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# belgium - Thursday 10 May, 2018

'I knew I was going to play. The only problem was I also knew he didn't want to play me'
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

'I knew I was going to play. The only problem was I also knew he didn't want to play me'

May 10th 2018, 9:30 PM 11,104 Views 3 Comments

Playing for Belgium under Marc Wilmots was not a source of enjoyment for Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku.

# belgium - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Chelsea keeper Courtois to sue former Belgium coach Wilmots
# See You In Court
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# See You In Court

Chelsea keeper Courtois to sue former Belgium coach Wilmots

Apr 25th 2018, 8:38 AM 12,653 Views 2 Comments

Marc Wilmots’ recent claims about the leaking of Belgium team news at Euro 2016 has angered Thibaut Courtois, who is taking legal action.

# belgium - Monday 23 April, 2018

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam sentenced to 20 years in prison in Belgium
# Salah Abdeslam
# Salah Abdeslam

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam sentenced to 20 years in prison in Belgium

Apr 23rd 2018, 11:38 AM 8,225 Views 27 Comments

Abdeslam was convicted of terrorism-related attempted murder over the shootout in which four police officers were wounded.

# belgium - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Five Spain players hit with lengthy bans following controversial World Cup qualifier
# Decision
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# Decision

Five Spain players hit with lengthy bans following controversial World Cup qualifier

Apr 17th 2018, 6:30 PM 14,517 Views 14 Comments

They accosted Romanian referee Vlad Iordachescu after their 18-10 defeat to Belgium.

# belgium - Monday 16 April, 2018

International Rugby Players call on World Rugby to take control after Rugby Europe mess
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

International Rugby Players call on World Rugby to take control after Rugby Europe mess

Apr 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 16,243 Views 11 Comments

Ineligibility issues came to light after a recent Belgium v Spain fixture.

# belgium - Thursday 5 April, 2018

World Rugby orders full review of Rugby Europe refereeing and eligibility mess
# Shambles
From The42
# Shambles

World Rugby orders full review of Rugby Europe refereeing and eligibility mess

Apr 5th 2018, 5:26 PM 9,573 Views 29 Comments

An independent committee will be formed on an emergency basis.

# belgium - Friday 30 March, 2018

Belgian politicians have cut the allowance of the king's tearaway brother
# L'enfant Terrible
# L'enfant Terrible

Belgian politicians have cut the allowance of the king's tearaway brother

Mar 30th 2018, 4:02 PM 21,949 Views 15 Comments

Prince Laurent had in a statement issued by his lawyer sought to win the sympathy of lawmakers.

# belgium - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Romanian ref under fire after Spain's defeat sends Romania through to Ireland's World Cup pool
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Romanian ref under fire after Spain's defeat sends Romania through to Ireland's World Cup pool

Mar 18th 2018, 5:40 PM 21,480 Views 41 Comments

The Spanish could still qualify for Japan 2019 via play-offs.

# belgium - Monday 12 March, 2018

Young woman accused of strangling four-year-old brother
# Belgium
# Belgium

Young woman accused of strangling four-year-old brother

Mar 12th 2018, 10:52 PM 31,166 Views 0 Comments

The woman, who lives in Belgium, denies the claim and is supported by her parents.

# belgium - Monday 5 March, 2018

Henry ready to step in at Arsenal but wants former boss Wenger to have 'last word'
# Gunners
From The42
# Gunners

Henry ready to step in at Arsenal but wants former boss Wenger to have 'last word'

Mar 5th 2018, 7:00 AM 11,911 Views 27 Comments

Thierry Henry is currently assistant manager to Roberto Martinez with the Belgium national team.

# belgium - Monday 5 February, 2018

'I am not afraid of you', sole surviving Paris attack suspect tells Belgian court
# Salah Abdeslam
# Salah Abdeslam

'I am not afraid of you', sole surviving Paris attack suspect tells Belgian court

Feb 5th 2018, 10:07 PM 21,765 Views 0 Comments

Salah Abdeslam refused to cooperate with authorities today, and wouldn’t allow photos to be taken of him.

# belgium - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Belgian midfielder the latest player to join Waterford for their top flight return
# New Recruit
From The42
# New Recruit

Belgian midfielder the latest player to join Waterford for their top flight return

Jan 24th 2018, 6:36 PM 8,044 Views 4 Comments

22-year-old midfielder Faysel Kasmi has signed for the Blues ahead of the 2018 campaign.

# belgium - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

At least two dead and over a dozen injured in Belgium 'gas explosion'
# Antwerp
# Antwerp

At least two dead and over a dozen injured in Belgium 'gas explosion'

Jan 16th 2018, 9:25 AM 11,424 Views 8 Comments

The incident happened last night.

# belgium - Monday 15 January, 2018

Louis van Gaal says he turned down Belgium role to spite Manchester United
# Red Devil
From The42
# Red Devil

Louis van Gaal says he turned down Belgium role to spite Manchester United

Jan 15th 2018, 8:52 PM 13,657 Views 17 Comments

Louis van Gaal turned down Roberto Martinez’s current role in order to receive a payment package from his former employers.

# belgium - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Spain withdraws European arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Spain withdraws European arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont

Dec 5th 2017, 12:04 PM 7,699 Views 6 Comments

The judge has maintained the Spanish arrest warrant meaning Puigdemont will be detained upon arrival in the country.

# belgium - Friday 1 December, 2017

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off
# Eastern Promise
From The42
# Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

Dec 1st 2017, 4:51 PM 8,789 Views 7 Comments

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia
# Road To Russia
From The42
# Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Dec 1st 2017, 4:04 PM 28,261 Views 56 Comments

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# belgium - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Kevin De Bruyne and City are the best in the Premier League, says Hazard
# Belgian Brilliance
From The42
# Belgian Brilliance

Kevin De Bruyne and City are the best in the Premier League, says Hazard

Nov 9th 2017, 8:03 PM 4,091 Views 2 Comments

Eden Hazard has also insisted that he remains happy at Chelsea.

# belgium - Monday 6 November, 2017

Catalan ex-leader freed by judge but told not to leave Belgium
# Rebellion
# Rebellion

Catalan ex-leader freed by judge but told not to leave Belgium

Nov 6th 2017, 11:42 AM 7,574 Views 18 Comments

Puigdemont and four former ministers had turned themselves into authorities to face a Spanish warrant for their arrest.

# belgium - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Judge has 24 hours to decide fate of former Catalan leader and ministers
# Independence Bid
# Independence Bid

Judge has 24 hours to decide fate of former Catalan leader and ministers

Nov 5th 2017, 4:15 PM 15,399 Views 44 Comments

The five men handed themselves in to police in Belgium this morning.

# belgium - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Catalan leader could stay in Belgium for three months despite Spain demanding arrest
# Buying Time
# Buying Time

Catalan leader could stay in Belgium for three months despite Spain demanding arrest

Nov 4th 2017, 12:50 PM 7,118 Views 30 Comments

Belgian authorities have confirmed the receipt of a European arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont.

# belgium - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Catalonia crisis: Spanish judge jails eight ex-members of Catalan government
# In Exile
# In Exile

Catalonia crisis: Spanish judge jails eight ex-members of Catalan government

Nov 2nd 2017, 5:38 PM 17,373 Views 82 Comments

A European arrest warrant has also been issued for deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont.

# belgium - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Belgian hopes rise for breakthrough in 1980s killings
# Confession
# Confession

Belgian hopes rise for breakthrough in 1980s killings

Oct 28th 2017, 9:15 AM 14,514 Views 23 Comments

A confession by a former policeman might hold answers to the murders.

# belgium - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Fellaini to miss Liverpool clash after Belgium confirm MCL injury
# Casualty
From The42
# Casualty

Fellaini to miss Liverpool clash after Belgium confirm MCL injury

Oct 8th 2017, 12:24 PM 6,071 Views 16 Comments

The midfielder limped out of the Red Devils’ win over Bosnia-Herzegovina and is set for two weeks on the sidelines.

# belgium - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Belgium takes Ryanair to court for 'illegally punishing' customers with cancelled flights
# Thousands Of Flights
# Thousands Of Flights

Belgium takes Ryanair to court for 'illegally punishing' customers with cancelled flights

Oct 5th 2017, 7:01 AM 14,612 Views 33 Comments

The country’s deputy prime minister accused the airline of a “lack of professionalism”.

# belgium - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

WWI German submarine wreck found off Belgium
# The Great War
# The Great War

WWI German submarine wreck found off Belgium

Sep 20th 2017, 10:30 PM 25,021 Views 27 Comments

The bodies of 22 sailors are understood to still be inside the wreckage.

# belgium - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know
# Trade Unions
# Trade Unions

Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know

Sep 14th 2017, 5:50 PM 26,544 Views 29 Comments

The decision may have a big impact on future labour disputes at the airline.

# belgium - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Families of Irish students killed in Belgium college fire satisfied with court verdict
# Leuven Institute
# Leuven Institute

Families of Irish students killed in Belgium college fire satisfied with court verdict

Sep 5th 2017, 2:21 PM 9,959 Views 4 Comments

Sara Gibadlo, aged 19, and Dace Zarin, aged 22 were students of Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT).

# belgium - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'It's true, I smoke. Sometimes it's because I drink or I'm late, but I'm not the only one'
# Old Habits
From The42
# Old Habits

'It's true, I smoke. Sometimes it's because I drink or I'm late, but I'm not the only one'

Aug 30th 2017, 1:07 PM 33,804 Views 9 Comments

Radja Nainggolan has changed his mind after explosively retiring from Belgium duty last week.

# belgium - Friday 25 August, 2017

Man who attacked soldiers with knife in Brussels shot dead
# Belgium
# Belgium

Man who attacked soldiers with knife in Brussels shot dead

Aug 25th 2017, 10:04 PM 34,412 Views 76 Comments

Local media report that the man attacked two soldiers with a knife on the boulevard Emile Jacqmain.

# belgium - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Paris suspect Salah Abdeslam to face terror trial over police shootout
# Brussels Shootout
# Brussels Shootout

Paris suspect Salah Abdeslam to face terror trial over police shootout

Aug 17th 2017, 11:08 AM 7,203 Views 0 Comments

Abdeslam was arrested in March last year, three days after the shootout in Brussels.

# belgium - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Human rights court backs Belgium's ban on wearing a full-face veil in public
# Niqab
# Niqab

Human rights court backs Belgium's ban on wearing a full-face veil in public

Jul 12th 2017, 8:39 AM 27,816 Views 162 Comments

The court ruled that the ban sought to guarantee social cohesion.

# belgium - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

'It could have been much worse': Authorities identify Brussels train station attacker
# Gare Centrale
# Gare Centrale

'It could have been much worse': Authorities identify Brussels train station attacker

Jun 21st 2017, 4:40 PM 25,118 Views 38 Comments

Prime Minister Charles Michel said a “terrorist attack has been prevented”.

# belgium - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Suspect shot by soldiers after explosion at Brussels train station
# Under Control
# Under Control

Suspect shot by soldiers after explosion at Brussels train station

Jun 20th 2017, 10:30 PM 45,604 Views 209 Comments

An eyewitness told reporters that the attacker exploded a trolley in the station.

# belgium - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Irish chaplain patrolled 1917 frontlines with a shovel, gave last rites and then buried the dead
# Father Courage
# Father Courage

Irish chaplain patrolled 1917 frontlines with a shovel, gave last rites and then buried the dead

Jun 4th 2017, 12:00 PM 15,043 Views 22 Comments

The extraordinary bravery of Fr William Doyle is told in new exhibition at National Museum.

# belgium - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Belgian King vs Burger King: Country's royal family outraged at fast food chain ad
# Choose Your Side
# Choose Your Side

Belgian King vs Burger King: Country's royal family outraged at fast food chain ad

May 28th 2017, 10:36 AM 21,401 Views 32 Comments

An online ad asks users to choose between King Philippe or Burger King.

# belgium - Sunday 23 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 23rd 2017, 7:00 PM 31,081 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 23rd 2017, 2:20 PM 19,122 Views 23 Comments

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

# belgium - Thursday 2 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 2nd 2017, 6:51 PM 19,010 Views 56 Comments

The driver had been listed as ‘being radicalised’.

# belgium - Saturday 25 February, 2017

A peek into the wardrobe of Brussels' Manneken Pis
# Dress To Impress
# Dress To Impress

A peek into the wardrobe of Brussels' Manneken Pis

Feb 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 12,201 Views 8 Comments

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