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# belgium - Friday 1 April, 2016

Brussels re-opening delayed as airport police strike over security

The police union says safety concerns have not been addressed.

# belgium - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to be extradited

He was captured on 18 March in a massive police raid in Brussels.

Poll: Should anti-Islam demonstrations be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should anti-Islam demonstrations be banned?

A rally in Brussels has been banned over concerns about violence – what do you think?

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s what you need to know as you start your day.

# belgium - Monday 28 March, 2016

Friends, siblings, students, a married couple: 35 confirmed dead after Brussels blasts

The latest information those who died in the tragedy.

Police release Brussels bombing suspect after "suspicions not substantiated"

Meanwhile, a new video released today shows a man wanted by police walking next to two suspected suicide bombers.

From The42 'Fellaini is not being used in his best position by Manchester United' Box-to-box

'Fellaini is not being used in his best position by Manchester United'

Marc Wilmots claims the 28-year-old is the best goalscorer he has with Belgium’s national team and views the player as a box-to-box midfielder.

# belgium - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Police use water cannon on right-wing protesters at Brussels victims' shrine

“This is our home” and “The state, Daesh accomplice,” the hooligans shouted.

# belgium - Friday 25 March, 2016

Man shot as Belgian police arrest three terror suspects

Video footage from the scene appeared to show a child with the man as he was dragged away by police.

Briton who told his family he was safe among the Brussels dead

Around 40 nationalities are thought to be among the dead and wounded.

Seven terror suspects detained in Belgium and France

Families face an agonising wait after forensic experts warn it could take weeks to identify victims.

# belgium - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Brussels bombings: Here's what we know so far

Investigators are gradually piecing together the bloody events in Europe’s symbolic capital.

EU ministers meet to discuss security in wake of Brussels terror attacks

Belgian authorities are under immense pressure over the attacks and their apparent inability to stop domestic terrorist networks.

# belgium - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Third suspected Brussels attacker on the run after 'leaving biggest bomb' in airport

All three suicide bombers have now been identified.

Brussels airport to stay closed tomorrow, unclear when it will re-open

Aer Lingus has cancelled its flights, while Ryanair is flying to Charleroi instead.

Dublin photographer captures Belgian grief in one moving portrait

Cameraman Alex Sapienza took this shot after a long day of filming in Brussels.

From The42 Belgium-Portugal soccer friendly moved from Brussels after terror attacks Brussels

Belgium-Portugal soccer friendly moved from Brussels after terror attacks

The match takes place next Tuesday.

Teenager who survived Boston bombing injured in Brussels airport attack

Mason Well was standing within feet of a bomb that exploded at the airport.

Two brothers reportedly behind Brussels suicide bombings

They were known to police but in connection with organised crime – not for acts of terrorism.

# belgium - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

As it happened: At least 34 dead as Islamic State claims attack on Brussels

A manhunt is on for at least one suspect.

There's a manhunt in Brussels for this man

Police believe he accompanied two likely suicide bombers.

In photos: The devastation of today's attacks in Brussels Belgium This post contains images

In photos: The devastation of today's attacks in Brussels

At least 34 people were killed in two explosions.

Timeline: How the Brussels terror attacks unfolded

This morning’s attacks at Brussels airport and a metro station in the city have left at least 34 people dead and hundreds wounded.

Brussels terror attacks: What we know so far

At least 34 people have died in two separate attacks.

No reports of Irish injured in Brussels attacks

Irish people travelling to Belgium have been told to exercise caution.

The kindness of strangers: Shelter and lifts offered to those stranded in Brussels

Support is in no short supply for those affected by events in Belgium this morning.

From The42 Norwich City confirm that striker is unharmed after Brussels airport attack Belgium

Norwich City confirm that striker is unharmed after Brussels airport attack

Dieumerci Mbokani was unharmed after he was at Zaventem Airport during this morning’s explosions.

From The42 'Football is not important' - Belgium training cancelled following Brussels explosions Perspective

'Football is not important' - Belgium training cancelled following Brussels explosions

The country’s footballers have expressed their shock at this morning’s tragic events.

# belgium - Monday 21 March, 2016

The face of the newly identified Paris attacks suspect

Police in Belgium have named one of two men still wanted in connection with the terrorist attacks.

# belgium - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam spends first night in jail on charges of "terrorist murder"

Abdeslam is expected to be extradited back to France in “no more than three months”.

# belgium - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Paris attacker wanted to blow himself up at Stade de France but changed his mind

Salah Abdeslam was arrested yesterday following a shootout in Molenbeek, Belgium.

# belgium - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

One dead, four officers injured in shooting during hunt 'for Paris suspects'

Officers in the Belgian capital came under fire during the anti-terror operation.

# belgium - Monday 25 January, 2016

A mayor in Belgium is trying to ban male migrants from using his town's swimming pool

Mayor of Kokzijde Marc Vanden Bussche has proposed the move after complaints were received from female bathers regarding the behaviour of certain asylum seekers.

# belgium - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

On-the-run Paris attacker spotted on CCTV at petrol station the day after the attack

Last week, Belgian investigators said that they had found a flat they believe was used by Abdeslam after the attacks.

# belgium - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Six arrested in Belgium and armed officers' leave cancelled in London ahead of NYE

The city has been on high alert since the terror attacks in Paris on 13 November.

Headless body and illicit sex lead Netherlands and Belgium to swap piece of land

Luckily, there’s no blood being shed over the deal.

# belgium - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Two arrested in Belgium over New Year terror plot

Military-type training uniforms, propaganda materials from the Islamic State group and computer material were seized by police during searches.

# belgium - Friday 11 December, 2015

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Euro 2016 draw: We rank the teams in Pot 1

It’s time to take a closer look at the top sides in tomorrow’s draw.

# belgium - Friday 4 December, 2015

Searches ongoing for two "armed and dangerous" Paris attack suspects

Belgium said it is searching for the suspects, who it is believed helped attack suspect Salah Abdeslam.