the Auxiliary Bishop of Brussels.

# belgium - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

From The42 Dutch midfielder scores first international goal to end Belgium's winning run Friendly

Dutch midfielder scores first international goal to end Belgium's winning run

Arnaut Groeneveld’s goal ensured the friendly between Belgium and the Netherlands ended in a draw.

# belgium - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

From The42 'He has sacrificed himself' - Fellaini embodies the spirit that Man United need, says Mourinho Setting An Example

'He has sacrificed himself' - Fellaini embodies the spirit that Man United need, says Mourinho

Jose Mourinho said he is pleased with the progress being made by the Belgian midfielder this season.

# belgium - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Irish nationals among 21 people injured in Belgium bus crash

The bus was travelling from Amsterdam to London.

# belgium - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

600 Ryanair flights cancelled due to cabin crew strikes in Spain, Portugal and Belgium

The airline has said that 100,000 passengers will be affected by the cancelled flights on 25 and 26 July.

# belgium - Monday 16 July, 2018

From The42 Thierry Henry walks away from Sky punditry job to chase 'long term ambition' of being a manager Boots And Bibs

Thierry Henry walks away from Sky punditry job to chase 'long term ambition' of being a manager

Roberto Martinez’ assistant in this World Cup wants a chance in the hot seat.

# belgium - Saturday 14 July, 2018

From The42 As it happened: Belgium vs England, World Cup third place play-off Liveblog

As it happened: Belgium vs England, World Cup third place play-off

We went minute-by-minute as Belgium and England battled in Saint Petersburg vying for bronze.

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